About Kathie Nelson
Founder, Kathie Nelson is a serial entrepreneur and born powerhouse whose work background ranges from roles in telecom, computer software, to cardiac monitoring. In each opportunity she worked myself into leadership roles applying her accounting and finance background where she had the opportunity to master sales, learn inventory control, shipping & receiving, some HR before launching her own companies. Widely regarded as an expert both in business growth and entrepreneurial ventures, Kathie Nelson has helped numerous companies and individuals with vision casting, strategic planning, business models, and personalized marketing plans that produced testimonials like these.
Nelson has a history of results and contribution. She was recognized for lifetime achievement in 2008 business by the Women Entrepreneurs of Oregon for her contribution to the women's business community at large. For more about what her clients say, click here.
As a lifestyle entrepreneur and leadership coach, Kathie's faith filled tenacious pursuit of a life fully expressed is contagious. She and her husband reside just outside of Portland, Oregon where they enjoy being the first Beaverton Urban Winery, their growing family and friends.
Kathie Nelson LLC is an Oregon based firm serving growth oriented companies with executive consulting and strategic business development plans since 2002. Our niche is serving the organically grown entrepreneurial leader who tenaciously pursued a passion, dream, or gifting and found themselves in business. The point of nexus where we find we deliver the greatest value and they receive the highest impact is when they've reached a crossroads or ceiling they can't seem to breakthrough.
Kathie's Professional Persona
Nelson is recognized as a Certified Management Consultant (CMC®). The Certified Management Consultant (CMC®) mark is awarded by the IMC USA to consultants who have achieved a level of performance that includes professional standards in technical competency and ethics, and global standards in consulting competencies, professional behavior, client and project management, and personal conduct.
Less than one percent (1%) of all consultants have achieved this level of excellence. As the certifying body and professional association for management consultants in the United States, IMC USA requires its members to adhere to this Code of Ethics as a condition of membership and certification. The standards of conduct set forth in this Code provide basic principles in the ethical practice of management consulting.
Nelson is a published author.
She is a contributing author in the international bestseller, "Build it Big - 101 Insider Secrets from Top Direct Selling Experts" and packaged her success techniques and philosophy in the "Busy People" business growth series.
Her first book "The Busy People's Guide to Getting Unstuck" is available electronically from this site.
She packaged and licensed the coaching & training curriculum "Networking for Busy People" 2003-2008 which is now available in workshop or keynote form.
She co-authored with her mother Bette James Laughrun. "I Want What She's Got! The Secrets of Creating an Outrageous Life" available through Amazon, the website or at her events.
Her latest ebook available in this site "What's Your Secret Sauce? A Quick Discovery Guide to Find the YOU Factor" provides a leader with framework to connect their unique selling points with the value exchange they deliver.
A professional speaker, Nelson's authenticity and vivid speaking style captivates and engages listeners.
This college drop out, "Navy brat", middle child of five went on to become a boot-strapped entrepreneur after becoming a single mom through divorce at 22, surviving a life-threatening auto accident at 23, and overcame a failed business venture at age 30. This shaped her philosophy and life strategies which made her a sought after speaker.
Kathie is well known for her engaging topics and making a crowded room feel intimate, as though she is speaking into the life of each person individually. With an uncanny ability to tap right into the pulse of the room her presentations leave people walking away with new perspective and renewed vigor.
Kathie's Secret Sauce
Strategist, Executive Coach, Speaker, Author Kathie Nelson is known for her ability to help you connect your gifting and abilities to create outcomes to an audience that craves what you bring to the table.
A serial entrepreneur Kathie is currently coaching executive leaders to build sound businesses, accelerate through alignment, and mentoring small groups for leveraged results.
“Your capacity for growth lies in your areas of strength.
Developing your weaknesses only leads to competence, never brilliance.
The world needs your brilliance, your message,& your vision now, more than ever. Be more YOU."
~ Kathie Nelson, CMC