When it's time for an honest perspective leavened with light-hearted humor, it's time for Maureen Burns. No matter the audience, Maureen's presentations are perfect. Maureen brings her very human perspective to tough workplace issues as well as matters of the heart.

As she steps to the podium, the first words out of her mouth may be a chuckle...and it's up hill from there. Audiences are drawn right into her message. Loaded with fun and meaning, her talks are memorable for the long run, while full of laughter in the moment. Whether keynoting or leading a workshop, Maureen delivers a powerful message in a relaxed, non-threatening manner. Her programs are custom designed for the group's needs and time frame.

Her material comes straight from a life lived fully. An international professional speaker, author, weekly columnist, and publisher, she is also a wife and mother of four, a former teacher, salesperson, and sales manager. Her new book, Looking and Laughing at Life, is a witty inspiring compilation of her weekly newspaper columns.  Run With Your Dreams, her first book,  is a best-seller that has been published in French, Spanish, and Braille. She is also author of Getting in Touch—Intimacy, and Forgiveness—A Gift You Give Yourself, co-author of Cara's Story, and she has recorded five CD/audiocassette programs.

Maureen is a warm, witty, down-to-earth speaker who will make your audience laugh, think, and remember.