Productivity and Time
Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, CPAE, is America’s Premier Expert in Productivity™. In 1992, Laura founded her own company, which specializes in business performance, strategy execution, and employee productivity. As a highly-regarded speaker and author, Laura shares her vision and methodologies around the globe on creating Maximum Results in Minimum Time®. A sought-after thought leader, Laura writes on high-performance cultures, human potential, and peak performance in her columns in The Business Journal, Success, Training, Productive, and Time Management Magazines. Laura uses both high energy and high content to educate, entertain, and motivate audiences to produce greater results in the workplace.
She was the 2011-2012 President of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is the recipient of the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, NSA’s highest earned designation. In 2015 Laura was inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, the highest speaking award given by the National Speakers Association, bestowed to only five people each year worldwide. The CPAE (Council of Peers Award for Excellence) is the prestigious lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism.
Laura is the author of six bestselling productivity books published by Random House, Wiley, and Berrett-Koehler, most recently, Execution IS the Strategy (2014). Her books have been published in over 20 countries and translated into many foreign languages, including Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, Italian, and Romanian. Laura’s popular weekly electronic productivity bulletin has subscribers in 38 countries.
Widely regarded as one of the leading experts in the field of human performance and workplace issues, Laura has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal,Entrepreneur, and Forbes magazine. Laura has been a spokesperson for Microsoft, Dannon, belVita, 3M, Skillsoft, Office Depot, Day-Timer, and Xerox. Her client list includes top Fortune 500 companies, including Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Aramark, Bank of America, GM, Wells Fargo, and Time Warner, plus government agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Air Force Academy, the Census Bureau, and the U.S. Senate.