Karlyn D. Henderson, M.A.
As a former Leader in a Fortune 100 Company, and CEO of Poimena Consulting, LLC, Miss. Henderson consults with leaders who find it challenging to own their power and use their, command presence like an executive, and lead a successful, profitable team. Karlyn’s clients are empowered with the mindset, skills, and strategies to become confident, effective leaders who defines success on their own terms.
Like many women, Karlyn’s (car’ lynn) idea of success and significance included personal, professional, and spiritual victory. With fervour to be the best, she sought out various leadership roles. However, quickly learned, she needed guidance to soar. After finding mentorship and encouragement, Ms. Henderson was promoted to a project manager position at The Coca-Cola Company with a $20,000 raise without compromising her soul. At this point, she valued the results of leadership / personal development, career management, and mentorship.
Henderson offers proprietary leadership programs: L.E.A.D.S.! Executive Mastery® (a multi-dimensional leadership developmental and personal development framework), and real-world workshop and coaching for Women of Color Leaders: The P.O.W.E.R. Factor® to train leaders, decision makers, and influencers on how to use power. Karlyn is the author of the forthcoming book: The POWER Factor for Women In Leadership.
Since 1997 Karlyn has coached, mentored, and trained thousands of professionals to master the art of leadership and transformational life skills. A former project manager with The Coca-Cola Company and Suntrust Banks, as well as The Atlanta 1996 Committee for the Olympic Games, Miss. Henderson consults with Fortune 1000 companies and individual clients to help executives and top achievers develop into influential leaders. Karlyn’s organizational impacts expands several companies including UPS, Home Depot, Hanes, Georgia Pacific, Solo Cups, Southern Living, and International Paper, to name a few. As a servant leader, Karlyn has empowered and trained hundreds of facilitators in a customized designed Teach-The-Teacher 12-Week training program; a program she designed and implemented.
On one key project at The Coca-Cola Company, Ms. Henderson resolved internal conflict, built cultural change, and sparked a collaborative team environment through a leadership initiative which ignited cooperation, improved moral, and instilled commitment with 100 warehouse managers and employees.
As a contributor to CNN, Karlyn’s work has been featured and quoted in various national media including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, The Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Exaimer.com, My Network TV, and The CW, to name a few. Karlyn has published articles in PMU Woman Magazine and Gospel Today online.