Karen Morris

Karen Morris is a lawyer, former General Counsel, seasoned business professional, and Associate Certified Coach (ACC) of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), certified through the Hudson Institute of Coaching. Karen has over 30 years experience as an executive leading teams across disciplines including Legal, Product Management, Marketing, Communications, Regulatory Relations, and Strategy. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel for USAA P&C Group.

As an executive, leadership, career and transition coach, Karen has worked with lawyers and other professionals in multiple industries including law, financial services, pharma, energy, franchising, and housing development. Clients have included individuals from Winston & Strawn, Pfizer, the National Association of Women Lawyers, AES, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, USAA, and Massage Heights Franchising.

Karen’s clients consistently point to her listening skills and ability to use thought-provoking questions as keys that have helped them unlock the obstacles to achieving their goals. Clients appreciate finding greater clarity about what they want, improved self-awareness to understand their impact, increased confidence in themselves, and the tools to continue their growth and development long after the engagement ends.

Karen offers both 1:1 engagements and group coaching programs. In group programs, clients harness the group’s collective wisdom as each individual member works to gain greater self-awareness and embrace growth and change. Working in groups facilitates the creation of a community of support, reinforcing accountability of each group member in sustaining the changes that will support their continued growth.

Areas of coaching expertise include:

  • “Whole person” focus to help clients
    • find purpose
    • live with agency and intent
    • enhance their ability to positively impact their peers, teams, organizations, and communities
    • enrich their relationships
    • gain perspective, resilience, and strength
    • achieve their goals
  • Achieving, transitioning into, and performing successfully in higher levels of leadership
  • Understanding and transforming unhelpful behaviors
  • Managing perfectionism and addressing burnout
  • Communication and building relationships
  • Successfully transitioning through life events and chapters

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