the importance of purpose


ideal group size:

25+ attendees

30 - 90 mins*
*additional breakout activities available

creating a culture of accountability

“Holding people accountable” is a regular struggle for leaders. Do you use the carrot or the stick? How the hell do you motivate your people when they’re all so different? And why does it seem like nobody cares as much about the company as you do? Are they just lazy?

In this talk, Dr. Laura Gallaher busts the common misunderstandings of accountability and explains the three core elements to creating true organizational accountability.


Learn the Inside-Out model
Learn about the Inside-Out model of organizational accountability that was derived by the experts who helped transform the culture at NASA's Kennedy Space Center following the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy.

Focus it on the future!

We often associate accountability with blame and conflict, and get stuck looking back or seeking “fairness” but losing the lens of future focus wastes time and energy.

Get to the core of accountability

Learn what it means to truly be self-accountable and how you can begin to implement self-accountability exercises and concepts in your organization.

about the speaker:

Dr. Laura Gallaher


Laura is a dynamic speaker, story-teller, and facilitator who loves to help leaders experience themselves differently so they can walk through the world more connected, courageous, and clear. She is an Organizational Psychologist, TEDx Speaker, Facilitator, and Executive Coach. Since 2013, she has also served as the Founder and CEO of Gallaher Edge. 

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Jason E., PhD 

Co-founder and CTO of Luminar Technologies

"Laura Gallaher provides a unique blend of entertainment, passion and insight about life which - when combined with her personal creative flair - makes her a mesmerizing storyteller. She was able to connect with the audience in a way that captured our attention and brought us along on her journey." 

Carol C.

Founder, Speaking Your Brand​

"I highly recommend Laura as a keynote speaker. She is a captivating and memorable speaker who creates an environment of candor and trust whether she's talking to 20 people in a workshop setting or 500+ people from a stage.
Laura's intelligence is well balanced with her natural wit and charm and audiences lean in as she speaks, eager to hear more."