Genie Z. Laborde

Laborde, Genie  PhotoAuthor of Influencing with Integrity, Genie Z. Laborde is the founder of I.D.E.A. Inc. whose seminars have been taught to over 50,000 employees of corporations around the world. IBM, Chase Bank, Dell, Intel, HP, Wells Fargo and Dow Jones are among her clients. The interpersonal skills she and her 200 trainers teach have recently been adapted from business to the arena of personal relationships. Her new venture, 2 in Sync, Inc. utilizes e-learning skills for good relationships.

Mother of six (including an adopted child), Genie also has 15 grandchildren. She holds a doctorate in psychology and education initiated by a Ford Foundation Grant for Innovative Education from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Her e-books (Spellbinding, Fine Tune Your Brain, Influencing with Integrity for the Internet, and Selling Financial Services with Integrity, can be found on her websites.