Lauren Mackler

Adjunct Lecturer

Academic Division: Management

Bio

Lauren Mackler is a coach, management consultant, speaker, educator, and creator of the Illumineering Coaching method. She is the author of the international bestseller, "Solemate: Master the Art of Aloneness & Transform Your Life", fellow author of "Speaking of Success" with Jack Canfield, Stephen Covey, and Kenneth Blanchard, a frequent commentator for CNN and FOX, and blogger for the Huffington Post. During her career, Lauren has also been a psychotherapist and corporate executive. After living and working in Europe for several years, Lauren returned to the U.S. and expanded her work to the corporate arena. Prior to founding her own firm in 2001, she created and led Arthur Andersen's New England Region People Strategy consulting practice and served as Vice President of Learning and Organizational Development at Boston Financial. Lauren brings her coaching and consulting expertise, keynotes, and personal and professional development programs to individuals, groups, and organizations around the world. Her work has been covered widely in the media, and her areas of expertise include: leadership, human behavior, organizational effectiveness, strategic planning, coaching, management consulting, interpersonal relations, and change management. She has been privileged to serve organizations within sectors that include health care, biotechnology, legal, manufacturing, consumer products, advertising, financial services, insurance, technology, construction, retail, sciences, consulting, education, government, non-profit, and real estate. Previous to joining the Babson faculty, Lauren served as an instructor for Harvard Business Publishing’s online leadership development programs, a guest lecturer at Brandeis University, and an adjunct faculty member at Northeastern University’s Executive Education. She earned her B.S. in Psychology and M.A. in Organizational Development at Lesley University, and her German certification in Psychotherapeutic Counseling at the Tao Zentrum in Munich, Germany.

Academic Degrees

  • MA, Lesley University
  • BS, Lesley University

Academic Interests

Leadership; Organizational Effectiveness; Management Consulting; Change Management; Talent Management

Awards & Honors

  • 2009 - International Bestselling Author, Amazon

Publications

Books

  • Mackler, L. (2009). Solemate: Master the Art of Aloneness and Transform Your Life: Hay House link

Book Chapters

  • Mackler, L., Covey, S., Blanchard, K., Canfield, J. (2007). Speaking of Success.: Insight Publishing link

Presentations

  • High-Impact Strategic Planning
    Mackler, L. High-Impact Strategic Planning Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • Building a Collaborative Workplace
    Mackler, L. Building a Collaborative Workplace Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams
    Mackler, L. Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • Effective Change Management
    Mackler, L. Effective Change Management Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • Lead Boldly: The Art of Extraordinary Leadership
    Mackler, L. Lead Boldly: The Art of Extraordinary Leadership Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • Live Boldly: The Art of Living an Extraordinary Life
    Mackler, L. Live Boldly: The Art of Living an Extraordinary Life Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • Managing Toxic Workplace Behaviors
    Mackler, L. Managing Toxic Workplace Behaviors Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • The Art of Interpersonal & Emotional Intelligence
    Mackler, L. The Art of Interpersonal & Emotional Intelligence Multiple Venues 2001-2016, Varied (2016)
  • The Work You’re Born to Do
    Mackler, L. The Work You’re Born to Do Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (2007)
  • High-Performance Management
    Mackler, L. High-Performance Management Northeastern University, Boston (2006)

Media Contributions

  • Know the Signs of Burn Out Video - Harvard Business Publishing
    Other (2014)
  • Meeting Management Video - Harvard Business Publishing
    Other (2014)
  • Difficult Conversations Video - Harvard Business Publishing
    Other (2013)
  • Coaching Video - Harvard Business Publishing
    Other (2013)
  • Managing Up Video - Harvard Business Publishing
    Other (2013)