“A very talented writer adept at getting inside her character’s heads.”
– Idony Lisle, Style Editor
Karen’s Inspirational Novel
Can she success and still maintain her integrity? Her workplace is changing. The pressure is building and building. Things are happening that make Sheryl question her authority, leadership and integrity. Is success worth it? Is there anyway that she can make things better for herself and her co-workers? What if she brings her Higher Self to the office?
What readers are saying
Career Success or Ethics and Integrity?
This novel, so close to reality, explores what bringing your whole, authentic, spiritual self into the workplace means, which is much easier said than done. Once I started reading, I couldn’t put the book down! This is a MUST READ!
A DELIGHTFUL and captivating book!
Wonderful book! I loved all the dilemmas and considering what to do right along with the main character, Sheryl. The themes (grief, power, humanity) are powerful and moving. A fast paced book that keeps you wondering right to the very end.
It was a joy to read!
Karen Ann Bulluck’s very fine novel peels open the curtain that surrounds the corporate world: its stress, its in-fighting, its toll on personal lives — and its joys and satisfactions.
About the author.
Reading is my favorite past-time. I can lose myself in books faster than anyone I know. Just ask my husband. So, writing was a natural extension of that. It’s just that it took me a while to get around to writing for me, not just writing for work.
Writing for a long time was training materials, memos, proposals, and reports for my job or papers for school. Since I liked to write, I usually did a good job with them. They were clear, concise, and usually got the job done. I often credit my writing skills as a big part of my success at work.
When I turned to writing for myself, outside of journaling, I figured I would write about business, about my life as an executive. Ascending Ladders surprised me. I didn’t expect it to be fiction, yet that’s what called me.
Then, I had the opportunity to share more about my story, about what was really important to me in Significant Women: Leaders Reveal What Matters Most. In my chapter, I talked about the importance of adaptability, something that I hope shows up in my writing too.
I hope you enjoy reading Ascending Ladders and my chapter in Significant Women as much as I enjoyed writing them, and I’d love to hear your feedback.
Karen Ann Bulluck
Can she succeed and still maintain her integrity?
Her workplace is changing. The pressure is building and building. Things are happening that make Sheryl question her authority, leadership and integrity. Is success worth it? Is there anyway that she can make things better for herself and her co-workers?
Significant Women: Leaders Reveal What Matters Most
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?
Higher Self SolutionsCultivating an executive presence shouldn’t feel like fitting into someone else’s mold.
Compassionate coaching for corporate leaders who are tired of feeling like they have to fake it to make it.