Karen Delivers the “WOW Experience”

On-Stage or Online, Generations Expert Karen McCullough delivers impactful and engaging speaking programs that will make you think, make you laugh, and spark a positive change!

Liji Thomas

Liji Thomas

Senior Manager Diversity & Inclusion

Southwest Airlines

“Everybody at Southwest is still talking about Karen and the marvelous job she did! Her Generations program created such impact here and helped reinforce the power of inclusion. It mirrored our strong culture that has People at its core. Thanks again for a job well done, Karen!”

Generations Expert Karen McCullough's Keynotes

Karen's Speaking Programs

When you book one of Karen’s keynote presentations you can count on a highly energetic experience. Her keynote presentations blend business storytelling, current research, relevant examples, case studies, and a closing game that is a winner. Karen is committed to delivering quality content, high humor, and actionable ideas that resonate with your entire audience – whether Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X or Boomer. She is sure to impact today’s conferences and meetings across the globe.

All of Karen's Programs can be be presented in the following formats:

On-Stage Keynotes

Online Events

Hybrid Programs

Leading a Multigenerational Workforce

Recent Gallop Research shows that employee engagement is at an all-time low. Employee engagement affects employee retention, productivity, loyalty, and is key to customer satisfaction.

It’s time to raise employee engagement! Join Generations Expert Karen McCullough in closing the Generation Gap to build a culture where people from all generations feel connected, protected, and respected.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying the 3 key factors that drive productivity and generational performance.
  • Gaining insights to the diverse work perspectives and generational motivators
  • Understanding how trust plays into engagement
  • Adapting to a rapidly changing workforce
  • Exploring steps for every generation to get along better with the others and boost employee engagement

Growing a Culture of Engagement

As companies find it increasingly difficult to compete on price and speed, the human-centric customer experience becomes the brand differentiator in the marketplace. In this session, Karen McCullough provides innovative ways to connect employees to the organization’s brand as they grow their personal brand.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the evolution of brands that led to where we are today with “Culture of Engagement”
  • Understand that your culture fosters performance, reflects purpose, and attracts and retains talent
  • Examine the 3 keys to creating a culture of high engagement
  • Discover the power of your personal brand and how it impacts your career as well as the culture of the organization
  • Implement simple behaviors that will create more engaged, collaborative teams

Change Is Good…YOU Go First

Keeping Up with the Pace of Change

If your world seems a little upside down, you are not alone. Constant change is present in our workplace, and today’s shifts in where and how we work and do business keep many in the workforce feeling overwhelmed. In this engaging keynote program Karen McCullough shares her 3-step process to shift your mindset and welcome change into your life.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the 3 critical stages in the change process
  • Identify the 5 basic change reactions
  • Discover the role that self-awareness plays in leadership—how changing your words can change the outcomes
  • Explore behaviors that will help you master the change process
  • Learn the power in “asking for help” that can promote teamwork and engagement in the face of change

Generations Expert Karen McCullough's Speaking Videos

Watch Karen in Action

Generations Expert Karen McCullough's Speaker Preview"
Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Video
CPR Engagement - Breathing Life into Your Organization Video
Boomers - It's an Evolution not a Revolution

Leading and Succeeding in a Multigenerational Workplace

It is time to overcome traditional and generational bias and begin thinking about how your organization can leverage those differences to be more innovative and to begin matching the energy of the individual with the energy of the organization. This presentation brings a realistic perspective on workplace trends and employee engagement.

With insights, stories, and humor Generations Expert Karen McCullough starts the generation conversation fostering harmony and engagement. She encourages you to challenge your thinking and challenge your response!

Learning Objectives:

  • Exploring the attributes and perspectives of Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z
  • Discussing three possible areas of conflict and some strategies to help them
  • Understanding the mindset and strengths of each generation
  • Identifying the 5 intergenerational communication obstacles
  • Exploring steps for every generation to get along better with the others and boost employee engagement

Managing Your Energy Not Your Time

Join Karen and get a shot of energy as she shares practical yet powerful, researched-based strategies to increase your energy and diminish your stress. Learn how to recharge your battery and energize others. In this program, you will discover that managing your energy and not your time is the key to better performance and a more fulfilled life.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying your 4 sources of personal energy
  • Creating positive rituals that renew your energy
  • Gaining more profound insights into self-awareness
  • Gaining more profound insights into self-awareness
  • Learning from Harvard research on how to achieve happiness and increase your productivity
Generations Rock: Gaining the Generational Advantage Book Cover

Generations Rock

Gaining the Generational Advantage

Karen’s new book, Generations Rock, shines a positive light on all the generations sharing their quirks and attributes. Get the tools necessary to create an environment of multi-generational trust, collaboration, productivity, and innovation that is sure to give you The Generational Advantage!