Photography provided by Laura Thompson
Laura Thompson, MA, EMBA, CPC, PCC, Author
Her motto is living the dream: "Dream Your Life and Live Your Dream".
Laura is known by many as an international "go-to" coach, mentor, and advisor focused on personal, professional, leadership, communications, and business strategies with clients worldwide. She’s also a social entrepreneur, author, and governing board member of distinguished nonprofits.
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 Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with ICF. Laura taps into her clients inherent wisdom and resourcefulness that shifts 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 the skillsets learned from the top mentors, coaches, and coach training institutes in the world over the past ten years that include: Tony Robbins, Marshall Goldsmith, Evolving Wisdom with Dr. Jean Houston, "Coach Friend" of The TAI Group (Executive Leadership), 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!
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!