Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts

Professor - University of Virginia, Co-Founder - R-PAQ Solutions

Laura Morgan Roberts is a top business keynote speaker, author, and the Co-Founder/Principal of R-PAQ Solutions. A lifetime academic, she formerly served on the faculty at Harvard Business School and the University of Michigan. Dr. Roberts is an architect of personal and professional alignment, who helps leaders to unlock the pathways for constructing, sustaining, and restoring positive identities at work.

  • Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

  • Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

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Developing Yourself

Developing Strengths to Become Extraordinary Create a strengths-based developmental agenda for making extraordinary leadership contributions in the present and future. The Personal & Professional Alignment Quest...

  • Developing Strengths to Become Extraordinary
    Create a strengths-based developmental agenda for making extraordinary leadership contributions in the present and future.
  • The Personal & Professional Alignment Quest
    Create the conditions where you can thrive and flourish by increasing your alignment in four key areas: purposeful engagement in work, putting your strengths to work, bringing your best-self to work, and cultivating affirming relationships.
  • Crafting a Life
    Consider how your work identity and involvement enriches and detracts from your ability to thrive holistically. Orchestrate your social context such that it aligns with your goals, passions, values and experiences.
  • Cultivating Positive Identities at Work
    Increase the continuity between your culture, values, preferences, and workplace demands in order to build authentic relationships with coworkers and experience an authentic connection with work.

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Branding Your Best-Self

Creating a Positive Professional Image Center-stage your character, competence, and commitment while remaining true to yourself, your values and your sense of purpose. A Strategic Approach to Managing your ...

  • Creating a Positive Professional Image
    Center-stage your character, competence, and commitment while remaining true to yourself, your values and your sense of purpose.
  • A Strategic Approach to Managing your Visibility
    Leaders often find themselves in the spotlight — their actions garner a great deal of public attention and scrutiny. Manage your visibility such that your best-self remains in the spotlight as you grow and develop as a leader.

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Leading Transformation

Bringing out the Best in Others Learn how strategic planning, talent management, and performance evaluation processes can excite and inspire employees to discover and utilize strengths in order to enhance the quality of their contributions...

  • Bringing out the Best in Others
    Learn how strategic planning, talent management, and performance evaluation processes can excite and inspire employees to discover and utilize strengths in order to enhance the quality of their contributions.
  • Leveraging Diversity for Extraordinary Outcomes
    Unleash the unrealized potential that diverse perspectives and experiences bring to organizations, through taking on an appreciative perspective on difference and inclusion.
  • Authentic Leadership
    Analyze your own leadership journey, gain clarity about how to enhance your own experience of authenticity at work, and develop tools for constructively engaging aspects of your identity as a source of strength.

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About Keynote Speaker Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts

Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts is an author, professor, researcher, and organizational consultant. She is the co-founder and Principal of R-PAQ Solutions, LLC, an Atlanta-based research and consulting firm that brings strength-based practices to leaders who seek extraordinary performance and personal fulfillment.  As a professor of organizational behavior, Dr. Roberts has served on the faculties of the Harvard Business School, University of Michigan, Wharton School, Simmons School of Management, and Georgia State University.  She is also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Gender in Organizations at the Simmons School of Management in Boston, and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor. Dr. Roberts has earned accolades for her executive, MBA, and undergraduate business and psychology courses in leadership, organizational behavior, group dynamics, talent management, diversity and negotiations in the United States, Europe and Africa.

Dr. Roberts is an architect of personal and professional alignment, who helps leaders to unlock the pathways for constructing, sustaining and restoring positive identities at work.  She has published her work on authenticity, identity, diversity, strengths, and value creation in her edited book, Exploring Positive Identities and Organizations (Roberts & Dutton, Eds.) and in over 30 articles, book chapters, and case studies.

A native of Gary, Indiana, Dr. Roberts earned her BA in Psychology with highest distinction and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia. She then received her MA and Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.  Dr. Roberts lives near Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and business partner, Rev. Darryl D. Roberts, JD, Mdiv and their daughter.

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