Ms. Karla Brandau

Area Of Expertise : Human Resource
25 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Human Resources

Karla Brandau is the author of the 21st century leadership book, How to Earn the Gift of Discretionary Effort. She is a thought leader on how to create a culture in your organization that enables employees to give discretionary effort on a regular basis. She is the CEO of Workplace Power Institute, a management consulting firm with expertise increasing the productivity of work teams. Her clients includes corporations such as Coca-Cola Enterprises and Panasonic as well government agencies including the EPA, NIH, and the FDA.She is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), an earned designation given by National Speakers Association.

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10 Features Of Microsoft Outlook That Give You Screaming Productivity

Margaret Thatcher said: “Think of a day when you are supremely satisfied. It is not a day when you lounged around and did nothing, but a day when you had everything to do and you did it.”  If this speaks to your daily purpose and emotional ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
  • Nov 18, 2019
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Unmanageable Inbox? Imagine a Clean Inbox and Take Control Today!

Do you remember when hand-written letters or typed letters were the main means of communication? If so, you may also remember how glorious it was to send information and have immediately received via the fax machine. Nearly as irritating a ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
  • Dec 03, 2019
On-Demand Webinar

Charismatic Leadership: Be the Person People CHOOSE to Follow

Each day, when an employee walks in the office door and starts work, that employee makes a conscious decision on how hard they are going to work that day. A major factor in that decision is the relationship they have with you, their manager ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

More Productivity -- Less Stress! How? With Microsoft Outlook

If your workload has increased, your stress is up, and you need new ideas to “get it all done,” you’ll be amazed as you learn simple Outlook tricks that make handling your heavy workload easy and the stress tips that can calm your mind. Thi ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Take a Deep Dive into Little Known Microsoft Outlook Features with HUGE Productivity Benefits

Microsoft Outlook is a most powerful, comprehensive software tool because it combines email, a calendar and tasks. The goal is to make your professional life more productive and fulfilling as you gain the ability to get more done in less ti ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

10 Features Of Microsoft Outlook That Give You Screaming Productivity

Margaret Thatcher said: “Think of a day when you are supremely satisfied. It is not a day when you lounged around and did nothing, but a day when you had everything to do and you did it.”  If this speaks to your daily purpose and emotional ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Discretionary Effort Leadership: How to Increase Charisma and Influence to Build Dynamic Teams

Each person is born ethnocentric or believing that other people and events revolve around them which is generally true for the first few years of a child's life. The focus of activity for a growing child is inward.  Some people carry this ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Project Management Features of Microsoft Outlook

Completing projects by the required deadline is a challenge for most project managers. The deadline is often put in jeopardy at the very beginning of the assignment because you are spinning your wheels getting the project organized and assi ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Use Outlook to Its Fullest Extent; Tips, Techniques and Best Practices. It’s Money in Your Pocket

Microsoft Outlook is a powerful productivity tool and if you are using it only for email and for keeping track of meetings and appointments, about 80-85% of the power of Outlook is unused. You paid a great deal for the privilege of using Mi ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Get the Edge: Become a Discretionary Effort Leader

Discretionary effort is the difference between the added value an employee can bring to a task, versus the minimum effort required to get by or make do, and still receive a paycheck. Each day, when an employee walks in the office door (or l ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins