karen gately

Author, speaker, Adviser, Coach and Educator in the fields of human performance and leadership

Human Connection: harnessing great relationships

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Karen Gately is a passionate optimist with unwavering belief in the power of the human spirit. An author, speaker, advisor and educator in the fields of human performance and leadership Karen brings a fresh perspective to what it takes to be a successful manager of people. Advocating an approach focused on leveraging both talent and energy Karen shows leaders how to drive performance through inspiring, results-based leadership.

Karen is the author of two books: The Corporate Dojo: driving extraordinary results through spirited people and The People Manager’s Toolkit (published by Wiley July 2013). In both Karen presents compelling argument for why focusing on results and people is critical to success. Karen does away with ambiguous concepts and equips leaders with realistic strategies and practical solutions. Her pragmatic, uncomplicated and down to earth approach sets her apart from many other commentators in her field.

Karen is a regular contributor to CEO magazine, news.com.au, Inside HR Magazine and Huffington Post, and writes extensively for other well-regarded publications such as Australian Financial Review, The Age and Australian newspapers, Company Director and HR Director Magazines and Daily Telegraph. She is often invited to share her insights in both print and broadcast media including regular pieces on Today Extra, weekly segments on PowerFM, and is often requested to provide expert advice and insight from Sky News Business, ABC Radio, 2UE, among others.