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Master the Moment
Communication

Helping busy professionals communicate more efficiently so they can increase productivity and reduce stress. Communicate with positive impact and calm confidence especially in those defining moments of pressure, high emotions and stress.


Training is fast, fun, and focused.


Get more done in less time and enjoy a high performing team environment!


Helping busy professionals communicate more efficiently so they can increase productivity and reduce stress. Communicate with positive impact and calm confidence especially in those defining moments of pressure, high emotions and stress.


Training is fast, fun, and focused.


Get more done in less time and enjoy a high performing team environment!

Award-winning Corporate Trainer  •  Speaker  •  Bestselling Author

Award-winning Trainer
Speaker
Bestselling Author

Sharon Skasick

Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Springs, USA

We were blown away

. . . by Lorna McLaren when we brought her in to speak at our event at the hospital. Never laughed or learned so much!  She was spot on in knowing the stress we go through and provided so many tips. Everyone loved her humor, energy, and ability to engage and inspire. Elated with the positive responses from our staff!

What clients are saying

"The committees met in late October and compiled lists of topic and speaker suggestions for me to assemble into a complete seminar program. One of the encore speakers included on that list was … Lorna McLaren who ranked in the top 10 speaker list for both her sessions! And two top 10 performances are even more impressive when noted that there were 189 speaker sessions on that list!!

Michelle Gaston, Director Professional Development

OFA Short Course, Columbus, Ohio

Dynamic, entertaining, everyone was fully engaged the entire time! A few of us needed to go to the bathroom but chose to stay as we didn't want to miss a thing. Never been as riveted by a conference speaker as we were with Lorna McLaren. We invited her back 3 more times to speak at our Annual Judicial Case Managers Conference.

Yvonne Hadfield

JCM Supervisor Office of the Chief Judge, Vancouver, BC

I've worked with Lorna over 5 years in multiple countries in front of thousands of people. Wherever she went, she captivated her audience. I can confidently recommend her as the go-to expert in better communication and less stress.

Dr. Trina Read

Bestselling author,
Award-winning Speaker, National Columnist

Bestselling Author

Digital cafe meeting
Lorna's book against street backdrop

Quick Communication tips for instant results, less stress, and a good laugh . . . Because life is busy:) 

"Before it HITS the Fan" 
Get control before it gets out of control

  • a toxic co-worker pulls you into their drama
  • PROMOTED TO MANAGEMENT AND FORCED TO INHERIT A DIFFICULT EMPLOYEE
  • an emotionally charged customer on the phone
  • REDUCE MISUNDERSTANDINGS AND HANDLE CONFLICT WITH CALM CONFIDENCE
Before It Hits the Fan book cover

#1 Bestseller in
CANADA & USA

Or buy Print Edition

What participants are saying


Colette Bobowski, Legal Coordinator

“Excellently delivered. Very real examples with concise, specific examples on how to deal with numerous situations. Lorna is extremely knowledgeable and interesting. Highly recommend.”


SASK Energy

Junn Hartwell, Manager

“Lorna was an excellent presenter. She kept us engaged through humour and facts and statistics. Very interesting, made a lot of everyday associations so we could relate. Best seminar I’ve ever been to and I’ve learned a lot I can use in my workplace and everyday life! Thank you Lorna”


Fountain Tire, Saskatoon

Noreen Walker, Assistant Manager

"I enjoyed learning different strategies for controlling emotions and diffusing situations. Your examples for wording sentences allowed me to know the difference between making someone feel attacked vs engaged and a part of the solution”


Forever Yours Lingerie, Langley, BC

Sue Lehmann, Lead Administrator, Seattle, WA

“Lorna is the best speaker I’ve heard. She really motivates through humor & holds my interest. I’m raring to go now!”


US Department Of Labor

Victor Koroluczuk and Diane Finlayson, Project Managers

“Excellent seminar on prioritizing and managing objectives”


Capgemini, Birmingham, UK