“Wag More, Bark Less” Communications


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Bookings closed


Cleveland Zoo Auditorium
3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, Ohio, 44109

Communicate With Strength – Key Words That Enhance Your Effectiveness – Got the right words? Laugh and learn in this high energy, fun-filled, humorous session offering the latest solutions in effective communication based on neuroscience findings. What are you saying that’s causing your staff and clients to feel unintentionally defensive or uncooperative? Leave with an immediate, specific, action plan to achieve positive results at your hospital!

Wag More, Bark Less – Reducing Negativity in Your Hospital – Deal with difficult people? Spend too much of your day handling personality conflicts among staff? Explore 14 different ways people express negativity and learn a tip for dealing with each one. You’ll learn effective skills on handling a broad spectrum of negative personality styles – and see how you can adjust your own attitude to help stay positive and improve organizational excellence at your clinic!

Karen’s inspiring, engaging and witty style blends relatable personal stories, leading edge research and proven solutions to impact your attendees so they can leave a program saying their time was truly well spent. As an award winning International Speaker with particular expertise in how language affects emotions, Karen knows how to connect with audiences as few others can.

In mathematical form, Karen could be = Energizer® Bunny® + Tina Fey + Wikipedia.
In addition to being described as “one of the best” or “favorite” speakers of entire conferences dozens of times, other attendee comments include: “Refreshingly honest”, “contagiously enthusiastic”, “attention grabber and keeper”, “breath of fresh air” and giving “real answers to real life”.

Karen combines a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Master’s Degree in Environmental Public Policy and over 20 years business experience along with extensive training at “The Second City” to leave audiences feeling energized, inspired and empowered. Karen also has the rare distinction of being a 3-time game show winner!

Throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia – from Fortune 100 companies to associations and government – Karen guarantees that attendees will receive useful material, in an engaging way, and practical tools to implement immediately!


Bookings are closed for this event.