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Laura S Gmeinder is a top rated speaker who combines her background in adult education with her experience as a leadership coach,  business consultant and community leader to offer her audience an engaging, entertaining and educational presentation style. Her keen sense of humor does not disappoint; her vulnerability makes her relatable. She challenges and inspires audience members to lean into their potential, step up as leaders and to put their values into action to make an impact in the world.

"WOW! Looking at the evaluations I have to say it looks like you hit a home run, maybe a game-winning home run in the bottom of the 9th with the bases loaded, to win. FANTASTIC feedback!" (Aspiring Leaders Training Series) ~Robert Toomey, Ed.D., Program Director – Leadership, Management & Workplace Skills University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Continuing Studies
 
"Laura delivered an EMPOWERING message to our United Way/Dane County Administrators of Volunteer Services conference participants. Her warmth, generosity, and ENTHUSIASM were INSPIRATIONAL and everyone in attendance enjoyed the session. We received very positive feedback from participants and hope she will join us for future programs. On behalf of the conference planning team, I wanted to to thank her for being such a great presenter!" ~ Sara Minkoff, Conference Planning Committee
“I received so many great ideas! Thank you for the thought provoking discussion. “
— Society for Human Resource Management Madison (SHRM)

My CLIENTS INCLUDE:

AAA Wisconsin (The Auto Club Group)

 American Family's DreamBank Dream Big Series

Business Volunteer Network (United Way)

Corporate Life is Hell talk show

Cassling "Invest in You" Seminar (Cassling is an Advanced Partner of Siemens Healthineers)

CW 57 Talk of the Town

CW 57 Girl Talk

Dane County Administrators of Volunteer Services

Department of Workforce Development

DWD Job Service Bureau

DisruptHR Madison

The Entrepreneur Way podcast

Greater Madison Area Society of Human Resource Management

HR Gazette's HRChat podcast

Junior League of Madison

Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority

Ladies Who Lead Workshops

Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

Leadership Greater Madison

Madison Area Business Consultants

Mega Rentals, Inc.

Oregon High School

P.E.O Philanthropic Educational Organization

Short Stack Eatery Leadership Retreats

S.C.O.R.E.

Today's Leading Women podcast

 United Way of Dane County Community Impact Awards

United Way of Dane County Women's Leadership Counsil

University of Wisconsin- School of Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin- Division of Continuing Studies (contractor)

Verona Public Library

Village of Schaumburg (IL) Community Awards Luncheon

Women of Worth (WOW) LaCrosse chapter

Women of Purpose Madison, WI (Memorial High School)

YWCA Moxie (women's leadership) Conference

“(Laura’s) energy is INFECTIOUS!”
“Great handouts (activities)! Will be using as a guide with my team to try to get them to set some goals.”
“Laura is very POSITIVE, CHARMING and a pleasure to listen to. It’s ok to not be perfect- hearing someone else say it, make it stick harder.”
— Women of Worth (WOW) LaCrosse Chapter
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“DisruptHR (an event Laura co-organized and spoke at) was a fun and exhilarating event! The presentations were well orchestrated and engaging, and the fast pace made it particularly exciting. I left feeling energized and excited to make change in our industry.”
— Ashley Powell, Bendyworks
(Thanks to Laura I) “FINALLY received the AHA moment of what direction I want to go”
>>> WHAT DID YOU LIKE MOST? <<<
”Speaker and material; positive environment fostered for great group discussion.”
”Personality of instructor – good examples and very open”
”Ability to contribute, opportunity to participate, etc. Open and welcoming format.”
”Lots of fun and Laura was not overly serious; professional but not over the top. “
— ASPIRING LEADERS DWD/ UW workshop participants

A sampling of presentations:

  • Say What? Communicating for Impact
  • United States of Busy: Creating A Work Life Blend
  • Blazing a Trail: Launch or Grow Your Business
  • Thrive Through Change: The Gratitude Advantage
  • True North: Developing the Potential Of Women
  • Shine Through Stories: Brand Your Way to Success
  • Life on Your Terms: Creating a Life You Love
“Thank your for presenting to the ladies at the Leadership Training. I’ve gotten such wonderful feedback. Looking forward to future collaborations!”
— Nicole Donny, President, Junior League of Madison

Check out my Raves + Media page for more feedback.


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