Karen Senteio

Meet Karen Senteio


Karen is a COURAGIST, a professional Executive Coach and Consultant who focuses on courage building. She believes courage is the doorway to change.  She is an activist for CONNECTED and COURAGEOUS living in all aspects of life.  She works with individuals to create lives that are authentic and connected to what matters most by making daily choices that are in alignment with their goals, dreams and values. She partners with individuals to create balance so important things stay important. She collaborates with companies to create customized workshops, peer cohorts and coaching programs to develop cultures that build organizational courage, capitalize on the strength of team members, foster creative collaboration, instill conflict management and build conscious leaders that inspire the organization to produce exceptional results. She partners with leaders who want to create organizations that will inspire connection, curiosity, courage and creative incubation.

Karen has over 25 years corporate experience in leadership positions in Project and Program Management, Operations, Information Technology, Diversity and Inclusion, Training, Facilitation and Change Management.  Her 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.  Karen collaborated to create the Coaching and Mentoring Program for leaders and successfully trained over 350 leaders from middle management to the C-suite. Karen is also the Director of Consulting and Training at Leadership Greater Hartford.

Let’s Talk…

I want to talk to you. Contact me to discuss what matters to you, get clear on your goals and how you want to show up in the world.  Change how you live, love, parent or lead for the better. Live ALIVE!


  • Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator (The methodology is based on the research of Brené Brown, Ph.D. LMSW)
  • Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator (The Daring Way™ method is based on the research of Brené Brown, Ph.D. LMSW)
  • Higher Ground Leadership Coach®
  • Social and Emotional Intelligence Certified Coach – Institute of Social & Emotional Intelligence
  • Certified Oasis in the Overwhelm® facilitator
  • Coach U™ Certified Coach
  • Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the ICF-CT Chapter, ACC
  • Member of Connecticut Collaborative of Professional Coaches (CTCPC)

When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and your discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.

Living ALIVE!