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Global Workforce Innovator - Specializing in Change and the Future of Work Laura Goodrich is an internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace dynamics and relationships. She has twenty five years professional experience; twelve of which she has spent as a corporate trainer, coach, consultant, and speaker. Laura’s business stories and experience from all over the globe have earned her the reputation as someone who can assist others in creating positive business relationships in even the most challenging workplace dynamics. Laura’s expertise is in coaching executives, business leaders, teams, and organizations through periods of change and transition. She has a degree in Training and Organizational Development from The University of Minnesota, is a member of the International Coach Federation, and has received coach training from both the Corporate Coach University and the Coaches Training Institute. Speaking to audiences across the country, Laura is recognized as a dynamic and riveting speaker. Her knowledge of workplace dynamics, along with her genuine style, upbeat personality, and ability to communicate and connect with audiences, makes her presentations practical, motivational and truly memorable. SPEECH TITLES AND DESCRIPTIONS A Mindset for Change: Seeing Red Cars Is your organization stuck? Let Laura Goodrich help. Laura is a Global Workforce Innovator, experienced in transformation and change. With nearly 20 years of working with organizations leading change, Laura has learned that without the right mindset you will never be able to gain the needed momentum to create and sustain change. Through her speaking, Laura delivers the tools for creating a mindset for change and innovation. Speaking to audiences globally, Laura is highly regarded as a passionate and riveting speaker. You’ll emerge from Laura’s presentation with a feeling of enlightenment, a spring in your step, and a renewed sense of where you’re headed. Laura’s wit, infectious energy, and storytelling prowess will guide you and your organization toward a positive future. Global Workforce Innovator A Mindset for Change: Seeing Red Cars Based on the content of her award-winning video and book, Seeing Red Cars, Laura delves into the underlining forces that get in the way of creating change in the workplace. Laura will: •Shows you how fear based thinking is getting in the way of change •Teaches you how to rewire your brain toward positive outcomes •Enables you to create thoughts, actions, and behaviors that align with future goals •Provides the necessary tools you’ll need to act on your strategic priorities Embracing Change and the Future of Work “Business as usual" is a thing of the past. As the marketplace changes faster than ever, successful organizations will be those that are able to leverage their strengths and better understand their markets. Laura will: •Teach your organization new ways to remain relevant •Highlight the importance of “supporters” in this process •Show leaders how to motivate and engage their teams in this new norm •Map out ways to capitalize on opportunities in environments of dynamic change Next Generation Association Is your membership declining? Are you meeting the needs of all your members? Do you have the knowledge and expertise to recruit and retain members during these tough economic times? Is your vision for the future sustainable? Next Generation Association keynote and an iPortal is designed to combat the challenges that all associations are facing. Start with a dynamic and timely keynote, before it's to late. The Next Generation Association iPortal is an interactive training program that will transform and guide membership associations worldwide through the process of developing a sustainable, future-focused association that actively engages members and demonstrates must-have member value. Developed by an Emmy award-winning producer, The iPortal is categorized into a series of 9 chapters each featuring a mix of video instruction and interviews, humorous skits performed by professional actors, audio interviews, text and supporting articles, plus interactive tools and templates participants can complete to customize the experience and measure and track progress. Add in monthly coaching calls, message boards, and social networking capabilities and you can see why this isn’t your run-of-the-mill online training. This series includes: • The End of Membership As We Know It • Keep the Change • Membership Starts With ‘Me’ • Capitalizing on Your Association’s Competitive Advantage • Creating Must-Have Membership • Culture Matters • Gaining Influence • What Your Association Needs to Know About X, Y, and Z • Technology, Technology, Technology Next Generation Association is informative, interactive, and ingenious. There is no other online experience that will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need transform your association. Next Generation Association is the road map for developing a relevant and viable association for this generation and the generations to come. Driving It Home - A Collaborative Culture Solution Four generations are together in the workplace for the first time in history! As each generation works to understand the other, organizations that thrive will be those that create opportunities for leaders to leverage the assets of workers of all ages. Laura will: •Utilize insights and techniques to bridge intergenerational gaps •Show your organization how to cultivate intergenerational understanding •Demonstrate how all generations have something to learn and something to teach •Demonstrate that all workers are looking for the same thing: purpose and balance in both work and personal lives. Shifting Years - Leverage The Power Of Generations: Embracing Change and the Future of Work “Business as usual" is a thing of the past. As the marketplace changes faster than ever, successful organizations will be those that are able to leverage their strengths and better understand their markets. Laura will: •Teach your organization new ways to remain relevant •Highlight the importance of “supporters” in this process •Show leaders how to motivate and engage their teams in this new norm •Map out ways to capitalize on opportunities in environments of dynamic change
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