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Dr Karen W Miller

Chief Brand & Business Growth Consultant 

Guiding Growth, Inspiring Success

📊 Marketing Research | 🌐 Strategic Brand Management | 🚀 Business Growth Consulting | 💡 Innovation Management | 🎨 Design Thinking | 📈 Strategic Marketing Management |

🃏 Creator of Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards and Business Growth-in-a-Box Coaching Cards |

📚 MBA Curriculum Revitaliser I Guiding Growth 



PO Box 970

North Adelaide South Australia 5006

About Dr Karen W Miller

Karen is passionate about guiding business growth and inspiring business success through people, innovation, leadership, and strategic brand management.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic management consulting

  • Brand management partnerships

  • Interactive workshop facilitation

  • Design thinking applications

  • Market research, analytics, reports

  • Hybrid team engagement outcomes

  • Transformational leader, high EQ

  • Business growth coaching, Mentor

  • Online coaching and mentoring

  • Innovation, entrepreneurship

  • Success project management

  • Consumer behaviour, marketing strategy

  • Team engagement & workplace happiness 

  • Academic research supervision

Dr Karen W Miller

LeadinGrowth | Founder and Principal Consultant Adelaide I Sydney 

  • Spearheading a consultancy focused on driving business growth and inspiring brand and business success through a holistic approach encompassing strategic brand management, innovation, business growth, design thinking and engaging people and high performance teams.

  • Partnering with diverse clients to co-design and implement customised strategies for sustainable growth over time.

  • Innovated the development of Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards a tool helping shape brand identity and strengthening brand growth with precision.  Also created the innovative Business Growth-in-a-Box tailored for business leaders seeking accelerated growth, this series of coaching card decks provides strategic insights and innovative approaches to propel your business forward.

  • Collaborating with clients to integrate coaching cards into their strategic planning, inspiring creative thinking, team progress, innovation and actionable business growth and brand strategies.

  • Applying Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards to help corporate teams and divisions improve engagement levels, aligning individual and team brands with the corporate brand for enhanced organisational synergy.

  • Integrating Brand-in-a-Box, customer psychology research and marketing insights to develop targeted strategies that resonate with the brand’s target audience.

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Dr Karen W Miller

Creator of Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards

  • Founder and Creator: Developed a groundbreaking tool, Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards, to simplify and strengthen brand development processes.

  • Application: Designed for businesses seeking to enhance their brand strategy, the coaching cards provide a dynamic and interactive approach to strategic planning.

  • Team Alignment: Facilitating the application of Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards to align individual and team brands with the overarching corporate brand, fostering cohesion and synergy.

  • Engagement Enhancement: Introducing coaching cards as a dynamic tool to improve engagement levels within corporate teams and divisions, enhancing collaboration and productivity.

  • Customised Solutions: Tailoring coaching card sessions to address specific organisational challenges, ensuring a personalised approach to brand alignment and team development.

Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards
Brand-in-a-Box & LEGO

Empowering Brands to Scale New Heights

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Dr Karen W Miller 

  • Business Growth Consulting: Advising organisations on effective strategies for sustainable business growth, including market expansion, customer acquisition, and revenue optimisation.

  • Strategic Brand Management: Crafting and implementing brand strategies that resonate with target audiences, fostering brand advocacy, brand tribes, top-of-mind awareness, and recognition.

  • Innovation Management: Driving innovation initiatives, fostering a culture of creativity, and implementing processes that lead to tangible business outcomes.

  • Design Thinking: Applying design thinking principles to problem-solving, product development, and business strategy for enhanced customer/user experiences and market success.

  • Customer Psychology Research: Utilising insights from customer psychology to inform marketing strategies, enhance customer experiences, and drive engagement.

  • Marketing Research: Conducting in-depth market research to identify trends, consumer behaviour, and competitive landscapes to inform strategic decision-making.

  • Strategic Marketing Management: Developing and executing strategic marketing plans that align with business objectives and drive measurable results.



Dr Karen W Miller (PhD)

Doctorate in Brand Management University of Newcastle | 2006

Thesis:  Brand Assessments: a consumer insight

Bachelor of Business Honors Griffith University | 2002

Thesis: Exploring Hockey Consumers’ Internet Information Search Needs

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MBA Curriculum Design

  • Curriculum Development: Played a key role in designing and shaping MBA curricula, integrating real-world applications, strategic thinking, and innovative approaches.

  • Educational Innovation: Leveraged my expertise to introduce cutting-edge concepts, ensuring that the MBA curriculum remains dynamic and relevant to the evolving business landscape.

  • Student Engagement: Focused on creating engaging learning experiences that equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in the business world.

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Featured Publications

  • Marketing Research an Integrated Approach: solving business problems

  • Growing Your Wine Business: the value of market research

  • Contributing Clarity by Examining Brand Luxury in the Fashion Market

  • Probing Brand Luxury: a multiple lens approach

  • Hedonic Consumer Responses to Fast Fashion and Replicas

  • Doing More with Less: toward a parsimonious approach to examining brand luxury

  • ASEAN High-Value-Add Red Meat Opportunities

  • Feasibility Study for Developing an Indigenous Branded Range of Beef Products and Services 

  • Starting Small Going Global: lessons that brand storytelling can teach SMEs

  • Investigating the Idiosyncratic Nature of Brand Value

  • The Relevance and Irrelevance of the Brand for Small and Medium Wine Enterprises

  • The impact of Brand Personality on Brand-Aroused Feelings

  • Does Brand Influence Wine Purchase?

  • Analysing Brand Status’ Impact on Brand Value

  • How can Market Research help Grow your Business

  • Using Market Research: a case analysis of the Queensland Wine Consumer

  • Developing a Presence in a Mainstream Market with a Product Perceived as Offbeat

  • Building Brand Value: consumer assessment of value

  • Examining the Role Brand Fit plays in Generation Y’s Propensity to Purchase

  • The Effects of Affective and Utilitarian Brand Relationships on Brand Considerations

  • Using Social Marketing Initiatives to Address Disconnection n the Lockyer Valley Region After the Floods

  • Risk Reduction Strategies for Using Celebrities in Luxury Brand Communications

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Let's Connect

I'm open to connecting with professionals, thought leaders, and people passionate about driving business growth through innovation, strategic brand management, and team alignment using the transformative power of Brand-in-a-Box Coaching Cards.

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