Photography provided by Laura Thompson


Laura Thompson's motto is living the dream: Dream Your Life and Live Your Dream. 

Laura is known by many as an Inspiring Leadership Coach and Author in Manhattan with clients worldwide.

She is a Certified Professional Coach and Energy Leadership Master Practitioner through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, iPEC, which is an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and she is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with ICF.  Laura focuses on personal and professional development with the aim of drawing out of her clients their own wisdom and resourcefulness to shift their mindsets from functioning effectively to functioning optimally and authentically in life. It's an act of co-creation between coach and client.

Laura Thompson is on left and Laurie Lawson host of The Coaching Game is on the right.

Together they discuss the theme "Bridges to Understanding".

Please visit Laura's Blog for other TV shows and Radio interviews.

Laura has been researching, studying, training, and practicing with different coaches, mentors and coach training institutes over the past eight years that include Tony Robbins, Marshall Goldsmith and his mentee, Josh Spodek, Evolving Wisdom with Dr. Jean Houston, "Coach Friend" of The TAI Group (Executive Leadership), Americana Leadership College, Coach Training Institute, Columbia Business School's Institute for Personal Leadership, iPEC, Dr. David Drake, Founder, Center for Narrative Coaching Design and Moment Institute, Lisa Ann Edwards, Coaching with ROI™,  and Judith E. Glaser, Conversational Intelligence. Her coaching practice is based on trust, confidentiality, and being authentic.

Ms. Thompson has a been both an executive and entrepreneur in finance and marketing communications and also, a governing board member of nonprofits in the arts, education, and media sectors. She has worked across industries, lived in several countries on three different continents, speaks French as a native, values cultural diversity, and has excellent interpersonal skills. Additionally, she is a published author. For more information about her books, visit her Amazon author page or her literary website Loralia LLC, Global Media Ventures.

In essence, coaching connects the dots so that you ("the client") can come up with creative and effective strategies to design the life you desire!

My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
— Pablo Picasso

return on investment

According to ICF, coaching enhances productivity, improved work/life balance, attainment of fresh perspectives for both personal and professional issues, improved communication skills, development of people's softer skills, such as, self-awareness, empathy, and emotional intelligence which is as important as business acumen, having more meaningful relationships, better decision-making abilities, increased self-confidence, and achievement of relevant goals through strategies, plans, and accountability measures. The vast majority of companies (86%) say they made their investment back and 99% of individuals are satisfied with their overall experience with a coach; therefore, evidence of a positive return on investment. 

return on involvement

Life is about how our choices affect our future. Do we make conscious-based or fear-based choices? Coaching assists people from feeling "stuck" towards unfolding and transforming one's life, in terms of, health, relationships, career, income, self-confidence, and spirituality. Learning, evaluating, and understanding through self-awareness brings clarity, self-empowerment, and manifestation of one's dreams. Living a fulfilled and empowered life can be achieved through various coaching tools, techniques, and programs. Our mission is to co-create and partner with our clients and have them redesign their lives through their conscious-based choices based on increased self-awareness.


  • Personal and professional transformation.
  • Design the life you desire through self-awareness.
  • Conscious leadership of self and others.
  • Developing/sustaining high energy relationships.
  • Be your Best Self. 
  • Express your Gifts.
  • Emotional Intelligence/Effective Communications.
  • Meaningful Connection with Others.
  • Tap into Your Energy of Success!

Laura’s messages need to be heard.
— CNN Journalist on Fareed Zakaria's GPS team