Lauren B. Klein is a networking, social business and communities strategist, who advises, coaches and facilitates to keep the lights on, however most of the time she is talking about food, leadership in communications and all things community on twitter via @thelaurenklein.
Lauren partners with organizations that are designing conceptual models for creating vibrant and sustainable social business, leadership, talent or affinity community models in strategic and highly collaborative ways. She seeks ways to foster connectedness among individuals, groups and teams via their goals, vision. Lauren prioritizes and focuses strategic and creative business efforts to serve a larger strategic set of goals with strategic and creative business leadership. She draws connections to close structural holes and plan next steps—a diplomatic super connector. Lauren provides a strong viewpoint on the strengths and weaknesses of social programs, with experience in working with vendor partners to implement strategic programs and monitor member engagement, brand and perception. She designs collaborative and highly strategic conceptual models for network creation and sustainability. Lauren provides management of all financial aspects of programs, as well as staff leadership.
Lauren has worked many years as a strategist, leader, mentor, and coach in formal organizations to help organizations identify, create, build and cultivate authentic communities. She helps coach business and community leaders to ignite their passion while unleashing their potential through technique sharing, individual learning, and goal setting. She is constantly seeking ways to foster connectedness among individuals, groups and teams via their goals, vision, and purpose. Lauren strives to be an authentic individual in both her professional and personal life. She blogs, tweets, and consults.