Speaker and Life Coach

Are you stressed and overwhelmed?

Have you been chasing the next goal looking for happiness?

Are you unsure what to do next?

Join me to get laser focused on your dreams, take massive action and come away

feeling on fire and fulfilled!



Motivate, empower and inspire your audience with a speaking event, workshop or seminar by Laura Macdougall. By combining inspiring stories, and engaging topics, Laura shares research-based tools to helping you and your group succeed at work, and at home. Sessions can be customized and some popular topics include: Spotlight on Strengths, Creating Connections that Matter, 

The Science of Stress, Building Resilience and many others.

What would it look like if you were living your life purpose? How would you feel if you were fully charged up and on fire about your life? What would it take for you to live the life you are dreaming of? Imagine the feeling you would get each morning leaping out of bed to do what is your hearts desire. Can you imagine the impact you could have if you brought all of you to serve the world?


If any of these questions resonate with you, coaching may be the next step in reaching your dreams. Are you ready for change? Email Laura here to set up a free consultation. Ask about the ON FIRE coaching system and how it can help you feel on fired and fulfilled!


"If you want to move the needle on any part of your life, without hesitation, I highly recommend Laura as a life/career coach.  She brings years of corporate experience along with a gentle holistic approach. - Invest in yourself. You won’t be sorry”

                                --Julie Hicks, Cleveland

“Laura is the reason for my success. In only two months, I managed to go from jobless to living my dream. Under her guidance, I learned how to step into my own power and bravely show up in every opportunity I got. She knows exactly what you need to grow into the person you are meant to become.”

                                       --Emi Chan, Campaigner, Hong Kong Veg Society, Hong Kong

"Laura was an incredible moderator for one of our events. She brought incredible knowledge to the topic and included personal stories. All of this great content was presented with a relaxed and engaging style. The audience came away with a deeper understanding of the topic as she really took things to the next level by encouraging everyone to make a commitment to change. I would highly recommend her as a speaker or facilitator."

                                             --Lauren Butler, Manager Communications and Events, WXN

"Laura has an amazing presence, she is both warm and focused. She “sprinkles” the science so it’s not overwhelming. Her activities got the group to bond almost immediately and kept us learning and laughing the whole day. "

                                             -- Lauren Malach, Toronto

"For a long time, I knew I needed to do more to deal with my stress and improve my self confidence. Working with Laura has helped me immensely. I would recommend her in a heart beat!"

                                           -- Nicole de Jager, London 

"Laura is a dedicated champion of youth. She creates an environment where the youth feel fully accepted and supported, while providing interactive and engaging programming that provides opportunities for fun and learning.”

                 --Laura Lipani, Life Skills and Employment Co-ordinator, Youth Without Shelter



Laura Macdougall, is a global speaker and coach that helps high performing professionals create a life of clarity, connection and fulfillment. She is the creator of the revolutionary 6-phase program Feeling ON FIRE , empowering women to ignite their dreams and powerfully step into their future with brazen confidence. The transformational 1:1 coaching process creates laser focus, allows you to take massive action and come away feeling on fire and fulfilled. With 25 years experience as a successful business professional, experienced at growing and developing teams, she shares proven strategies and practical approaches to drive engagement, connection and profitability.


She is the Founder of the Flourishing Business Collective, a mastermind for Women entrepreneurs that encourages women to dream bigger, step through fear and rise to even higher levels of success.


An accomplished leader, she has held a variety of senior positions in business and the healthcare sectors developing expertise in marketing, communications, business development, change management, leadership, quality improvement and the patient experience.


Laura’s education includes a MBA from the Smith School of Business, a degree in Occupational Therapy from Western University, and certificates in Advanced Health Leadership and Applied Positive Psychology. She is also a yoga and meditation instructor and a professional coach.

For her, a thriving life includes challenging physical activity, time in nature, travel and serving others. In 2016, she developed a resilience program for youth from disadvantaged backgrounds and she donates a portion of her revenues to causes that are important to her. 

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Laura Macdougall

Toronto, Ontario


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