Karla Brandau is the author of ‘How to Earn the Gift of Discretionary Effort’, a 21st century leadership book. She is a thought leader on how to create a culture in your organization, enabling employees to give discretionary effort on a regular basis. Karla is the CEO of Workplace Power Institute, a management consulting firm with expertise in strengthening the touch points between managers and employees. Her clients include corporations such as Coca-Cola Enterprises and Panasonic as well as the EPA and the FDA government agencies. Karla Brandau is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), an earned designation given by the National Speakers Association.
‘Leaders are meant to inspire.’
‘Employees and contractors have to know leaders are being authentic and transparent.’
‘We all must accept the present as it is, especially leaders.’
‘Employees and contractors need to know they are valued.’
‘Leaders of all types, including managers and supervisors, should say ‘Thank You’ to their employees and contractors.’