"If you haven't had an opportunity to participate in and/or engage with Valerie as part of her Commander-in-She programming, then you are missing out!"

Melanie, Marketing Exec and Mentoring Organization Co-Chair

2019-01-03T20:49:54-04:00

Melanie, Marketing Exec and Mentoring Organization Co-Chair

"If you haven't had an opportunity to participate in and/or engage with Valerie as part of her Commander-in-She programming, then you are missing out!"
"Inspiring interactive storytelling session!  It allowed me to think about my story and what I want it to be. Valerie made it fun to think deeply about who I am and how I can be a stronger person and leader."

presentation attendee

2017-10-23T19:09:39-04:00

presentation attendee

"Inspiring interactive storytelling session!  It allowed me to think about my story and what I want it to be. Valerie made it fun to think deeply about who I am and how I can be a stronger person and leader."
"Her peek behind the curtain of TV sports, full of humorous anecdotes and tales of tough decision-making, appealed to our entire community."

speaker series organizer, Stratton Mountain School

2017-06-05T18:59:56-04:00

speaker series organizer, Stratton Mountain School

"Her peek behind the curtain of TV sports, full of humorous anecdotes and tales of tough decision-making, appealed to our entire community."
"An engaging talk punctuated with humor!   I am already putting your tips into play."

 

Fay, Financial Fitness seminar attendee

2017-10-23T19:17:08-04:00

Fay, Financial Fitness seminar attendee

"An engaging talk punctuated with humor!   I am already putting your tips into play."  
"Thank you for sharing your story and expertise with the team.  I thoroughly enjoyed and found the work extremely helpful!"

Rasheda, YES Network

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2017-11-22T00:01:43-04:00

Rasheda, YES Network

"Thank you for sharing your story and expertise with the team.  I thoroughly enjoyed and found the work extremely helpful!"
"Thank you for your incredible storytelling session. I learned a tremendous amount and your presentation was very engaging and thought-provoking."

workshop attendee

2017-02-02T12:27:25-04:00

workshop attendee

"Thank you for your incredible storytelling session. I learned a tremendous amount and your presentation was very engaging and thought-provoking."
"Valerie customized her Storytelling workshop so that it specifically aligned with our company’s mission and objectives. She was flawless in executing a presentation that was both professionally and personally inspiring."

Lindsay, Kaman

2019-05-10T19:31:15-04:00

Lindsay, Kaman

"Valerie customized her Storytelling workshop so that it specifically aligned with our company’s mission and objectives. She was flawless in executing a presentation that was both professionally and personally inspiring."
"The presentation made me look at what I need to do to make my dreams and goals a reality."

Athena, YES Network

2017-11-22T00:03:59-04:00

Athena, YES Network

"The presentation made me look at what I need to do to make my dreams and goals a reality."
"Just the right balance of serious stuff and comic relief!"

workshop attendee

2017-02-02T12:28:44-04:00

workshop attendee

"Just the right balance of serious stuff and comic relief!"
"I really liked this workshop. Well worth the time as we are all busy and don't take enough time to think about ourselves, where we are in our careers and where we want to be for our next chapter!"

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

2017-09-11T18:49:53-04:00

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

"I really liked this workshop. Well worth the time as we are all busy and don't take enough time to think about ourselves, where we are in our careers and where we want to be for our next chapter!"
"AWESOME PRESENTATION... Loved your story!"

presentation attendee

2018-01-15T18:32:51-04:00

presentation attendee

"AWESOME PRESENTATION... Loved your story!"
"Valerie is a wonderful speaker.  Analyzing the elements of effective, personal storytelling through the lens of sports made for an effective and engaging presentation."

speaker series organizer, Stratton Mountain School

2017-06-05T18:54:13-04:00

speaker series organizer, Stratton Mountain School

"Valerie is a wonderful speaker.  Analyzing the elements of effective, personal storytelling through the lens of sports made for an effective and engaging presentation."
"I really enjoyed spending time thinking about my story and what my next chapter will be. Valerie's process was exactly what I needed to focus my energy and approach my next chapter with purpose and a plan."

Christy M.

2018-03-21T19:22:10-04:00

Christy M.

"I really enjoyed spending time thinking about my story and what my next chapter will be. Valerie's process was exactly what I needed to focus my energy and approach my next chapter with purpose and a plan."
"In sales today, creating your personal story makes all the difference. This was a very informative and practical session. Useful for all roles."

Mindy, Aetna

2018-01-18T14:27:33-04:00

Mindy, Aetna

"In sales today, creating your personal story makes all the difference. This was a very informative and practical session. Useful for all roles."
"This was the first time I experienced a workshop like this.  I loved it.  It was comfortable and inspiring and realistic without a bunch of fluff."

Emily, YES Network

2017-11-22T00:06:42-04:00

Emily, YES Network

"This was the first time I experienced a workshop like this.  I loved it.  It was comfortable and inspiring and realistic without a bunch of fluff."
"I loved how the use of story and storytelling elements broke down the introspection. Very good event!!"

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

2017-09-11T18:47:36-04:00

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

"I loved how the use of story and storytelling elements broke down the introspection. Very good event!!"
"This was a great event, the exercises were very thought-provoking. Enjoyed listening to the presenter's story."

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

2017-09-11T18:48:44-04:00

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

"This was a great event, the exercises were very thought-provoking. Enjoyed listening to the presenter's story."
"I was so inspired by the way you told your stories... I definitely want to get better at telling my stories and creating and directing my next chapters."

Karen, WICT mentor program

2017-01-26T16:50:04-04:00

Karen, WICT mentor program

"I was so inspired by the way you told your stories... I definitely want to get better at telling my stories and creating and directing my next chapters."
"Thank you for the session.  It was a wonderful way to start the morning.  Your session was very insightful and relevant at any point in our career.  Your personal anecdotes grounded the information and made each and every slide understandable."

Katie, Financial Fitness seminar

2017-10-23T19:15:40-04:00

Katie, Financial Fitness seminar

"Thank you for the session.  It was a wonderful way to start the morning.  Your session was very insightful and relevant at any point in our career.  Your personal anecdotes grounded the information and made each and every slide understandable."
"I can't begin to articulate how impactful the session was for me."

JB, WISE Within

2017-07-18T13:36:56-04:00

JB, WISE Within

"I can't begin to articulate how impactful the session was for me."
"This was one of the best marquee events yet. Insightful, relevant, and actionable."

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

2017-09-11T18:46:18-04:00

MassMutual Women's Leadership Business Resource Group

"This was one of the best marquee events yet. Insightful, relevant, and actionable."
"I enjoyed Valerie's discussion points and being able to follow along/have prepared notes to think about. My biggest takeaway was looking at my background and seeing if it matches who I am today."

workshop attendee

2017-02-02T12:27:55-04:00

workshop attendee

"I enjoyed Valerie's discussion points and being able to follow along/have prepared notes to think about. My biggest takeaway was looking at my background and seeing if it matches who I am today."
"Valerie's unique and engaging workshops have allowed our mentor program members to reflect, share and create their next chapters.   The participants have taken these stories to heart and applied them not only to their careers, but to their personal lives as well."

Anna, WICT mentor program chair

2017-09-05T15:10:54-04:00

Anna, WICT mentor program chair

"Valerie's unique and engaging workshops have allowed our mentor program members to reflect, share and create their next chapters.   The participants have taken these stories to heart and applied them not only to their careers, but to their personal lives as well."
"What a fun way to think about what is next in life and career!"

Lynn, YES Network

2017-11-22T00:05:27-04:00

Lynn, YES Network

"What a fun way to think about what is next in life and career!"
"I strongly recommend Valerie, her actionable message and her approach for any level of professional.”

Kelly K., Career Development Director, UCONN

2019-01-03T20:47:07-04:00

Kelly K., Career Development Director, UCONN

"I strongly recommend Valerie, her actionable message and her approach for any level of professional.”
"Valerie's presentation was inclusive and on topic and her style allowed us to make it personal and relatable to our own story."

Donna, Business Development Manager 

2019-01-03T20:47:52-04:00

Donna, Business Development Manager 

"Valerie's presentation was inclusive and on topic and her style allowed us to make it personal and relatable to our own story."
"I enjoyed your presentation. It definitely gave me a little extra boost today to do a good job and add to my story when I sit down to talk about a promotion later this year!"

workshop attendee, "The Art of the Ask"

2017-10-23T19:13:48-04:00

workshop attendee, "The Art of the Ask"

"I enjoyed your presentation. It definitely gave me a little extra boost today to do a good job and add to my story when I sit down to talk about a promotion later this year!"
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