About Laura

Laura Scott-Leading with Power, Passion, and Purpose!

Laura Scott’s first passion was fashion, launching her first fashion sales agency at twenty two years old. Six years later, she changed careers and became a publishing entrepreneur, journalist, and editor. Her core values of service and continuous learning led her into the coaching and training field. Laura’s specialties include executive coaching, leadership, resiliency, conflict, personal productivity, communication, engagement, strategic decision-making, and life and legacy planning.

Laura Scott Photo 2012 croppedLaura’s curiosity around motives, decision making, and life course led to original research, a book and documentary film project on reproductive decision-making, an interest that continues today as she speaks as a subject matter expert on the voluntarily childless, giving voice to, and supporting, those who are without children by choice or by circumstance, inviting them to craft their own personal legacy as they enjoy a fulfilling and purposeful life.

Laura is a PCC, Certified Professional Coach (CPC), Conversational Intelligence Coach and Energy Leadership™ Master Practitioner (ELI-MP) and has been granted the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential by The International Coach Federation (ICF), an association of coaches around the world committed to the highest standards, ethics, and best practices in coaching. Laura is currently serving as Past President and Advisory Council member of the International Coaching Federation Central Florida Charter Chapter.

As a coach I don’t have an agenda. I want what you want, for you.
Click for the complete audio of Laura interviewed on the Design Your Life show.

Following her core values, passions, and expertise Laura enjoys a diverse and fulfilling coaching practice working with clients and groups in all fields who are actively engaged in a process of professional or personal development, or are in positions of leadership and want to be more intentional around how they lead and engage. Laura helps her clients embrace success, change, and challenge and meet their goals through awareness, the power of choice, values-based decision-making, conflict resiliency, mindful leadership, and empowered living.

Laura supports and champions her clients through one-on-one coaching, group coaching or retreats, and/or workshops and webinars using a wide variety of targeted tools and processes, including the Conflict Dynamics Profile™, Conversational Intelligence, Mind PT, TTI DISC/Motivators/Competencies assessments and the Energy Leadership™ Index assessment and programs. Laura Scott offers free consultations and discovery sessions to those interested in knowing more about how coaching can be utilized for goal setting, professional and personal development, leadership, transition, strategic decision making, and enhanced engagement and well-being. Laura is also certified in “Resolving Workplace Conflict” through the Mediation Training Institute. 

Laura balances a challenging work life with a multitude of creative endeavors and hobbies which include wine education, writing, golf, and travel.

Laura has been a featured guest on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, Al Jazeera English, and on BBC, PBS, NPR, CTV and other radio shows, and has been quoted in TIME, More, Marie Claire, Details Magazine, Meredith Magazine, New York Post, FoxBusiness.com, and more.

She regularly speaks at conferences and special events. Here’s a summary of the talk titled Master the Moment which Laura presented at the International Coach Federation Global Conference in Rio De Janeiro.

Where’s Laura!?
Here’s a listing of upcoming events where Laura is speaking or coaching:

February 4, 2016 “Hire Smart: An Executive Coaches Perspective” Recruiters Network Group, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Tampa, FL.

March 2, 2016 at 11:30 am “The Big Why: What’s your Why?” EDGE Business Colloquium, Grille One Sixteen, Tampa, FL.

June 11, 2016 Pause Power Workshop, Facilitator, River Strand Golf and Country Club, Bradenton, FL.

July 11, 2016 Speaker, Key Women’s Leadership Summit, Centre Club, Tampa, FL

August 26, 2016 Facilitator  The Core of Coaching: Exploring the Deeper Competencies, Centre Club, Tampa, FL

August 30, 2016 Presenter/Facilitator, Maximizing the ROI of Human Potential, Hilton Carillon Park, St. Petersburg, FL

October 6-7, 2016  Panelist at WOW Baltimore 2016, at Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

January 25, 2017  Speaker at the Legal Marketing Association, Tampa FL.

Feb 1-10, 2017  Speaker at the Global Being Our Best Summit

May 19-21, 2017  Speaker at the MindPT Conference, Sarasota, FL.
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