An accomplished author and humorist, Karel presented nationally and internationally.
She is the author of:
When Emotions Run Rampant
The Language of Intent: How Self Talk Transforms Outcome
Conquering the Witch Within: Intergenerational Workplace Strategies that Get Results
Hitting Our Stride: Women, Work, and What Matters
Straight Talk: Getting Off the Curb
Karel is a featured author in:
Extreme Excellence: Dynamic Interviews with America’s Top 10 Performance Experts
Ovation: How to Present Like a Pro by Len Elder
Crystalline Moments: Discover Your Opportunities and Create Your Best Self by Coni Meyers.
My Glasses Are on Top of Your Head: Tales of Life, Longevity and Laughter by Brenda Elsagher
Karel holds a BA in human resources and has earned numerous designations and certifications in the speaking industry, served as Past President of the Real Estate Educators Association and Chairperson of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce. Karel is a DREI Emeritus (Distinguished Real Estate Instructor).
Her résumé includes experience as a human resources regional executive of a large commercial insurance firm, as an award-winning salesperson, as a manager of a top-producing real estate office, and as past owner of Our Branch, Inc., a national and international speaking, and training company.