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Hi, I’m Laura and I’m a culture fixer. I help companies create a healthy culture with a better bottom line.
A company culture is made up of different, unique personalities. In a healthy company culture, employees are able to express their ideas, connect with others and be heard, even when they don’t agree on all issues.
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You can actually make your world better right now by choosing different words to describe it. Yes, it’s true. If you want a different outcome, ask a different question. That’s how real change happens. You also influence your outcomes by the way you answer questions. For example, the next time someone asks how you’re doing, answer with […]READ ON
Charisma is like a magic ingredient that makes people want to pay more attention to you. If you’ve ever been ignored, you know from that unpleasant experience that not everyone is trained in charisma. I learned charisma from my grandmother, who, even at age 95, is never without a gentleman caller. She has enjoyed quite the collection of marriage proposals and an enviable social life through the years!
People considered charismatic almost always enjoy more economic and romantic success. Charisma is tricky because it makes you a more compelling communicator, not necessarily a person of integrity, or even competent. Broken down, charisma is made up of presence, warmth and power.
You may have grown up with that powerful charm called charisma. (If so, stop reading now.) The good news is that anyone can become more charismatic (I’ve done it myself and helped clients do so!) with a few changes in how you think and present yourself.READ ON
No matter what your place in the organization, it’s good be boardroom ready. That means ready to hold your own in a conversation with senior leaders in your company and elsewhere. The first time I taught a group of big-company (this was a major airline) head honchos I was quite surprised with how informal they […]READ ON