Karen McCullough

  • Cross-Generational Communications Expert
  • Promotes Positive Change
  • Believer of Leveraging Strengths to Drive Results

Karen McCullough is a nationally known keynote speaker and expert on change, generational opportunities and workforce trends.

Karen helps organizations cut through the generational stereotypes and get back to reality by leveraging their team's strengths, enriching the work environment, and driving better results. Each of her presentations brings a realistic perspective on workplace trends, employee engagement, while offering actionable content.

BONUS! She's fun! She creatively blends current research with humor, concepts and stories, moving participants to take action.

For the past 15 years Karen has shared her insights to top organizations such as VMware, Procter & Gamble, US Department of Justice, JPMorgan Chase, Symantec, McGraw-Hill, National Homebuilders, Shell Oil, Mercedes Benz, The World Bank, American National Insurance, Humana, United Way, American Heart Association and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Before her speaking and early in her career, Karen owned and operated several retail fashion stores in Houston, Texas. Often, she hired many young employees with no workplace experience and zero in the retail industry. Karen had the keen ability identifying inexperienced workers who had the potential to become great employees- and they did, many staying on for years! Little did she know that these early years were the foundation for her passion understanding and managing all generations.

She began speaking in 2000 and began to learn more and study generational differences. Today her interest in the generations has become her passion and mission. Her programs include case studies, current research, and up to date new information and discoveries about Millennials and soon to be in the workforce Gen Z.

 

To book Karen McCullough call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Attitude, Branding, Change, Customer Service, Generations, Humor, Inspiration, Leadership, Peak Performance, Sales, Stress Management, Teambuilding, Vision, Women's Issues

  • Travels From:

    Texas

  • Price:

    $7,500 - $10,000

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Happiness Opens Your Mind to Change

Change Fatigue

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Karen McCullough is a nationally known keynote speaker and expert on change, generational opportunities and workforce trends.

Karen helps organizations cut through the generational stereotypes and get back to reality by leveraging their team's strengths, enriching the work environment, and driving better results. Each of her presentations brings a realistic perspective on workplace trends, employee engagement, while offering actionable content.

BONUS! She's fun! She creatively blends current research with humor, concepts and stories, moving participants to take action.

For the past 15 years Karen has shared her insights to top organizations such as VMware, Procter & Gamble, US Department of Justice, JPMorgan Chase, Symantec, McGraw-Hill, National Homebuilders, Shell Oil, Mercedes Benz, The World Bank, American National Insurance, Humana, United Way, American Heart Association and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Before her speaking and early in her career, Karen owned and operated several retail fashion stores in Houston, Texas. Often, she hired many young employees with no workplace experience and zero in the retail industry. Karen had the keen ability identifying inexperienced workers who had the potential to become great employees- and they did, many staying on for years! Little did she know that these early years were the foundation for her passion understanding and managing all generations.

She began speaking in 2000 and began to learn more and study generational differences. Today her interest in the generations has become her passion and mission. Her programs include case studies, current research, and up to date new information and discoveries about Millennials and soon to be in the workforce Gen Z.

 

To book Karen McCullough call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

Change Is Good...You Go First - Leading Change

The economic forecasts, advancing technology, and a shifting demographics, have us all in a perpetual cycle of change and some call it “ change fatigue”.   Karen McCullough's keynote, Change is Good, promises to change fatigue into enthusiasm! Her positive approach to change allows audiences to open their thinking , shift their mindset and become leaders of change.

Many speakers talk about CHANGE… but not only does Karen debunks age-old myths  - she gives the audience a formula consisting of 3 keys on how the change process works. Her energetic presentation includes stories, current research and practical solutions that leave you with the tools that will help you better connect, communicate, and create a real change in your organization and life.

The Generational Advantage- New Rules- New Tools

With four generations in the workplace and five in the marketplace, the days of “one size fits all” and “treat everyone the same” are gone as we are learning to accept the needs and desires of the individual. As more and more Millennials, enter the workplace, they are influencing and changing the rules – including the way we do business, give recognition and feedback, embrace technology and conduct meetings and interactions.  More than ever, effective leadership is critical to your organization’s success. Today’s highly diverse workforce recognizes the value collaboration and innovation. Leaders need tools to help them create an environment of generational harmony, collaboration, productivity, creativity, and innovation. Tapping into the knowledge and strengths of you multi-generational team will give the Generational Advantage!

Additional Generations Programs

  • Selling to the Generations
  • Attracting and Keeping Membership in Associations
  • Generation Interruption- Embracing Millinnials and Change
  • Attracting the Talented
  • Leading and Managing the Generations

Stand by Your Brand- Getting to WOW in Customer Service

When employees behaviors reflect the organization’s brand the results are-  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 a WOW customer experience.

Karen McCullough has worked with some of the top brands and leaders in the US and she has discovered what separates the truly connected high engagement teams and leaders from the pack - the successful ones authentically live their brand.  Living the brand is exciting, and it will empower your team and create brand champions that can only give WOW service! Rediscover what makes your business one in a million as your employees and team stand by your brand!

Director Sales Creators

"The customer comments have been pouring in. We held our bi-annual distributor's meeting with customers representing more than 30 countries in attendance. Karen's presentation on working in and selling to a multi-generational society was outstanding. Karen really took the time to do her homework and understand our 130 year old industry. She kept the energy level high and interactive. Within days after the event I had co-workers and customers tell me that they had already applied the information they took away from Karen's presentation. They were able to relate generational differences to both their work and personal lives. Karen was gracious enough to share her PowerPoint presentation so that I could send it out to the many that requested a copy. Good communication is the key to success and Karen helped us understand how to best give and receive communication!"

Johnson Space Center

"You were AWESOME. Thank you for your humorous, motivational and inspiring presentation. I've heard the GENERATIONS presentation before. However, your spin on it added realistic and valuable data. I truly enjoyed your presentation and speaking style."

Procter & Gamble

"Karen was so phenomenal when she spoke to Corporate Engineering Business Support at Proctor and Gamble. She was the spark that CEBS needed to ignite our individual and organizational productivity. Her program was engaging and thought provoking. The group was so impressed with her research and delivery on the area on the generations in the workplace that they have asked her to come back and speak at the P&G Engineering Summit later this year.Personally she really transformed the way I look at defining Leadership and success in my life. Karen has such a fun and engaging delivery that is truly beyond compare. We have had speakers in since and each time have been left feeling like ..."good topic, but the delivery wasn't like Karen". She has become the standard in which we will compare all other speakers. Karen definitely ROCKS!!

The Daugherty Group

"Karen is the most energetic, positive and inspirational speaker in the business! She has enormous 'bandwidth' and diverse audience appeal because she researches her audience then customizes her speeches to address the concerns and characteristics of the group! She delivers a highly-relevant message in such a funny, straightforward, and comfortable manner that people have fun and learn what they need to do to become more effective in their work and personal lives."

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