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By Chip Valutis, PhD
Helping You Achieve Predictable Growth Through Talent-Driven Strategies
Chip Valutis, PhD


Hi, I'm Dr. Chip Valutis.

Dr. Chip Valutis is a pioneering psychologist in executive coaching and organizational development. With over three decades of experience, Chip’s insights have transformed both Fortune 500 giants and smaller enterprises alike. 

Grounded in academia yet fueled by innovation, Chip thrives in the sweet spot between science and art. His approach to problem-solving is a harmonious blend of psychological theory and practical wisdom, resulting in tangible, real-work solutions. As a social scientist specializing in organizational systems, Dr. Valutis’ expertise lies in unraveling the complexities of dynamic corporate environments. 

Chip resides in Texas with his wife, whom he has known since the age of 16. Their three grown children are spread across New York, Tennessee, and Texas.  

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Ever notice the schizophrenic messages we’re told on a regular basis: “If you are not a little nervous, you’re not alive!” versus “Be Careful!” “Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone!” versus “Slow down!” “Take a chance – you only live once!” versus “Don’t make a mistake!” So which is it?! Are we supposed to play it slow, safe and predictable or push it to the edge? Should

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While I may sound like “Debbie Downer” – I have a news flash: Decline is inevitable. Bear with me. I love working with people who work hard and accomplish goals. Maybe that’s you. If so, you can relate – nothing is better than experiencing your definition of success and contentment after a period of hard work and effort! By all means – enjoy it! Live in the moment. Savor your

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