A Message from The GPS Girl® about your next event

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If you would like to build momentum and increase productivity, The GPS Girl® is the opening or closing keynote speaker for your next event.


The GPS Girl’s “Recalculating” Keynote

Karen Jacobsen speaks, sings and gives directions for groups who want to drive their performance.

Learn the 5 directions for “Recalculating” and how being able to recalculate throughout the day builds our ability to operate more effectively, efficiently and enjoyably.   When we  bounce back more quickly from the inevitable roadblocks and detours we face in business and in life, we can keep our focus on the world class experience we want to give our clients.

From Karen’s small town childhood near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to becoming “The GPS Girl®” and building a business and life in the Big Apple, you will learn that is it ‘never too late to Recalculate’.

Entertaining, inspiring and informative, The GPS Girl® will give directions like you’ve never heard them before.

At the link below, view the full keynote presentation filmed on the main stage at the Global Speakers Summit in Vancouver.

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About The GPS Girl® Karen Jacobsen

When Karen Jacobsen walks on stage, there is no question she is in the Driver’s Seat.

An Aussie, who moved to New York in 2000, Karen had an unexpected turn in her music career.  She was hired for a 50 hour voice over job.  The result was a voice system called “Australian Karen”, now in over 100 million GPS and smartphone devices all over the world giving directions.  A recent TEDx Speaker, she has appeared on the NBC Today Show, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, interviewed for The New York Times, The New York Daily News and in the year end issue was named one of People Magazine’s Most Intriguing People.

An award-winning Singer and Songwriter, she has shared the stage with Norah Jones, Neil Sedaka and Christopher Cross and performed the national anthem at major sporting events including a New York Jets game for a crowd of 80, 000 at Giants Stadium.

How did The GPS Girl® navigate her way from the Great Barrier Reef to the Big Apple?

Recalculating her route along the way to reach her destination.

Watch Karen in action at recent live events.

Recalculating with The GPS Girl® – TEDxTraverseCity

On May 16th, 2012 Karen Jacobsen The GPS Girl® gave her first TEDx talk in Traverse City Michigan – Recalculating with The GPS Girl®  Thank you to Kelly Kuhns and the TEDxTraverseCity team, the people of Traverse City as well as the outstanding roster of speakers who made it such a special day.  Remember – you can recalculate in life at any time just as you can recalculate when you are driving your car.

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Australian Institute of Management’s
International Women’s Day Debate 2010
Brisbane, Australia

As third speaker for the topic “Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office” Karen brings it home for the negative team.  Over a thousand guests attended the event in Brisbane, Australia.

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Directions for Booking The GPS Girl®

Email bookings@thegpsgirl.com or call +1 (646) 345-4642 to discuss the details of your next event.