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Karen
Jacobsen

The GPS Girl.

Profile

At the age of seven in small town Australia, Karen Jacobsen saw Olivia Newton-John on television and knew what she wanted to do with her life. She wanted to become a professional singer and move to America. Today, Karen speaks, sings and motivates people on stage, on screen and in the recording studio.

Aussie born and New York based, Karen’s speaking voice is in over 400 million GPS units and smartphones worldwide giving directions. From this one voice-over booking she created her empowerment brand “The GPS Girl”, teaching the five directions for “recalculating" in business and life.

Current Work:

An award-winning Singer and Songwriter, Karen's musical career highlights include: sharing the bill with Norah Jones, Neil Sedaka and Christopher Cross and singing the national anthem at major sporting events including 80, 000 people at Giants Stadium for the New York Jets.

A TEDx speaker, Karen has enjoyed wide media coverage including the NBC Today Show, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, The New York Times, NY Daily News, Glamour magazine, being named one of People Magazine's Most Intriguing People and she hosts her own web series "Navigating New York with The GPS Girl®".

Karen's voice is in demand in the studio as a Voice-Over artist recording customized voice systems and advertising campaigns, and live as an entertainer and speaker for Corporate events around the globe. As an Author, Karen’s journal book "The GPS Girl's Road Map for Your Future” gives direction for getting more of what you want in business and life.

Expertise
Talking Points

It Is Never Too Late To Recalculate

Is your organization in a time of transition?
Do you find it difficult to Navigate Change?
Are you ready to learn how to Recalculate through any challenge?
Then you have reached your destination.

Karen Jacobsen, The GPS Girl® is as at-home in front of a conference audience as she is
on center stage at a stadium. Her one-woman keynote presentation “Recalculate -
Directions for Driving Performance Success" is an experience designed to support leaders
in navigating change powerfully and making effective decisions.

The GPS Girl’s guidance will be of most value if:
1. It is important that you and your people be able to navigate change powerfully.
2. You are ready to learn how to Recalculate through any challenge.
3. You want to be entertained and inspired by "the only woman men will take directions from" while discovering how to listen to your Inner GPS.

Most memorably you and your people will listen to directions like they never have before in The GPS Girl’s Aussie accent.

The GPS Girl’s Recalculate presentation is designed to do three things:
- To give you the "5 Directions for Recalculating” process
- To build the ability to be solution-oriented and create a solution-oriented culture
- To increase your ability to drive results

The GPS Girl® reveals how she navigated her way from the Great Barrier Reef to the Big Apple, overcoming chronic anxiety and financial disaster to become:
- a voice in over a billion GPS and smartphone devices worldwide
- an award winning performer, singing The Star Spangled Banner at major sporting events
at Madison Square Garden, Dodger Stadium and Fenway Park
- Founder of the empowerment brand The GPS Girl® and Author of two books

With the combination of Karen’s voice and the message It Is Never Too Late To Recalculate, this is the one show they will never forget; leaving everyone engaged with their potential, and with long term tools to implement immediately.

Recalculating Concert Keynote

This customizable concert with a message is entertainment, motivation and inspiration all in one invigorating package. Karen Jacobsen performs at the grand piano playing and singing her catchy, timeless songs while giving directions on how to recalculate in life just as we can when driving our car.

A one woman force of nature, you'll hear how Karen navigated her way from the Great Barrier Reef to the Big Apple, recalculating her route along the way.

You're driving along, alone on a dark road at night and you're lost, but the soothing voice of your GPS reassures you with the word "Recalculating" and a series of turns back on the right road to your destination.
You may hear her voice all day every day giving directions in one of 400 million GPS units and smartphones around the world as Aussie Karen.

She's known as The GPS Girl® and these days she can also be found delighting audiences at events from Australia to Mexico to Canada to Puerto Rico to her home base, New York City.

An award-winning singer and songwriter Karen's musical career highlights include sharing the bill with Norah Jones, Christopher Cross, Neil Sedaka and Spyro Gyra as well as singing The Star Spangled Banner at Madison Square Garden, Dodger Stadium and Giants Stadium for 80 000 Jets fans.

A TEDx speaker, Karen has enjoyed wide media coverage including the NBC Today Show, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, The New York Times, NY Daily News, Glamour magazine, was named one of
People Magazine's Most Intriguing People and hosts her own web series "Navigating New York with The GPS Girl®". Karen's voice is in demand in the studio as a Voice-Over artist recording customized voice systems and advertising campaigns, and as a speaker for Corporate events. As an Author, Karen's book “Recalculate” will follow her journal book "The GPS Girl's Road Map for Your Future”.
Topics

Business

  • Change Management

Motivational

  • Inspiring Stories
Feedback
Karen is proactive and enthusiastic about her topic and I left feeling inspired, motivated and excited about creating a life that I love (as much as the speaker loves her life!) She is very informative, classy and encouraging. New York Professional Women
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