Karla Brandau - Charismatic Leadership Consulting

Karla Brandau

Keynote Speaker, Author & Executive Coach

CSP, Certified Speaking Professional
RCC, Registered Corporate Coach
CEO, Workplace Power Institute

Karla Brandau is a engaging keynote speaker, a highly sought after trainer, and an insightful coach.
For stellar results, hire her for ONE or ONE THOUSAND

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

Charismatic Leadership Consulting

K arla Brandau, Certified Speaking Professional, has taken her infectious enthusiasm for life and her extraordinary expertise, to audiences all across America and internationally from Korea to Portugal.

For more than 25 years, she has delighted audiences and exceeded expectations as she customizes her messages for conference themes and audience needs. She is adept at adding follow-up training programs to a keynote and has products that participants take home with them as gifts, giving individuals a total professional growth experience.

Karla presented LIVE at the TEDx UpperWestSide Event
in New York City on April 26, 2016

Karla is a resource for:

Chief Executive Officer

Your one-stop shop for dynamic corporate programs

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

Certified Speaking Professional

A ‘must have’ speaker for your next meeting, conference or retreat

Karla Brandau is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), an earned designation given by National…

Registered Corporate Coach

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 helps you…

Comprehensive Corporate Culture

The content areas listed below contain critical principles for building a corporate culture of collaboration, achievement, and discretionary effort that enable your company to grasp 21st century opportunities. Click on each tab and evaluate how the content, delivered as keynotes and workshops, can improve your leadership skills and your corporate culture. These programs are especially applicable to build the leadership skills of Generation X and Millennials.

Become a Charismatic Leader

To any worker, you as their immediate manager or supervisor are the entire company to them. If they respect you, they will be contribute to the success of the company. If they don’t respect you, they will leave, taking their intellectual property with them. Workplace Power programs and executive coaching sessions help you become a charismatic and confident manager that employees WANT to follow, not HAVE to follow.

A charismatic leader is an individual who is emotionally intelligent, mature, a good listener, fair, thoughtful, organized, trustworthy and can use humor appropriately — to list just a few of the characteristics our leadership programs teach.

Practice the Charismatic Leader principles and you will become compelling leader with the capacity to inspire and earn the discretionary effort of the people you manage. In addition to personal qualities that make you a standout in your company, our programs teach you how to:

  • Build collaborative teams whether co-located or virtual
  • Have easy and effortless difficult conversations as needed
  • Use facilitation skills to arrive at successful decisions
  • Make teams innovative and competitive

Get more information…Charismatic Leadership

Leadership Keynotes:  Six Steps to Confidence and Charisma | Diamond Elements for Dynamic Leadership
Blog Posts to Build Leadership Skills: The 2 x 2 Focus Grid | Eliminate Emotional Baggage

Results Driven Teams

rdt (3) cropped for web siteWe enter this world egocentric and totally consumed by our personal needs making the term “team player” a learned skill.

As a team leader your goal is to provide guidance, instruction, and strategic direction for the team, enabling your team members to become team players and to align with company goals and achieve agreed upon key results. 

Your role as a results driven team leader includes helping team members work together in a collaborative environment and spirit to achieve common goals while supporting each other with their complementary skills and experience.

The Results Driven Teams course helps you hone your managerial and leadership skills as you teach team members how to be team players. The program enables you to lead your team members to success, garnering for yourself and your team members,company wide recognition. The program also has training modules explicitly for your teams which are delivered as in-house programs or as retreats. 

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Critical team building programs: See Others With 20/20 Vision and Easy and Effortless Difficult Conversations

Mega-activity perfect for an annual retreat: Working for the Soaring Design Research Center

 

Virtual Team Success

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Virtual teams are proliferating in companies with employees often working on more than one virtual team. If you are a virtual team leader, congratulations because we believe virtual teams need the most experienced managers and we offer special training to help keep teams focused, engaged meeting their deadlines and performing at exceptional levels.

By bringing the Workplace Power training to your company, you will learn how to:

  • Coach and mentor virtual team members through the challenges of working at home
  • Monitor personal productivity when you can’t look them in the eye
  • Organize virtual meetings that hold attention and build camaraderie
  • Escalate the discretionary effort of each employee
  • Use facilitation skills to overcome conflict and move decisions forward

Read more…Vibrant Virtual Teams

Keynote: Magic Blueprint for Virtual Teams

Critical team building programs: See Others With 20/20 Vision and Easy and Effortless Difficult Conversations

Mega-activity perfect for an annual retreat: Working for the Soaring Design Research Center

Improve Your Productivity and Quit Work On Time

Whether you work in an office building or virtually out of a home office, it is important to plan your work and work hard then QUIT work on time and enjoy your personal life. The Time For Results programs teach you how to focus and control your work flow while STOPPING the
floundering, interruptions, and procrastination.  The Time For Results programs are filled with tips, tricks and solid techniques to get more done in less time.

Learn more about the Time For Results course offerings by clicking on these links:

With these dynamic programs you’ll have More Day at the End of Your Day…guaranteed! 

Keynote.  Live by the 20/20 rule, not the 80/20 Rule

Private Coaching Available. Do you need targeted, specific time management strategies to handle your management workload? Then call 770-923-0883 and ask about our private executive coaching sessions.

 

No-Excuse Personal Development

No-Excuse personal development means no whining even when daily living is full of conflict, misunderstandings, and self-doubt. A wise man once said the no misfortune is so bad that whining about it won’t make it worse.

You need constant reminders to keep your eye on the goal and infuse positive messages into your psychic on a daily basis. These iExpect Success programs help you stop the downward spiral toward discouragement and depression and keep the spiral of achievement and success going up.

Personal competence and individual excellence is an important component of your personal brand and your organizational success. The iExpect Success professional development programs are designed to build you into a confident and emotionally intelligent person who will excel in your company.

Keynotes and workshops include:Expect Success collage

Programs are based on Karla’s Book: Wake Up The Winner Inside which is available for purchase for audience members.

February is International Expect Success Month!

Expect Success MonthSponsor a Expect Success Event at your company or government agency and be pleased with the increase of morale, positive attitudes and p

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Karla’s New Book

Discretionary Effort Leadership

Written with Douglas Ross it explores five management strategies that will EARN you the commitment and energy from employees. They will become your competitive advantage.

Executive Order

Use Behavioral Sciences to Better Serve Americans

On September 15, 2015 President Obama issued an Executive Order asking government agencies to utilize the behavioral sciences to better serve Americans.

Leadership, Time Management & Speaking clients include:

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