Karen Commons

Karen Commons, trainer at Write.

Karen specialises in communications training and coaching. She puts her extensive experience as a language adviser to work for a wide range of business and learning needs.

Karen is at ease with clients from all levels of the public and private sectors. Whether she’s facilitating a bespoke workshop or working with individuals in a coaching session, the feedback is consistent — working with Karen delivers results.

Karen particularly enjoys helping lawyers transform their writing into clear reader-friendly text that retains the integrity of the original.

Karen also loves working with non-native speakers of English, including executive-level migrants. Under her expert guidance, migrants learn to write and speak effectively in the New Zealand business environment. They also gain skills that help with integration into New Zealand society.

In her own time, Karen loves wielding a paintbrush and travelling.

Praise for Karen

'Karen is a very easy-to-understand trainer. She was able to explain often-confusing concepts in a way that individuals in our team could understand, irrespective of role or seniority.'
Sophie Rabe, Kensington Swan

'Karen is exceptional. Very good teacher—good speed throughout, easy to understand, very personable.'
Campbell Arnott, DLA Piper

'Karen was really engaging and made the day really fun while still being very educational.'
Amy Rice, Reserve Bank

'Karen is very engaging and brings just the right amount of enthusiasm.'
Peter Carney, Holmes Consulting

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