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Motivational Speaker

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Meet Karen

Personal Growth Specialist, Author, and Inspirational speaker.

Karen Asemper is a successful Inspirational Speaker, Actress, Author and Life Coach.

Having graced our screens in the nations much loved soaps and dramas Coronation Street, Eleventh Hour and Hustle. Karen now plays Mandy Wallace in ITV’s Cold Feet. She has also worked with Sir Patrick Stewart and Anna Friel to name a few. This was not however her first choice of career, but after pursuing her first love of dance and training at two of the most prestigious dance schools in the world, Northern School Of Contemporary Dance and Alvin Ailey, what seemed to be just another punch from the hand of fate in a long line of adverse luck, she was badly injured and told she would no longer be able to dance professionally.

What must have felt like the final blow came after her move to Leeds where she half escaped but half clung on to a past which saw her at the age of three watching an alcoholic suicidal mother attempt to leave this world, then growing up suffering constant racial abuse and physical attacks from the far-right fascist political party the National Front. 


Not surprisingly Karen learned to escape from much of this torment by immersing herself in her dreams. Through a strength no one can fully comprehend, these goals manifested into a solid focus and then a self belief that has powered her into the woman she is today, a belief that we all have choices and the ability and right to make them.

She is truly an inspiration to us all and a welcome reminder that what we hold inside of us can bring us untold richness.

Coaching with Karen

Coaching with Karen Asemper is designed to empower you with the focus, and accountability you need to achieve the consistent results you demand in the most important areas of your life.

Karen Asemper will challenge and support you in attaining the results you desire and deserve in your life. Only with consistent training can you produce lasting results.


What happens when a challenge occurs?

People who undertake coaching know how to use setbacks to their advantage. Focus is power. You will begin by defining with clarity the results that you are committed to achieving. You will then assess where you are right now—to define the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

Karen will help identify the things that keep you from achieving the results you desire—and then help you create a plan that not only works, but also is enjoyable. It is modelled after those who have already achieved the real results you demand, at the highest and deepest levels. 

Commit with focus and make your life the journey of your dreams.


“As a Manager of an international conference focused on women’s empowerment and leadership, I had the opportunity to meet truly amazing people from all  around the world. Karen definitely left the strongest impression on me,  as I had a good feeling about her from the beginning. I  asked her to open the conference with her presentation and I must say that was a complete success. Karen inspired and amazed us all. Her story is all about surviving in spite of life’s difficulties, its about fighting for ones dreams and making them real. Karen gives out good energy and herself is an example of a positive attitude and approach to life. I hope she will continue helping people find their path. Thank you Karen.“

Jovana Savic, Program Manager, Tomorrow People

"We would like to extend our gratitude to Karen and felt privileged that she was able to share her life experiences with us at Choices and found her positive outcomes inspiring”

Choices, Event Manager

Karen made a HUGE impact at our annual conference in August 2014. She engaged, entertained and enlightened our team with intelligence, charm and real purpose. Karen's message of positivity is one that deserves to be heard and I am grateful that I had this opportunity..."

John Bishop, Evolve Education 



Get in touch with me to enquire about my coaching schedule & speaking fees

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Phone Number:   +44(0)113 4507193 /   

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© 2022 Karen Asemper

From My Blog

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear do not sit and think about it, go out and get busy.” Dale Carnegie

If you have been wondering where your monthly newsletter has been well let me take you on a journey. Last year due to illness it showed me that as a one-man band I couldn’t always be out on the road. When you are self employed if you don’t work you don’t get paid, so I needed to take the pressure off myself where travelling was concerned. The only way to heal is to rest, and hotel food and four hour travel times weren’t good

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