Valorie Burton

Tagline: Life Strategist

Talent Highlights

  • Global Influence: Valorie Burton’s impactful message has reached audiences in all 50 states and 29 countries across six continents, fostering resilience and personal growth on a global scale.

  • Literary Luminary: With 13 books to her name, including titles like “Let Go of the Guilt” and “Successful Women Think Differently,” Valorie’s written works serve as indispensable guides for individuals seeking to unlock their full potential and achieve success.

  • Media Maven: Valorie’s expertise has been featured on esteemed platforms such as the TODAY Show, CNN, and Dr. Oz, as well as in publications like Essence, solidifying her reputation as a leading voice in personal development and positive psychology.

  • Top Speaker Recognition: Recognized as one of the top 60 motivational speakers in America and one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in personal development, Valorie’s dynamic presence and transformative insights captivate audiences worldwide, leaving an indelible impact.

  • Authenticity and Integrity: Grounded in her role as a wife and mother, Valorie brings a genuine authenticity and integrity to her work, resonating with audiences on a deeply personal level and inspiring them to embrace their inherent potential for growth and resilience.

Keynote Topics

The research-based habits that make you happier, healthier and more resilient

You are capable of far more than you know. Scientific studies prove successful people think differently than the average person. They make decisions differently, set goals differently, and bounce back from failure and adversity differently. 

In this intriguing and energetic presentation, Valorie Burton will help you and your audience:

  • Pinpoint your thinking style and make adjustments to improve performance
  • Understand why talent isn’t enough and how to develop the self-control that will take you to the next level
  • Understand why how you explain your success and failure predicts more about your potential than you think
  • How to focus on solutions, not problems.
  • This powerful presentation is based on Valorie’s national bestselling book, Successful Women Think Differently.

In a world increasingly demanding equity, inclusion and belonging for all, what is your individual contribution?

And how do you resiliently navigate the emotions of topics that feel professionally-taboo yet very real and sometimes uncomfortable in everyday life? 
In this engaging, researched-based interactive presentation, bestselling author, executive coach and positive psychology expert Valorie Burton equips attendees with a set of tools to increase connectedness in the workplace. 

Using a thought-provoking and engaging workshop-style format, attendees will learn concepts such as cultural humility and racial empathy, and apply coaching and positive psychology principles to navigate important conversations and dynamics at work. 

Her message will leave attendees with a fresh perspective on their specific role in fostering a sense of belonging for all in the workplace.

How to Thrive Through Challenge and Change

In a world of constant change and uncertainty, success requires the ability to adapt and thrive no matter what challenges arise.

Valorie Burton will help you understand how to create the building blocks of resilience so you can:

  • Bounce back from setbacks
  • Maximize opportunities
  • Develop the thinking style research proves helps you succeed under pressure – Find your joy and maintain a positive perspective
  • Navigate disappointments in a way that makes you better, not bitter.
  • In this practical, engaging conversation, Valorie will equip you with a survival toolkit to face any challenge that comes your way!

The art of choosing the meaningful over the urgent

Even the most efficient among us feel as if we’re racing the clock every day – and we still never seem to get it all done. The new norms of modern life tap into psychological impulses that make it harder than ever to take control of our time.

In this message based on her acclaimed book of the same name, Valorie Burton inspires and teaches practical research-based discoveries to help you understand:

  • Why so many of us live in “time poverty” and how you can climb out of it
  • How to stop digital distractions from creating false urgencies that drain your time
  • Where you can reallocate your time to reflect the values and priorities that matter most
  • How to pinpoint the core vulnerabilities that are keeping you stuck in time debt

How to bring out the best in yourself and others

What if you could coach yourself in five minutes or less to think clearly through a major decision or an emotional dilemma? Coaching is a powerful tool to create personal clarity, build a positive environment, and facilitate progress towards critical goals. Valorie will give your audience principles and research-based techniques they can use immediately to fulfill their potential facilitate growth in others.

As Valorie shares her proven 5-step coaching process, you will discover how to:

  • Transform a scattered brain into a focused mind that accomplishes your daily goals.
  • Lay your head on your pillow at night feeling peace about your decisions.
  • Control the emotions that cause you to procrastinate, spend emotionally, and sabotage your own success.


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Travels from:

  • Atlanta, GA

Fee Range:

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In the dynamic landscape of professional speaking, few voices resonate as profoundly as that of Valorie Burton. A beacon of wisdom and empowerment, Valorie is renowned as a life strategist and international speaker, spearheading transformative conversations that transcend boundaries and inspire audiences worldwide. As the CEO of the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute, her […]

In the dynamic landscape of professional speaking, few voices resonate as profoundly as that of Valorie Burton. A beacon of wisdom and empowerment, Valorie is renowned as a life strategist and international speaker, spearheading transformative conversations that transcend boundaries and inspire audiences worldwide. As the CEO of the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute, her mission revolves around illuminating the path towards personal growth and resilience through the lens of applied positive psychology.

Valorie Burton | Life Strategist

A Pioneer in Positive Psychology:

Valorie Burton stands at the forefront of applied positive psychology, a pioneering discipline that explores the intricacies of human flourishing and resilience. Rooted in rigorous research and real-world application, her message delves into the profound implications of embracing optimism, resilience, and purpose in our daily lives. With a compelling blend of insight and practicality, Valorie empowers individuals to navigate life’s challenges with grace and tenacity, fostering a culture of growth and possibility.

The CaPP Institute:

As the visionary leader behind the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute, Valorie Burton has cultivated a global platform for personal and professional development. Through coaching, coach training, and resilience training, the CaPP Institute equips individuals and organizations with the tools to thrive in the face of adversity. With a diverse clientele spanning all 50 states and 29 countries across six continents, the institute’s impact reverberates far and wide, catalyzing positive change on a global scale.

A Literary Luminary:

Since 1999, Valorie Burton has authored 13 books that serve as beacons of wisdom and inspiration for countless readers worldwide. From “Let Go of the Guilt” to “It’s About Time” and “Successful Women Think Differently,” her literary repertoire spans a breadth of topics, offering invaluable insights into personal growth, time management, and success mindset. Translated into multiple languages, her books have become indispensable resources for individuals seeking to unlock their full potential and lead fulfilling lives.

A Media Maven:

Valorie Burton’s transformative message has garnered widespread acclaim in the media landscape, with appearances on esteemed platforms such as the TODAY Show, CNN, and Dr. Oz. Her insights have graced the pages of publications like Essence, further amplifying her reach and influence. With a captivating presence and unwavering authenticity, Valorie captivates audiences with her unique blend of expertise and relatability, leaving an indelible mark on hearts and minds around the globe.

A Recognized Leader:

Valorie Burton’s impact transcends the realm of speaking, earning her accolades as one of the top 60 motivational speakers in America and one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in personal development. Her unwavering commitment to empowering others has solidified her status as a trailblazer in the field, inspiring individuals to embrace their inherent potential and chart a course towards personal and professional fulfillment.

A Personal Journey:

Beyond her professional achievements, Valorie Burton finds fulfillment in her role as a wife and mother. Together with her husband Jeff, she resides on a ranch south of Atlanta, where they nurture their children and cultivate a life grounded in purpose and joy. This intimate glimpse into her personal journey underscores the authenticity and integrity that permeate every aspect of Valorie’s work, serving as a testament to the transformative power of her message.

Why Book Valorie Burton Through Speakers Inc:

Event planners seeking a speaker who seamlessly blends expertise, inspiration, and authenticity need look no further than Valorie Burton. With a wealth of experience as a sought-after speaker and thought leader, Valorie brings a unique perspective and unwavering passion to every engagement. Her ability to connect with audiences on a profound level transcends cultural and geographical boundaries, making her an invaluable asset for events of all scales and scopes. By booking Valorie Burton through Speakers Inc, event planners can harness the transformative power of her message to elevate their event and leave a lasting impression on attendees.


In a world fraught with challenges and uncertainties, Valorie Burton stands as a beacon of hope and resilience, illuminating the path towards personal and professional fulfillment. Through her pioneering work in positive psychology, she empowers individuals to embrace their inherent potential and navigate life’s twists and turns with grace and resilience. As a speaker, author, and visionary leader, Valorie Burton continues to inspire audiences worldwide, catalyzing positive change and igniting a ripple effect of transformation wherever she goes.

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