Keynotes

Reinvent with Intent: From Constant Chaos to Focused Results
When markets change, industry is disrupted, reorganization is occurring, the status quo is challenged.

Discover the three-part formula to reinventing your organization for sustainable growth. Emerge from the chaos refreshed, relevant, and passionately engaged.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize where resistance is to change
  • Understand the brain’s wiring where change is concerned
  • Identify your place on the change spectrum
  • Overcome your own psychological obstacles to change
  • Discover your reinvention readiness factor
  • Explore the three-part formula for reinvention of a team, department or organization
  • Create touchstones and takeaways that can be repeated immediately
  • Build a resilient culture

 

Reinventing Your Story to Catapult Your Success
When you want to raise the stakes, improve morale, invest in human capital.

We all tell stories about our brands and about ourselves. The ones we tell ourselves shape our results. Learn to craft a story that serves you and maximizes the outcomes you want.

Learning Objectives:

  • Build awareness of subtle and not so subtle self-sabotage
  • Explore what stories to change to improve goal attainment
  • Understand why the less-stellar stories pervade and prevail
  • Discover where the best stories are hidden
  • Follow the three rules for sustainable, positive narratives
  • Watch light bulbs (ah-ha’s) go off as you learn
  • Leave with valuable, repeatable steps to take

 

Reinvent Your Career: How to Bring More of What You’re Built to do to Work Every Day
When you want to boost engagement, retention, invest in rising leadership

Upping your game requires being integrated—aligning who you are with what you do. Discover how to up level without choosing to exit. When you play on full cylinders, others will too.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover new internally-driven criteria that will fuel new results and performance
  • Learn what you are built to do whether it’s currently in your job description or not and how to do more of it
  • Explore how to up your game to serve yourself and those around you even more
  • Understand how this awareness can catapult results for you, your team and your business
  • Realize that once you are aware of these concepts for yourself, you’ll know how to bring out the best in others as well
  • Walk away with renewed engagement and passion

 

Training

Reinvent Your Coaching Skills: Mastering the Power of Positive Leadership
When it’s time to invest in your leaders, increase productivity and boost results.

As a half-day or full-day, Laura will catapult good managers and senior leaders to become outstanding ones by sharpening their coaching skills. When Laura is done training your leaders, they will question whether they had really ever coached before. The art and science of coaching is made clear in a few hard-hitting but fun steps.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the difference between managing people and coaching them
  • Explore language tools that shift feedback from a chore to an invitation to greatness
  • Understand where your gold is as a leader of others (hint: it’s not your expertise and experience)
  • Learn how to ask questions in a way you never have before
  • Cement accountability with new techniques
  • Become fearless about difficult conversations
  • Understand principles that predict behavior to lessen your stress about it
  • Get better results from your leadership style and maybe change it all together
  • Walk away with cheat sheets and reminders for sustainable change

In an interactive, hands-on format, Laura will provide a fun, engaging and effective course for mastering positive leadership

Facilitation

If you want everyone to feel heard, navigate difficult conversations or have a visioning/planning meeting that exceeds everyone expectations, you’ll want to consider bringing Laura in. Her ease in front of a room combined with her keen listening skills, gives you a work session with no lulls and concrete outcomes.

Here is what one recent board chair had to say:

I want to tell you how fabulous the program was. Your ability to distill what others said into neat, visual pictures was amazing. It made the discussions productive.

Full descriptions of speaking topics provided upon request