ABOUT ME

Hi, I am Karrie Klimas.

I am a South Florida native with over 14 years in extensive networking experienceretail sales, communication, marketing, leadership and presentation skills.

I enjoy making quality connections as I am passionate about helping others by creating a win-win outcome for long term success plus build our network.

I offer coaching & training, interactive workshops and administrative, marketing and visibility solutions for ambitious individuals, professionals & small business owners who are willing and ready to improve performance and productivity to achieve more of their ideal outcomes.

CAREER EXPERIENCE:
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Great Partnership SolutionsLeadership & Lifestyle Coach |  Creator & Founder | 3rd GPS Business |  October 2021 – Present

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Great People Skills Workshop Trainer with Self Discovery Life Mastery | Jan 2017 – Sept 2021  |  Co-created 2nd GPS business | Co-lead a monthly 8-hour experiential communications workshop for individuals and teams including weekly skills training practice (in-person & virtual)  |  1 – 3 business partners

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Self Discovery Life Mastery Coach – Part of Great People Skills | June 2019 – Sept 2021 | Coached professionals how to create their ideal vision, mission and goals in a powerful 8-week program including a 1-Day Great People Skills Communication Workshop

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Gift Problem Solver – Co-created my brand, GPS, & 1st Business | May 2010 – Dec 2016 | 3 home based businesses: candles/home decor, interchangeable purses, jewelry & other misc related items.

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Representative: several Network Marketing/Direct Sales Companies – 13 years | 2004 – 2016 |  Scrapbooking, candles/home decor, interchangeable purses, jewelry, life insurance, health & wellness, household accessories and beauty & skin care products.

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Administrative/Executive Assistant: several Corporate companies – 18 years  | AutoNation: 10 years | Tutor Time  |  SAFCO  | Gambro

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Hostess & Bartender – Olive Garden: Plantation, FL  & Westwood, CA – 7 years |  Part Time  |  Server & Bartender for Private Parties & a Brand Ambassador | 2021 – Present

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Committed to my Human Potential/Self Discovery Journey to become the best version of myself with Self Discovery Life Mastery | 2011 – Present

Includes one-on-one personal training, accountability and attending experiential workshops becoming a better version of myself with more passion and purpose.

Self Discovery Life Mastery Website:  https://sdlifemastery.com

Self Discovery Life Mastery YouTube Channel with audios by Founders, Rob James and Susan James. https://www.youtube.com/@selfdiscoverylifemastery5161

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Check out this video About Me: My Personal & Professional Career & Experience:

SINCE 2015, I HAVE SUCCESSFULLY:

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Trained individuals & professionals how to manage their professional & personal activities & ideas
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Trained leaders how to create goals and good daily habits more effectively with simple Time Blocking strategies and mindset exercises
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Trained hundreds of individuals & professionals in communication, leadership & presentation skills
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Coached hundreds of individuals & professionals in a powerful and simple mindset exercise with proven results

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Coached professionals how to ‘create, set up and/or use’ various business resources more effectively

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Hosted in-person networking events, networking skills workshop, networking practice workshop & goal setting workshop
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Hosted in-person presentations & virtual webinars on networking & time management
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Launched a YouTube Channel with short motivational videos on communication, networking, organization, time management and more!  Most under 4 mins (YouTube.com/@karrieklimasgps)

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Decluttered and organized homes, offices, emails and phones to create optimal space and functional living

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: 2010 – Present

Podcast Guest Appearance: Time Management:
Everyone Deserves a Chance Podcast with Silvius Grant

Podcast Guest Appearance:
Talkshow for Entrepreneurs with Bernard G.

Podcast Guest Appearance:
How to Get the Most Out of Your Time with Inga Fay

Podcast Guest Appearance:
Leveling Up:  The Podcast with Alethia Tucker

Podcast Guest Appearance:
Moving from the Corporate World with Barry Kopulos | The Connected Networker

https://anchor.fm/barry-kopulos/episodes/Karrie-Klimas-discusses-moving-from-the-corporate-world-to-one-on-one-training-e1v5ue2

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Biz to Biz Networking Group: Brand Ambassador.  I’ve been attending thei networking events and expos for over 13 years.  They host over 125+ in person events per year in the South Florida area.

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Networking Beast Networking Group: Brand Ambassador.  I’ve been attending their networking events for over 5 years.  They host 3-4 monthly in-person networking events in the South Florida area and a virtual networking event every Friday morning.

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Network After Work: Ft Lauderdale Networking Event Host Coordinator.  They host in-person and virtual events in the USA.

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Happy Neighborhood Project.com – Conference Goals Presenter at the Leadership Experience in Troy, MI | Virtual networking community | South Florida & Worldwide Ambassador.  They host 40+ 1-hour virtual networking events a week.  They also host in-person and virtual conferences.

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Women’s Prosperity Network: Boca Raton Chapter Leader & Lifetime Member

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Women Referring Women Networking Group: Boca Raton Chapter President & Member

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Broward County Chamber: Business Networking & Women’s Networking Group Leader

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Business Done Better: Lead Membership Ambassador | Ft. Lauderdale Chapter

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Women in Ecommerce: Relationship Marketing Leader at the Golden Mouse Awards

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Exit Rick Scott Realty & LaRosa Realty Beaches: Speaker Presentation on Time Mindset & Management

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New York Life South Florida Office: Speaker Presentation on Networking

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Broward County Rotary Clubs: Speaker Presentation on Time Mindset & Management

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Broward SCORE Workshop Presenter: Volunteer to present quarterly virtual complimentary webinars with Score participants: Goal Setting & Virtual Networking.  2023 Gold Level Award

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KAPOW Volunteer: Monthly in-person or virtual preplanned exercises sharing about future career skills with Elementary & Middle school kids. 2019-2022

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Speaker Presentations with several virtual networking groups.

SOFT SKILLS:

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TIME MANAGEMENT & GOAL SETTING SKILLS: Decision making, delegating, dealing with stress, follow up/follow through, goal setting, resourceful, creativity, organization, marketing, networking, planning, prioritizing, self awareness, self motivation, mastering my skills and abilities, tools & resources.

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COMMUNICATION & RELATIONSHIP BUILDING SKILLS: Active listening and understanding, being clear and concise, consistent and reliable, empathetic, respectul and appreciative, geniune and sincere interest and friendliness, optimistic, enthusiastic, giving and receiving constructive feedback, observance of non-verbal communication, presentation/public speaking, self confidence and honesty and written and oral communication.

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Aside from work, I enjoy dining, dancing, pampering myself, watching live music, movies, traveling, going to the beach, boating, meeting new people and trying new things/activities. I also enjoy bartending and serving for private parties/events.

HAPPY NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECT & LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE TOUR | March 2023 | Presentation: Set Up Goals to Achieve Conference & Networking Success!

DISCOVERY RISING TIDES PODCAST with Jeanne Gallagher | June 2023

HOW DO I MANAGE MY TIME?

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Decide it’s TIME to be more deliberate, effective and disciplined with my time

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Sit down with myself with pen and paper in a quiet location.  Sometimes before going to bed to ready for the next day/week.

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Write the BUSINESS activities that need to get accomplished.
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Write the PERSONAL activities I wish to enjoy (by myself, with family, friends, etc)

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Next to each activity, estimate the amount of time it will take to do the activity/task/project (15 mins, 30 mins, 1 hour, hour and a half, etc)
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Label each task/activity with NOW, Next Week, Next Month
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Print an hourly schedule (Monday-Sunday)
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Plan each day starting with my morning good habits and time block the activities you listed for NOW

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Consider a business or household taks to complete first then REWARD myself with time for to relax and regroup

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I take time to feel good about my progress and TAKE ACTION on the next important task to complete.

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Consider planning out a week schedule.

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Reflect on what I accomplished and what I can improve upon.  Acknowledge and celebrate my wins.. big and small!  Wash, rinse and repeat!

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I look forward to us connecting!