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Thriving in Japan with Katheryn Gronauer

Updated: Apr 5, 2021

This episode with Katheryn has been a long time coming! I thought she was too busy to come on my show! She had been wanting to come on since she first heard about it. So there you go. Don't assume!

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, we’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of yourself listening to the episode on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories, and tag me and Katheryn, @transformationswithjayne and @katheryngronauer

In this episode you will hear:

  • How Katheryn came to be living and working in Tokyo

  • What it was like growing up with two countries, cultures and languages

  • How she pivoted her coaching business to be the “thriving” business it is today

  • Some of the top ways that people struggle when joining an organization in Japan

  • Transferring those skills to your private life

  • New ways of thinking about "self care" during the pandemic

  • What currently constitutes “fun” and do we have enough “fun” on our schedules

About Katheryn:

Katheryn Gronauer helps onboard professionals to live and work in Japan through executive training and coaching. Her specialties include orientation programs, cross-cultural education, and wellness coaching.

She has a degree in International Business & Culture from Sophia University, a certification in training and change-management from ATD, and a coaching certification from IIN. Most importantly, she was raised between Japan and America with firsthand sensitivity to the cultural differences and challenges that new expats encounter every day.

Katheryn’s company Thrive Tokyo has been named “One of Tokyo’s hotspots to satisfy anyone” by Eurobiz Magazine. Her work and accomplishments have been featured in Women’s Health, HuffPost, Mobility Magazine, Mindbodygreen, JapanToday, Savvy Tokyo, Thrive Global, Elephant Journal, The Everygirl, Thought Catalog, and Elite Daily.

Katheryn has worked with a wide variety of clients across a range of industries from multinational corporations such as Toyota to start-up companies to spouses and more. She has been a guest public speaker on wellness and lifestyle transition at the US Embassy, Toyo University, FEW Japan, and Roppongi Cooperative.

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