About Karen Williams

Karen Williams is a trainer, coach, speaker and writer, specialising in Trust Leadership and building environments that flourish through trust.

Walking the Line.

By | 2018-11-21T05:01:51+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

“I know what got me here, is not going to get me where I want to go.”  Powerful self-awareness in a leader’s reflections recently. Walking the line between the limits of the past to his left, and the possibilities of the future to his right, this leader wasn’t yet fully convinced that a change was worth what it [...]

Women Being Real Builds Trust.

By | 2018-10-31T04:12:09+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

"To unlock the potential in others, I need to unlock myself first."  Incredibly wise words from an inspiring woman recently. We were discussing the work she'd been doing since the workshop, courageously looking in the metaphorical mirror to find ways to evolve as a person and grow as a leader. A successful and accomplished professional, wife and [...]

Helping Driven Men Build Trust.

By | 2018-10-17T00:16:12+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Recently I was asked by an organisation to coach one of its senior leaders.  A man who was consistently exceeding financial results, but whose team was suffering under the pressure and his unrelenting expectations. This man saw himself as a passionate, dedicated and determined leader, paving the way for his team to achieve anything.  He desperately wanted to believe in [...]

What I learned from crime about trust.

By | 2018-10-10T08:10:05+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I stood at the front door ready to knock, clipboard in hand, quietly confirming to myself my preparation  was complete.  It was my first day. My manager stood beside me, smiling with encouragement. The father answered, apologising while ushering us in.  His teenage son wasn’t home, he didn’t know where he was. With my manager’s reassuring glance, I [...]