Small. Smart. Strong.

Worklab presents a dynamic 6-month program for transformational growth of both your inner (leader) and outer (business) game. Curated by AG Collaborative + Laurel & Co., this experience joins 15 leaders for real work in critical areas. Investing in you and your business will produce tangible results – better positioning you to create growth, sustainability, and a thriving team.


Tuesdays from 9:00am-4:00pm

1/22,  2/19,  3/19, 4/16, 5/14, 6/4


For one full day each month, you will experience unique facilitation, hands-on learning, and connection with fellow business owners. After every session, you’ll walk away with tangible and actionable items to use immediately in your business. Here are the session topics we have planned for you:

  • Sharpen your mission, vision, and values to be truly foundational for your business and reflect your personal purpose
  • Achieve your long-term vision and short-term objectives by creating and using goals in a whole new way
  • (Re)Construct an efficient, right-sized infrastructure; and get comfortable with addressing your inherent business risks
  • Build a people strategy to increase retention, improve performance, and sustain a healthy culture
  • Reimagine how to give an exceptional customer experience -- the best way to gain a competitive advantage
  • Tell your business story with the right numbers and measures, then come full circle with an easy eval process to keep moving your business forward
  • Define who you are as a leader by identifying and leveraging your gifts, values, and purpose
  • Utilize StrengthsFinder assessment to identify your key strengths and how to use these as a means to lead, guide and develop your team
  • Develop strategies and practices to maximize your team with greater effectiveness in communication, feedback, and execution

INVESTMENT: $2,295 per person (5% off if registered by 12/10)

Includes a 5-visit punch card to the Worklab coworking space.

(Pay what you can, when you can!) Find a friend to attend, $50 off!

This is a fresh approach, integrating business and leadership development for maximum impact.

Need more information before you register? Email

Participants are invited to access these additional opportunities:

  • Individual, tailored business or leadership coaching packages (6 sessions) are available so participants may work directly with facilitators throughout the program.
  • Alumni Experience - The cohorts will continue to be provided with structured opportunities to stay engaged with the group and use this intentional community as a sounding board, a place to share ideas or best practices, build connections, and be further resourced with the ability to participate in future seminars, workshops, and coaching. (Available for a small monthly investment investment of $99 per month.)

Facilitator Bios

Abbey Johnston
Abbey Johnston
AG Collaborative

Abbey Johnston is the Co-Founder of AG Collaborative, a leadership development business that unleashes leaders to create greater engagement, maximized results, and vibrant cultures. From Fortune 500 companies to local nonprofits, Abbey works with organizations and individuals across the United States and internationally to help them embrace and unlock their potential.


Abbey’s mission in life is to empower others to become more empowered, dependable and successful leaders – whether they’re a stay-at-home parent or CEO of a global corporation…and to win a hot pepper eating competition. Abbey earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hope College in Holland MI, and her Masters in Communications and Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, Spokane WA. She is also a Gallup Certified StrengthsFinder Coach and a trained practitioner of The Leadership Circle Profile 360.


Abbey lives in the four-season town of Holland Michigan with her Irish born and bred husband, JJ. When she isn’t working she likes to be traveling, hiking, and enjoying meals with friends.

Greg Mutch
Greg Mutch
AG Collaborative

Greg Mutch is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and Co-Founder of AG Collaborative. In his work with individuals and teams he unleashes transformation, authenticity, vulnerability, leadership, impact and vitality. When he is not co-creating this magic you will find him doing other life-giving stuff, like being a weird and wild dad to Gabe and Ella and going for broke with the love of his life, Christine.


Greg is a Longhorn, Founders mug clubber, Enneagram NINE, and 1-time triathlete that maintains a struggling mindfulness practice. With a background and training in counseling, pastoral ministry, coaching, and leadership he loves working with people. He has baptized them, married them and buried them — counseled, consulted, advised, and coached them. Through wisdom, vulnerability, humor, and a dash of irreverence he wakes up each day to connect deeply with people and join them in their journey of aliveness.

Laurel Romanella
Laurel Romanella
Laurel & Co.

Laurel Romanella is an attorney, business advisor, and passionate sparkplug. As founder of Laurel & Co., she pours her energy, inspiration, and joy into entrepreneurs, sparking the growth, balance, and forward motion needed to thrive in business.


Driven by a passion for guiding and connecting others, Laurel has coached and consulted with small and large businesses in various industries since 2009. Her legal credentials are backed by 16 years’ executive and risk management experience. And as an entrepreneur and local investor herself, Laurel has a proven track record of helping owners navigate the endlessly unique demands of operating a successful business. Laurel maintains 100% repeat business among her large and growing network of clients across the United States.


From serving on the YMCA board to motherhood, Laurel approaches everything in life with zeal. At the end of an exhilarating day, Laurel can be found paddleboarding, watching basketball, or buried in a good mystery novel.