About Laura Watson

Your Partner For Moving Forward, Faster

By working together my staff turn-over has stabilized, my client retention has grown and my company has expanded.

Gena Rotstein, Dexterity Consulting

Hi! I’m Laura Watson, founder of Venture Coaching International. Based in Calgary, Alberta, I work with small business owners and executives across N. America. I’m passionate about helping my clients improve their life, business, communication and leadership effectiveness.

I graduated with an MSW from the University of Calgary and received my coaching certification from CoachU and the International Coach Federation. My expertise and commitment to personal mastery was recognized by the Calgary Association of Professional Coaches and the Universal Women’s Network.

Call 877 699 8684
for your free discovery session, or

Book Now

30 years ago I started my career counselling individuals and families. Then I decided to launch a coaching practice and build a business. I quickly learned that I lacked business building skills. I struggled and sabotaged myself until I finally dug in and figured it out. I learned how to shape my thinking and master my emotions. And I found the tools I needed to build a successful business.

I took my learnings and developed an approach, and tool kit, for applying business and leadership skills. Combined with my counselling background, my approach looks at the entire personal, business and leadership development journey. It’s designed to identify gaps and resolve issues quickly and efficiently.

To learn about this approach, visit my free stuff page. Download my eBook called, Level Up Your Leadership. It puts the leadership development journey into perspective and describes our Levelling Up process.

If like our approach, book a FREE coaching session. Let’s discuss your situation and develop a custom plan to help you succeed.

Consider Coaching When You

Feel Stuck

Reach a Plateau

Want Accountability

Want to Grow

Book A FREE Discovery Session Now

Let's breakthrough your self imposed barriers and
transform your business!

What Makes Venture Coaching Unique?

  • Our clients are business owners, executives and technical team leaders. They generally have several direct reports, who often have direct reports of their own.

  • We coach the “whole-person”. We focus on owners and executives operating smaller organizations. We’ve taken 30 years of counselling and coaching experience and developed a comprehensive tool kit for dealing with business, leadership and personal issues.

  • Coaching is a working partnership. Your coach provides feedback, guidance, training, support and external accountability. Your job is to act on that feedback and direction with focus and commitment.

  • You can engage a coach at any point in your business and leadership journey. Our clients usually call when they have a solid business with competent people in place, but something is holding them back.

    Engage a coach when:

    • you’re feeling stuck
    • you or your team is in crisis
    • you’re burnt out or frustrated
    • your business is under performing
    • communication has broken down
    • you need accountability
    • you need some fresh perspective
    • your business has plateaued
    • there is team or partner conflict
    • you feel like a fish out of water

Level Up Your Leadership

Discover the seven levels of personal and leadership development. See where you're at and how to level up.

GET YOUR FREE EBOOK

I have had the pleasure of working with Laura for the past couple of years as my business coach. She is amazing at break ...

Gena Rotstein
CEO, Dexterity Consulting

I’ve worked with Laura for only a short time and I can already see the benefits the relationship represents. Laura off ...

Adrian Bourne
Vice President, Unitech Electrical Contracting

Yours is the best cheque I write every month! ...

Natalie Seguin
Owner, Global Pet Foods

 

Download Our Coaching Guides

Lead yourself and your business with our free eBooks

FREE DOWNLOADS

Your Coaching Options

Book A FREE Discovery Session Now

Let's discuss your leadership journey and
discover your next level!

Level Up Your Leadership

Request a FREE
Coaching Session

OR CALL US TODAY

1 (877) 669-8684

Please complete our questionnaire to prepare for your call.


I think i need help with:

I rate my urgency at:

We currently employ:

Our annual gross revenue is:

My Previous Experience with coached is:

I normally problem solve by: