Speaking FAQs

Q1: How long are Laura’s sessions?
A1: Laura prefers a half-day general session (main stage) spot, but she also presents 60- to 90-minute keynotes and breakout sessions and half- and full-day workshops.

Q2: How does Laura create her presentations?
A2: Laura will mix and match her topics (such as planning, scheduling, prioritization, organization, time management, email, focus, workflow, simplification, Outlook, life balance, stress management, teamwork, etc.) and customize the content based on your goals for her session. Laura takes into account the conference theme, the amount of time you give her, who’s in the room, the issues your audience members are facing, and her 25+ years of experience with hundreds of other clients to create the perfect presentation for YOUR group.

Q3: What kind of process does Laura use for her events? How does she prepare for her speaking engagements?
A3: We use what we call our “5-D Productivity Process”:

    • Preliminary discussion to determine fit
    • Complete administrative elements (agreement, deposits, NDA, logistics)
    • Literature study provided by client
    • Conference calls with leadership
    • Optional online surveymonkey to poll audience
    • Laura crafts her presentation to align with leadership’s key messages, conference theme, and productivity & performance focus areas.
    • Laura knocks it out of the park! Laura’s talks are energetic, practical, funny, actionable, and inspiring, with high-value, do-it-tomorrow learning points.
    • To reinforce the concepts and continue the momentum, Laura’s 52-week online video series is provided on a complimentary basis to all attendees.

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Q4: What types of audiences would most benefit from Laura’s message?
A4: I work with three main types of audiences. Email me to talk about who’s in your audience, how much time you have, and your challenges, and I’ll tell you what content will best match your session needs.

  1. Leadership and management meetings (CXO, VP, Director, Mid-to-Senior Level Managers, Line Managers, Emerging Leaders, High Potentials). Suggested programs:
  2. Sales kick-offs, sales meetings, and national sales conferences (sales leaders, sales reps, sales manager, sales executives). Suggested programs:
  3. Team meetings and individual contributors (staff, department, team, all-hands, onsite training, and association meetings). Suggested programs:

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