Laura Simms is an expert on meaningful work who challenges conventional wisdom by asking people to ditch their passions and start with purpose.
She’s the creator of Your Career Homecoming, a celebrated career change program that helps people discover the meaningful work that’s right for them. Her work has been featured by The US News & World Report, Business Insider, and Psychology Today.
Laura’s colorful career history includes a history degree, an MFA in acting, being a coaching school drop-out, getting fired from a dream project, quitting multiple jobs (including one after the first day), teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a successful career as an actor where she worked on network television, performed in every state on the Eastern seaboard, received multiple callbacks from Cirque du Soleil, and shared a sound booth with Sandra Oh.
She lives in Atlanta with her husband and son, where she loves walking in the woods and trying to find the best whiskey cocktail in town.