Suze Orman meets Katie Couric with a splash of Dear Abby and a Meg Ryan smile. Whip-smart and vibrant, but also down-to-earth and approachable, Laura Goodrich is an internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace dynamics and relationships.
Energetic and enthusiastic, she has over twenty five years professional experience; sixteen of which she has spent as a speaker, organizational trainer, coach, and consultant. Her business stories and experience from all over the globe have earned her the reputation as someone who can create positive circumstances and relationships in even the most challenging workplace dynamics.
Having been gifted with a powerfully charming onscreen presence, Laura has hosted local, regional, and national television shows for the past ten years. She is an expert speaker and communicator speaking at national and international events. Laura has the capability to remarkably inspire others through her motivating and invigorating words. Her proactive approach is compelling, influential, and inspirational at the same time. She’s undeniably one of the best and most effective speakers of the day.
Laura Goodrich, Global Workforce Innovation and Change, has over twenty-ﬁve years of professional experience, seventeen of which was spent as an innovator, speaker, coach, and advisor to leaders worldwide and a distinguished voice on change and the future of work. This change and future powerhouse, believes that even amidst miserable economic downturn and unprecedented change, it’s vital to take the wheel and rethink the future in order to head toward opportunities and steer away from adverse threats. She seeks to engage with a million, innovative forward thinking leaders worldwide, which she refers to as Ambassadors, to get into the driver’s seat and put their hands on the wheel as they steer towards opportunities and away from the threats that are right round the corner. These Ambassadors believe that “we’re not leaving the road we came in on; we are at a place of transformation and few industries will be exempt.” Her mantra is “Together we will pave the Trail to a viable and relevant future.”
For seventeen years, Goodrich has passionately helped people, teams and organizations create the positive outcomes which are needed to succeed in the future. She is an advanced, trained and skilled coach and in 2007, she was identified internationally as one of the top ten executive coaches by one of the world’s largest training and coaching organizations.
Goodrich has a degree in Training and Organizational Development from The University of Minnesota. She is a member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and the National Speakers Association (NSA), and has received coach training from both Corporate Coach University and the Coaches Training Institute. She is a Practice Leader, in Global Workforce Innovation and Change with Executive Next Practices Institute.
“Laura Goodrich is a Global Workplace Innovator that is showing business leaders the future. She does this through speaking, tweeting, authoring books, producing films and more! I recently had the pleasure of hearing her speak. She combined the latest in neuroscience research with years of her own experience to bring the audience to a heightened state of awareness. Her message is timeless, profound and transformative: we get more of whatever we focus on. And the way in which she delivers this simple truth is both powerful and life-changing. Whoever has the chance to associate with Laura is lucky indeed. She can take people and organizations to the next level.”
–Vikas Narula, CEO Keyhubs
Goodrich is the award winning author and producer of the book and film “Seeing Red Cars: Driving Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization to a Positive Future”, which is described to be ‘transformational, relevant and timely’. This book has actually been conferred with an honorable mention in the business category of the San Francisco book festival. In addition to that, both LiveMint and the Wall Street Journal identified this book as a top five leadership book for 2011. To top it all off, Forbes magazine labeled it as a “must read,” for leaders who want what it takes to accomplish positive change. As an innovator, Goodrich produced the Seeing Red Cars Advanced Online Experience, which leverages the best of coaching, storytelling, peer-to-peer learning and influence to create real change for people, teams and organizations through a cutting edge online experience.
In order to give you the best performance possible, Laura Goodrich provides the following information as a technical rider to her contract:
- All presentations require a wireless lavaliere microphone, typically one video projector and two screens.
- If the client wants to have Laura’s book Seeing Red Cars, for the attendees of the engagement, the client may order them from the speaker and have them shipped to the event location.