Karen Senteio

Karen Senteio
Karen Senteio
Karen Senteio
Hartford County
860 594 8598
$250-499 per hour
Special rate for nonprofit
In-person, Via phone/audio-only connection, Via video connection
Individual, Group/teams, Organization
Department Manager/Director, Teams and Groups, Vice President/SVP/EVP
Business Teams, Communication Skills, Corporate/Organizational, Leadership/Management, Personal Growth
Education, Government and Public, Professional and Financial Services, Technology, Other
External Coach, Internal Coach, Learning Development
Talks to groups, Workshops/seminars, Training, Virtual: Webinars/Teleclasses
Karen Senteio
Coaching, Mentoring, Consulting and Training – COACHING SUITE: Daring to Shift Programs, Inspirational Leadership, Group Coaching – Rising Strong and Daring Way Intensives, Daring to Shift Mastermind Group and Daring to Lead Mastermind Group; CUSTOMIZED WORKSHOP SUITE: (includes but limited to): Daring Way™, heART of Communication Programs™, Higher Ground Leadership® Program; COACHING AND MENTORING SERVICES: Coaching and Mentoring for Leaders Workshop, Certified in ISEI® social and emotional intelligence administration of assessments, program development and facilitation of workshops and individual coaching, Certified LGH Enneagram Faciliator. See website for more information.
I am an activist for CONNECTED and COURAGEOUS living.  I work with individuals to create lives that are authentic and connected to what matters most to them and strive to make daily choices that are in alignment with their goals, dreams and values.  I partner with individuals to create BALANCE so important things stay important. I COLLABORATE with companies to create customized workshops, peer cohorts and coaching programs to develop cultures that capitalize on the strengths of team members, foster creative collaboration and build CONSCIOUS LEADERS who INSPIRE the organization to produce exceptional results.  I partner with leaders who want to create organizations that will inspire CONNECTION, CURIOSITY, COURAGE and CREATIVE incubation
Professional Coach and owner of VERVE LLC, Coaching and Consulting Services that focuses on inspired living, working and leading. An activist for helping individuals dare greatly and live authentic, courageous, and resilient lives connected to their purpose and inspired by their talents. Partners with leaders looking to open their hearts and minds to a different way of thinking and therefore leading. Works with leaders who are intrigued by the concept of turning the myths of vulnerability as a weakness on its head and addressing what really makes a good leader – the courage to authentically show up, allow ourselves to truly be seen and lead bravely, powerfully, authentically. Collaborates to create a culture that not only innovates and creates, but that thrives, delivers and is powered by connection, engagement, and energy from all levels within the organization. Over 25 years corporate experience in leadership positions in Project Management, Operations, Information Technology, Diversity and Inclusion, Training, Facilitation and Change Management. Corporate experience provides a unique backdrop to her coaching and consulting practice providing a lens into the many challenges individuals face in the workplace and at home. Partnered to create a highly successful Coaching and Mentoring Workshop for Leaders training over 350 leaders from middle management to senior leaders and facilitating post workshop coaching and mentoring support.
THE HARTFORD, Hartford, CT 1985 – 2013
Change Management Lead (2007-2013)
Transformation Office Project Manager (2006-2007)
Operational Initiative Program Manager (2005-2006)
Program Manager, Internet Development (2003-2005)
Project Manager, Internet Development (2001-2003)
Professional CoachU trained Life Coach and owner of VERVE LLC, Life Reinvention Coaching Services; a certified member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) – ACC designation; certfied Daring Way (TM) Facilitator-Candidate – based on the research of Dr. Brene’ Brown, Ph.D.LMSW); certified LGH Enneagram Facilitator; member of the Connecticut Collaborative of Professional Coaches (CTCPC) and a member of the ICF-CT Chapter; Higher Ground (TM) Leadership Coach; a certified Oasis in the Overwhelm Facilitator; certified Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach (ISEI); certified PROSCI(R) Change Practitioner and author of Living with VERVE, Living with Spirit. 
Past Programs, Education and Professional Development Co-Chair

I believe that being truly authentic in all areas of my life is as critical as breathing. Authenticity is courage and it provides the inspiration to challenge, dare and step into arenas that scare me to death but ignite my heart at the same time! It allows me to decide to boldly step into my personal greatness, potential, and purpose. It prepares me to navigate the challenges that authentic living will invariably bring. Why would I not want to share this? I want to work with people who feel the fear but want to do it any way. I want to work with you on the raggedy journey of courage because it is what you must do for you! I want to work with companies who are curious about what inspired working looks like and the amazing impact it can have on your bottom line. I want to work with companies that want to see light in their employees’ eyes. Inspired living and working is a challenging journey and not everyone chooses this path, but it also the launch pad for transforming our lives and the lives of others in significant ways. Why live or work any other way?