A Passion for Improvement
If you can cultivate a passion for learning you will never cease to grow and discover new things about yourself, others and the world around you.
Here at BUZZLEBOX, we are passionate about your improvement. Why? Because we understand the power of learning and how just one person, who learns something new, can have a profound impact on countless others. By learning just one new thing, you could change the world around you.
Carefully Crafted Courses
We have done far more than 'put our courses online'. Our courses are a carefully crafted blend of theoretical concepts, practical know-how and powerful coaching techniques, designed to bring you the information you need to create solutions that get results.
We have also taken the time to consider how you will learn best. Using the 70:20:10 model means our courses build on your existing expertise and experiences this approach actively supports your growth and development as a manager and leader. Learn more about Our Approach to course development.
Karen has built a successful 25+ year career spanning several industries and disciplines, offering a unique depth of skills and expertise that has been poured into the design and development of BUZZLEBOX courses. As a degree trained Social Worker she developed a strong a foundation in psychology, social science and communication, which catapulted her career in professional development and vocational training. Working across the private and public sectors in the UK and Australia, Karen has achieved great success delivering high profile national and industry wide projects. A successful author, public speaker and presenter, Karen thrives on teaching and developing others in management to build strong foundations of character.
Discover more about Karen's career achievements below or connect with her on LinkedIn.
My passion is to build managers and leaders of character who can stand strong and gracefully in the face of adversity. I've poured over 25 years of expertise into the design and development of these courses. I trust you will find a practical benefit to your work and support to develop your career.
DIRECTOR, KING'S ONLINE, KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
Headed up the production of online courses for King's College, London. Project managed the development of some of the first and still some of the most successful UK MOOCs with FutureLearn. Grew the team from 3 to 35 within 12 months.
MANAGER, INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROSCIENCE, KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
Lead author of Fostering Changes, an evidenced based training programme with the for Foster Carers in the UK. Created The Fostering Changes Training Centre and rolled out to a Facilitator Training Programme to all local authorities in England. The programme has been used in Australia, Europe,New Zealand and Scotland.
CONSULTANT, DELOITTE TOUCH TOHMATSU, AUSTRALIA
Assisted in establishing the small business consulting team in Brisbane. Contributed to the development of a bespoke taxation compliance project methodology for Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu, Australia. Project managed introduction of KPI's for the Tasmanian Government Local Association of Local Authorities
Established Workplace, the training and recruitment agency for the London 2012 Olympic development site. Over delivered on job placement targets by almost 100%.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR WORKFORCE COUNCIL AUSTRALIA
The development of competency standards for the community services and health sectors. research and reporting on skills gaps in the sectors to the Australian National Training Authority which informed government budgets for the sectors and skilled migration.
TAXATION MANAGER, RACING QUEENSLAND
Project director to achieve taxation compliance and implementation of the Goods and Services Act within three months for the thoroughbred horse racing industry comprising $115m turnover and $65m prize money. Developed and delivered training to industry participants and Race clubs