The results of my discussions with Karla were, in the end, profound. She demonstrated a thoughtful, smart approach to helping our group understand how we work best together and how I could elevate our results. I was completely satisfied with my experience with Karla and hired her for other engagements as well.
Jack E. Myers, Chairman and CEO, Myers Development Company
Karla is everything my colleague promised and more. Her insights and clarity of thinking helped me see challenges that were holding me back and shortfalls I was overlooking. My relationship with our CEO improved as well as my effectiveness with the Board. Karla is a fabulous confidante and strategic advisor. I have hired her multiple times as my coach through the years.
David Robson, CFO, Private Client
I’ve worked with Karla to coach high potential leaders in my Region. She has the unique ability to diagnose areas of opportunity and then use approaches based on neuro-science to influence behaviors in a positive and sustainable way. Personally, without exception, every conversation I have had with Karla leads to some level of insight offered by her!
Imran Qureshi, Managing Director, Region Leader, U.S. Midwest , Willis Towers Watson
Karla is an amazing coach who blends research, practical insights, challenge and humor to result in individual change. “Karla’s approach gave me the framework, insights and support that I needed to put my learnings into practice. I’m grateful for her approach which challenged my thinking, my decision making and presence that’s made a lasting impact on me as a leader.
Meg Paschall, Managing Director, Market Leader, Minneapolis, Willis Towers Watson
Karla’s greatest skill is her ability to challenge your thinking and make you figure out the best resolution for a situation. Instead of immediately answering a question, she will probe to have you think through all of the components of the decision, considering possibilities and facts concerning the human impacts as well as bottom line considerations.
Eric T. Michael, Principal, Mercer
Karla’s delivery is not only straight forward, informative, and relevant…she also has a great sense of humor. The tools and perspectives I gained from working with Karla are invaluable and memorable. I am now seen as a more collaborative team player, an active listener, and a valued advisor. Karla is intelligent and insightful.
Mara Applebaum, Assistant Vice President/Global Expert -Hair Evaluation,
L’Oreal USA, Research and Innovation
Karla served as a catalyst to help me define and achieve goals She coached me to drive repeatable and sustainable results. If you seek someone who will give you the straight shot, hire Karla. She listens, focuses like a laser on key points and compels you to take action on what are at times difficult changes.
Maureen Erwin, SVP, JP Morgan Chase
Karla encouraged me and challenged me to be curious, learn, stand firm, coach, plan and execute. Result: We achieved #1 out of 70 ops sites in the US and won the Service Cruise that year. We placed in top 5 consistently after that. I can’t say enough about Karla’s talents to coach individuals and groups.
Donna Inamine, Production Ops Director, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Karla helped with a strategic off-site. She is bright, articulate and I would recommend that you consider her for strategy and executive coaching.
Terry Seligman, President, Navitus
Karla’s 360˚ interviews made me realize that my perceptions of my leadership and performance did not match reality. Karla coached me through a journey of self-discovery. I received great positive feedback from my colleagues and friends and am now more equipped to exploit my strengths and achieve more.
David Hatton, AIA, NCARB, Partner, Burt Hill (now Stantec)
Karla’s coaching helped me improve my sales, relationships and raised awareness of my blind spots. Karla is incredibly kind, honest, funny and direct which proved invaluable. If you get a chance to have Karla as your coach, I highly recommend it. She can change your career and life.
Andrea Kline, R.N., B.S.N., Senior Health Analytic Consultant
North American Sales Leader for Health Analytics Sales and Growth, Willis Towers Watson
Karla’s coaching expertise, her personal touch and investment in my progress, took me far in a short period of time. I developed a clear sense of who I am and where I best fit to shine. I moved on to a fabulous career and have been flourishing ever since. Hands down the best career investment I ever made.
Karrie Converse-Jones, VP, Private Client
With her blend of humor, empathy and collaboration, Karla inspired honest reflection, challenged my thinking which allowed me to overcome barriers that were holding me back. I grew more from our sessions than I had imagined possible. You are in good hands with Karla.