Take Control of Your Life.

Change Your Habitudes, Change Your Life

A One-Day, Personal Development Event

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Sturbridge, MA

Are you ready to take your life to the next level? Then it’s time to Change Your Habitudes — those persistent ways of thinking and acting  — that are holding you back!

Negative thinking patterns can limit the quality of life you desire. Learning how to transcend those limitations is key to achieving your goals and getting to that next level in your life.

I have limited this hands-on workshop to 20 attendees to maximize the personal experience. No just sitting back and listening, you will be participating! Registrants will receive preparatory information prior to the event to gear up for the day. After all,what is the sense in attending a life-changing program if you don't come away with an action plan, right?  Click Here to Learn More! Registration Now Open!

Rita Schiano - Coach and Author


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Hi Rita ... Just a quick note to thank you for presenting to our membership yesterday. Your Keynote presentation was well received by all in attendance; you hit upon some critical issues impacting our membership and provided them with practical and useful information on how to appropriately address the multiple facets of being a successful leader and how to develop a successful leadership team. On behalf of the ASE Executive Director, Carla Jentz, our Executive Board President, Julianna Hanscom and the Executive Board of the MA Administrators for Special Education, thank you for doing such a great job yesterday.  We hope that we can work together again in the future. ~ Dr. Ed Nazzaro, Special Project Consultant MA Administrators of Special Education

Need an inspiring and motivating speaker for your next event?

With Rita as your keynote speaker, your audience leaves energized, entertained, educated, and alive with possibilities. Rita appeals to a wide variety of audiences, delivering results-driven information and insights drawn from her experiences as a resilience strategist, professor, and business owner.

Rita Schiano - Coach and Author

"Rita, the Empowering Women in Business Conference committee would like to thank you for presenting at the 2016 conference. Your willingness to share your expertise with other women truly fits into our mission of providing 'women with the dynamic opportunity to advance their career, grow their business, or help map their future by pursuing professional development within a welcoming environment of career-focused women leaders.' Thank you for being one of those “career-focused women leaders.” CLICK to read the feedback we received."

Rita quoted on Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda!

What People Are Saying About Rita!

“Rita . . . It was wonderful to have you here with us also. It was truly a pleasure and personally I am amazed how you managed to put all that together for this presentation. I did not know what to expect honestly, but you came through in a very special way and you hit the nail on the head ….” ~ Andy Panayiotou, Director, Dudley Charlton Regional School District.
“On behalf of Suzanne and myself, thank you immensely for a great session last weekend at the Family Leadership Training Institute. Our participants got so much out of your presentation. And, I must say, we love the hearty laughs you inspire and the wonderful style you share with us. It was great! ” ~ Linda Freeman, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
“Rita . . . was funny, engaging, and enthusiastic. Every one of the 30 plus clients in attendance made an effort to thank us for bringing in Rita to share her thoughts and her story. This thanks from our clients was the greatest compliment we could receive!” Joshua Farmer, Brookstone Wealth Management
“Rita Schiano brings so much more than a lecture or speech to her audiences. Dress for Success Worcester refers back to Rita again and again when in need of a volunteer speaker not only for her diverse subject matter but because of what she brings to each address. Rita knows her audience, engages her audience and time after time leaves her audience feeling empowered, confident and ready to flourish! Our clients pack the room when they hear Rita is going to speak. We at Dress for Success Worcester are honored every time Rita says "Yes! I will speak at your engagement." We can't say enough great things about what Rita has done for our clients and the staff at Dress for Success Worcester. Here are some comments from our clients. ” ~ Veronica Hachey, Program Director, Dress for Success Worcester
“I knew that Rita was a great choice, but last night she surpassed my expectations. [She] did an amazing job and so many people were singing [her] praises even before the evening was over. ” Margo Chevers, Tri-Town Domestic Violence Task Force, "Dancing With Stars" Event Coordinator

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Strategic Personal Coaching

"Rita's strategic coaching helped me to identify areas of improvement and develop my own personalized plan for resilience in my life."

Strategic personal coaching is customized specifically to your most important goals, interests, challenges, and needs. The goal of private sessions is to offer insight and assistance that will guide you towards actionable, positive changes that will affect all areas of your life Learn more...  To Schedule an Introductory Coaching Appointment call 774-230-5670 or e-mail Rita.      Rita received her Strategic Intervention Coaching Certificate from Robbins-Madanes.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements / Programs

February 2: Featured Speaker: "7 Steps to New Year's Resolution Success," 7:00 p.m. Tewksbury Public Library, Tewksbury, MA

February 14: Featured Speaker: "Living A Less Stressed, More Flourishing Life," 7:00 p.m. Suffield Senior Center (Sponsored by Kent Memorial Library), Suffield, CT

February 24: Featured Speaker: "Building A Successful Team (Even If You’re Self-Employed!)" 7:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Community Business Associates, Sturbridge, MA

March 23: Featured Speaker: "Helping Your Kids Cope With Stress, Program for Parents" 6:30 p.m. Sturbridge, MA

The Blog

I love my birthday. I love celebrating my birthday. Sometimes I do so with friends; sometimes I prefer it be a simple and quiet affair. (There must, however, always be cake!) The joke in my household is that once the December holiday season ends, I begin the countdown to my birthday which, by the way, falls on the 110th day of the calendar year. (111 day if it is a leap year.)

Let me state clearly, I do not mind getting older. I embrace it, truly. And truth be told, there was ... read full post

Hear my interview with Stephen Woessner on Onward Nation. Click to go to podcast!


Special Offerings

Give the gift of a Flourishing Life!  Gift Certificates for Rita's strategic life coaching / mentoring, workshops, books available here exclusively!

Did you know . . .

  • Rita is a Certified Wedding Officiant? Rita supports marriage equality and honors all religious, spiritual and secular backgrounds.