Kathryn D. Cramer

Founder of The Cramer Institute


Kathryn D. Cramer, PhD, is passionate about possibilities and potential. She created and has dedicated her life to asset-based thinking (ABT), a way of looking at the world that helps leaders, influencers, and their teams make small shifts in thinking to produce extraordinary impact.

As a business consultant, she has worked with clients such as DuPont, Prudential Real Estate, Starbucks, and Microsoft, as well as many educational and non-profit organizations.

Dr. Kathy Cramer, a psychologist, has written nine books, including the best-selling Change the Way You See Everything, which started the ABT global movement.

Her latest book, Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say & Do, shows leaders how to increase their effectiveness through her revolutionary yet refreshing simple mindset management process, Asset-Based Thinking.

She won an Emmy for her film Stress: A Personal Challenge, and was twice featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show. She believes in big thinking, the power of presence, and laughter as the great elixir.