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Hilary Arnow Burns
Guest Biography

Hilary Arnow Burns grew up in Westport, Connecticut. She graduated from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and was a Division Vice President on Wall Street. She spent over 30 years as a business consultant to companies all over the world. Her best accomplishment is having raised two remarkable children.

12 years ago, a comment from her daughter woke Hilary up.  She realized she had been numbing herself with food and alcohol and decided to take a  REAL look at her life.  She didn’t like what she saw:  she was overweight, unhappy in her marriage, drowning in debt, and had no life of her own. 

She got real.  She was tired of feeling bad.  She discovered tools and techniques for getting over to the right side of life and spending less time on the sad, disempowered side. 

She wrote a memoir, the Second Piece of French Toast, to inspire other people to get unstuck and regain their power and happiness.  Her show The Getting Real with Hilary Show, is committed to people saying what isn't talked about, getting what's great about themselves, and inspiring others who may also be struggling.  It's about Ordinary Heroes telling Extraordinary Stories.  


Her second book, Real Talk:  How to Say the Things You've Never Said So You Can Have the Things You've Always Wanted is a bestseller and has inspired many people to "start talking."


Hilary’s commitment is to inspire people to create lives they love and to have us all elevate the conversation and consciousness of the planet together.  We are all on this planet as one community.  By discovering our personal gifts, we can all contribute to making the world a wonderful place to live.


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