G'day! I'm Lauren Kress, The Business Scientist®

    I'm a strategist who coaches.

    I'm passionate about democratising tools & information to help change makers and entrepreneurs make the world a better place through the work they do each and everyday.

    As a Science-trained business nerd with a Masters in Cross-Disciplinary Art & Design I value how creative problem-solving can help us overcome what from the outset may seem "impossible".

    Like growing a brand with little-to-no budget or launching a startup without funding.

    I'm also currently undertaking further studies with the Australian Institute of Professional Counselling to become a qualified counsellor. I decided to do this because so much of the work we do in business is about overcoming the imposter syndrome, dealing with feelings of self-doubt and making informed decisions that are best for ourselves, our people and the world around us.

    If you're looking for inspiration, motivation and help on how to lead your own purpose driven project or enterprise, check out my podcast show Purpose Driven.

    It's available on Apple Podcasts here

    On Google podcasts here

    And on Spotify here

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    Do you offer one-on-one business coaching online?

    Yes, I offer one-on-one coaching sessions as either one-off sessions as well as monthly sessions. If you'd like to find out more about this, simply reach out to me on LinkedIn.

    Are you a speaker, presenter or moderator?

    I speak and present on a range of topics at virtual and in-person events.

    I also provide moderating services for speakers and podcasters on clubhouse, via livestream and for pre-recorded events.

    If you're a thought leader or you're an event manager, agency, studio, videographer or production company who works with thought leaders, then there could be some cool ways for us to collaborate!

    Will you come and talk on my podcast show as a guest?

    Most likely - yes! If you're looking for a guest on your podcast and your show is a good fit for what I talk about then I'm more than happy to join you on your podcast show or LinkedIn Live recording, just send me a message and let’s chat :)

    How can I be a guest on your show? 

    Reach out to me via LinkedIn and let me know why you think you'd be a good fit for my show and how my listeners will benefit from having you join us on the podcast.

    Qualifications & Achievements

    2021

    Started working as the Chief Marketing Officer at PeopleStrength, the world's first emotional intelligence gym

    2020

    Show host of Australia & New Zealand's Apple Podcast's All Time Best Seller GROW YOUR BRAND (Business & Entrepreneurship)

    Started counselling diploma with AIPC (Australian Institute of Professional Counselling)

    Co-Presenter at Spark Festival: Australia's Festival of Innovation

    Video presenter for THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACY's sponsored video series with GSK and Fred IT Group.

    Show host of BACK 2 BUSINESS A Starter Pod presents podcast

    2nd year participating as a student mentor in UNSW's mentor program

    10 Year Anniversary working in Brand & Content Marketing Strategy

    Celebrated 4 years in business

    2019

    Show host of NEURODIVERSITY AT WORK - a conference coverage series made possible by Thriving Now exploring how to embrace difference and inclusion for business growth.

    Show host of Apple Podcast's Top 10 Business, Entrepreneurship & Marketing Show: THE OYSTER (USA, Canada, Australia, and Japan)

    1st year participating as a student mentor in UNSW's mentor program

    B&T's 30 Under 30 Finalist: Entrepreneurship Category

    2016

    Launched Brand & Content Marketing Consultancy

    Completed Masters at COFA (UNSW) in Cross-Disciplinary Art & Design

    2012

    Began working in B2B Marketing, Media & Communications

    2011

    Completed Honours research at the Translational Neuroscience Facility at UNSW under the supervision of Professor Gary Housley and Dr Ann Wong

    2008

    Started my first blog: OUT OF INK

    In the spirit of reconciliation I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. I pay my respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living and working on the land.

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