At a glance:Erin Stafford is a keynote speaker, consultant and expert on changing mindsets through her innovative Type A Trap concept. She brings over 20 years of experience harnessing her own Type A personality and the pitfalls shared by Type A athletes, entrepreneurs, executives and leaders around the globe. For keynote speeches that inspire you and your audience to transform their mindset in a way that leads to greater success without the burnout, there’s no better choice than Erin Stafford.
Erin has blazed a trail of action-oriented success fueled by trial and error, bold decisions and unwavering self-confidence. Her figure-it-out mentality has shaped her career journey from being a fledgling public relations intern to a high-powered marketing executive at a hyper-growth company.
Erin is a multi-faceted, marketing jack-of-all-trades. Her career has stretched from Paris and London to LA and San Diego. As an MTV advertising executive, she’s worked with the world’s biggest brands including Apple, Nike, Coke and American Express. As a celebrity stylist and fashion journalist, she’s dressed celebs for the Emmy’s, Grammy’s, Academy Awards and had her work featured in numerous international publications. As the head of marketing for the biggest healthcare staffing company in the country, Erin led marketing for the largest deployment of healthcare personnel in history while helping to grow the company by 9x in two years.
In short, Erin has surrounded herself with some of the most motivated, ambitious, famous overachievers in the world for her entire, diverse career – people at the highest levels of success, but who often think burnout is something that happens to weak people, lazy people, those people, not high achievers like them. Yet leaders in all sectors today are suffering from severe cases of burnout as they struggle to make sense of the pandemic, the pressures it put on their personal and professional lives and the new normal it’s created.
Using lessons gleaned from her distinct career and interviews with dozens of high achievers from all walks of life, Erin shares impactful and inspiring mindset shifts for leaders to move from exhaustion and burnout to kicking ass and thriving again. Ultimately, Erin helps businesses revitalize their workforce by providing them with tools and tactics to sustain peak performance without burning out. Leaders experience a renewed excitement and engagement in their work and personal lives.
Erin’s insights have been called upon by The Wall Street Journal, MSN, Vogue, Vanity Fair, The Style Network, The Orange County Register and a host of other global media outlets and organizations.
Escape the Type A Trap: Five Mindset Shifts to Beat Burnout and Sustain Peak PerformanceBurnout affects more than just frontline providers. Millions of people from all industries and walks of life endured prolonged trauma responding to and living through the pandemic. This trauma leads to burnout, the Great Resignation and a whole host of other physical and mental health issues.
Helping people and organizations escape burnout is Erin’s mission with every keynote. Her five practical and easy-to-implement mindset shifts coupled with her unique and inspiring message lead to real, measurable outcomes for her clients and audiences. If you want to empower your leaders and teams to create stellar work, not just today but years down the road, increase creativity, attract better talent, maximize retention and simply make yourself and your teams happier and more fulfilled in everything they do, Erin’s message will bring all of those outcomes straight to you.
Figure it Out Without Burning Out: How to Get Unstuck, Discover a New Path and Find Your Way in Life and BusinessThe pandemic forced us to reevaluate our lives from every angle. While millions are leaving the workforce in the Great Resignation, it might better be called the Great Reinvention, because it’s the perfect time to reinvent yourself, reevaluate your priorities and reignite the flame that’s been buried inside you. But where do you start?
Based on personal experiences of spotting a seemingly unattainable desired outcome and conquering it anyway, and dozens of interviews with some of the world’s highest achievers who have done the same, Erin reveals a step-by-step approach to seizing the opportunities you crave without burning out along the way. If you want to supercharge your audience, help individuals and teams become more confident and self-reliant, even when facing challenges or starting over, build tenacity, resilience and courage, Erin’s message will do just that.
Create Remote Rockstars: Reengage, Reconnect and Reinvigorate Your Remote WorkforceRemote and hybrid work is here to stay. But keeping remote teams happy and productive has created a new paradigm. Leaders are struggling to manage and measure performance, but more importantly, engage and create happy employees while maintaining a company culture that now only feels like an illusion.
In this practical, tactical session, Erin lays out the exact five-step process she used as the head of marketing for the nation’s largest healthcare staffing company to keep nearly fifty thousand clinicians and three thousand corporate employees engaged and connected during the pandemic, all while the company grew by 9x. If you want a new model to reinvigorate your remote workforce, create a thriving community and breathe life into a tired and overwhelmed group, Erin’s message will do that and more.
Scale Your Business and Thrive Without Burning OutLife as an entrepreneur or in a hyper-growth company is fast-paced and exhilarating, but it can also mean 24/7 hustle and grind. While working harder can lead to short term success, it can also destroy us physically and mentally along the way if we aren't careful.
Drawing on her 20+ year career as a marketer for global brands like MTV, Apple, Nike, Coke and Amex; her role as the head of marketing for the nation's largest healthcare staffing company which she helped grow 9x in two years; and interviews with dozens of leading entrepreneurs, Erin shares her five-part strategy for preventing and overcoming burnout while achieving explosive growth, renewed motivation and engaged teams.
In her signature entertaining, straight-forward style, audiences gain key mindset shifts and practical tools that can be put to use immediately. They leave feeling motivated and excited about not only their work, but their lives.