What We Do

Laura Benjamin is Principal, Communicate Colorado LLC, a veteran-owned training and facilitation company in Black Forest near Colorado Springs and Denver. For over 20 years, Laura’s company has helped clients improve workplace relationships, teamwork and interpersonal communication for project members, customers, constituents and co-workers. A member of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF), Laura facilitates teambuilding, partnering meetings, strategic planning sessions and trainings for staff, teams and frontline leaders. Contact Laura’s office for more info.

SERVICES | TESTIMONIALS

Colorado Partnering Meeting Facilitator

Colorado Strategic Planning Session Facilitator

Colorado Training Programs

Teambuilding & Meeting Moderator

Business & Communication Coach

Laura Benjamin is a Colorado Springs facilitator and member of the International Association of Facilitators

CLIENTS AND PROJECTS:

  • Partners In Housing, Colorado Springs, Teambuilding Training Facilitator
  • Association of Christian Schools International, Colorado Springs, DISC Teambuilding Training
  • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS), University Center/Conference Services, strategic planning retreat and teambuilding facilittor
  • Paint Brush Hills Metropolitan District, Colorado, training series on workplace relationships, communication, teambuilding, conflict management
  • Project Management Institute Pikes Peak Regional Chapter, speaker and workshop facilitator
  • Jim Manning, Clearly Seen Productions and The Mountain App, Arizona/Tennessee
  • CDOT & SEMA Construction partnering meeting and teambuilding facilitator, Denver CO
  • Pikes Peak Library District Annual Staff Development Conference, Internal Customer Service Training, Colorado Springs
  • Spectranetics, Customer Service Training, Colorado Springs CO
  • Ellis Lucas, Author and President, His Song Evangelistic Outreach Ministries
  • OrthoAccel Technologies Inc. of Houston TX, Marketing Summit/Team-building facilitator, Breckenridge CO
  • Cabela’s: World’s Foremost Outfitter, National Human Resources Conference, Teambuilding, Sidney NE
  • ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy, Governing Board Strategic Planning Facilitator, Colorado Springs
  • USA Volleyball National Retreat, Difficult People and Conflict Training, Colorado Springs CO
  • Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), Teambuilding and Communication training, Colorado Springs
  • Manitou Springs CO Police Department, DISC, Listening and Communication Styles Coaching
  • Colorado Horse Council, Communication Training & Board Strategic Planning Facilitator, Colorado Springs
  • Certified Horsemanship Association Annual Conference Keynote Speaker, Denver
  • National High School Rodeo Association Youth Leadership Conference, Leadership Styles Workshop, Denver
  • Wells Fargo Home Equity, leadership development coaching for 20+ supervisors over multiple years and U.S. locations
  • U.S. Army at Fort Carson, Colorado, leadership development coaching and training for Commanding Officers and Senior Leadership Team in a 600-employee Directorate. Conducted Quality Adviser Team training and facilitated employee feedback via Town Hall Meetings.
  • Peoples & Colorado East Banks customer service project for ten statewide bank branches in three cities over three years
  • Orient Land Trust, facilitator for leadership board strategic planning sessions, roles and responsibilities for founders, executive director and board members during a time of significant change
  • Instructor, Colorado Springs and Pueblo Small Business Development Centers

MORE…

  • Air Academy School District 20, DISC Personality Styles and Teacher Teambuilding, Colorado Springs
  • Air Force Academy & Non-Appropriated Funds Human Resources Annual Conference Speaker
  • American Business Women’s Association National Conference Speaker, Albuquerque NM
  • American Medical Response, Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Denver, Colorado team meeting training
  • American Payroll Association, Denver Colorado Chapter Conference Speaker
  • AspenPointe Behavioral Health, Colorado Springs CO, Leadership/Mentoring Coaching, Townhall Meeting Facilitator, Executive and Management Organizational Development Planning
  • Association of College and University Auditors Conference Speaker, Nashville TN
  • Association for Talent Development (ASTD) Pikes Peak Chapter, Colorado Springs
  • Auctioneers Association Conference, State of Colorado, Dillon CO
  • Avon Products Inc., Employee Stress Management Training, New York NY
  • Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Team Development Training, DISC Personality Styles
  • Carmichael Training Systems Staff Training, DISC Personality Styles, Colorado Springs CO
  • Catholic Diocese of Colorado Springs, Conflict Management, Sexual Harassment Training
  • Center for Regional Advancement, writer, Pikes Peak Regional Leaders Trip Report
  • Cherwell Software Inc., Teambuilding training, Colorado Springs
  • Christian Meetings & Conventions Association Conference Speaker, Colorado Springs CO, Denver CO, Vail CO, Asheville NC, Franklin TN, Mobile AL
  • Cheyenne Mountain Conference Center, Colorado Springs CO, Teamwork Training
  • Citadel Bank of Colorado Springs, Customer Service Consulting & Training
  • Colorado Department of Transportation, Team Meeting Facilitator
  • Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities, Board of Directors Strategic Planning Session Facilitator and Teambuilding, Denver and Boulder CO
  • Colorado Healthcare Association Conference Speaker, Denver CO
  • Colorado Institute for Municipal Clerks Training, Boulder CO
  • Colorado National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Conferences, Estes Park CO, Pueblo CO, Colorado Springs CO, communication skills, teambuilding
  • Colorado Pupil Transportation Association, Managers Team-building Facilitator
  • Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind, DISC Personality Styles Training
  • Colorado Springs Association for Quality (ASQ), Membership Meeting Speaker
  • Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Speaker, Customer Service
  • Colorado Springs Customer Service Association, Employee Engagement Speaker
  • Colorado Springs Department of Motor Vehicles, DISC Personality Styles Training
  • Colorado Springs Human Resources Association
  • Colorado Springs Society for Human Resources Management, Taming ‘Godzilla’ and Other Difficult People training
  • Colorado Technical Recruiters Membership Luncheon Speaker, Denver
  • Colorado Technical University Commencement Speaker, Colorado Springs
  • Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business Conference Speaker
  • Community Partnership for Child Development Staff Training, Colorado Springs
  • Compassion International Staff Development Training, Colorado Springs
  • Colorado Society for Human Resources Management, State Conference speaker, Keystone CO
  • Current Inc., led an upsell and cross-sell project for a 400-person customer service and sales center which increased sales almost $1M within 18 months and cost less than 1% of revenue earned to administer
  • Dr. Dan Price, President Winning Ways Management, business coaching
  • Executive Women International membership meeting speaker
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Denver Field Office Training, Teambuilding Facilitator
  • Federally Employed Women, Peterson AFB CO & Florida Space Coast Chapters
  • Firesale Inc., Staff Development Training, Colorado Springs CO
  • Florida Children’s Forum Conference Speaker, Orlando FL, Difficult People training
  • Florida State Dept. of Children & Families, DISC Behavioral Profiles & Management Development Training, Tallahassee  FL
  • Fort Carson Colorado, Commanding General Conferences, Breckenridge CO & Vail CO
  • Fort Carson, U.S. Army, Colorado Springs, Customer Service & Sensitivity Training
  • Fort Lewis, U.S. Army, Tacoma Washington, Commanding General Conference & Women’s Leadership Conference, DISC Behavioral Profiles, Dealing w/Difficult People, Coping with Conflict
  • Front Range Solutions, Leadership Coaching, Colorado Springs CO
  • General Services Administration (GSA) Vendor Outreach Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, Taming Godzilla and Other Difficult People training
  • Habitat for Humanity ReStores, Colorado State Conference, Customer Service Training, Beaver Creek CO, Colorado Springs CO
  • Habitat for Humanity Pikes Peak ReStore, Customer Service Training, Colorado Springs
  • Harrison School District 2, Human Resources DISC Team-building, Colorado Springs CO
  • Heating, Plumbing Engineers (HPE Inc.) Leadership Coaching, Colorado Springs CO
  • Hospitality Sales Marketing Association, Customer Connections, Employee Engagement, Colorado Springs CO
  • Human Resources Association of Central Ohio, Luncheon Speaker, Dublin OH, Employee Engagement
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals Conference Speaker
  • International Association of Reservation Executives Conference, Florida
  • International Customer Service Association Conference Speaker, Denver CO
  • International Quality and Productivity Center, Employee Retention, Phoenix AZ
  • Junior Achievement National Leadership Conference, Employee Retention & Mentor Training, San Francisco CA
  • Junior Achievement Regional Training Conference, Employee Retention, Reno NV, St. Louis MO, Orlando FL
  • Junior League of Colorado Springs CO
  • Kissing Camels Property Owners Association, Colorado Springs, Executive Board Strategic Planning Facilitator
  • Knowledge Interact, Colorado Springs, Customer Service Training
  • Linda Boedeker, Non-profit Executive Director, business coaching
  • Linda Seger, Int’l Script Consultant and Author, business coaching
  • LKA Partners Architects, Colorado Springs CO, Employee Retention
  • Longmont Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon Speaker, Longmont CO
  • Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota Adoption Trainers Annual Conference, DISC Communication Styles Training, Coeur D’alene, Idaho
  • Managed Health Network, Employee Assistance Program Trainer, Boulder CO, Denver CO, Colorado Springs, Long Island NY
  • Matrix Design Group Engineers, DISC Behavioral Styles Training, Colorado Springs CO
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Conference Speaker, London, England, Employee Retention & Mentoring
  • Mountain Plains National Assoc. of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Conference Speaker, Missoula MT
  • Mountain Post Historical Center Association, Strategic Planning Facilitation, Colorado Springs CO
  • National Association of Child Care Professionals Annual Conference, Dinner Keynote and General Session Speaker, Management, Mentoring and Leadership Skills, Denver CO
  • National Association of Home Builders Conference Speaker, Detroit MI
  • Orient Land Trust, Strategic Planning Facilitator and Board Development, Dillon CO
  • Peoples Bank of Colorado & Colorado East Bank and Trust, Customer Service & Competitive Analysis Project, Colorado Springs, Buena Vista, Pueblo, Leadville CO
  • Pikes Peak Community College, Corporate Workforce & Economic Development Instructor (Customer Service, Management, Communication Skills)
  • Pikes Peak Community College Foundation, DISC Employment Consulting, Colorado Springs CO
  • Professional Bull Riders Association, Sexual Harassment Training, Colorado Springs CO
  • Project Management Institute Pikes Peak Chapter, Membership Meeting Speaker
  • Ragan Communications Webinar Facilitator, Communication Skills, Difficult People
  • ReMAX Properties, Inc., Leadership Team Strategic Planning Sessions, Colorado Springs CO
  • Rocky Mountain Business Travel Association Conference Speaker, Denver CO
  • School District Adams 12 Five-Star Transportation In-Service, Teambuilding Facilitator, Denver CO
  • Sidney Regional Medical Center, Leadership Teambuilding & DISC Behavioral Styles, Sidney NE
  • Softimage Software, Employee Development Retreat, Montreal, Canada
  • Southern Colorado Business Travel Association Conference Speaker
  • Society of Human Resources Management, National Conference, Philadelphia PA, Employee Retention
  • The Unified Group, Management Training, Denver CO
  • United States Air Force Academy, Leadership Development Project
  • United States Olympic Committee Training Center, Management and Leadership Training
  • Pikes Peak United Way, Management Team DISC Communication Styles training
  • Walter Drake, Colorado Springs, Leadership & Mentoring Training
  • Wells Fargo Bank Home Mortgage, DISC Behavioral Styles, Manager’s Train-the-Trainer Facilitator
  • Wells Fargo Insurance, Leadership & Mentoring Training, Colorado Springs CO
  • Woodland Park CO Police Department, DISC Behavioral Styles Training & Presentation Skills
  • Your Import Car Doctor, Business Development and Social Media Coaching