Laura Honeycutt, CPC, ELI-MP, is an engaging and dynamic coach and trainer with 25+ years of experience in the advertising world. She led Fortune 500 clients such as Kraft, Walt Disney World, Sprint and Hallmark Cards in award-winning campaigns at agencies like Leo Burnett, Havas and 360i. She also led global talent development initiatives for Draftfcb (now FCB) and led Learning and Development initiatives for the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), where she launched a transformational coach-led leadership program for working mothers in advertising.
Laura coaches high-achieving professionals to reach their most ambitious career goals, while also giving them tools to live their best personal lives – creating the most well-rounded, happy and productive professionals. She specializes in developing female leaders to reach for career heights they may not even realize they can achieve. She brings her deep business experience combined with intimate knowledge of effective leadership techniques to a variety of leadership development learning programs.
Laura is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Energy Leadership Master Practitioner (ELI-MP) by the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, one of the world’s foremost coaching schools accredited by the International Coach Federation. A native of Tennessee, she has lived in New York and spent most of her career in Chicago, which she currently calls her home.
“Laura was able to help me clarify and focus on a common thread in the scenarios I shared with her. She then guided me towards defining and determining first steps towards shifting my perspective. It was like putting on glasses with the right prescription – finally!”
“Far from one-size-fits all career advice, Laura’s guidance was tailored to me and my individual needs. Our interaction left me feeling more in control of my professional life and optimistic about moving forward.”
“I came into my session with Laura feeling stuck and insecure in a volatile and uncertain environment. Laura listened to my story, heard my concerns, and with her guidance, I could start to see ways to challenge myself, expand my scope by leaving my comfort zone, and ultimately to increase my value to my team and my company.”
“Laura was able to help me articulate my issue, she understood it immediately, helped me identify blocks and solving it and helped me come up with language to think about moving forward. She is a great listener and problem-solver!”
“Having some coaching experience myself, I was shocked and impressed by how quickly Laura was able help me focus on what I wanted to accomplish during our time together!”
“In my first session with Laura, she helped me identify my long-term & short term goals, identify my fears and stumbling-blocks, and provided insight and tools to move forward.”
“Laura is a warm and engaging coach with a sharp intuitive sense for how to effectively move clients forward towards their goals.”
“From our first session, Laura immediately made me feel comfortable with opening up to her about my career roadblocks, without feeling judged, and has helped me come a long way in overcoming them.”