Hi! I'm Katheryn.

I help people live, work and thrive in Japan through coaching, orientations, and cross-cultural training programs.

“This is a MUST!”

“Katheryn's invaluable practicality and information makes the transition to this fascinating country and culture less challenging.”

-Jess Valentin
Senior HR Advisor & Coach

“Katheryn’s a superstar!”

“I recommend Katheryn to anyone who needs personalized service to help them with any and all aspects of their life in Japan.”

-Christopher Charles
Executive Recruiter

“Helped me tremendously!”

“Working with Katheryn can help many new expats who are blindly navigating their careers and lives in Japan.”

Business Analyst

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The Thrive Accelerator includes a library of resources on how to live in Japan, masterclasses, Q&A sessions, and a community of likeminded people. 



I offer orientation and business culture programs for individuals looking to take their knowledge & life to the next level. 


Corporate Training

I offer orientation, cross-cultural training, and employee wellness programs for organizations looking to support their employees. 


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Katheryn Gronauer helps professionals learn how to understand work culture in Japan through executive training and coaching. She is a graduate of Sophia University with a degree in International Business & Culture, a certified ATD Trainer, a ATD Change Management Facilitator, and an IIN health coach.

Katheryn is also a professional writer for JapanToday, Savvy, Women’s Health, HuffPost and more. She has authored the book Confessions of a Yo-yo Dieter on her experience of losing 40 pounds with Western and Eastern health concepts.


"I feel empowered knowing that some of the situations that baffled me before are actually culture-based - it's much easier to solve issues knowing where they come from."

-Magda, Poland
Business Operations Manager

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