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Karen Rule

Coaching psychologist and leadership development expert

Karen Rule, Principal Consultant and Co-Founder of WILDA, is a Coaching Psychologist and Leadership Development Facilitator, specialising in Leadership Programs for women. Karen’s programs are unique in design by including male sponsors and line managers in building an inclusive culture to create higher performing organisations.

Through her programs, Karen addresses the specific leadership development needs of high potential women leaders, whilst delivering benefits for the organisation that include reduced turnover costs, higher retention, improved decision making, better innovation, and maximised productivity.

BIO

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Karen Rule, Principal Consultant and Co-Founder of WILDA, is a Coaching Psychologist and Leadership Development Facilitator, specialising in Leadership Programs for women.  Karen’s programs are unique in design by including male sponsors and line managers in building an inclusive culture to create higher performing organisations. Through her programs, Karen addresses the specific leadership development needs of high potential women leaders, whilst delivering benefits for the organisation that include reduced turnover costs, higher retention, improved decision making, better innovation, and maximised productivity. With over 20 years of experience working with over 2000 executives to develop leadership skills, build transformational action plans and reach higher performance levels, Karen is regarded as an expert in her field. Her work has included extensive individual coaching, as well as coaching in tandem with executive leadership and development programs. ​ In 2016, Karen co-designed and delivered a suite of training programs that were awarded “Australia’s Best Leadership Development Program” at the Australian National HR Awards in Sydney. Karen has worked on Women’s Development Programs in the Telecoms sector, Government and the Entertainment industries.  She is experienced across a diverse range of clients including Banking, Mining, Health and FMCG/food manufacturing industries. ​ Karen offers a unique system of coaching to facilitate insights, articulate purpose, leverage strengths, understand the brain, and enable leaders to step up to the challenge of delivering on their goals.  Karen is an engaging and authentic facilitator who is passionate about advancing the careers of women and inspiring women to lead.  Through a combination of consulting, facilitation, and coaching, Karen moves the dial forward for her clients around positive cultural change. ​ Prior to co-founding WILDA, Karen led her own consultancy, Mu Consulting, for 8 years and spent the prior 12 years with Shell in London in Organisational Development Consulting, and two years at Citibank New York on the accelerated HR EVP program.  As a registered Psychologist since 1996, accredited Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership alumni, accredited Brain-Based Neuro Coach and facilitator, Member of Marshall Goldsmith’s LEAD60 Coaching Cohort, and London MBA graduate, she has access to a world-wide community of coaching and transformation experts. Karen is continually seeking ways to help her clients optimise their performance, to flourish in in times of disruption, and to enrich their lives and careers at work.
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Karen co-designed and delivered the Simplot suite of leadership development programs that won the 2106 category Award of Australia’s Best Leadership Development Program. The program was uniquely experiential and delivered a step change in leadership skill to the company. The leadership graduates each created innovation projects that delivered substantial investment returns to Simplot.
Karen has trained with Marshall Goldsmith, one of the worlds leading coaches and creator of the stakeholder centred coaching approach. Karen is part of Marshall’s LEAD60 cohort of coaches, and uses the acclaimed 360 assessment tool created by Marshall – the Global Leadership Assessment.
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Karen Rule

Level 8/60 Albert Rd,
South Melbourne VIC 3205

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