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Defining Company Culture w/Laura Gallaher

August 17, 2018

Laura Gallaher is helping CEOs build their leadership styles and company cultures.



Self-improvement and self-acceptance are not on opposite ends of a continuum. They coexist. -Laura Gallaher


Takeaways + Tactics

  • Like it or not, every business has a culture, and it’s set by the CEO.

  • The development of amazing cultures is done with INTENTION and shaped by behaviors that are reinforced.

  • To become great leaders, good leaders must acknowledge the flaws that are holding them back.


Guest Bio:

Dr. Laura Gallaher has worked in the field of professional and personal development since 2005. Laura is an Organizational Psychologist, Speaker, Facilitator, and Executive Coach. She is the founder and CEO of Gallaher Edge, which she started in 2013 and rebranded in 2018.
Her noteworthy career began after the Space Shuttle Columbia exploded upon re-entry in 2003, killing everybody aboard. Following the tragedy, NASA hired Laura and a team of organizational psychologists to change the cultural influences that were deemed to play a role in the accident. She worked for 8 years to positively influence culture, develop leadership capacity, and improve organizational performance at Kennedy Space Center. Laura was also hired to help manage the change associated with radical changes in the performance management process and philosophy at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.

Laura is an expert teacher, trainer, speaker and consultant, particularly in the concepts of self-awareness, accountability, trust building and team cohesion. Learn more at