Karla Brandau inspires individuals to take charge of their careers and become charismatic leaders.

An an internationally known keynote speaker, author and consultant, Karla is a thought leader with a clarion voice in an often ambiguous environment. She marks a clear path to leadership excellence and organizational successes as she challenges leaders to proactively remove organizational obstacles to productivity and to implement true employee engagement practices.

Her mission is to inspire individuals with the knowledge and techniques to handle 21st century leadership challenges while maintaining positive belief in the enormous potential of the future. This mission led her to found her own company dedicated to building an organization’s most important resource: its people.

“Karla’s presentation helped our audience find new ways to engage with their employees, and build commitment and loyalty. She kept the audience engaged and interested throughout her talk.”

Fortune 100 companies, national associations, government agencies and educational institutions look to Karla as a keynote speaker and workshop leader to help them build productive cultures where conflict turns to collaboration and problems find innovative solutions.

As a Keynote Speaker, Karla spreads infectious enthusiasm for life while lacing her presentations with humor. She provides real help, not theory, for making goals and dreams a reality. She gives audience members the tools and techniques for professional development that will catapult them to the upper echelon of achievers.

Her books are filled with no-nonsense techniques that give you strategies for instant implementation. Her books are:

* How to Earn the Gift of Discretionary Effort is a road map for leaders on charismatic leadership and employee engagement

* Wake Up The Winner Inside helps you live with positive expectation.

*101 Time Management Tips for Busy Professionals tells  you how to have more day at the end of your day.

Karla is reliable, versatile, and easy to work with — a hassle-free speaker — described as high-content, high-energy and highly professional. To her credit, over 85% of the organizations who hire Karla, invite her back for repeat engagements.

As a leading authority on building better business relationships and enhancing organizational productivity, Karla combines an engaging charisma, memorable stories and delightful humor as she works her craft that into a unique style that consistently gets rave reviews.

Karla’s philosophy is that when you live with positive expectation and work as if there is no other option, in a magical, mystical way, success will come to you. It has worked for her and it will work for you as a leader, a manager, a team member, an employee and as a human being!

On the personal side, Karla has been married over 30 years … to the same man. She has three children and 9 grandchildren making her a veteran of living life and surviving in all types of situations. She is a proven commodity when it comes to balancing life and loves truffles.

What to Expect after a Karla Presentation


After one of Karla’s presentations, expect attendees to have:

  • Renewed enthusiasm for life
  • Techniques to improve their productivity and performance
  • Increased coping skills for 21st century challenges
  • Greater self-esteem and confidence in their innate abilities
  • Better engagement with their managers and team members
  • Improved clarity, purpose and focus

What to Expect after a Karla Presentation

CSP – Certified Speaking Professional – an earned designation given by National Speakers Association. Only 8% of their membership have received this designation.

CF – Certified Facilitator

RCC – Registered Corporate Coach

CPBA – Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst

CPMA – Certified Professional Motivators Analyst

She graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in education

Karla works conscientiously for your success.
For a complimentary consultation on how Karla can help you and your team stay competitive and be more successful in the 21st Century, call 770-923-0883.

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