In leadership, there’s always a next step.  Growth requires strategic direction and getting uncomfortable … again.

Schedule a call to start the process!


Frustration looks different for every leader.

Sales stagnant?

Team underperforming?

Too much multi-tasking?

Annoyed with a colleague?

Lacking the focus you once had?

More than 5 items on your list?

Bored and unchallenged?

Sleeping less than 7 hours?

If you answered “yes” to any one of these questions, I’m here to help.  You’ll be surprised how fast we’ll move through the challenge(s) you’re facing.  Learn more about the progress you can make with just one session.  It’s that easy!

Let’s Build Together

As a coach-consultant, I roll up my sleeves and come alongside you. I don’t talk to you. I build with you. Together, we’ll put together a plan that best suits your needs and elevates you to where you really want to be!  No more settling.

It’s my opportunity to listen, to get to know you better and see how I can serve you best.

What do you want to see happen next in your organization?

New growth requires new strategies. Small cracks in your day-to-day may not be a concern now, but eventually they turn into canyons and rob you of energy and cash flow.

Making sure your foundation can handle the growth is where I come in.



Rebuild infrastructures and create healthy change that brings companies to the next level of financial success.


Help teams excel beyond current capabilities, set attainable goals and outcomes and exceed them.


Increase profitability by increasing sales and lowering overhead.


Resolve frustration and  increase world class communications both internally and externally.


Help leaders have a powerful impact and be influential in making the world a better place.


When do I need a coach?
  • to make an important business decision
  • to gain clarity in your thought process
  • to resolve or negotiate conflict
  • to carry out corrective action
  • to lower your stress levels
  • to reinvent a work/life balance
  • to explore a transition or change in your life
When do I need a consultant?
  • to improve sales
  • to manage cash flow
  • to construct policies and procedures
  • to restructure the hierarchy when growing too fast
  • to analyze production quality
  • to train employees
  • to reshape job descriptions
What does Karen do?

Karen coaches business leaders and consults sales and operations.  She provides over 20 years experience as a facilitator and trainer.

Formerly a corporate executive in the fashion industry, Karen specializes in:

1. company expansion and restructuring

2. leadership and team development

3. sales and retail operations

4. brand culture and customer loyalty

5. transition and change management



How can success of coaching and consulting be measured?

Leaders want results.  We explore underlying reasons, opinions, and motivations that influence strategic decision making. We analyze tangible information and uncover patterns.  Now that we’ve identified the problems, we build a plan and execute it.  No time to waste.  Efficiency is a high priority.  We set incremental goals that lead us to your desired outcome.

What if I’m not struggling in business?

When leaders are on top of their game – we love that!  If in the future there’s a shift, we’re here to help.

Most people can agree that there is room for improvement somewhere in their professional lives. Timing is key, and now may not be the right time for you to pursue coaching. I hope you’ll keep us in mind when that time comes.

Is it true that Karen is a golf nut?

Ok, well, maybe not a ‘nut’.  Karen is beyond passionate about golf!  Everyone should have a hobby – if you don’t have time for one, you should really book that call immediately.

You worked hard to get your company to where it’s at today.

Let’s face it, business is constantly in ebb and flow . You’re either celebrating or analyzing.

I had the wonderful opportunity to join a professional women’s retreat and the privilege of coaching extraordinary people.  They gifted me with this 1:38 minute video.  Please have a look.  Thank you!

Karen Thrall

Human Catalyst

What People Say

After attending Karen’s “INFLUENCE” workshop, my team’s self-awareness on how we interact with each other was transformed.   The “INFLUENCE” framework covered delicate topics, inspiring suggestions, and thought-provoking behavioral biases.   Highly recommend to leaders desiring to take team performance to the next level!

Laura Hanlon

Director of Sourcing, Americas , WD-40 Company

Only attend if you want to be a transformed YOU. No matter where you are at in your professional and/or personal development, time spent at this Summit will be sure to unleash the power and strength within you.

C. Esther De Wolde

CEO, Phantom Screens

Karen’s most powerful tool is her authenticity combined with her knowledge, skill and experience building great teams.  Her ability to bring people together as a team and engage is awesome, and she does it with such fluidity.  She quickly gains trust and establishes credibility, allowing her to be a trusted advisor and team member.  Karen’s energy, excitement and purposefulness is transferred to people so effectively.

Anthony Jowid

COO, Allied Argenta

Karen is a professional communicator and changed the culture in my company. She accomplished things that I could only dream of.  Karen brought my far flung retail stores under one roof and one banner. She’s a rare gem.

John Fluevog

Owner/Designer, John Fluevog Shoes Ltd

Karen is a sales whisperer through and through. Her ability to casually disarm our team one by one had everyone engaged and deeply educated in her style of sales at the end of the trainings. She is a repeat coach at our company, for sure.

Alissa Walters

CEO, Blindsgalore

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About Karen Thrall

Karen Thrall has been an executive coach and communications expert for more than 20 years.   As an executive at John Fluevog Shoes, Karen spent seven years doubling the company’s retail footprint while building a unique and effective culture of customer service. Karen’s expertise is in sales, expansion, communications and brand culture.   As a human catalyst, Karen trains and coaches top leaders in various industries:  B2B, B2C, start-ups, retail, life sciences, hospitality, food services, sports and associations.  Her purpose is to accelerate the growth of an organization and ignite people’s love for their work, teams and customers.  Karen is passionate about golf and has made it her mission to hike local trails and visit local craft breweries in whatever city she is visiting.