"Laura's a fantastic coach. She's worked with multiple VPs on my team. Laura helped them understand their innate strengths, appreciate the impact of their blind spots on the team and their career aspirations. She partnered with them to create action plans to develop behaviors that improved their presence and leadership".
Ed Lebar, Founder and former CEO BrandAsset Consulting/Y&R Brands
"Laura's ability to gain the team's trust allowed her to quickly get the pulse of our organization, and helped us focus on our greatest opportunities during our rapid expansion. Laura is a terrific strategic partner."
Steve Abrams, Owner, Magnolia Bakery
"Laura did an outstanding job facilitating our team's off-site. She carefully and strategically listened to our needs to create exercises and training that helped a newly formed team to gel and connect their individual roles to our overall mission. Anyone looking for an engaging, business-focused team meeting, make sure to hire Laura Schwarz."
Steven Walkerwicz, Vice President/Trade Marketing, Pernod Ricard USA
"Working with Laura was incredibly valuable. I am more confident in my new role. I've improved my strategic skills and learned to be more efficient with my time. I've continued to grow, gain new perspectives and develop new approaches that have translated into successes."
VP, Management Director, Saatchi & Saatchi
"Working with Laura really opened my eyes. She succeeded at getting me to look beyond just work in order to understand what was really important to me. With her help I was able to develop a variety of techniques to keep me focused on achieving the things I value most."
Director, American Express
“Laura Schwarz spoke to a group of our management consultants at various stages of their career on the importance of personal presence. Prior to the workshop, Laura spent significant time with me to understand the group’s goals and challenges and came clearly prepared. She was incredibly knowledgeable and delivered a relevant, insightful, and tactical message. Afterwards, my colleagues noted that Laura’s advice was something they could immediately implement and wished for additional training by her.”
Madina Kassengaliyeva, Senior Associate, Opera Solutions
"Laura questioned, listened, and then helped me identified concisely both what I was doing right, but more importantly, what I was doing wrong. I have a calmer, patient and more reflective management style now."
Partner, International Law Firm
"Laura has been indispensable in guiding me, first through some difficult times with a previous employer, and now, through the early stages of a new and exciting career opportunity. Her intelligence, intuitiveness, and cut-to-the-chase communication style have helped me gain clarity and moved me from resigned passivity into focused action. She is a truly gifted coach."
VP/Account Director, Meeting & Event Production Company