- New product development
- Communication skills
- Critical thinking
Kate Zabriskie specializes in real-world business etiquette to power presentation skills and she is known for her engaging, high-energy style, sense of humor, and ability to make learning fun.
With hundreds of platform hours and a determination to offer something different, she took that energy and desire to help others succeed.
She has taught for corporations, nonprofits, foundations, government agencies, associations, colleges, and schools. Some of their clients include Bank One, Schering Plough, The United States Coast Guard, and Microsoft.
Her fresh approaches applied to tried and true favorites. Her primary goals are to keep learning relevant.
Kate’s diverse background is the foundation for her work and a key to her success.
She began her career as a trade show exhibits manager for a national defense association. From there she moved to consumer and trade journal advertising sales; working with the military, automotive aftermarket, cosmetics and chemical industries, and several national trade associations.
She then joined Andersen Consulting where she worked with a diverse client base, ranging from pharmaceutical companies to those in the banking industry. Kate was then recruited by The Franklin Mint, where over the next five years, her responsibilities included art and video licensing, new product development, and human resources training.
No stranger to the media, she has been quoted in The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, and The Detroit Free Press. In addition to those publications, her articles and interviews have appeared across industries:The American Medical Association, the American Management Association, Entrepreneur Magazine, MSNBC, and Cosmoradio.