Whether helping individuals ace a job interview, or leaders inspire their teams, Laura Lewis-Barr has been exploring authenticity and storytelling on theatre stages and corporate boardrooms for 20 years. She offers popular public speaking seminars and specializes in helping executives and staff communicate their ideas with humor, vitality, and presence. An award-winning writer, Laura often coaches job seekers, executives, and managers, on how to perfect their own stories to inspire, motivate, and persuade others.
Laura has recently published “Share Your Stories, Ace Your Interview, and Get the Job You Want! Insights from emotional intelligence, the performing arts, and public speaking.”
Laura is also certified as an Emotional Intelligence trainer. Her recent publication, Improving Communication at Work – 52 Tips, Techniques, and Tools to Build Emotional Intelligence – A Card Deck for Workers, Managers, and Teams comes from her many years of coaching adults in emotional intelligence and the practical uses of positive psychology.
Laura has worked with managers from Chase Bank, Thomson Reuters, Dow Chemical, AoL, Toyota, and many other large and small companies.
Laura’s skills as a storyteller extend beyond corporate trainer. Her film “Cloistered Honey” was an official selection at the Red Dirt International Film Festival (nominated for Best Writing) the Eugene Film Festival (Awarded Best Screenplay). Laura’s plays are published and distributed through YouthPlays and Heartland Plays. Several can be found on Amazon.