Catherine Palin-Brinkworth is known for her wisdom and insight, her inspirational energy, her leadership experience, impact and influence - and she is booked repeatedly by her clients for the effect she has on their people. 

Catherine brings warmth, energy and engagement to meetings, workshops, conference platforms and events. Leaders lift their sights, morale grows, and improving productivity gets easier, as Catherine brings her proven performance processes to life with stories, models and memorable messages.  She is a real 'shift worker' speaking from experience.
Her successful business background has given her plenty to share, while she guides people towards identifying their unique strengths and their inner power.   She'll inspire you to lift your beliefs, expand your sense of the possible and help you create your own sustainable success drive.
 
Catherine lives her message of leadership and influence, developing businesses and managing change.  Her ability to connect with people to bring about significant mindshifts and positive behavioural change has kept her in demand within Australia and internationally as a professional speaker for the last 2 decades.   Most importantly, she models resilience, courage and creative thinking to inspire and encourage.

She has held roles as National President of the National Speakers Association of Australia, International President of the Global Speakers Federation, and Non-Executive Chairman of accounting firm Horwath in Brisbane - proving her own leadership capacity.  She holds the highest international designation for professional speakers, less than 8% world-wide, Certified Speaking Professional.  Catherine is primarily a behavioural scientist, with a Masters Degree in Applied Science (Social Ecology), Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and  Masters Certification in NLP.

Catherine's work is themed for each client and can be designed around requests from her current topics, which include

  • Navigating Chaos!
  • Conditions for Successful Change
  • Business Bounce-Back - From Flat to Flat-Out

Testimonials

Having spoken to many delegates I know that your words were well listened to, and the scoring system resulted in 8's and 10's for your presentation.
- Communications ' Training Manager Harvey World Travel

Your presentations fitted the bill perfectly and I had some excellent feedback... You are a delight to work with.
- Director - Focus Marketing for Telstra

Thank you for your brilliant presentation at our Franchise Conference. The material was terrific, well structured to suit the specific needs of our company, and your delivery really was outstanding.
- Managing Director - Solar Pergola

Your absolute professionalism is unquestioned, your presentation outstanding programs... the response from our members and guests has been really enthusiastic
- Chairman - Bac to Business

Outstanding contribution to our conference. Your messages were sincere, your delivery impactful, and the pacing superb.
- General Manager - Mead Johnson Australia/NZ

It was a privilege to have you inspire our people around Australia... and the fact that 1000 purchased your book says plenty about your effectiveness...
- National Field Adviser - Advanced Life Foods

Catherine would be the most refreshing woman speaker I have ever heard. Catherine shot from the hip, played it straight and delivered a lot.
- Operations Manager - AMP Society

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