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Karen is an energetic and engaging keynote speaker who challenges people to shift their thinking and sign up for the challenge of becoming a better version of themselves. Known for her passionate and yet down to earth style Karen entertains her audience with stories from the field. Doing away with ambiguous and complicated concepts Karen shares her experiences and equips her audience with pragmatic insights and practical strategies they can readily apply.

Karen’s Successful Leaders programs are designed to educate and inspire managers at all stages of their careers. No matter whether they are the CEO of a global organisation or team leader in a small business, Karen guides leaders to step up to the challenge of people leadership, showing them how they can tap into the energy and talent needed to drive extraordinary results.

Her Successful People programs motivate members of teams to take ownership for their own success. Reflecting her passion for helping people to thrive, Karen speaks to groups about the power we all have to define and create the version of reality we truly want. Focused on inspiring personal accountability, drive and engagement Karen guides people to find the focus, courage and conviction needed to succeed.



Karen is a regular speaker for The CEO Institute that assists with the leadership and developement of CEO's and Senior Manager.  



 Karen’s most sought after programs include:

Successful Leaders Successful People
shutterstock_spirited_performance_small Spirited Performance
… energy and talent driving results
shutterstock_power_of_choice_small The Power of Choice
… defining the outcome
shutterstock_black_belt_leader_small The Black Belt Leader
… the power of focus, discipline, respect and spirit
shutterstock_black_belt_leader_small Energy … the fuel of success
shutterstock_the_middle_way_small The Middle Way
… the integrated path to effective leadership
shutterstock_human_connection_small Human Connection
… harnessing great relationships
shutterstock_take_command_small Take Command
… embrace the challenge of leadership
shutterstock_be_awesome_small Be Awesome
… thrive in work and life
shutterstock_trust_small Trust
… the foundations of successful people leadership
shutterstock_belief_humility_small Belief and Humility
… a powerful partnership

Karen will work with you to make your event both memorable and inspiring. She is able to tailor her programs to meet the specific needs and concerns of your audience. Speaking topics can be presented as a:

  • Keynote address

  • Breakout session

  • Half day or full day workshop

  • Executive roundtable session


What People Say

“Karen is passionate, business savvy and very articulate. She is a proven winner with our syndicates as evidenced by her consistently high ratings by members. Karen is a professional who can be relied upon to deliver on your expectations.” Barry Westhorpe, former CEO – CEO Institute

“I found Karen's Delivery engaging, informative, humorous and authentic. Feedback from staff has supported this as well. Karen has a refreshingly realistic, honest approach to the way in which she delivers the content of her sessions and this in turn takes her audience along on the journey with her.” Denise Brazendale, Operations Manager – Mission Australia

“We are looking to run large workshops during 2013 with Karen as our key note speaker as not only is she extremely knowledgeable in her field, she is a brilliant presenter and it’s a pleasure to work with someone so enthusiastic about their business. I have no hesitation in recommending Karen to anyone looking for a quality speaker and workshop facilitator.” Adriana Filipowski, Manager - Westpac Women’s Markets