Karen Wilhelm Buckley is Principal Consultant with The Wisdom Leadership Initiative, assisting leaders and organizations with powerful missions to accomplish their aims. Founded in 1979, The Wisdom Leadership Initiative partners with key leaders to expand their rich potential, create sustainable enterprises and establish cooperative partnerships that promote the common good through consultation, facilitation, coaching and training.
Karen’s client list includes: Pacific Gas and Electric; Dupont; County of Santa Clara; Environmental Protection Agency; American Society on Aging; Grace Cathedral; The Rudolf Steiner Foundation; Electrical Distributors Association and Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and the California Institute for Integral Studies.
Karen is currently launching the Feminine Wisdom in Leadership Project, based on the highly successful Women’s Forum Pre-Conference at the June 2003 Spirit in Business Global Conference in San Francisco. She is a member of the Board for the Spirit in Business Global Institute, Coros Institute and the Trusteeship Institute. From 1991-2000 Karen co-founded the GreenWood School, an innovative Waldorf inspired elementary school in Mill Valley, California.
Karen’s work on organizational change and spirit-filled leadership has been published in many professional journals and books, including Transforming Work and Transforming Leadership, edited by John D. Adams, 1984 and 1986, re-published in 1998. The Washington Post called each “A classic in its field.”
Ms. Buckley frequently speaks at leading-edge forums on Cultivating Spirit and Wisdom at Work, Feminine Wisdom in Leadership and Intuition in the Workplace. In 1990 she co-organized and facilitated an International Conference on Intuition in Business with WBA and the International Management Institute, Geneva, Switzerland In 2002 and 2003 Karen moderated the Spirit in Business Global Conferences.
Karen received the first Annual Willis Harman Award in 1990 for her outstanding contribution as a Fellow of the Academy. To read more about Karen Buckley, visit her personal site.
Academy Articles by Karen Buckley:
- Cultivating Spirit in Organizations