Creator of The Power of Distinction
Karen S. Hinds is a consultant, author of four books, and Founder and CEO of Workplace Success Group LLC. Workplace Success Group LLC works with individuals and companies to position emerging leaders to discover, master and operate in their own distinctive power to stand out and move up personally and professionally.
Some of her clients include Frito-Lay, Harvard Business School Executive Education Program, The Bank of New York Mellon and Turner Construction. She writes a weekly business column for an international newspaper and appears as a guest on radio and television programs. Karen has been quoted in Black Enterprise Magazine and featured in The Boston Globe. She was nominated for the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners and won the Micro to Millions business award in 2008.
Before starting Workplace Success Group LLC, Karen worked as a tour consultant for EF Educational Tours and won a Watson Foundation Fellowship, conducting research in the Caribbean. She has worked with the Boston Private Industry Council and its financial services partner companies to grow a new workforce through collaboration with the Boston Public School System. Karen’s experiences have positioned her to explore what employers need in an employee and what it takes to be a successful contributor in an organization. She has worked with her team of experienced associates to position talented professionals to realize their full potential.
Karen is from the small Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and is a graduate of the Boston Public Schools and Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Karen lives in Connecticut with her husband and son.