Karen StentIntroducing Leadership & Organisational Development Mentor - Karen Stent

Karen manages SuccessMasters in New Zealand

She comes from a solid business and management background with over 20 years' experience within the Service Industry, Recruitment & Human Resources, and Management Consulting.

Karen is professional in her approach and sets a high standard in her service delivery to her clients. Her passion for learning and development plays a key factor to the success she has in engaging others and creating an environment where people become curious enough to implement new changes and positive outcomes.

Her strengths include working in Greenfield environment, driving new initiatives and identifying opportunities for improvement, streamlining systems and processes, boosting employee confidence and motivation as well as empowering others to achieve positive life changes.

From 2008 to 2011, Karen contracted to Cardinal Logistics, a NZ wide company, as HR & Organisational Development Manager and played a key role in them winning four Awards, including becoming an "Employer of Choice" from the L & D initiatives she implemented. 

In 2014, Karen returned to Cardinal on a part time, contract basis as Organisational Development and Wellbeing Facilitator to help them transform their workplace into a positive engaged workplace due to the considerable growth they have experienced over the last couple of years. 

Since then, Karen has been working with Leaders to inspire and transform them to become role models for their staff. She believes that the key motivating factor to assisting people tap into their full potential is: "You get the best efforts from others, not by lighting a fire beneath them....but by lighting a fire within them".

Karen has recently joined Catch Software in Auckland as their HR Business partner, where she once again is weaving her magic as this exciting company experiences substantial growth.

Success Stories

Stephen Lundin, Ph.D.

Stephen Lundin, Ph.D.

I watched what Karen accomplished at Cardinal Logistics and was amazed and inspired by the impact she made bringing the FISH Philosophy alive at Cardinal. I went on a tour at Cardinal and heard the employees tell me in their own words about the powerful positive changes and the difference it made to them as an employee and as a person. I have only met a few who were able to facilitate such a deep and meaningful changes.”

RECOMMENDATION: Senior Clinical Tutor University of Auckland

“I came to know Karen as a very efficient, competent and thorough individual. She was always cheerful and a pleasure to work with and am happy to recommend Karen whole-heartedly and am confident that she would be an asset to any organisation looking for someone with her background and skills.”

RECOMMENDATION: Senior BDM Manager Cardinal

“Karen was awesome to work with. Her passion for implementing a Literacy programme and the FiSH! philosophy was incredible. She formed a great rapport with staff and was instrumental in the company winning 4 major business awards. I totally recommend Karen if you are looking to take your business to a higher level. AAA+.” 

RECOMMENDATION: L. Moe Consultant / Change Facilitator

"Karen is a facilitator and coach who is making a significant difference with those she is working with. Working with the FiSH! Philosophy and other tools, she motivates and inspires them to reach greater heights and maintain a positive attitude. "


Contact info:

Phone: +64 27 479 6368

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