Laura A. Davis is the CEO and Founder of Laura A. Davis & Associates, Inc., an Atlanta-based transformational executive coaching, leadership and team development, and DiSC assessment training firm. Since 1998, Laura has been coaching leaders at all levels of Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies to become more emotionally intelligent, agile, and aware of their role in creating a healthy, engaged corporate culture. Organizations must become agile in today’s world of disruption, and agile organizations are made up of agile, emotionally intelligent people.
Laura and her associates also focus on assisting teams within organizations to become more cohesive by building cultures of high trust, productivity, accountability, and collective results. Laura and her team offer leading-edge mindsets, skillsets, and toolsets needed to create high performance and inspiring success.
Before starting her business, Laura held both line and staff marketing management positions at Exxon, Equifax, and UPS. She was an Adjunct Professor of Business Studies at Mercer University and had an MBA in Marketing from Emory University. Laura earned the coveted Master Certified Coaching designation through the ICF in 1998 and maintained that credential through her ongoing study and dedication to the profession.
Her ongoing thought leadership is demonstrated in the talks she gives at professional industry conferences around the country. She is a contributing author to “A Guide to Getting It: Self-Esteem” and has published articles in leading industry publications such as Choice magazine, ATD newsletters, and more. She has appeared on “Good Day Atlanta,” and numerous internet radio shows talk about emerging organizational leadership best practices. Laura A. Davis and Associates, Inc. is also a certified woman-owned business through WBENC.
In this episode, Dean Newlund and Laura discuss:
- Emotional intelligence and building self-awareness.
- How do we relate to one another, professionally and personally?
- Communicating and collaborating in brand new ways.
- Thinking agility and utilizing the Agile EQ Mindset Assessment.
- Be authentic to have genuine human connections.
- Realize that fear impacts our mindsets and transition.
- Intuition is something that the best leaders use but not necessarily teach.
- The connection and coming together with like-minded people while building relationships through a virtual environment.
“Is intuition the next emotional intelligence wave?“ — Laura Davis
Mentioned: The Web of Inclusion
See Dean’s TedTalk “Why Business Needs Intuition” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEq9IYvgV7I
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