Passionate expert with 20+ years of experience in creating positive workplaces through change management, employee engagement, cultural transformation, innovative strategic design, systems thinking, and learning development programs.
Karen is conscious about the values guiding her work and focuses on achieving real results through learning, people and culture; a very complex balancing act. Translating a somewhat mysterious world of personal and organizational values, leadership skills, team dynamics, and culture change into metrics, measurable trends, concrete strategy and practical objectives is a unique skill that Karen brings to her work.
Karen has a foundational belief that we are accountable for our experience and empowered in the choices we make. Karen’s role in development is one of planner, designer, facilitator, teacher and coach – guiding individuals and teams through a process of exploration that results in tangible, effective behavior and culture change. She is a trusted partner with leadership teams in building clear pathways for positive innovation and change.
Also recognized for her values-based strategic planning approach, Karen has worked with a diverse business and healthcare population from front-line clinical practitioners and physicians to mid and executive level leaders. A passionate outdoor enthusiast and athlete as well as a practicing fitness and yoga instructor; Karen practices a holistic approach to life and leadership. Incorporating mindfulness, intention and conscious choice into solid leadership and organizational system theories ensures sustainable and achievable results.