Laurie Maddalena is a sought-after keynote speaker and leadership trainer known for her engaging, impactful sessions that not only leave audiences inspired, but spur them into action.

When she’s not traveling the country inspiring leaders, she can be found drinking a nice glass of Cabernet with her husband, Rino, or reading Curious George to her three kids (seven and under).


Elevate Your Leadership






“I highly recommend Laurie. Her energy, passion, and approachability set her apart from other speakers”


–Jack Canfield
America’s #1 Succes Coach and author of The Success
and co-author of The Chicken Soup for the Soul series


The Exceptional Leader Program

The Exceptional Leader Program

All Industries

9.8.22 | 12 pm

The Exceptional Leader Program

The Exceptional Leader Program

Credit Unions

9.14.22 | 9 am

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence Workshop

Credit Unions

10.5.22 | 9 am


Envision Excellence is a leadership consulting firm specializing in executive and management training, leadership assessments, emotional intelligence, teambuilding, and speaking for conferences and corporate events.

How to Manage a High Performing Employee

How to Manage a High Performing Employee

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During my tenure as a vice president of human resources for a credit union in Maryland, I worked with two human resources generalists on my team. Both were good at their jobs; they each had completed training and certifications in HR. Yet one was exceptional—she had a few more years of experience than the other employee and had gained knowledge and confidence through everyday practice. She was a self-starter who I could give any project…

How Too Many Choices is Ruining Your Productivity

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You’d think having a lot of choices would be the optimal situation. Living in the Washington, DC area, there are hundreds of restaurants to choose from. For a recent date night out, my husband and I struggled to narrow down all the options in our area to settle on one. After several days of scrolling through the choices, we finally decided to just go to a restaurant we usually go to. While having so many…
2022 Leadership Checklist

Your 2022 Leadership Checklist

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Many of us look forward to a fresh start at the beginning of a new year. The past two years have been chaotic, stressful, and challenging for most of us, and leaders in organizations have not only had to manage employees, but manage the myriad changes caused by the pandemic. Perhaps the past two years you have felt more reactive than proactive as a leader. Now is a great time to recalibrate and focus on…