Dr. Laura Belsten is the Founder of the Institute for Social + Emotional Intelligence, and an executive coach in private practice specializing in communication, leadership, management and emotional intelligence in the workplace.
She works with executives and leaders worldwide, helping them hone their communication and influencing skills, stress management and resiliency, conflict management skills and more. She has coached hundreds of executives in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to federal, state and local government organizations, colleges and universities, research institutions and non-profits.
She also offers training programs on social and emotional intelligence and for individuals wishing to develop their communication and leadership skills.
Dr. Belsten has been on the faculty of the University of Denver since 1990, teaching graduate courses in communication, conflict management, leadership, and emotional intelligence, and has completed post-doctoral work through three national coaching training programs. She holds the highest certification possible through the International Coach Federation, the MCC or Master Certified Coach. She has held senior executive and leadership positions throughout her 25-year professional career, and has operated her own highly successful coaching and leadership development business since 1997.