Laurie has been coaching business owners and their teams, since 2004 and he is excited about joining the team at Envision Group Int. Laurie has considered Pat a mentor since the time they first met in early 2004.
Laurie has coached some great businesses here in Alberta such as, Stice Drywall, Electric Motor Services, Ideal Insulation, Dynaline Industries, Budget Blinds, Concrete Resources, Aquarian Construction, The Coffee News, Arrow Engineering and Intuit Canada, to name a few.
After fourteen years of coaching Laurie has gained a thorough understanding of the challenges that face executives, managers and business owners and the solutions to those challenges.
Laurie specialized in Employee Engagement, Leadership, and Culture. Through workshops, coaching owners and their teams on communication, leadership and culture, Laurie has helped effect change that has produced better communication between leadership and their teams. Stronger leadership with increased productivity and efficiency has produced growth and significant increases in profitability.
Laurie has been awarded numerous times for his coaching and leadership, being featured many times in the top 100 and being a member of the President’s and Chairman’s Club.
Laurie coaches his clients to evaluate every part of their business, what makes them successful, what are the barriers that hold them back. What makes them unique and to learn to leverage the talents of each team member. When team members see their leaders energized, excited about the vision, and not just talking but showing leadership, they get excited and energized about helping fulfill that vision and engagement goes up and when engagement do goes up the whole company benefits and it shows up on the bottom line.
Laurie focuses on building a high level of trust between leadership and their teams, helping great companies become exceptional.
What his clients say:
- He has helped me improve my leadership style. With his help, I have moved my thinking from start-up to CEO.
- With the help of Laurie’s one on one weekly coaching program, I was able to better direct my energy to where the company needed it most, and he has helped me focus the direction of the company. This fiscal year, we have increased our revenues by 36% and more importantly, as of 6 months ending May 30, profits are up 930%!!
- Working with Laurie has been the best business decision we have ever made! We are learning so much about how to not only run a successful business but also how to be successful people.
- Through working with Laurie, I find myself having more time to pursue other interests and I’m enjoying an 80% increase in our NET profit.
- I can say without a doubt that working with Laurie has helped me identify areas in my business that are weaker than they should be – but the most important thing is that I am working on them all the time in an organized and accountable environment
- Team building is another important ingredient you brought to our company. You had to deal with some “tough” cookies in the team building workshop you put on for us and you did it with professionalism and good humor. Our team is stronger as a result of the work you have done with our company.