Laura Thompson is known by many as the international “go-to” Entrepreneur Coach based in New York City. She works with entrepreneurs transforming their challenges into opportunities to thrive in a fast-changing world.
Her coaching expertise entails business and marketing strategic solutions, goal setting and planning, integrated marketing communications and writing, developing effective communications and interpersonal skills, team building, people management, change and transformation, and building businesses.
As certified Master Practitioner for the Energy Leadership Index Assessment—she also, coaches the seven levels of leadership—with the aim of the client achieving optimal performance and fulfillment.
Laura is bilingual, English and French, has lived and worked on 3 continents and traveled to over 80 countries as well as most of the 50 states in the United States. Laura has Master’s degrees in International Relations and International Business from Boston University in Paris, France and INSEAD.
Laura is a serial entrepreneur whose career started out in finance in Europe. After consultation with a career coach in Geneva, Switzerland, she made a career transition to marketing communications at one of the world’s largest communications firms, WPP: Advertising, Branding, Public Relations, and Digital Marketing in New York City.
This experience gave her the foundation to launch her own Global Media Ventures company, Loralia LLC. For over two decades, she has worked across industries from startups to the Fortune 100 in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa, India, and Asia. Additionally, Laura has served as a Governing Board Member on many different nonprofit boards in the arts, education, and media sectors.
One day, one of her clients, a CEO, told her she would make an excellent coach. Acting on his advice, Laura became a Certified Professional Coach from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, CPC, ELI-MP and an International Coach Federation, Associate Certified Coach, ACC.
Laura launched her own coaching company, www.laurathompsoncoaching.com, as well as became a Founding Member of the dynamic Exoteric team and is an award-winning author.
Book an appointment with Laura today! She looks forward to co-creating your dreams with you!