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Karen Purves


Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110), Post-graduate Certificate of Learning and Teaching Online (Sheffield College),
Diploma in Corporate and Executive Coaching (The Coaching Academy), Post-graduate Certificate of Higher Education (London South Bank University),
Master of Arts in Marketing (London Greenwich University), Diploma of Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing)

As a commensurate manager and leader, Karen has extensive experience addressing business challenges applying marketing, HR, IT and Finance. She is a strong team player and develops staff so they can gain increased job satisfaction and the business challenges addressed. Karen has 20+ years in marketing management and C suite and a further 15 years as a change agent and facilitator in the Private, Public and Not-for-Profit sectors.

She offers coaching and workshops to take the results people having from the ordinary to the extraordinary based on strengths and positive psychology. Karen is also working as the VP Public Relations at TOASTMASTERS and completing Confident Communicator and Competent Leadership manuals. She redeveloped the website, started the club newsletter, created a meet up group to attract visitors to attend the meetings and visitors are now joining the club. She took a break during 2014-5 following the sudden death of her daughter. During this time, she decided to return home after 30 years in UK and Europe.

 Her expertise and key interests focus around these 5 themes:
black Vision/Strategy Clarification; Values-based Leadership and Cultural Change
black Executive Coaching for Behavioural Change; Developing High Performing (often Virtual) Teams
black Communications and Conflict Resolution, plus Personal, Team and Organisational Effectiveness
black Simplification/Optimisation; Energising people for innovative and effective Action Orientation
black Staff Engagement, Motivation and other HR/OD Issues, including Performance Management



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