Carrie Vanston

Supporting executives, business owners, professionals & their teams

Carrie Vanston supports executives, business owners, professionals and their teams to supercharge their mindset, power up their impact, and embrace their leadership confidence so they can live the life of their dreams.

She co-authored the award-winning book "MiniTrends" and her articles have appeared in the Austin Business Journal, Texas CEO Magazine, Medium, and the Austin's National Speakers Association anthology.

She has made presentations around the world including the Product Management Institute, VMware, Unilever, Remax, TXCPA, University of Texas, Austin SHRM, Austin ATD, Morgan Stanley, Texas Women's Chamber, and many others.

Carrie founded and led the Association of Corporate Growth's Austin/San Antonio C-Suite Roundtable for two years. She has been the ACG Ambassadors Chair since 2018.

She was a 2023 ABJ Women in Business Honoree and an Advisor for Art 84. Earlier, she was a National Adviser and Austin Board Member of Culture in Action.

Carrie is a Certified Professional Coach, Accredited ICF Coach, Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP), and a National Speakers Association Professional Speaker.

On the personal side, she loves to dance, travel, and spend time with her two teenage sons.

Signature Presentation #1:

Power Up Your Mindset: 3 Strategies to Supercharge Your Impact

Shifting your mindset to the positive is one of the best - and fastest - ways to make a bigger impact on your business - and life. But how do you get started? In this jam-packed presentation, you will learn how to:

- Intentionally shift to a positive, growth mindset for new opportunities.
- Collaborate and communicate with others for better outcomes.
- Inspire yourself and others with leadership passion and uniqueness.

Join us as we learn strategies in this interactive session to connect with what you really want, shift to a positive mindset, and lead with confidence.

Signature Presentation #2: Building Foundational Clarity for Leadership Success and Fulfillment

You give yourself the greatest potential for success when you are completely clear, from the inside out, as to your desires and goals. This presentation allows you to get to know yourself more fully and intentionally build foundational clarity and a clear path forward to be the leader your organization needs - as well as having the fulfillment you crave.

During this presentation, we will:
- Consider what you really want from your business and life
- Clarify experiences you'd like to have
- Explore your unique gifts
- Create intentionality around self and business
- Set positive actions for next steps

"Carrie came with some great ideas and some great strategies to power up our mindset.  I can't wait to use the strategies she shared with in my everyday life. Thank you, Carrie. You rock!" - Tiffany Rhodes, Professional Development Director, Austin Association of Talent Development

"We just heard Carrie Vanston keynote at our TSABAA Summer Conference. It was a really great presentation and we look forward to using her tools in our everyday jobs. Thank you!" - Megan Sanchez, Programs, Texas State Agency Business Administrators’ Association

"If you are doing a session for the leaders or teams, Carrie would be a great asset to help people shift their thinking towards a positive mindset and how to achieve their goals…whether they be personal and/or professional." - Farhan Mahmood, Sr. Global Inside Sales Manager, VMware, Inc.

"Carrie’s presentation was a smashing success! IHer delivery was high energy and she made the attendees feel comfortable to share. Looking forward to a future session with Carrie." - Dawn McKnight, Education Director, National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR)

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