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Work-Life Balance Expert
An internationally recognized coach and consultant, speaker, and author, Renée Trudeau is founder and president of Renée Trudeau & Associates and its sister company, the award-winning consulting and coaching firm Career Strategists. Since 2000, Career Strategists has helped professionals and entrepreneurs create passion-filled careers and come into greater work/life alignment through integrating who they are with what they do. Read More >
She is the author of several bestselling books on life balance, including the award-winning The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-balance Your Life Life and is co-author of numerous other life balance titles.
A sought after life balance expert, Trudeau speaks and leads work-life effectiveness workshops and retreats for Fortune 500 companies such as Kaiser Permanente, Ernst & Young, 3M, Seton Healthcare Family and Dell Computer Corporation as well as government agencies, associations and national conferences. She is on faculty at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Omega Institute and Esalen Institute - three of the most prestigious wellness centers in North America. Her unique approach to work-life effectiveness and stress management has been featured in numerous media, including The New York Times, US News & World Report, Good Housekeeping, AARP, Parenting and more.
Trudeau is passionate about helping men and women find balance through the art/science of self-care. Her coaching, leadership, training and development background includes more than 20 years of coaching-specific training with The International Coaches Federation and more than 25 years of training and development with organizations such as The American Society for Training and Development, Leadership America, The Center for Creative Leadership, and Conversation Among Masters (a global invitation-only network for master-level coaches).
Renee has more than 25+ years’ experience in event programming, management, communications and organizational/adult learning. Some of the things she offers to her speaking clients at no additional charge include:
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Trudeau graduated with a double major in journalism and creative writing from Texas Christian University. She has graduate-level training and education in leadership and organizational development and executive coaching, and has been certified as a mindfulness and meditation teacher through the Integrative Restoration Institute.
Renee Trudeau’s style appeals to US, Canadian, and international audiences and thousands of women in ten countries around the globe have been certified through Renee Trudeau & Associates to facilitate life balance groups based on her first award-winning work-life balance book.
She and her team have certified more than 400 Facilitators in ten countries around the globe to lead self-renewal groups for women based on her pioneering self-care curriculum. Freshly hatched empty nesters, Renee and her husband live in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and Austin, Texas. Read Less ^
Renee Peterson Trudeau Life Balance Speaker/Author/Coach
Life Balance Speaker
"Renee really put in the time and effort to understand our executive forum event and goal — her presentation Finding Balance in a 24/7 World to our Fortune 100 attorneys was right on the mark and was a huge hit! Our women leaders resonated with her work-life balance tools and strategies and were excited to return home and implement these ideas right away. She designed a custom presentation that left our leaders with a renewed and healthier perspective about their lives and work. I can’t recommend Renee highly enough!"
"Whether it’s creating powerful connections for a room of 300 or igniting transformational shifts for 2000, Renee’s authenticity, depth and passion inspire conference attendees to examine their careers, businesses and relationships from a whole new perspective. She connects deeply with her audience at our 3,000-person women’s conference and delivers just what she says she will: an unforgettable experience that stays with her audience for months—or years–to come."
“Loved it! Great tools to get you to really think about yourself and begin to make changes. Dynamic, inspirational work-life balance speaker. Incredibly valuable, this will REALLY help me right away — thank you!”
"Superlative! Renee’s New Year, New You: 3 Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success presentation was wonderful and highly relevant. We received many rave reviews from our employees around the globe. Her background in organizational/adult learning and desire to make sure she met our audience’s needs really made this broadcast a success. Our employees were inspired to look at their upcoming year with a renewed vision, clarity and intention — it was perfect. I can’t recommend Renee highly enough!"
"We hired Renee to speak at our Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Texas Conference for Women and Florida Conference for Women (events that draw 8-10K women). Her delivery and approach to self-care and balanced living really resonated with attendees –her sessions were highly popular. Finding balance, both professionally and personally, is a top priority for many of our participants, and Renee’s thoughtful and compelling presentation received rave reviews."
"Renee is a highly talented work-life balance speaker. We hired her for a private, elite women’s event. Her skill, depth, authenticity and ability to weave neuroscience, inspirational stories and highly accessible tools that participants can use immediately to enhance balance and resiliency was powerful and effective. She has the unique ability to connect with women at all life stages. I can’t recommend Renee highly enough!"
"Renee is a masterful presenter. Her skill, depth, sincerity and ability to balance left and right brain insights and inspire participants to access their own wisdom is profound. She is a rare, powerful and unique speaker. I’ve never met anyone like her and can’t recommend her highly enough!"
"First I want to say thank you so much for helping bring together this wonderful event. Renee was amazing and did such a wonderful job. The audience was really engaged in her presentation and took a lot away from it. I heard from multiple people how great it was and how it changed their lives, so it really means a lot that we could bring such a beneficial speaker to our campus. I really appreciate all your help and hard work you put into making sure we had a successful and amazing event, which we did. I would definitely recommend Renee to people, she really helped everyone learn how to balance life in ways that I don't think we thought were possible."
“Superlative! Renée’s work-life presentation was wonderful. We received rave reviews from around the globe and our employees were inspired to look at the New Year with renewed clarity, purpose and intention — it was perfect!”
"Renee facilitated a workshop for one of our women’s retreats; she understands how to connect with, motivate and inspire women in a powerful and authentic way. Her background working for Fortune 500 companies has given her direct insight into the challenges women face today, allowing her to provide powerful tools and resources to support women in enhancing work/life balance and experiencing a greater sense of well-being. Feedback was very positive–highly recommended!"
"We hired Renee to film a webinar, titled “Reclaim Your Life,” as the centerpiece of our Work Life Week for our 60,000 employees scattered across the globe. She led us through an interactive session where participants were captivated and walked away with new strategies for their lives based on their own introspective work. Renee Trudeau shines; this is the best gift we could have shared with our team."
"We hired Renee to present a one-day workshop at our recent women’s retreat and it was fantastic! Renee lives what she teaches and that goes a long way in delivering an authentic presentation. We were very inspired and moved by what we learned and are eager to start focusing on self-care and making it a part of our everyday lives. I came away from my experience with Renee with energy and the necessary tools to really make some important changes in my life. I strongly recommend Renee’s work to anyone who is struggling with life-balance issues or anyone who thinks they are balanced! I look forward to our next engagement with Renee."
"Your recent work/life balance presentation was such a gift to our group. What was most beneficial was your ability to raise individual awareness of the resources and tools we all have at hand to achieve balance in our everyday lives! I was astounded by what you accomplished with our group—and all within an hour and a half’s time. You are amazing, Renee. This seminar was such a powerful and effective experience for us."
"Renee speaks passionately and knowledgably about work/life balance. Her coaching approach is inspired yet practical and both male and female audiences respond to her down-to-earth, real-life insights and strategies. Organizations are fortunate to have a national resource like Renee to draw from during a time when work/life balance is at the forefront of so many employees minds. We were grateful to have had her involvement in our diversity event."
"While there are plenty of great folks out there, that core message of work-life balance — with a perspective of strong professional expertise as well as a holistic view to wellness—is really unique to what you do. You’re a powerful teacher and a superb presenter."
"Renee Trudeau’s delivery and approach to self-care and balanced living really resonated with attendees at the Texas Conference for Women. Finding balance, both professionally and personally, is a top priority for many of our participants, and Renee’s thoughtful and compelling presentation received many rave reviews."
Nurturing the Soul of Your Family: 10 Ways to Reconnect and Find Peace in Everyday Life
The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life
Podcast on Being vs. Doing: Going with the Flow While Still Getting Things Done
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