#1 Bestselling Author
Laura is the CEO of Authentic Leadership Global, Inc. Over the past decade she has been training coaches and facilitators worldwide and has facilitated authentic leadership conversations in several sectors, including health care, corporate, and both municipal and federal government. She is also a facilitator with ViRTUS, helping leaders grow and thrive by developing their emotional intelligence and leadership capabilities. A CTI trained coach, her coaching style allows for deep personal and professional reflection and growth in alignment with her client’s values, purpose, and principles.
Laura completed an Executive MBA at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and participated in the Americas program, studying in Brazil, Mexico, and the USA. She earned a Bachelor of General Studies in SFU’s Liberal Business Studies Program, graduating with distinction.
Laura is passionate about non-profit work. She facilitated #BESTYOUth, an emotional and social intelligence program designed by ViRTUS. She also served as a board member of the North Shore Restorative Justice Society, co-chairing the board for two years, and continues to be a facilitator of restorative justice files.
Laura enjoys time with her husband, walks with her dog, hiking, cycling, kayaking, yoga, good food and wine with friends, and the occasional adventure with her son.
16 Women Who Are Thriving
Through Turbulent Times
YOU ARE THRIVING!
Chapter Title: Living From Your Values
“I can’t do it all, but together, WE can do more than I possibly could have imagined on my own. My vulnerability IS my superpower.”
Thrive: “To advance, grow, develop and flourish.”
Our world is dramatically changing, and we are being invited to evolve right along with it.
In the midst of overwhelming challenges, including isolation and business closures, you will find many unsung heroes who are living rather quietly but with meaning and purpose. In this deeply stirring book you’ll take a walk into the lives of 16 women who refuse to be ruled by fear, and have stepped into exploring new ways to work and live with curiosity and courage.
From Canada to the United States and from Guatemala to Hong Kong, you will meet these remarkably authentic women who have shared their stories about how they adapted to change. Besides being inspired, you will also take away their practical tips and ideas to bring into your own life.
There is something for everyone, as these stories clearly demonstrate how the resilience of the human spirit can shine in the most turbulent of times. You have been invited into the personal lives of these courageous women who are inherently just like you, and you’ll see exactly how it's possible to not just survive but thrive.