Keynote Presentations

When you book one of Karen’s keynote presentations you can count on a highly energetic experience that blends business storytelling, current research, and relevant examples and case studies. Karen is committed to delivering high content, high humor, and actionable ideas to impact today’s conferences and meetings across the country.

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Leading Change

Change Is Good… You Go First

Learning Objectives for this Keynote Presentations

  • Learn how attendees can lead and embrace change in their organization
  • Understand why age-old ideas on how to what drives change do not work
  • Discover the 3 keys to change
  • Create positive rituals that enforce change
  • Gain insights into their resistance to change
  • Understand the value of generational intelligence
  • Move from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset and be more open to new ideas

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Generations in the Workplace / Association

Generations Rock – Gaining The Generational Advantage (New Book)

 

Learning Objectives for this Keynote Presentations

  • Understand the value of each generation.
  • Discover the five things all generations want at work.
  • Address the generational stereotypes.
  • Overcome the biases of your own experiences.
  • Identify the top key factors to working with each generation.
  • Understanding the unwritten rules for all generations
  • Discovering that “The future of work” is NOW!
  • Gain insights into emotional intelligence/self-awareness.
  • Explore new tools for moving forward and creating inclusive and productive teams.

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Leadership 

Next Generation Leadership- Great Challenges Lead to Great Opportunities!

 

The future of work is NOW! We are experiencing the biggest shift since the introduction of the internet. New processes, technologies, and the onset of Millennials are transforming the business world. AIn addition,  there’s another shift happening – “The Knowledge Bank” is shrinking as more and more executives eligible for retirement are exiting. Very soon organizations will replace decades of established experience with the next generation of leaders.  This program will share skills every next generation leader (including the experienced leader) needs to know, grow, and lead. Great Challenges lead to Great Opportunities!

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Personal Development

 Stand Up and Stand Out! Accelerating Your Success

We are living in the “Era of the Individual” were personal branding is an absolute must for career development. Like great people, great brands are multi-dimensional; they have a soul, personality and behaviors that differentiate them from others. To make a name for yourself, you have to capitalize on your unique perspective, knowledge, and experiences, and then inspire others to listen and share your vision.

You are meant to do extraordinary things in your career and your life.  It’s time to discover the secrets that set you apart – STAND TALL  with confidence and STAND OUT with your employer, clients, and customers!

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Customer Service and Employee Engagement

Beyond the Brand – Employee Branding 

Learning Objectives for this Keynote Presentations

  • Discussing the organization’s brand creating a connection to the employees
  • Creating a sense of urgency and excitement about working for your company
  • Aligning employees to the mission and of the organization
  • Examine the five keys (behaviors) to creating high engagement
  • Discover connection between engaged employees and performance outcomes
  • Empowering each employee to spread the good news about your organization
  • Implement simple rituals into the day creating more engaged teams
  • Create brand ambassadors

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Productivity and Engagement

Shot of Energy – Being the Best You Can Be

Learning Outcomes

  • Shift the focus from managing your time to managing your energy
  • Create positive rituals that renew your energy
  • Gain deeper insights into self awareness
  • Learn from the Harvard research on happiness and productivity
  • Discover the 4 sources of our individual energy
  • Create your daily productivity planner

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Women’s Conferences

 

Karen’s Keynote Presentations for Women’s Conferences

  • The Seven Women Project: Redefining Leadership and Success for Women
  • Stand Up and Stand Out – Personal Branding for Women
  • A Shot of Energy – How to energize yourself and others
  • Rock like a Rocken’ Rockstar!
  • The Unwritten Rules of Advancement, and Success for Women
  • The Next- Generation of Women Leaders

Karen’s Clients by Industry

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Associations
  • American Bus Association
  • American Culinary Federation
  • American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
  • American Association Law Libraries
  • American Marketing Association
  • American National Insurance Co.
  • American Rental Association
  • American Society of Training and Development
  • Associated Builder’s Contractors
  • Association for Learning Environments
  • CUNA Mutual Insurance Association
  • East Texas Builders Association
  • Electric Boat Association
  • Energy Battery Group
  • Global Cold Chain Alliance
  • Great Falls Montana Marketing Association
  • Greater Houston Builders Association
  • Houston Apartment Association
  • Houston Golf Association
  • HR Houston
  • HSAE
  • IAAP
  • IARW-WFLO 2013
  • Institute Internal Auditors
  • IREM
  • Michigan Education Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Society Orthodontists
  • National Apartment Association
  • National Association Insurance Commissioners
  • National Association Caterers Executives
  • National Association College Stores
  • National Association Museum Stores
  • National Association of Pet Sitters
  • National Association of Professional Organizers
  • National Home Builders Association
  • National Ice Cream Retailers Association
  • National Telecommunications Association
  • National Tractor Parts Dealer Association
  • National Association of Catering Executives
  • Oklahoma State Home Builders Association
  • Oregon Dental Association
  • Oregon Garden Association
  • Project Management Institute
  • RCMA
  • Risk Management Association
  • Securities and Insurance Licensing Association
  • SHMR-ICHRMA
  • SHRM-Tucson
  • SHRMSA
  • Southern Gas Association
  • Southwest Fertilizer Association
  • Texas Association Court Administrators
  • Texas Association Directors of Volunteer Services
  • Texas Association of Builders
  • Texas Association of Fairs & Events
  • Texas Association of Mortgage Brokers
  • Texas Bankers Association
  • Texas Bankers Risk Management Association
  • Texas Children’s Pediatric Association
  • Texas Distance Learning Association
  • Texas Electric Cooperative
  • Texas School Nutrition Association
  • Tyler Area Builders Association
  • U.S. Indoor Sports Association
  • Western Fairs and Events

 

Education
  • Association for Learning Environment
  • College of Dentistry – University of Oklahoma
  • Columbia College
  • Decature ISD
  • Harris County Department of Education
  • HCC Coleman College
  • Head Start – San Burnadino California
  • Houston Community College
  • Houston ISD
  • Killine ISD
  • Kline ISD
  • Lambton College-Ontario, Canada
  • Lee College
  • McAllan ISD
  • The Ohio State University(Facilities)
  • Perdue University
  • San Jacinto College
  • Spring ISD
  • Texas School Nutrition
  • University of Houston
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Texas

 

Non-Profits
  • Blood Bank-Houston
  • American Heart Association
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • Conroe Merchant’s Association
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Mt Calvary Holy Church
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • National Assistance League
  • Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Ronald McDonald
  • Seventh Day Adventists
  • Texas City Chamber
  • Texas Women’s Chamber
  • United Way
  • Wave Hill Botanical Gardens
Corporate
  • Allaergan
  • Aramark
  • AFLAC
  • Cable Lock
  • Club Corp
  • cold Storage U.S,
  • Cushman Wakefield
  • Devita Health Care
  • Do It Best Hardware
  • Enterprise Rent a Car
  • Environmental Data Resources, Inc.
  • Freese Engineering
  • Fulbright & Jaworski
  • Greensheet
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Houston Rockets Basketball Franchise
  • Humana
  • Husch Blackwell – Kansas City
  • Marriott Hotels- North East division
  • JE Merit Construction Inc.
  • McDonald’s
  • McGraw-Hill
  • McKenzie
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • NCI Building Systems
  • Pier 39 San Francisco
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Silpada
  • Southwest Airline
  • State Farm
  • Stone Fort Group
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Symantec
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Kroger Company
  • Trammel Crow
  • Transwestern
  • True Value Hardware
  • Turbine Air Systems
  • Turner Broadcasting
  • Uline
  • Unigroup
  • Verlo Mattress Franchise
  • Virtual Hold
  • VMware
  • Weingarten Realty Investments
  • Willbros
  • Worthington Parts

 

Meetings and Events
  • Plan Your Meetings
  • ASTD-Houston
  • Collinson Media and Events – Connect
  • Collinson Media and Events – Rejuvinate
  • Collinson Media and Events – Collaborate
  • MPI-Houston
  • MPI-San Francisco
  • MPI-Tampa

 

Oil and Gas
  • BP America
  • BP Pipeline
  • El Paso Oil and Gas
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fluor
  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Lubrizol
  • Marathon Oil
  • Petroleum Equipment Institute
  • Nobel Energy
  • Occidental Petroleum
  • Schlumberger
  • Shell Oil
  • Texas Oil and Gas Association
  • Willbros
  • Women Energy Network
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical

 

Travel/Hospitality
  • Alabama Travel
  • American Bus Association
  • California Hotel & Lodging Association
  • Crowne Plaza Hotels
  • Helms Briscoe
  • Hotel Society of Administrative Executives
  • Illinois Department of Tourism
  • Intercon Hotel Group
  • Iowa Tourism
  • Nebraska Tourism Commission
  • South Dakota Department of Tourism
  • Texas Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Virginia Beach CVB-
  • Westin Hotels

 

Food Services
  • American Culinary Association (East and West conferences)
  • Burger King
  • Chic-fil-a
  • Denny’s
  • Houston Restaurants Association
  • Judson ISD School Nutrition
  • Killeen ISD School Nutrition
  • Spring ISD School Nutrition
  • Texas Association of Food Services
  • University at Buffalo SASA Conference
  • Waller ISD School Nutrition
Government
  • Johnson Space Center
  • Florida Recreation & Parks
  • State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Texas District Court Alliance (TDCA)
  • US Bankruptcy Courts
  • US Bankruptcy Courts Central California
  • US Bankruptcy Courts Central Illinois
  • US Bankruptcy Courts Maine
  • US Bankruptcy Courts EDTX
  • US Department of Justice
  • US Probation-Eastern District of Texas
  • US Probation-Northern Texas

 

Women’s Conferences
  • Amarillo Criminal Justice Women’s
  • American Business Women’s Association
  • American Heart Society – Go Red for Women
  • Cleveland Counsel with Women
  • Comerica Women’s Conference – Orange County
  • Executive Women International
  • Exxon Executive Women
  • GH Women’s Chamber
  • Husch Blackwell Professional Women’s Symposium
  • IAAP
  • Junior League North Houston
  • Junior League of Houston
  • KPMG-KNOW Women’s Conferences
  • Leadership Texas
  • National Assistance League
  • SWAN-Shell
  • Texas Court Reporters
  • Texas Women in Criminal Justice
  • Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce
  • Women’s Council of Realtors
  • Women President’s Organization
  • Women’s Energy Network – North Texas
  • Women’s Energy Network – PA

 

Credit Unions
  • Amoco Federal Credit Union
  • Carolinas Credit Union League
  • Corporate Credit Union League
  • Cornerstone Credit Union League
  • CUNA
  • CUSO
  • Gulf Coast Chapter of Credit Unions
  • Gulf Coast Education Federal Credit Union
  • League of Southeastern Credit Unions
  • Maine Credit Union League (Synergent Corp)
  • Missori Credit Union League
  • Missori Credit Union League
  • Missori Credit Union League
  • Neches Federal Union League
  • New Mexico Credit Union League
  • Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union
  • Shell Federal Credit Union
  • Texas Credit Union League
  • Virginia Credit Union League

 

Financial Services
  • Advisory Group
  • AIG
  • American National Insurance Co.
  • Banc One
  • Bank Iowa
  • Comerica Bank – Houston
  • Comerica Bank – Orange County
  • Compass Bank
  • Cornerstone Mortgage
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • Farm Credit Services
  • First Financial Administrators
  • First Financial Group
  • Gainer Donnelly CPA
  • Hanmi Bank
  • Institute Internal Auditors
  • Institute of Internal Auditors of California
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG – Bay Area
  • KPMG – Houston
  • KPMG – Orange County
  • KPMG -LA
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Nebraska Bankers
  • Raymond James
  • Royal Alliance
  • Sage Point Financial
  • Sun America
  • TEXPERS
  • Wells Fargo

 

Health Care
  • Adventist Health
  • Allergan
  • Axis Dental
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic Health Services
  • Humana
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Memorial Herman
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Saint Lukes Houston
  • Shriners Hospital
  • Stormont-Vail Health Care
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
  • US Oncology
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Karen’s Calendar

Want to know if Karen’s going to be in your town? Want to book Karen to speak? Check out her calendar below and be sure to contact us if you’d like more information on seeing or booking Karen!
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