Laura Berman Fortgang
Laura Berman Fortgang is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the personal coaching field and is known for her no-nonsense, entertaining writing and speaking style. She is the best-selling author of:The Little Book on Meaning” was a 2010 finalist for a Books for a
Better Life Award alongside The Dalai Lama, Pema Chödron, Rabbi Harold Kushner and Sir Thomas Moore. Laura's books are published in 11 languages and distributed around the world.
Laura appearances on Oprah, The CBS Early Show, NBC's Today, Good Morning American, various nationally syndicated and cable outlets and many others, combined with major print media such as USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, MONEY and REDBOOK as well as many international newspapers have paved the way for most of the successful coaches in the industry today.
Through her coaching company, InterCoach, Inc./Now What?® Coaching, Laura has provided coaching to diverse clients ranging from homemakers, celebrities and Fortune 500 companies to NASA and the Army Corps of Engineers. Her company was voted one of the top 100 companies to watch in NJ.
One of the first recipients of the International Coach Federation's Master Certified Coach credential, Laura was a founding member of ICF, a four-year board member and has been a tireless champion for coaching around the world. In 2006, Laura became ordained as an interfaith minister and added guest sermons at various faith-based organizations to her professional endeavors.
A wife and mother of three, Laura resides in the NY Metro area with her family.