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The Impact Effect

Mar 9, 2021

A conscious leader has the capacity to embrace disturbance, to stay open to new ideas and to step into a broader perspective.

Karen Wilhelm Buckley founded Communicore Consulting LLC in 1979. Her passion is centered around wisdom and leadership. She has been working with leaders and their organizations for decades and she loves to see them find the capacity to change. She is a published author and experienced speaker on different aspects of leadership. She has worked with multi-nationals, government systems, privately held companies, non-profit organizations and communities.

In This Episode:

  • [00:02:20] Karen shares about her journey and what she has experienced over the decades of facilitating leadership development.
  • [00:10:13] Karen explains how building on a foundation of sufficiency helps the organization.
  • [00:17:00] She discusses how people are missing the real mission for business and organizations.
  • [00:20:30] Karen observes that leaders and organizations are starting to place value and attention on wisdom as opposed to knowledge. 
  • [00:40:10] Karen shares how people can lead with love.

Key Takeaways:

  • Conscious leadership is the capacity to know what matters most to you.
  • A conscious leader has the capacity to embrace disturbance, to stay open to new ideas and to step into a broader perspective.
  • Start building on your strengths and capabilities before dealing with your weaknesses.
  • Trust what matters most to you – whether that's in your neighborhood or your community or your company or the world – and turn it into a commitment.
  • List down the things in your life that are in alignment with that commitment and those that are not.



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Meet Karen Wilhelm Buckley

Karen Wilhelm Buckley, Communicore Consulting LLC, is an Executive Coach and Consultant to leaders and organizations, bringing expertise and experience to professional and organizational development. Her clients develop wise leadership – the skills, strategies and presence to cultivate committed performance and effectively drive change. 

For over two decades Karen has partnered with executives, teams and business leaders in a wide range of organizations in leadership development, sustainable organization growth, leadership transitions, multi-stakeholder strategic planning, and collaborative change initiatives. Past clients include DuPont, Clorox, Santa Clara County, EPA, McEvoy Ranch, Summit Engineering, and Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.