Laura Stack

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Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, has consulted with Fortune 500 corporations for nearly 20 years in the field of personal productivity. She helps leaders create high-performance cultures in their teams and organizations and achieve Maximum Results in Minimum Time®. She is the president of The Productivity Pro®, Inc., a time management training firm specializing in productivity improvement in high-stress organizations. Since 1992, Laura has presented keynotes and seminars on improving output, lowering stress, and saving time in today’s workplaces. 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.

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, the Chicago Tribune, O Magazine, Entrepreneur, Readers Digest, and Forbes magazine. Laura has been a spokesperson for Microsoft, 3M, Skillsoft, Office Depot, and Xerox. Her client list includes top Fortune 500 companies, including Starbucks, Wal-Mart, IBM, GM, MillerCoors, Lockheed Martin, Wells Fargo, and Time Warner, plus a multitude of associations and governmental agencies.

Speaking Topics

Get More Work From Fewer People Without Making Them Hate You or Quit
This is Laura's leadership keynote, suited for professionals who are responsible for improving the productivity of direct reports or teams and have to get more done with fewer people. Perfect for leadership development programs and executive retreats. Good leaders understand that time management is not about squeezing more into the day; it's about you and your people spending time productively toward the accomplishment of organizational goals. Managing the clock isn't the answer-teaching employees to manage themselves is.


SUPERCOMPETENT® The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best
Based on Laura's fourth business book of the same title (Wiley, 2010), this is her program on how high potentials can achieve peak performance in the workplace. The new mantra is "buckle down!" These times are about a return to quality rather than quantity; all of us must learn to be competent—and not just plain, old-fashioned competent, but SuperCompetent®.

YOU Can Be a Productivity Pro®!
This is Laura’s flagship keynote that combines key concepts from her multiple books and 18 years of experience into a comprehensive 45 to 75-minute presentation. Time management, prioritization, scheduling, concentration, organization, email, workflow, processing, and systems are all covered to help your attendees achieve Maximum Results in Minimum Time®. Your participants will gain scores of new ideas from “The Productivity Pro”® on increasing output without increasing effort and performing at their matchless best! This interactive, entertaining, high-energy program involves multiple segments customized to your group, multi-media, singing, and an audience-participation game show!

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