What are communication issues costing your company in wasted meeting time, lost sales and increased cost from inefficiency?

CCI, with over 30 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, provides solutions for your organization’s communication needs. With programs ranging from Presenting Powerfully to Influencing For Results, we help you:


Increase your productivity

  • Improve your presentation skills and capacity to influence others
  • Develop new ways to motivate and inspire your team
  • Increase your confidence and communication effectiveness
  • Save time and reduce “communication clutter” in meetings

Improve your team dynamics

  • Resolve communication conflicts and increase collaboration
  • Uncover and resolve “communication sabotage” for more effective teamwork
  • Handle tough communication issues with leading-edge tools
  • Increase leadership abilities through skill development and practice

Expand your personal impact

  • Gain insight into the ways you communicate
  • Use communication tools tailored to your unique style and corporate culture
  • Become a more dynamic and authentically persuasive speaker
  • Increase your capacity to think on your feet and exhibit more confidence

What makes our services unique?

Tailored solutions to meet your needs and style

  • Customized or tailored to the needs of your business
  • Modularized to support re-designing training to meet unique needs
  • Highly interactive, adapted to your corporate culture
  • Solution and results oriented to fulfill your priorities and goals

Committed partners who come to understand your business and corporate culture

  • Responsive, flexible, and open to co-creating trainings that address organizational goals
  • Thirty years of design experience creating and individualizing training programs
  • Extensive corporate background as managers and director of sales

Objective, honest feedback and coaching

  • Optimal use of video feedback accelerates change
  • Respectful feedback supports building self-esteem and confidence
  • Effective, well integrated media provides maximum impact

Catalysts for organizational growth and development

  • Extensive experience working with executives and all levels of management
  • Management skills are developed through executive coaching, team building, and retreat facilitation
  • Capacity to customize programs to meet the needs of all levels of staff


~ Results that last ~


Training Programs:

  • Presenting Powerfully
  • Communicating For Results
  • Influencing and Persuasion
  • Conflict Management
  • Working with Different Styles (DISC)
  • Increasing Assertiveness
  • Facilitating Meetings Effectively
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Living With Purpose and Passion
  • Selling and Negotiating for Results

Other Services:

  • Keynote Speeches
  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Retreats
  • Team Building Retreats
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • 360 Feedback
  • Consultation

About Jeanne-Marie Grumet, Founder of Communication Catalysts, Inc.

Jeanne-Marie Grumet, founder and CEO of Communication Catalysts, Inc. in Marin, California, is nationally respected as a dynamic speaker, coach, author and facilitator of leading-edge training.  For over 25 years, she has worked with a wide range of companies, including Fortune 500, engaging participants in powerful programs that produce lasting, positive results.

Jeanne-Marie was the national sales director for n innovative training company and has 12 years of experience and award-winning success in sales, training and management on staff for companies such as Control Data, American Hospital Supply, and Pacific Bell.  She conducts customized programs in presentation skills, sales, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, management and leadership.

She is co-author with John Gray, Jack Canfield and Bob Proctor in the book entitled “101 Great Ways To Improve Your Life.”  Jeanne-Marie received her B.A. in Psychology from California State University at Long Beach, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

Her clients have included:  Clorox, Hewlett Packard, The Wrigley Co., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Sybase, Pacific Bell, Simon & Schuster, Kaiser Permanente, Costco, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Powerbar, Birkenstock, Genentech, Autodesk, American President Lines, Pyatok Architects, Charles Schwab & Co., Amy’s Kitchen, Summit State Bank, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Earth 2017, Tigrent Industries and Wells Fargo Bank.



“Jeanne-Marie gained instant credibility with our management teams and reps.  She came up the learning curve on our company, culture, products and process faster than I thought humanly possible.  Her customized training and coaching program was right on the mark…it resulted in take-away skills they are still using to their and the company’s benefit.”

Estelle Andrews, Vice President of Professional Management Development
Charles Schwab & Co.