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Karla Schlaepfer M.A.

Advance your company’s leadership capabilities with Karla’s engagement, experience and expertise.

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  • 20 years of Facilitation Practice
  • 10 years of Coaching Experience
  • 10 years as Female Founder + Business Manager

Professional coaching sparks growth. Applying her deep know-how of coaching, change management, and agile methods like Design Thinking and Scrum, Karla Schlaepfer has a unique skill set that empowers leadership development, team building, peer coaching, and organizational change processes.

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  • Coaching & Training in English or German
  • Corporate DAX and Global Clients

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Why Work With Karla

  • Solution-focused approach
  • Natural ability to create rapport quickly
  • Exceptional bilingual communication skills
  • High comfort level with digital technology and VR


Curated choice of companies, universities, and organizations I’ve happily worked with.

  • Aareal
  • AOK Systems
  • AWB
  • Bayer
  • Creative.NRW
  • Deutschlandfunk
  • DM
  • epilot
  • Ford
  • Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
  • Hochschule Niederrhein
  • IMI Z&ampamp;J
  • iW
  • Jobcenter Köln
  • Landmarken AG
  • PUMA
  • pwc
  • Roche
  • SwissLife
  • Telekom
  • testo
  • Uniper
  • Unitymedia
  • Universität Bonn
  • Universität Koblenz Landau
  • VR-NetWorld
  • VRS

How Can Coaching Help You?

  • Leadership development is a personal journey best unlocked with a personal professional coach.
  • Coaching inspires thoughtful conversations with long-lasting impact on leadership topics that matter
  • Wellbeing and mental fitness are critical and best served by the inner reflective work done together with a certified coach.

What Others Say

KS showed a high degree of empathy and structure at the same time, and what distinguishes her is her goal-oriented creativity and her deep and wide skill set.

VP Communication Management

Professional, focused, personable … Karla supported me and used various coaching and moderation methods to solve a challenging task. Gladly again!!

C.K., Manager Head of Communication/Customer Information Passenger Transport

Ms. Schlaepfer offers highly professional and efficient coaching. Through this individual approach she has helped me a lot to be less nervous and more prepared for scientific panel discussion.

D.W., Managing Director of the IZMF (Informationszentrum Mobilfunk)

Working with Karla greatly impacted my career and helped me tremendously. Above and beyond that, she is an active and empathetic listener with an analytical approach. I immensely enjoyed working with Karla!

Lucija Kobal Nakic

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How Can Team Coaching Help Your Team?

  • Enable groups to become effective agile teams
  • Team Coaching activates resources, is motivating, and builds confidence
  • Inspires and guides teams to take on ownership of their agile workflows

My Books

I have written these two books which have helped numerous companies, teams and individuals to understand and take steps to deliver better, innovative results.

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New Book

Lawyer Well-being – Personal Health of Legal Professionals in Times of Disruption

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Trainer, Facilitator, Change Coach and Business Manger

  • Female Founder and Business Owner: 2014 Das dynamische Unternehmen GbR, 2016 Design Thinking Academy, 2021 Value4p GmbH
  • Professional Accredited Coach (PCC)™ by the International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • ACTP, SF Master Coaching Class, Solutions Academy
  • Systemic Coach and Change Management, Ineko at the University of Cologne
  • Published Non-Fiction Book(s) Author and Researcher
  • Design Thinking Certificate (Hasso-Plattner Institute, Potsdam)
  • Recognition Award from LEAD, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Accreditations in Agile Processes (PSM1 + PSPO)
  • University Teaching Work Certificates
  • BA Degree in Humanities, University of California, Berkeley USA
  • Master of Arts in Education, University Freiburg
  • Trained by Milton Erickson Institute
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Official Partner and Coach Legal Revolution
  • Trained in Facilitation + Simplicity (Denkmotor)

Get in Touch

Contact me today to start improving your life and career with my professional impact coaching!

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