LIFE ON YOUR TERMS: Creating a Life You Love

“Laura went above and beyond for our organization and was professional, graceful, and engaging. She is the perfect speaker for your sorority event! She is also extremely organized and made my job very easy! If I could give her 6 stars (out of 5) I would.”
— Laura Christenson, Panhel Exec, Lawrence University

So often we live our lives on auto pilot. We cruise through our days, doing what we need to do to get by. We put everyone else first and rarely have anything left over for ourselves. Sometimes we even feel pressured to live how others want us to. It's no wonder than that one of the biggest regrets women have is not letting themselves be more happy. During this high energy presentation you will learn how to create a life you love by focusing on your terms- what it takes to make you happy. Because this authenticity is the foundation needed to play to your potential and be an effective leader.



"Very lighthearted and fun spirited talk- REALLY kept my attention"

"Loved the quotes and Laura's REALNESS and positivity. GREAT ENERGY"

"I loved hearing INSPIRATIONAL and motivational words from a fellow sorority woman. VERY upbeat and engaging speaker."

"Personal anecdotes that are RELATABLE to college women's experiences enhanced the speech and kept me engaged."

"I loved the activities. A GREAT personal reflection."

"Concrete tips to be HAPPY."

loved how Laura interacted with the audience.”


{RESULTS: "What’s one thing you will CHANGE as a result of attending this presentation?"}

“I feel more capable of making these bigger decisions because I realize how I hold myself back.”

“It made me realize how much I can improve in different aspects of my life.”

“I will focus more on what lights me up, gets me excited and what motivates me.”

“Setting goals and not waiting for chance.”

“I will say no if I’m too busy and put myself and my happiness first.”

“I will be more cognizant of the things I prioritize and if they bring me happiness.”

“Start having more fun! Don’t be afraid to live life and be ME.”

“She taught me to advocate more for myself”


{ WHY ATTEND? Here's what participants said }

"If you aren't happy with even one thing in your life you should come!"

"(To learn) that you don't have to make enormous changes to improve your happiness."

"....(to learn) about who you are and what you prioritize to reach happiness.  I LOVED THIS!"

"To be BOLD and ENJOY life for all it's worth."

"Laura is GREAT and down-to-earth so it's not intimidating."


"Come if you need inspiration and encouragement to start over and take fear by the horns and run with it."


Laura Gmeinder is passionate about leadership, encouraging women to harness their confidence and courage to shine. Laura’s background is in adult education; she is a certified Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and has taken life coach training. Laura is an engaged community leader: a graduate of Leadership Greater Madison, a past president of the Junior League of Madison and sorority advisor. She was included in the 2016 In Business Magazine “40 Under 40” class for her business savvy and civic contributions. She was recognized as a 2016 nominee for the ATHENA Young Professional Award for her work to empower women. Her expertise has been shared in media for outlets like Huffington Post, US News & World Report and Wall Street Journal MarketWatch. MORE



Life On Your Terms Presentation (slides)


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