With a passion for learning, Laura brings a wide range of talents into her presentations. Her previous roles (as an actress, theatre director, and award-winning playwright), bring vitality and play into her presentations.
Assertiveness in the Workplace. Create a Win-Win!
You CAN communicate assertively without upsetting your customers or team! Laura shares the secrets with insights from emotional intelligence.
Dealing with Challenging (Internal and External) Customers
Is conflict threatening to destroy your workplace? Build trust and understand what's really happening when times are tough.
“Dynamic! Vibrant. Enthusiastic!”
From Tanya Sutton, Crown Point Village
Awesome Time Managment--Making the Tough Choices
How can we make the most of our time? Uncover the obstacles you must face to claim your life back and learn proven strategies that will guard your time!
Want Super Relationships? Develop A Super Skill-- Empathy.
Empathy is the WD40 of daily life. Explore the five components of empathy for smoother sailing at work and home.
“She demonstrates a mastery of her topic….”
David S. Newkirk, Sargento Foods Inc.
Emotional Intelligence-- Learning to be Smart with Feelings.
Is it really possible to change? Yes! Emotional Intelligence can help us master emotions (intelligently) and unlock the wisdom of our feelings.
“...inspiring and thought provoking…”
Bob Skrocki, DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church
Motivation—The Secret Sauce of Success.
How can I motivate Larry to take out the garbage? How can I motivate myself to write that report? These and other secrets are revealed in this dynamic exploration of psychology and emotions.
"a day well spent..." Sandy Babin, VP Marketing, Apple Vacations
How Can I Serve? Discovering Your Noble Goal.
What is your noble goal? Release your brilliance and discover a mission statement that will motivate, inspire, and guide you.
“…Laura is extremely compassionate and dedicated…”
Joyce Daley, College of Dupage
Glass Half Empty? Become an Optimist for Health and Wealth!
Are you a worrier? Do you fret with anxiety? You can change your thoughts and your life. Learn a formula that’s been proven (by scientists) to improve your immune system, enhance relationships, and earn you more money!
“Laura is the complete package...... She has the knowledge, enthusiasm and creativity….
Deb Keisler Director, Massage Therapy Program, Elgin Community College
Learning from the Scowl. Lessons from Anger.
We can learn to ride the waves of our anger and uncover the important messages hidden in this potent emotion. Let’s explore how to use the power of anger--not for destruction--but to bring us vitality and wisdom.
“..it was great….”Jim Garrett, Manager, Colonial Cafes
Nurturing Ourselves--Lessons from My Garden
Even if you never put your hands in the dirt, this whimsical keynote will plant seeds in your heart and warm your spirit (like a Spring day). We’ll explore 7 secrets of a garden and how we can apply these to cultivate ourselves at home or work.