Karla Brandau

Karla Brandau is an engaging keynote speaker, a highly sought after trainer, and a transformational personal coach.

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Your one-stop shop for virtual teams …

As you reinvent, rethink and redesign your company for the 21st Century, bring Workplace Power Institute into the loop.

As the CEO of Workplace Power Institute (WPI), Karla designs customized programs for your virtual team on leadership, communication, change and innovation, team building, and time management. Programs can be delivered in a 3-hour to 3-day format.

Virtual teams require special leadership and WPI’s signature program is Leadership by Superior Relationships. Popular stand alone topics are: 

  • Building charismatic leaders virtual teams will follow
  • Increasing engagement, morale, and discretionary effort on your virtual team superior Relationships
  • Keeping virtual teams on track 
  • Respecting differences with 4-quadrant assessments (DiSC Personalities – Depuzzle Human Behavior)
  • Working from strengths with the Gallup Strengths Finder 2.0
  • Mastering virtual communications
  • Improving dialog in difficult situations 
  • Delivering exceptional customer service
  • Moving your virtual team forward with creativity & innovation

Read more about these popular offerings.

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The WPI programs are built on research to be published in the forth coming book, Leadership by Superior Relationships. This diagram gives you an overview:

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Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)

A ‘must have’ speaker for your next event …

Karla Brandau is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), am earned designation given by National Speakers Association. As a keynote speaker, Karla crafts CSPmedalionamazing messages for your audiences. Popular topics include: 

  • Harmonize Your Life – Tackling life balance issues
  • The Producer’s Mindset – Improving personal productivity
  • Expect Success – Living your life with positive expectation
  • Rise Above Your Competition – Creativity, change and innovation
  • Six Steps to Confidence and Charisma – Build a powerful peronal persona
  • Let’s Talk Leadership – Be the leader people choose to follow

Read more about Karla’s Keynotes


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Registered Corporate Coach (RCC)

Working for your success and helping you excel …

As a transformational coach, Karla Brandau helps you put all the pieces of career success together. She is a Registered Corporate Coach, a wabc_onlinedesignation given by the World Association of Business Coaches (WABC).

Each person Karla coaches finds increased job stability, movement up the often static career ladder of success, and greater personal satisfaction. 

She has successfully coached high potentials and managers at at ADP, Intelligent Switchgear (a division of Caterpillar/Eaton), Coca-Cola, and Dekalb Medical Center. 


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Direct Benefits

Learn how Karla’s personal coaching can directly help you advance your career. 

Benefits of Personal Coaching

Rave Reviews

Read what Karla’s coaching clients say about their experience working with Karla: 

Karla’s Coaching Clients Speak. 


Assessments are an important part of Karla’s coaching and class room instruction.

View the list of assessments used. 

Complimentary Consultation

Call 770-923-0883 for your complimentary 30-minute consultation.


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