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Mary Elizabeth Murphy of S.T.A.R. Resources to Speak at IKEA Charlotte’s BYOF Event – March 9

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CONTACT: Mary Elizabeth Murphy, S.T.A.R. Resources – 704-535-5610, or Brian Gott, IKEA Charlotte Spokesman, 704.777.2345

Mary Elizabeth Murphy of S.T.A.R. Resources to Speak at IKEA Charlotte’s BYOF Event – March 9 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Feb. 4, 2013 – Mary Elizabeth Murphy, chief executive officer of S.T.A.R. Resources and author of RESET Your Buttons®, will be presenting three workshops at the BYOF (Bring Your Own Friends) Day at IKEA Charlotte on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Other activities at BYOF will include: free breakfast coupons, free IKEA blue bags, design tips, free food tastings, and hourly gift card giveaways for those who register for the BYOF event.

Murphy’s three 30-minute seminars – titled “RESET Your ButtonsTM Recharge, Rejuvenate and Refresh for Spring” – will take place at 11:00AM, 1:00PM and 3:00PM at IKEA Charlotte located at 8300 IKEA Blvd. Murphy will present techniques to teach attendees how to reset their buttons and create relationships that work. Attendees at each session will receive a copy of RESET Your Buttons® and be entered in a drawing for a meal for two at the IKEA Restaurant. Seating is limited to 30 people per session. To take advantage of free offers throughout the store and to be eligible for gift card drawings, registration is strongly encouraged by signing up at BYOF. However, walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

“At IKEA, we are always looking for ways to help improve the lives of our customers so we are excited to have Mary Elizabeth [Murphy] share practical tips on how to reduce stress and make relationships work,” said Gott, IKEA Charlotte Spokesman. “Having attended her workshops in the past, I have seen firsthand the benefits of learning how to reset your buttons when coping with those button-pushing moments whether it’s with friends and family or with colleagues in the workplace. Attendees will learn invaluable advice that they can apply to any aspect of their life.”

The IKEA BYOF Day is a nationwide, in-store event featuring special perks, activities and giveaways to be shared with friends and family. For more information, visit IKEA’s Facebook page and click on BYOF.

“I am incredibly honored to be part of this year’s IKEA Charlotte’s BYOF Day and of this nationwide celebration to honor their loyal fans and friends,” said Murphy. “Attending this workshop is a great opportunity to recharge, rejuvenate and refresh for spring by learning how to reset your buttons and manage your expectations with all the relationships in your life.”

IKEA strives to be ‘The Life Improvement Store,’ and since its 1943 founding in Sweden, has offered home furnishings of good design and function, at low prices so the majority of people can afford them. There are currently more than 330 IKEA stores in 40 countries, including 38 in the U.S. IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings company, incorporates sustainable efforts into day-to-day business and supports initiatives that benefit children and the environment. For more information, go to

About S.T.A.R. Resources (

Founded in 1993, S.T.A.R. Resources is a Strategic Learning Partner Firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Led by Mary Elizabeth Murphy, CPMA, CPBA, CPCC, ORSCC, S.T.A.R. Resources teaches individuals and teams present day solutions to age old problems. Murphy leads, facilitates and coaches groups within corporations, small business, government, law enforcement agencies and non-profit organizations to achieve personal and professional performance success.

Murphy is a Certified Professional Motivators Analyst (CPMA) and Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA) with TTI Performance Systems; a Certified Associate with Australia-based Integro Leadership Institute; a Certified Professional Co-Active Business Coach through CTI; a Certified Organization, Relationship and Systems Coach and a Certified licensee of RSI@Work through CRR Global; Certified Growth Curve Specialist, and is an award-winning manager with the Inscape Publishing Company. Visit or call 704-535-5610 for more information.

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CONTACT: Mary Elizabeth Murphy, S.T.A.R. Resources – 704-535-5610 or Brian Gott, IKEA Charlotte spokesman – 704.777.2345

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