• “Karen is the perfect mix of content and comedy!”

    Kansas Family Business Forum

  • “Karen, Your opening session ranked the highest. The energy and message set the tone for the entire conference. Many parts of your presentation were quoted throughout the conference. If I had a nickel for every time I heard, “You rock!” – Both you and I could retire.”

    Scott Joslove, President and CEO Texas Hotel & Lodging Association

  • “Karen’s enthusiasm and energy had the whole room locked. She was the highlight of the conference.”

    The UPSTART Spring Summit

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Check out Karen’s style and her energy as you sample three of her most requested programs –
“Change is Good”, “Stand by Your Brand”, and “Generations”.

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Sam Bhandarkar

CMP, CASE Director of Events / American Culinary Federation


It was truly a pleasure to work with Karen as a general session keynote speaker for our conference. The time that she took getting to know our organization in advance and customizing her presentation was evidenced by the tremendous engagement in the room with our attendees. The audience response was immediate. Even our most hesitant stakeholders made a point of sharing their elation with me after the session. Most importantly, everyone in the session left the room with tangible takeaways. Thank you, Karen, for helping us to take our general session from credible, to INCREDIBLE!

Karen’s Most Popular Presentations

Change

In her program “Change is Good,” Karen McCullough empowers you with a mindset to change, which will help you make positive transformations in your business and your life.

Generations

In this innovative, entertaining, and interactive session, you will gain insight and knowledge on how to succeed as you build effective, harmonious, and productive multi-generational teams.

Stand by Your Brand

When YOU and your team know how to live your brand … the results are that you get WOW customer service. Your brand is the core of your company, the heart of your business, the soul of your culture, and the foundation for WOW customer service.

Shot of Energy

Karen is on a mission to re-energize the workforce! Do you ever feel there are just not enough hours in the day? No matter how hard you work, you never seem to get it all done? If so, you are not alone.


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Yvette Segarra

Manager of Special Events / New Jersey Credit Union League


It is my pleasure to recommend Karen McCullough – she did an outstanding job at our convention. Attendees ranged in age from 18 to 85, and they all took something away. Change is Good – You Go First! People took selfies, interacted with each other, which is not the norm for our people. Not a negative word about Karen’s keynote – I sent her name across the country to all of my counterparts in the credit union industry – Karen is a Home Run!


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About Karen

Karen innovates through her keen perception and knowledge of human behaviors and trends, including throwing in a little pop culture. With her uncanny sense of picking up behavioral traits that motivate and drive professional success, Karen has been able to successfully identify the key differences between the generations/genders/cultures and has identified the strengths and prime motivators that drive each group to succeed.

Before owning and operating her own retail stores, Karen McCullough spent years working with brands such as Ralph Lauren and The Limited. Later, as a retail CEO, she gained hands-on experience in marketing, brand building, driving sales, leadership development, customer loyalty, and managing a diverse generational team.

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Karen’s Lessons from the Road

Change is Good- Leaders Go First!
Change is Good- Leaders Go First!

How to Manage Millennials – Generation Interruption is in the Workplace
There is no silver bullet when it comes to managing Millennials. It’s a bit more complicated than that. The key to successfully managing this generation begins with understanding them. They view the world, lifestyles, and work very differently than the generations preceding them. The unpopular news to previous generations is that you have to meet Millennials where they are—and, yes, it will take more energy, but if you invest the extra time, you are more likely to keep them and their talents in your organization

5 Tips to Help Make Your Story Sticky
They say that facts tell but stories sell... So, move over Brothers Grimm, storytelling is not just for kids anymore. Your story is a powerful tool that can help you advance your career, step into your leadership potential, and build a meaningful professional brand. We each have a story inside us waiting to be told. Powerful stories do more than entertain – they establish rapport, develop teams, make the sale, attract talent, relieve stress, build trust, manage expectations, and they make us smile.

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