Catherine delivers the goods on and off stage. Audiences consistently rate Catherine as a truly inspiring speaker and as “the highlight” of any event. Once you hear her speak, you’ll want her back. For the keynote or leadership development training that your company needs, Catherine won’t disappoint. Over the years she has spoken on stages with leaders such as Rudy Guliani, George Ross, Oprah Winfrey and Steve Woziak and knows what an audience needs.
Catherine puts her heart and Soul into your event and is truly excited to be a part of it. She will meet with your team prior to the event to ensure the best possible outcome in the delivery and message, tailoring her visuals and multi-media to suit your audience based on your needs. She’ll work with you to make the entire experience effortless and rewarding. She’s a recognised authority on leadership development, employee engagement, change management and motivation – so she’ll work with you to craft a program that works perfectly for your event agenda.
Catherine drives home her message with vivid stories that remind us of the magic of possibility, and the incredible ways humans can create a different experience while managing change. Catherine is a powerful story-teller – a craft she honed as a Diplomat in Beijing in the 90’s, a syndicated talk radio show host, a panelist on TV3’s AM Show,” and a renowned speaker who has spoken internationally on stages for the past 9 years.
Catherine is a gal from Tauranga, New Zealand who knows what it’s like to come from humble beginnings to where she is now. She will charm your attendees, making them feel at ease, greeting them at the door with a handshake and a smile or from the stage in a way that they feel like she’s talking to them. She work hard to accommodate your requests whenever possible, and attend receptions and/or networking sessions that involve your attendees, sponsors and clients.
As one of AUT’s most popular lecturers, Catherine has mastered the ability to turn complex topics into relevant and memorable takeaways, getting her audience to think differently along the way. More importantly, she jam packs her keynotes with facts, strategies and a framework that delivers tactics your audience will remember and be motivated and inspired to apply immediately.
Catherine will add diversity to your event. She can seamlessly command and inspire an all-male, scientific, technical, or general session audience flawlessly while bringing in the much-needed feminine energy and difference into a male-dominated environment. The Dalai Lama said at the 2009 UN Forum, that it is the western woman who will save the world. Catherine brings THAT point of difference and inspires men and woman alike to embrace change in a way that supports the greater good.
Regardless of the size of your event, Catherine focuses on your people and spends as much time in the audience as she does on stage. She uses peer-to-peer coaching exercises and interactive research and activities to elevate audience engagement. Her fearless, inspiring, and fun approach lets your audience relax, accelerates connection, and deepens inspiration because your audience will be both entertained and engaged.
Catherine is one of the most powerful inspirational and motivational speakers you will find because she knows how to stir passion, inspire action, and genuinely move people.
It’s not about Catherine; it’s about you, your company and your team. She’s passionate about making a difference and helping people to step into their strengths and expand their growth. Her commitment is simple: she is here to be of service to your event and to do whatever it takes to make it a winning formula.
Thank you again, Catherine, for being part of the New Zealand Young Women's Festival as one of our speakers. Your presentation on 'Finding Your Purpose' was incredibly apt for the ladies and gave them the tools and ideas to get them inspired to change their thinking around their life and business goals. We really appreciated your valuable time and effort to helping us deliver this message to our Wāhine.
Great work Catherine! We really appreciated your approach and the way you got us all to think differently about the way we manage change so we can achieve peak performance. It was a tough crowd and I was impressed with how you kept them all engaged. Thank you for taking a challenging topic and making it so interesting, interactive and inspiring.
I just wanted to say a huge thank you, Catherine, for coming and speaking at our event last night to our EAs and guests on 'Standing Out and Being Seen'. It was a very thought-provoking and inspiring presentation you gave us. I had some of the EAs come to me after the event, praising your presentation and saying how much the messages resonated with them. One of them who was very moved by your message about the social media presence has already started to arrange for her and any EAs who are interested to meet with a Marketing person in our office to have a session on how to improve their LinkedIn profiles next week. So thank you for inspiring them and starting the ripple. You were exactly what we needed!
We LOVED having Catherine speak at our event. The way she captivated and motivated the audience to create positive change and shift their state was just what we needed. After a day of sitting through the curriculum content and planning, she was a breath of fresh air, with her inspiring presentation. She integrated the material well, while adding in an element of magic helping us to connect to our why, to our purpose. Thank you Catherine. It was awesome!
Catherine provides exceptional value as a keynote speaker. She is engaging, high energy, packed with ideas and tools that the audience can put into action immediately. Catherine presents at a quick tempo, with audience interaction and an activated audience. I always feel that Catherine leaves her audience inspired, uplifted and ready to create change - she never fails to impress!
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