the revolution of corporate women
saying ‘yes’ to a life fully lived



Navigating the journey of personal and professional growth can be a daunting task. Successful women, business owners, and corporate leaders often yearn for valuable resources and guidance to chart their course. Welcome to the Daring to Transcend™ blog and resources, where we provide the compass you need to navigate the complexities of success and personal development. Our blog, show, along with Karen’s books, offers a treasure trove of wisdom, strategies, and insights to fuel your journey.



Karen Ann Bulluck’s recently launched YouTube show and podcast “Daring to Transcend™”, is leading the frontlines of discussion about the hidden dreams of successful women 40+ and what it really takes to bring those dreams to life in conversation with some of the most creative, entertaining and accomplished women in the world.

Karen’s mission is clear: to inspire, empower, and uplift women on a global scale by sharing the stories and wisdom of remarkable women who’ve dared to transcend conventional expectations.

In a world where success is often narrowly defined, this show and podcast invite you to break free from those limitations. It’s a platform for candid conversations, heartfelt revelations, and actionable insights from women who’ve pushed boundaries, shattered glass ceilings, and paved their own paths to fulfillment.

How Did Carolina Klint Go from Law School to Global Leadership?

Join us as we delve into the captivating journey of Carolina Klint, a global insurance leader, who shares her experiences navigating the ever-changing landscape of the insurance industry. From her diverse career path to her dedication to creating innovative solutions, Carolina’s story is sure to inspire and motivate. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insights into leadership, strategic thinking, and making a positive impact in the world!

Transcending Corporate Norms: A Journey of Self-Discovery with Susan Winchester

Join us for an exclusive interview with Susan J. Schmitt Winchester, Senior VP & CHRO at Applied Materials, as she shares her wisdom on transcending corporate norms and finding fulfillment at work and in life. With over 30 years of HR experience, Susan’s insights are sure to inspire and empower! Tune in for an enlightening discussion that promises to ignite your passion and drive.

Tech Leadership Insights: Journey of Elaine Zhou

Join us for an insightful conversation with Elaine Zhou, the former Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Change.org, as she shares her journey and expertise in tech leadership! Discover how she navigated challenges, pushed technological boundaries, and advocated for responsible AI and diversity within technology teams. Tune in to gain valuable wisdom and inspiration from a seasoned tech leader!

What Makes Meri Williams an Exceptional Chief Technology Officer?

Join us on the Daring to Transcend podcast as we dive deep into the world of technology leadership with Meri Williams, an exceptional Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Learn from Meri’s vast experience in guiding technical leaders, managing organizations, and driving innovation in the tech industry. Don’t miss this insightful conversation!

Can Resilience Shape Your Destiny Exploring Brynn Ammon’s Inspirational Journey

Join us as we explore Brynn ammon’s inspiring journey. She’s the Director of Client Operations at Jack Henry’s Credit Union Solutions, known for her human-centered leadership and strategic expertise. Learn how her resilience and focus on people development have shaped her impactful career. Tune in for empowering insights on shaping your own destiny!

Navigating Leadership and Culture in Healthcare: A Conversation with Ola Snow

Join us as Ola shares insights on building a thriving company culture and empowering employees. Get inspired and discover practical tips for driving positive change in your organization. Explore Snow’s journey from regional director to her current role, where she leads DE&I initiatives and contributes to community engagement. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from a seasoned HR professional dedicated to driving positive impact. Listen to Ola on the Future of HR and People + Strategy podcasts for further inspiration.

Navigating Leadership & Technology: A Conversation with LaShonda Anderson-Williams

Join us for an insightful discussion with LaShonda Anderson-Williams, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer at Salesforce Global Health and Life Sciences, as she shares her remarkable journey and insights into leadership, technology, and trust in the healthcare industry. From her early aspirations of becoming an attorney and nurse to her impactful role at Salesforce, LaShonda provides valuable perspectives on embracing change, prioritization, and building trust in remote work environments.

Empowering Women in Business: Claire Dixon’s Journey from Engineering to CEO

In this captivating episode of the Daring to Transcend Podcast, Karen Ann Bulluck engages in a profound conversation with Claire Dixon, the dynamic CEO and co-founder of Neuraura, a groundbreaking MaRS Health Venture dedicated to revolutionizing healthcare for complex conditions. Claire’s journey is nothing short of inspirational. Join us as we explore Claire’s remarkable career trajectory, her insights on leadership and authenticity, and her commitment to making a positive impact in the world.


Discovering Power: Book 1 of the Ascending Ladders Series

(A novel by Karen Ann Bulluck)

In this inspiring novel, Sheryl Simmons, a rising IT executive, is faced with inner turmoil and outer conflict as her company’s board of directors and C-Suite leadership take action that is not aligned with Sheryl’s beliefs and convictions. Can she stay at the company and maintain her integrity? How can she navigate the changing landscape, maintain her peace of mind, and support those she leads?

Pursuing Truth: Book 2 of the Ascending Ladders Series

(A novel by Karen Ann Bulluck)

What deep, dark secrets are the people in Sheryl’s life keeping? In the second book of the series, Sheryl is forced to question who she can trust both at work and at home. Her team uncovers what looks like potentially illegal activity from one of her peers, and her husband doesn’t seem to be forthcoming about the true nature of his relationship with a female colleague.

Ennobling Business for Success: Inspire * Ignite * Influence

(Multi-Author Anthology)

The soul of an organization is the character of that organization. From that organizational character stems the behaviors, values, and actions that drives the organizational economic engine. Since excellence is a habit demonstrated by consistent behavior, the human capital attraction and development becomes the new frontier of organizational excellence.The insights and lived experiences of 14 international professionals and authors are featured as a roadmap for organizational transformation at this pivotal time.

Karen’s chapter, TRANSCENDENT CULTURE: THE KEY TO RECRUITING AND RETAINING WOMEN LEADERS, discusses the growing challenge that corporations face in retaining the top female executives and how transcendent leadership can provide solutions.

Significant Women: Leaders Reveal What Matters Most

(Multi-Author Anthology)

Most leadership books written for women today either advise us to lean in, speak up, and demand more. They are filled with tactical advice on everything from where to position yourself in the board room to how to negotiate a total compensation package.However, very few leadership books start with the simple question – What matters to you? Who are you? What do you care about? What makes you an effective leader?In Karen’s chapter, called “The Beauty of Detours”, she explores the pros and cons of making plans versus staying open to opportunities and seizing them. “The Beauty of Detours” will challenge you to rethink your priorities and your plans, and see the detours in life as gifts of possibility instead of obstacles to overcome.

The X-FACTOR: The Spiritual Secrets Behind Successful Executives & Entrepreneurs

(Multi-Author Anthology)

What if presence, connection, and love were the hallmarks of the very best corporate leaders? What if trust, courage, and joy were cultivated throughout the workplace? What if your work was the playground for spiritual growth and personal expansion?

With trust in corporate leadership at an all-time low, we are in the midst of a great spiritual awakening. Corporate executives and entrepreneurs who can tap into their spiritual nature will thrive.

Karen’s chapter is called “Of Boxes and Boundaries: How My Spiritual Journey Taught Me to Break Free of Boxes and Live within Boundaries”. She shares her experience with limiting beliefs and restrictive rules that minimized both her potential and her growth. She reveals key turning points in her life that reconnected her to her spiritual path and the boundaries that it provided.

Those boundaries, rather than keeping her in other people’s boxes, helped her to claim her freedom and her potential to soar.



Daring to Transcend™ means fully opening your heart to what really matters. Successful career women have often suppressed their true desires on the path to achieving their accomplishments. This is a time of Honesty. Truth. Alignment


Daring to Transcend™ means becoming genuinely whole. Successful career women often forfeit their health, relationships, friendships and dreams on the way to their achievements. This is a time of holistic Happiness. Joy. Completeness.


Daring to Transcend™ means becoming truly luxurious in all areas of your life. Successful career women often lose the richness of purpose, impact and growth on the way to corporate prosperity. This is a time of Richness. Power. Abundance.


As a successful career woman, it is time to say ‘no’ to mainstream expectations and ‘yes’ to a life fully lived. You can have wealth, accoutrements, love, health, happiness and impact. It’s all yours for the taking. You simply choose freedom. Bravery. YOU.


As a successful career woman, it is time to say ‘no’ to mainstream expectations and ‘yes’ to a life fully lived. You can have wealth, accoutrements, love, health, happiness and impact. It’s all yours for the taking.You simply choose freedom.Bravery. YOU.

Consulting &

Karen works with successful corporate leaders to give them the tools to push beyond their limits in their leadership, career and lives by boldly seeking to grow their vision of possibility and embrace risk, bringing that vision to life. She is the go-to advisor to truly remarkable women who have sacrificed too much of themselves on the way to “success”, guiding them to wholeness and true abundance in every facet of their lives.

Speaking &

A highly sought-after speaker, Karen is called on to inspire successful women, business owners and corporate leaders about risk and innovation, attraction and retention of extraordinary women, and transcendent leadership. When Karen steps on stage, she not only shares a deeply personal message about her corporate journey to success, she also inspires the audience with her sparkling energy, wisdom, strength, and intelligence.


Karen’s new YouTube show and podcast, launching in Q4 2023, “Daring to Transcend™”, is leading the frontlines of discussion about the hidden dreams of successful women 40+ and what it really takes to bring those dreams to life in conversation with some of the most creative, entertaining and accomplished women in the world. Currently booking guests and taking suggestions for topics that successful women want to truly reflect upon and be inspired by.


Karen is an international best-selling author several times over as a novelist and contributor to important non-fiction anthologies. Her novels, Discovering Power and Pursuing Truth (Books 1 and 2 of the Ascending Ladders Series) follow a female corporate executive as she explores the complexity of a successful woman’s life and career. She also contributed chapters in Ennobling Business for Success: Inspire*Ignite*Influence, Significant Women: Leaders Reveal What Matters Most; and The X-Factor: The Spiritual Secrets Behind Successful Executives & Entrepreneurs.

“Karen empowers the people she works with to reach their fullest potential, aligning them with the appropriate roles, highlighting their strengths and providing the feedback and tools to improve their weaknesses. I continue to value the influence and impact Karen had on my career as well as my personal life.”

-Susan Hart, Vice President


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