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April Monthly Meeting - Sheboygan Chapter

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM
Elk's Lodge
1943 Erie Ave
Sheboygan, WI  53081
Marsha Mamerow
Monthly Program
Registration is required before Friday, April 12, 2019
Payment In Advance Or At Event
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations are accepted, but no later than the Friday before the event date.
No Fee


Dr. Karen Altekruse

Making Sense of Those Assessments

Do you cringe or get excited when someone asks you to take a behavioral or personality assessment? Whether you find them painful or joyful, they do provide insightful information for you, your employer and your team. With all the different assessments out there - from Colors to Strengths Finder how do we use them properly? During this interactive and informative talk, Karen Altekruse, MBA, PhD will share the benefits of different assessments; when and how to use assessments; and just as important, how not use them to label yourself and others, or excuse inappropriate behavior. As part of this learning opportunity, attendees are asked to take the free Values in Action assessment (Via Character Strengths) and bring a copy of your results to the session with you.

Take a free assessment to discover your character strengths:

*you will be asked to sign up for an account but you do not have to pay. At the end of the survey, below the yellow "Purchase Your Full Report" box click on "Download FREE Character Strength's Profile"
Dr. Karen Altekruse works with organizational leaders to bring out the best in themselves and their people through coaching, leadership training, and organization development. With more than 25 years of business and leadership experience, she approaches client issues with a practical, solutions-based focus. Her experience includes roles as the founder and president of an award winning marketing communications firm, director of marketing and public relations, the business development director for a healthcare start-ups and the founder & executive director of a 501(c)(3). In addition to having her own business, Karen has led a learning and development department and was the director of a college-based business resource center where she worked with business owners and entrepreneurs on their business and strategic plans, team and leadership development, and creating effective and efficient business operations.

  • Bachelor of Science, Marketing – Bellevue University
  • Master of Business Administration with Certificate in Executive Coaching – Bellevue University
  • PhD – Leadership Studies Cardinal Stritch University
Certifications & Memberships
  • Certified Executive Coach
  • Certified Gallup Business Builders Profile Assessment
  • Certified Franklin Covey Instructor
  • Certified Roundtable Facilitator – Edward Lowe Foundation’s PeerSpectives Methodology
  • Certified RightPath Path4, Path6 and LQ 360 Facilitator
  • Certified Consultant - One-Page Business Plan
  • ATD – Creating Leadership Development Programs Certificate
  • ATD – Expert Coach designation
  • Graduate - Storytelling in Business
  • National Speakers Association (NSA) professional member
  • International Coach Federation