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KAREN HINDS

Emerging Leader Expert

Karen HindsKaren Hinds began her career preparing promising interns to enter and build strong careers in financial services companies and since then she has been working with organizations to help build and implement programs that mentor high-potential employees to career and leadership success. Known as the Emerging Leader Expert, Karen is the Founder and CEO of Workplace Success Group, an international firm that has been referred to as a training ground for future business leaders.

The company’s signature programs include Internship Ready™,  New Hire Success, Leadership Ready™ and Leadership Applied. These programs help high-potential, emerging leaders to work more effectively with others, handle increasing levels of responsibilities, and take charge of their leadership growth.

Karen is also the author of four business books: A Young Adult’s Guide to the Global Workplace; The Leader’s Manual – A Young Adult’s Guide to the Global Workplace; Get Along, Get Ahead: 101 Courtesies for the New Workplace; and Networking for a Better Position & More Profit. Her company has worked with clients such as AmeriHealth Caritas, Turner Construction, Hamilton Sunstrand, Travelers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Caribbean Tourism Organization, and Harvard Business School Executive Education, to name a few.

Karen is also a visiting professor for the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University, and a frequent guest on Radio, TV and Podcasts. She is a former board member of the Connecticut chapter of The World Affairs Council.

Originally from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Karen hosts a global women’s leadership conference in St. Vincent for a few years. It’s  an opportunity to share her expertise with women from around the world and at the same time showcase the beauty and culture of her island. Karen lives in Connecticut with her husband and teenage son where they enjoy cooking and traveling together.

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Testimonials

“She will make you look very smart!”

B. Kinney

Hartford Business Journal

2016-02-22T06:21:56+00:00
“She will make you look very smart!”B. KinneyHartford Business Journal

“Energetic, results-oriented. We’ve received multiple requests for additional sessions with her – a true indication of the value she provided to our group!”

L. Crowder

Travelers, Hartford Business Journal

2016-02-22T06:23:58+00:00
“Energetic, results-oriented. We’ve received multiple requests for additional sessions with her – a true indication of the value she provided to our group!”L. CrowderTravelers, Hartford Business Journal

“A comprehensive and practical curriculum with great energy, poise and humanity. This was a refreshing, fun and highly educational growth experience for me.”

N. Reid

Learning and Development Coordinator, Major Global Insurance Carrier

2016-02-22T06:24:55+00:00
“A comprehensive and practical curriculum with great energy, poise and humanity. This was a refreshing, fun and highly educational growth experience for me.” N. ReidLearning and Development Coordinator, Major Global Insurance Carrier

“A terrific tutorial for those looking for a step up and to take it to the next level. This program challenges you to go outside your comfort zone.” 

R. White

Assistant VP, Strategic Communication, Financial Services Company, CT

2016-02-22T06:25:16+00:00
“A terrific tutorial for those looking for a step up and to take it to the next level. This program challenges you to go outside your comfort zone.”  R. WhiteAssistant VP, Strategic Communication, Financial Services Company, CT

“Our team has increased efficiency, decreased reporting errors, and operates more professional internally and externally.”

C. Eggleston

Executive Director, Family Options Incorporated

2016-02-22T06:25:36+00:00
“Our team has increased efficiency, decreased reporting errors, and operates more professional internally and externally.”C. EgglestonExecutive Director, Family Options Incorporated

“Within the first hour of our kick-off program, five participants came up to me and said this was one of the best parts of their graduate school education.”

Dr. Lee Aggison

Former Dean, Graduate Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs

2016-02-22T06:27:21+00:00
“Within the first hour of our kick-off program, five participants came up to me and said this was one of the best parts of their graduate school education.”Dr. Lee AggisonFormer Dean, Graduate Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs

Her presentation on ‘How to Interview Over a Meal’ was stellar.…We will have Karen back!” 

Susan Dichter

Team Success Scholars, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

2016-02-22T06:27:50+00:00
“Her presentation on ‘How to Interview Over a Meal’ was stellar.…We will have Karen back!” Susan DichterTeam Success Scholars, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

“At a time when students are anxious about navigating the tricky job market, your seminar was perfect for our group of job applicants.” 

Director, Career Service, Post University

2016-02-22T06:28:11+00:00
“At a time when students are anxious about navigating the tricky job market, your seminar was perfect for our group of job applicants.” Director, Career Service, Post University

“I highly recommend Karen as a coach, mentor and business consultant. She recently worked with one of our Emerging Leaders that required coaching to address specific behaviors . Through Karen’s process, our Leader came away energized and aware of some areas for development that he has been consistently working on. Her work had a real transformational impact and I commend her insight and expertise.” 

Doris Montgomery

Regional Director of Human Resources, Turner Construction Company

2016-02-22T06:28:44+00:00
“I highly recommend Karen as a coach, mentor and business consultant. She recently worked with one of our Emerging Leaders that required coaching to address specific behaviors . Through Karen’s process, our Leader came away energized and aware of some areas for development that he has been consistently working on. Her work had a real transformational impact and I commend her insight and expertise.” Doris MontgomeryRegional Director of Human Resources, Turner Construction Company