Laura S. Scott

Laura is a Key Women’s Leadership Forum facilitator and executive coach. She helps leaders and motivated individuals realize their goals and potential through custom coaching, retreats, instructional design, and training solutions for resiliency, change, engagement, strategic decision making and leadership.

Laura is a Key Associates partner. She is a speaker, author, and President of 180 Coaching, a Tampa-based professional coaching service. As a certified Executive, Leadership, and Transition Coach and Accredited Member of the International Coaches Federation (ICF), she brings 18 years of coaching and 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in her commitment to help management teams and individuals achieve their personal and professional development and leadership objectives and manage and embrace change and challenge.

As a certified Conversational Intelligence Coach and Energy Leadership Master Practitioner, Laura invites her clients to be mindful leaders and to be aware of the consequences of core beliefs, emotions, language, and thoughts, and how the quality of those determine to a large degree how we show up in the world and the level of our engagement, leadership, and well-being. As a certified TTI Success Insights and Conflict Dynamics Profile practitioner, Laura offers proven processes and tools for self-awareness and success through strategic engagement and action plans, skill development, accountability, and talent management solutions.

Laura’s continuing education is focused on the neuroscience of coaching and how the brain responds to stress and threats. Laura developed the Pause II Power training and coaching for emotional self-mastery and resiliency. Pause II Power is a practice using brain-based mindfulness techniques for enhancing emotional self-mastery, resiliency, and positive engagement.  Laura developed the Scott Model for Cognitive Empathy to help coaches, mediators, professionals, and executive leaders adopt a personalized approach for cognitive empathy from eight proven approaches. This helps those who score low on emotional empathy to have tools and processes to build trust through cognitive empathy.

Laura Scott currently serves as the Past President of the ICF-Tampa Bay Charter Chapter (International Coaches Federation–a Professional Coaching organization) and as a strategic decision making, career, and leadership coach for the University of Tampa MBA Leadership Program, and as a mentor/member of the Highrisers Toastmasters.