Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, has consulted with Fortune 500 corporations for nearly 20 years in the field of personal productivity. She helps leaders develop high-performance cultures and achieve Maximum Results in Minimum Time® for their employees, teams, and themselves. She is the president of The Productivity Pro®, Inc., which specializes in productivity improvement in high-stress...read the rest
Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, has consulted with Fortune 500 corporations for nearly 20 years in the field of personal productivity. She helps leaders develop high-performance cultures and achieve Maximum Results in Minimum Time® for their employees, teams, and themselves. She is the president of The Productivity Pro®, Inc., which specializes in productivity improvement in high-stress organizations; she is also the 2011-2012 president of the National Speakers Association. Keynoter Laura presents over 100 practical, high-energy keynotes and seminars each year on improving output, lowering stress, and saving time in today’s workplaces and homes. She is one of a handful of professional speakers whose business focuses solely on time management and productivity topics. Laura is a high-energy, high-content speaker, who educates, entertains, and motivates professionals to improve workplace productivity. She has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned designation given by the National Speakers Association (NSA).
Laura is the bestselling author of five books, including What to Do When There’s Too Much to Do: (Berrett-Koehler 2012) SuperCompetent (Wiley, 2010); The Exhaustion Cure (Broadway Books, 2008), Find More Time (Broadway Books, 2006), and the bestselling Leave the Office Earlier (Broadway Books, 2004), which was hailed as “the best of the bunch” by the New York Times. Her books have been published in nine countries and translated into six foreign languages, including Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, Italian, and Romanian.
Widely regarded as one of the leading experts in the field of employee productivity and workplace issues, she has been featured nationally on the CBS Early Show, CNN, NPR, Bloomberg, NBC TV, WB News, the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the WashingtonPost.com, O Magazine, Entrepreneur, Readers Digest, and Forbes magazine. Laura has been a spokesperson for Microsoft, 3M, Skillsoft, Office Depot, and Xerox, and she is the creator of The Productivity Pro® planner by Day-Timer. Laura is the exclusive productivity partner of Linkage, Inc., which introduces her SUPERCOMPETENT® culture to organizations around the globe.read less
Laura Stack in Media
Laura Stack’s session with a group of our seasoned operations managers was eye-opening. We all learned new ways to be more productive with the tools we already have. I’ve never seen each of our seasoned, experienced operations managers so engaged in a session. Many of our senior and mid-level leaders were wowed by what they…
- Mary Pawlowski, Manager, Learning Design Piedmont Natural Gas
As a presenter, you are one of the best in the business. Your ability to use humor, personality, and maintain passion for excellence is absolutely phenomenal. Your mechanics of movement, eye contact, voice inflection, and gestures are second to none. I suspect that all rolls back to the passion you have for your chosen topic.…
- Lee Howe, Professional Development Manager, KIEWIT Energy Group
Laura is a dynamic and enthusiastic presenter. Attendees can feel her passion when she speaks. She offers creative ideas for getting things done. I know I have become more productive in the workplace due to Laura’s insightful, time-saving suggestions. She is an incredible resource who can help people be more productive not only at work,…
- Sheri Caldwell, Ohio SHRM
“Laura Stack gave us several new ideas that we were able to implement immediately within our organization, including scheduling techniques, email management, and meeting protocols. I received emails from participants following her presentation, reporting the early wins they were having with her methods.”
- Roger Blythe, VP, Business Analysis, Chick-fil-A
“You have the ability to take potentially dry subject matter and make it come alive for the attendees.”
- Don Loberg, ATB Supervisor, United States Department of Agriculture
Quotes: “Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization…frees you to operate more effectively.” — Larry King, American journalist. “Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite.” — Oliver Wendell Holms, American writer and physician. “Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” —… ... read more