"One of the most amazing things about working with Karen is
her uncanny ability to get to your issues swiftly . . . and then
skillfully allow you to uncover the solutions."
-Director of Communications
of an office of 190 people in a client service business, the day-to-day
urgencies often leave little time to focus on the bigger picture.
Working with Karen Beckman and Empowerment Toolbox, I have been
able to focus on crystallizing my vision and leadership style, and
then on nurturing leadership throughout my organization. Karen has
a real talent for diagnosing the root of an issue and then helping
an individual or team explore that issue in a way that allows for
self-realization and solution.
Coaching with Karen is a real growth experience that nets ideas
and solutions that are actionable. And, that is tremendously rewarding.
Of all the business strategies I employed last year to ensure that
our organization would weather a very challenging economic climate,
one of the most effective was remaining true to my coaching relationship
with Empowerment Toolbox and expanding that relationship to key
members of my most senior management team."
-Partner and Director
with Karen was great for me personally and great for my career.
She guided me to find for myself the direction I needed. She then
helped me make a commitment to follow that path completely and unreservedly.
She provided experienced guidance navigating the management structure
of my company while also helping me uncover what about my professional
life and career was important to me.
She used her keen intuition to help me discover within myself the
answers to my questions, rather than attempting to impose her own
views on me. I would wholeheartedly recommend her to any professional
who would like to develop his or her job into a challenging and