is founder and president of Synergistic Solutions: Harnessing eMotion
in Business, headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. The consortium, founded
in 1989, offers support to organizations and industry in dealing
with turbulence, change, and crisis impacting the workplace. There
have been few times in history when this topic has been as relevant
as it is today.
Catherine looks for the "up" in the midst of disruption
and has developed several programs including "Healthy Survival
Skills" and "Freedom Now." When the world is crashing,
where do you go? How do you bring order out of chaos, clarity from
confusion, and direction from uncertainty?
Consulting with organizations as diverse as Polaroid Corporation
and Massachusetts Correctional Institutions, she works to replace
uncertainty, fear, and anger, with confidence, courage, and teamwork.
Individuals, as well as organizations, learn to harness emotions
into creative action, find or renew passion in the workplace, and
build synergy to achieve common goals.
A graduate in communications from Emerson College and Internet
strategy management from the Marlboro College Graduate Center, Catherine
has certification and/or training in advanced mediation, systems
thinking, and relational dynamics, as well as a technical background
in computer programming and systems analysis.
She is also Professor of Business & Management at the Graduate
School of Management at Cambridge College.