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Karen Vernal

Karen Vernal
Karen is the president of Vernal Management Consultants, a firm dedicated to “igniting the spirit and skills of leaders”. As an Executive Coach/Consultant, Karen was recognized by the Green Bay Packers for her guidance in their organizational planning process; and was identified as one of Milwaukee's most influential Women. Karen is the recipient of the 2011 Marquette University Leadership Excellence Award

The ingredients of leadership

“Food nourishes the body. Leadership, if served well, nourishes the spirit, inspires innovation, and influences outcomes.” With these words, I opened a conference for...

Act with integrity: Be consistent in living up to your promises

Be consistent in living up to your promises.

Find your fearless

Leaders need courage to have difficult conversations.

Women are speaking up

Are you listening?

Reflection, connection, action

We need to open our eyes to address racism in our society.

Rise to the occasion

We cannot be lulled into believing that what we are experiencing is an acceptable new normal.

Change is good…you go first

“It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead – and find no one there.” - Franklin...

Prepare to work with family members

“This is what we are about. We plant the seeds that one day will grow. We water  seeds already planted, knowing that they hold...

Consider getting an executive coach

When I answered the phone, Mary Ellen said, “I had you in my ear.” She and I had worked together in an executive coaching...

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