Meet Laura

Laura Malinowski coaches mission-driven high performing leaders. As a leadership coach and change management expert, she thrives serving as a thought partner for  achieving balance and creating momentum in leadership.

Laura launched My Future Realized as the next logical step in her life-long love affair with learning, growth and transformation. Deeply curious about diverse perspectives, she considers coaching to be a calling, an art and a discipline. 

A Washington DC area native, Laura was an operational ninja  in a mission-driven professional services organization for 17 years. She brings years of experience with building departments, cultivating teams and collaborative cultures, and creating sustainable products and systems. Her background also includes the creation of a non-profit community organization, five years in publishing, and spinning discs as a deejay. She is honored to serve on the Executive Committee for Stepping Stones Shelter in Rockville, MD, and as Communications Chair for the Women's Business Organization (Montgomery County).

Laura is a Certified Professional Coach trained in Generative Coaching with inviteCHANGE. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, with a concentration in Film & Theater. She holds certificates in Change Management, Organizational Development and Consulting Skills. She is a  certified practitioner of the Tilt 365 Positive Influence Predictor and True Tilt Personality Profile, is a certified QA in the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and is proficient in French. 

Laura lives for diving into the deep, impactful issues typically hidden in ordinary conversation. She's always on the lookout for good dark chocolate - and opportunities to create perspective and possibility among the chaos.

What Clients Say

These mission-driven, high-performing professionals have this to say about working with Laura...

"Laura's organic approach has quickly helped me get back in touch with my personal power, strengths and goals... Her understanding of my style is always on point... she nails the essence of where I want to go, even when I don't know how to say it myself. I cannot recommend Laura enough! Her guidance has been a game changer for me." – K.H.
"As a small business owner, it is amazing to have Laura in my corner. The work that Laura does enables me to organize and strategize plans not only for my business but for me personally. Laura is a warm glow that allows me to be honest with myself about the goals I want to achieve." – K.B.
"My time with Laura proved to be exceptional in every way. She carefully listened to my existing concerns/struggles without judgement, and then we thoughtfully set about creating a plan to address those issues...  I would heartily recommend Laura." - R.A. 
"Laura has a calming presence that creates a safe space for coaching. She respects me as a Muslim coming from a different culture than her. She asks insightful questions, listening deeply to all I have to say and encouraging authenticity, and serves as an accountability partner with my action plans." - M.B.