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karen kelly, k2 performance consulting founder
For 20 years Karen has been specializing in the art and science of sales. Her passion and experience are helping technical sales professionals become more confident and leverage their soft skills to align with their hard skills.
Her dedication to developing and delivering customized sales training and coaching programs derives from her own corporate sales experiences. She delivers practical, relevant tools that increase confidence, create a framework to follow and repeat. These tools can be put in to practice immediately and break down the barriers in a competitive landscape.
Karen brings a wealth of experience & expertise to help sales leaders & their teams:
Create memorable experiences for their buyers
Personalize their messaging to get their buyers' attention
Challenge status quo in and gain the commitment to change
Pose insightful, illuminating questions and uncover something their buyer may be unaware of
Connect with their audiences through emotion and influence with conviction
Stand out, engage and build trust with potential buyers in person & virtually
Lean Six Sigma
Karen’s background in Lean Six Sigma supports her clients to quickly identify gaps in sales process and performance. Together they implement strategic actions – ensuring a streamlined & results driven outcome. She is passionate about helping organizations get the most from their teams. Supporting them to reach their full potential with lean selling techniques to shorten sales cycle, have effective deliberate conversations with the right people at the right time
Founding K2 Consulting
Setting yourself apart, making an impact and adding value when you are on the outside looking in is a tough position to be in. Effective communication, understanding your buyers needs and following a process are some of the tools Karen used to separate herself. Having overcome many of the challenges faced by sales professionals today, Karen leveraged her 20 years of successes and experience and founded K2 Performance Consulting.
Continuously delivering value
As an Executive Coach, Karen works to understand where her clients are and meets them there.
Her goal is to improve self awareness, develop sales skills balanced with emotion and data to engage your buyer and increase confidence and conviction to drive results. Her leadership coaching focuses on creating a culture of independent critical thinkers, empowerment, vulnerability and an unwavering belief of self.
One of the best I have had the opportunity to work with! Karen has a great business vision combined with a unique understanding of the customer needs. That makes a successful mix. Her presentation and communication are superior. I would endorse her any day for her role where she can mentor others and develop a sales methodology.
Award-winning Healthcare Sales Leader
Her strong knowledge of strategic selling allows Karen to effectively navigate through the entire sales process. Karen is very personable and possesses tremendous communication skills. With her vast sales experience, Karen is always extremely well prepared, has strong knowledge of the target audience and the key selling messages that need to be delivered."
Regional Sales Director
If you are looking to hone your sales skills, develop from the inside out, understand your "why" and have purposeful engagements with your team or clients, reach out to us for an initial call.Learn more about K2 Performance Consulting