Karen is a retired United States Air Force veteran and the creator and founder of Give Yourself Power, LLC (GYP). When given six months to live, and put on disability, Karen’s determination and faith overcame the prognosis. She then recognized that she needed to do something to take care of herself, find a business that would fulfill her, and meet the life she wanted to live. She set out to fulfill her dream and desire to creating work that she loved and could do from home and create profitable income. She received her Bachelor’s and her Master’s degree in Management from Troy University. She’s taught Continuity Education courses at Paul Quinn College located in Dallas, TX. She’s work as a Human Resource Manager, Personnel Manager, and Trainer. She’s work in her family commercial janitorial business, been an adult literacy volunteer, and much more. Karen is married to her friend and love, Richard Heck, they resides in Oklahoma and due to her husband’s current work they travel quite often which meets one of her favorite things…traveling! She also enjoys reading, trying new things, learning, growing spiritually, and teaching. She’s a motivational speaker, a teacher, encourager, and author.