You're in Charge—
Now What?

by Spencer Stuart co-chairs Thomas J. Neff and James M.  Citrin

Crown Business, 2005.

 

A bestselling guide to getting off to the right start in a new job.

 

"We would like to thank Catherine Fredman, an exceptional writer, who helped us formulate the structure of the book and draft each chapter. She also scrupulously transformed more than a thousand interview transcript pages into a logical construct and helped tighten them into various drafts of the manuscript. Her contribution to distilling and organizing our thinking was crucial to getting our arms around the hundreds of potentially disparate ideas we had considered."

Use the News

by Maria Bartiromo

HarperBusiness, 2001.

 

A national bestseller on separating investment news from noise by CNBC’s “Money Honey.”

 

"Catherine Fredman made the process of transforming an idea into a book seem natural and enjoyable. Her understanding of the subject matter and her ability to capture my voice were immensely valuable. In addition, she enthusiastically interviewed many of the sources and researched many of the facts quoted in these pages. I could not have written this book without her."

 

Direct from Dell

by Michael Dell

Harper Business, 1999.

 

A national bestseller on honing your competitive edge by the founder of Dell Computer Corp.

 

"Catherine Fredman, my creative partner, through her research and probing questions, brought this project to life and helped turn my ideas into something understandable on paper."

 

Only the Paranoid Survive

by Andrew S. Grove

Currency Doubleday, 1996.

 

A national bestseller on career and management strategy by the co-founder of Intel Corp.

 

"The most significant credit goes to Catherine Fredman, who helped me throughout the long process of transforming a precis into a book.  Her understanding of my subject matter, her ability to follow my thought processes, and her incredible organizational skills were immensely valuable.  Particularly helpful were her insights into the parallels between individuals' careers and corporate strategy. And her sense of humor has helped me skirt many a pothole."

Business Books

Collaborator on five business bestsellers:

The Company I Keep: My Life in Beauty

By Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies

HarperCollins. November 2020.

 

To be published:

Additional management strategy books:

 

WINNING THE WAR FOR TALENT IN EMERGING MARKETS, by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Ripa Rashid. Harvard Business Press, 2011.

 

THE STRATEGIC LEARNING ADVANTAGE by Willie Pietersen, Strategy Professor at Columbia University. A guide to gaining and sustaining competitive advantage.  Wiley, 2010.

 

TOP TALENT: KEEPING PERFORMANCE UP WHEN BUSINESS IS DOWN by Sylvia Ann Hewlett. Harvard Business Press, 2009.

 

LEAVING A LEGACY by Allianz Life Insurance CEO Mark Zesbaugh and Ken Dychtwald.  A resource for finance professionals. Privately published, 2006.

 

Transforming Nokia: the Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change

by Nokia Chairman Risto Siilasmaa

McGraw Hill, October 2018.

 

The inside story of Nokia’s near-death experience and reinvention with lessons on recognizing, surviving and mastering fundamental change by Nokia Chairman Risto Siilasmaa. This book was a #1 bestseller in Finland, a bestseller in China (a Treasury China Media best book of 2019) and was short-listed for the 2018 Finlandia Award.

 

“I wrote this book together with Catherine Fredman. She claims I could have written the book without her, but it would have been a different book, and worse in all respects. Thank you, Catherine, for the partnership and all the laughs we have had during the journey.”

Website © 2020 Catherine Fredman. All rights reserved. Website design by John & Wendy.

Transforming Nokia: the Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change

by Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa

McGraw Hill, October 2018.

 

The inside story of Nokia’s near-death experience and reinvention with lessons on recognizing, surviving and mastering fundamental change by Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa. This book was a #1 bestseller in Finland, a bestseller in China (a Treasury China Media best book of 2019) and was short-listed for the 2018 Finlandia Award.

 

“I wrote this book together with Catherine Fredman. She claims I could have written the book without her, but it would have been a different book, and worse in all respects. Thank you, Catherine, for the partnership and all the laughs we have had during the journey.”

You're in Charge—
Now What?

by Spencer Stuart co-chairs Thomas J. Neff and James M.  Citrin

Crown Business, 2005.

 

A bestselling guide to getting off to the right start in a new job.

 

"We would like to thank Catherine Fredman, an exceptional writer, who helped us formulate the structure of the book and draft each chapter. She also scrupulously transformed more than a thousand interview transcript pages into a logical construct and helped tighten them into various drafts of the manuscript. Her contribution to distilling and organizing our thinking was crucial to getting our arms around the hundreds of potentially disparate ideas we had considered."

Use the News

by Maria Bartiromo

HarperBusiness, 2001.

 

A national bestseller on separating investment news from noise by CNBC’s “Money Honey.”

 

"Catherine Fredman made the process of transforming an idea into a book seem natural and enjoyable. Her understanding of the subject matter and her ability to capture my voice were immensely valuable. In addition, she enthusiastically interviewed many of the sources and researched many of the facts quoted in these pages. I could not have written this book without her."

Direct from Dell

by Michael Dell

HarperBusiness, 1999.

 

A national bestseller on honing your competitive edge by the founder of Dell Computer Corp.

 

"Catherine Fredman, my creative partner, through her research and probing questions, brought this project to life and helped turn my ideas into something understandable on paper."

Only the Paranoid Survive

by Andrew S. Grove

Currency Doubleday, 1996.

 

A national bestseller on career and management strategy by the co-founder of Intel Corp.

 

"The most significant credit goes to Catherine Fredman, who helped me throughout the long process of transforming a precis into a book.  Her understanding of my subject matter, her ability to follow my thought processes, and her incredible organizational skills were immensely valuable.  Particularly helpful were her insights into the parallels between individuals' careers and corporate strategy. And her sense of humor has helped me skirt many a pothole."

The Company I Keep: My Life in Beauty

By Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies

HarperCollins. November 2020.

Transforming Nokia: the Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change

by Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa

McGraw Hill, October 2018.

 

The inside story of Nokia’s near-death experience and reinvention with lessons on recognizing, surviving and mastering fundamental change by Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa. This book was a #1 bestseller in Finland, a bestseller in China (a Treasury China Media best book of 2019) and was short-listed for the 2018 Finlandia Award.

 

“I wrote this book together with Catherine Fredman. She claims I could have written the book without her, but it would have been a different book, and worse in all respects. Thank you, Catherine, for the partnership and all the laughs we have had during the journey.”

You're in Charge—
Now What?

Use the News

by Maria Bartiromo

HarperBusiness, 2001.

 

A national bestseller on separating investment news from noise by CNBC’s “Money Honey.”

 

"Catherine Fredman made the process of transforming an idea into a book seem natural and enjoyable. Her understanding of the subject matter and her ability to capture my voice were immensely valuable. In addition, she enthusiastically interviewed many of the sources and researched many of the facts quoted in these pages. I could not have written this book without her."

Direct from Dell

by Michael Dell

HarperBusiness, 1999.

 

A national bestseller on honing your competitive edge by the founder of Dell Computer Corp.

 

"Catherine Fredman, my creative partner, through her research and probing questions, brought this project to life and helped turn my ideas into something understandable on paper."

Only the Paranoid Survive

You're in Charge—
Now What?

by Spencer Stuart co-chairs Thomas J. Neff and James M.  Citrin

Crown Business, 2005.

 

A bestselling guide to getting off to the right start in a new job.

"We would like to thank Catherine Fredman, an exceptional writer, who helped us formulate the structure of the book and draft each chapter. She also scrupulously transformed more than a thousand interview transcript pages into a logical construct and helped tighten them into various drafts of the manuscript. Her contribution to distilling and organizing our thinking was crucial to getting our arms around the hundreds of potentially disparate ideas we had considered."

Use the News

by Maria Bartiromo

HarperBusiness, 2001.

 

A national bestseller on separating investment news from noise by CNBC’s “Money Honey.”

"Catherine Fredman made the process of transforming an idea into a book seem natural and enjoyable. Her understanding of the subject matter and her ability to capture my voice were immensely valuable. In addition, she enthusiastically interviewed many of the sources and researched many of the facts quoted in these pages. I could not have written this book without her."

Direct from Dell

by Michael Dell

HarperBusiness, 1999.

 

A national bestseller on honing your competitive edge by the founder of Dell Computer Corp.

"Catherine Fredman, my creative partner, through her research and probing questions, brought this project to life and helped turn my ideas into something understandable on paper."

Transforming Nokia: the Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change

by Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa

McGraw Hill, October 2018.

 

The inside story of Nokia’s near-death experience and reinvention with lessons on recognizing, surviving and mastering fundamental change by Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa. This book was a #1 bestseller in Finland, a bestseller in China (a Treasury China Media best book of 2019) and was short-listed for the 2018 Finlandia Award.

“I wrote this book together with Catherine Fredman. She claims I could have written the book without her, but it would have been a different book, and worse in all respects. Thank you, Catherine, for the partnership and all the laughs we have had during the journey.”

— Risto Siilasmaa

Only the Paranoid Survive

by Andrew S. Grove

Currency Doubleday, 1996.

 

A national bestseller on career and management strategy by the co-founder of Intel Corp.

"The most significant credit goes to Catherine Fredman, who helped me throughout the long process of transforming a precis into a book.  Her understanding of my subject matter, her ability to follow my thought processes, and her incredible organizational skills were immensely valuable.  Particularly helpful were her insights into the parallels between individuals' careers and corporate strategy. And her sense of humor has helped me skirt many a pothole."

The Company I Keep: My Life in Beauty

By Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies

HarperCollins. November 2020.