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Kathy Caprino          

Nationally Recognized Women's Career and Executive Coach, Leadership Trainer, Speaker & Writer

Kathy Caprino, M.A., is an internationally-recognized women’s career success and work-life expert, leadership consultant, speaker, and trainer dedicated to the advancement of women in business. A featured contributor on women’s careers, business and leadership for Forbes, Huffington Post, and LinkedIn, she is also the author of Breakdown, Breakthrough: The Professional Woman’s Guide to Claiming a Life of Passion, Power, and Purpose. A champion for working women, Kathy is a former corporate Vice President, a trained psychotherapist, specialized career and executive coach, and sought-after writer and speaker on women’s issues. She is the Founder and President of Ellia Communications, Inc. and The Amazing Career Project, supporting women to build successful, rewarding careers of significance.

Drawing on her national research, therapeutic and coaching training, and business experience, Kathy provides one-on-one career consulting, group training, online courses, workshops, leadership seminars and training resources aimed to support women to reach their highest professional visions.

Kathy’s book Breakdown, Breakthrough reveals the key findings from her yearlong national research study—identifying the 12 “hidden” crises of professional women, including chronic health problems, failure to achieve work-life balance, and challenges to building authentic, successful professional lives on their terms. It also shares 14 deeply personal stories—her own included—and provides a 3-step holistic model for breaking through to your highest potential.

Kathy is a frequent invited speaker and seminar presenter in the areas of women’s empowerment, overcoming adversity and challenge in the workplace, effective communication, navigating successfully through change, and identifying your passion and fueling your work with it. She has spoken at over 200 women’s and leadership conferences, Fortune 100 training events, teen leadership forums, and national business and training events.

As a top media source on women’s career and entrepreneurial issues and trends, she has appeared in over 100 leading newspapers and publications both nationally and worldwide, including the Wall Street Journal, L.A. Times, Chicago Tribune, The Washington Times, SELF, Glamour, MORE, and on national radio and television. For more information, visit kathycaprino.com and connect with Kathy on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.

Prior to owning her own career consulting firm, Kathy achieved a high-level 18-year corporate career in the publishing, direct marketing, membership services industries, serving in Director and VP roles in marketing, product development, research, and product management.

Kathy received her M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University, her B.A. in English Literature from Boston University, and earned other educational certifications and training from New York University, University of London, and the Institute for Life Coaching Training. Her career coaching and consulting firm is based in Stamford, CT.

Read more at: https://kathycaprino.com/about-kathy-caprino/

Speech Topics

Achieving True Work-Life Balance

5 Core Steps to Generating More Work-Life Balance, Fulfillment and Control Over Your Life

In this enlivening and transformative program, Kathy shares her take on what true work-life balance is for today’s women, based on her work and research with hundreds of working women across the country. She offers vital information on the key factors that contribute to — and help women overcome – the top challenge they face today – balancing and integrating work with family and outside life in a healthy, positive, and purposeful manner.

This seminar helps women create a pathway to achieve more peace, joy and fulfillment in their family and home lives as balanced with what they want to achieve in their professional lives, based on their unique values, needs, and priorities.

Balance is possible, Kathy believes, only when women power up and step up to claim it for themselves. Drawing on findings from her national research, and her groundbreaking book Breakdown, Breakthrough, Kathy presents new information on the most powerful ways to overcome this deep challenge of being who we want to be for our families, children and our communities while at the same time crafting a meaningful career and fulfilling professional life as well.

Challenges you’ll learn how to overcome include:

  • Finding your power and voice
  • Discovering your passion and purpose in work and family life
  • Prioritizing what really matters to you and saying “no” to what doesn’t
  • Strengthening your courage, boundaries, and capabilities
  • Gaining support from your spouse, family, friends, and co-workers
  • Learning how to let go of overfunctioning and perfectionism
  • Determining what your ideal life looks like, and begin the process of creating it

With live, on-the-spot coaching from Kathy, and her experiential, proven-effective exercises and material, you will move from “I can’t balance life and work!” to “I know what I want and know the steps to get there!”

Communicating With Power, Command and Authority

6 Keys to Strengthening Your Communications and Professional Relationships

Join Kathy Caprino for this important program that shares the six keys to powering up your communications and professional interactions to help you reach your leadership potential, and share your messages, initiatives and visions in ways that engender excitement, engagement, and support.

Drawing on her communications and systems theory training as a therapist, her media work with Forbes, Huffington Post, and 100 other leading national publications, her coaching work with thousands of professional women, and her experience as a corporate Vice President of marketing, Kathy guides you through the important lessons she’s learned regarding the critical steps to take to uncover your “power gaps” in your communication style and interpersonal approach, and how to close those gaps to become more confident, authoritative and effective in your communications and interactions.

In this program, you’ll learn:

  • What effective communication is and is NOT
  • The top 7 challenges women face in their communications style and approach that block their success and growth
  • How to tell when your communication needs improvement and the root causes of these challenges
  • 6 keys to powering up your communications, your professional relationships and your access to more influence in your career and field
  • The vital importance of building strong support, and acquiring empowering mentors and sponsors to help you achieve the success you long for
  • A proven 5-Step model for taking your communications and your career to the next level of “amazing,” drawing on your natural strengths and talents and connecting the dots of where you’ve been and where you truly want to take your career

This program is ideal for all emerging women leaders who are ready to take their careers to the next level, and who wish to communicate and relate more powerfully and effectively to achieve their highest goals

Achieving Your Greatest Potential

7 Core Steps to Building a Highly Successful, Rewarding Career of Significance

This inspiring presentation shares the 7 core steps to igniting your fullest passion, power, and purpose in your life and work, and building a successful career you love.

Drawing on her coaching and training work with over 10,000 women around the world, her yearlong national research study and book Breakdown Breakthrough, and her writing and interviews for Forbes, Huffington Post and LinkedIn, Kathy walks you through her proven five-step model for bringing about lasting positive change and “knock-your-sock off” success in your career and professional life. In this presentation, you’ll learn:

  • What holds women back from building careers they love
  • 6 essentials ingredients for a happy, rewarding career
  • Key traits of professional women who view themselves as highly “successful”
  • What constitutes amazing career success for you
  • 7 Essential Steps to Achieving Your Greatest Potential
  • Kathy’s proven 5-step model for creating greater happiness, success and reward
  • A BOLD Action Plan for your personal and professional growth

As a successful career reinventer herself, Kathy knows what it takes to move from “breakdown” to true breakthrough in your career. If you know you’re ready to step up to your highest potential, and live and work with greater passion, power, and purpose, you won’t want to miss this program.

The Inner Path To Career Success: How to Dig Deep, Discover Your Right Work, and Illuminate The World With It

In this two-hour powerhouse workshop, Kathy Caprino, M.A. – America’s “Breakthrough” Success Coach for women – shares new, fresh information on how to identify what you’re passionate about, muster the courage to pursue it, and light up the world with it. Kathy shares proven success strategies, solutions, and tips (that she’s used to transform her unhappy career and helped teach over 10,000 women around the globe to do the same) to break through to the next level of success and happiness in your life and work and build a career you’ll love for a lifetime.

She also explores how to get out of your own way so that exponential growth and happiness are possible. Highlighting 10 critical inner shifts that must be made to pave the way for ultimate success and happiness, Kathy helps you visualize your BIG goals, and get moving toward them with one small but essential step.

Attendees of this breakthrough program will learn:

  • How your unhappiness is damaging your career and your life
  • The most common ways people sabotage their own success
  • How to identify what you’re passionate about and build a career around it
  • The 10 essential inner and outer steps to build a happier, more satisfying career
  • The one, BOLD commitment to make today if you want more happiness in your work

Creating more happiness, success and reward – and honoring what you really care about — requires clarity, confidence, and courage. Kathy shows you how to get it.


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