Client Testimonials

Client Testimonials from Karel's various presentations...

“Karel’s energy and enthusiasm were infectious to the entire audience. Her presentation was very attuned to those in attendance and was humorous, inspiring and thought-provoking.”
Jeana Schultz, Urbandale Chamber of Commerce

“Karel was very responsive to detail in preparation and worked to customize her message to our needs and focus. Her presentations and workshops mixed humor, engagement and audience participation. If your organization needs a shot of adrenaline and looking for someone who understands the Real Estate world, Karel will make your event a success!”
Pat Riley, President/CEO, Allen Tate REALTORS®

“Karel is funny, engages her audience and is diligent when it comes to understanding the needs of your company and the audience. Her style makes everyone feel comfortable. You are attentive and waiting to hear what comes next. Karel is great to work with as you prepare for your event. She makes every effort to know what to expect from the facility down to executing her presentation to your specific time table. It’s great to hear employees say they left the meeting “with a smile on their face”. Thanks to Karel, she made our meeting enjoyable, entertaining and informative.”
Linda Patterson, Liberty Bank

“Karel has the unique ability to combine relevant content with humor in such a way that the attendee can’t help but get real value out of her courses. They leave the room with a smile on their face and tools they can add to their tool belt!”
Karen Becker, Association Executive, South East Minnesota Association of REALTORS®

“Karel Murray did a fantastic job presenting three sessions in one day for our annual conference. She had so much energy and a wealth of knowledge. Karel was very professional and her delivery was outstanding. I would highly recommend her as a speaker for large conferences of workshops you may be planning. You will not be disappointed!”
Liz Cook, Human Resource Services Employment Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa

“Karel Murray is one of the most efficient instructors I’ve worked with. She went over and above our expectations. Karel was willing to help out in any way to make our convention a HUGE success and the students loved her!!”
Christie Bevington, Nebraska REALTORS® Association

“Karel’s professionalism makes her a joy to work with as a planner. Her engaging presentation style draws the audience in. Karel’s presentation resounded with our audience. Rating on a 1-4 scale: 10! If you are looking for a memorable speaker that gives practical advice in a humorous and fun atmosphere, Karel Murray is it!”
Dana Wohlwend, Southeast Technical Institute

“Karel did an excellent job providing instructor training in Alabama. She demonstrated a great mixture of professionalism, passion and humor. The vast majority of attendees rated Karel’s training as “excellent”. There were many who made parting statements such as “This is what we need” and “we need more of this!” I was very pleased with the outcome of the instructor training and would highly recommend Karel for any training needed.”
Ryan Adair, Alabama Real Estate Commission

“Karel knows what she is talking about, and brings a variety of personal leadership experiences to her sessions. Karel quickly analyzes her audiences and understands who they are, why they came and what they expect from her presentations. Karel injects humor into very professional presentations, and knows how to break the ice with sometimes difficult audiences. Karel is definitely a professional!”
Clark Marshall, Executive Director, Economic Development, Iowa Lakes Community College

“Karel was a delight to have. Her keynote was incredibly informative and challenged our leadership. Karel kept our attendees entertained and laughing throughout her entire presentation! We look forward to having her back in Connecticut soon!”
Alison Hudak, Connecticut Association of RELATORS ®, Inc.

“What I love most about Karel’s presentation style is how she draws in the audience with personal real life experiences. Everyone can relate to similar situations in their own lives. You feel Karel is engaged with you, not talking at you.”
Kevin Stow, Director of Human Resources, Iowa State University Foundation

“Karel’s classes deliver important information for agents. She delivered ethics in a format that agents understood how the code impacted them. Our Association was pleased with the course and the reviews were overwhelmingly positive.”
Colette Lang, CEO, Gallatin Association of REALTORS®

“Karel has the unique ability to listen to what the client wants, structure a program to meet those needs in an informative and fun way and engage her participants. Our group was a combination of personalities, skill sets and willingness to learn – Karel ensured the program incorporated something for everyone yet stayed true to the core program. Karel Murray is excellent and I would recommend her to anyone who wants to improve their organization.”
Susan Kubiesa, Former Vice President, Zurich

“As an Association Executive, I’m always looking for educators that can bring timely topics to the members. Karel’s classes not only provided information the members could immediately put to use in their business, but she did it in a way that kept them engaged and wanting more!”
Barbara Garrett, Teton Board of REALTORS®

“Karel’s storytelling is unique and humorous. She was one of the most down to earth people. She worked with the bank on promoting the vent and giving an outsider’s perspective on how the event can improve.”
Dana Hurst, Nebraskaland National Bank

“Have you ever been to a seminar and it seems to take forever for the speaker to get to the subject at hand? Karel, from her first word, has you hooked and is immediately on topic. Her humor, her knowledge and her enthusiasm are a combination that certainly ranks her with some of the best speakers I have heard. Current information with relevant content, a touch of motivation and a few golden “nuggets”, our agents could take with them was what we asked for and that is certainly what we received!”
Sharon Holub, Quad Cities Association of REALTORS®

“Karel is a dynamic speaker with the power to engage and hold the attention of any audience. She uses humor to communicate her points. Her group activities are non-threatening and relevant to the learning objectives. She stays on schedule, on topic and on target. If you are considering Karel for your next training event, you will not be disappointed!”
Lisa Powell, Human Resource Director, Linn County, Iowa

“Karel Murray is an Iowa woman who really knows how to make lemonade out of lemons! She shared wonderful stories that not only touched our hearts, but also made us laugh. The combination of humor and realness gave a positive outlook on life and our purpose. We sent all of our staff to listen to Karel and each person got more than they expected. They laughed and left feeling inspired to give all they could to their rewarding, yet stressful jobs of caring for those with intellectual disabilities.”
Shelly Wartick, Area Residential Care

“Karel Murray did an excellent job speaking at our Parent Retreat. She responded quickly to my inquiries, and was easy to work with. Karel was very organized and came well prepared to do the job! She is an outstanding speaker who uses humor as a way to make her point. I would definitely recommend Karel as a Keynote speaker.”
Cheryl Triplett, Region V Parent Retreat

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