"Writing is a lot like childbirth. It's hard, sweaty work, but the result is quite worth it." ~Christine Louise Hohlbaum
Christine Louise Hohlbaum is an American author of several books, including The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World. She is a proven thought leader in the area of time management and often conducts Webinars for ExecSense. She works as a PR consultant for various international companies and lives near Munich, Germany with her husband and two children. Occasionally, she appears in TV shows and feature films, playing smaller roles to satisfy her inner thespian. Writing and acting are her passion. Her biggest dream is to change the world through words.
Christine Louise Hohlbaum has over a decade of experience in marketing and PR. With a specialty in key messaging and intercultural communication, Christine helps her clients express their messages concisely and precisely, no matter the situation. She has worked with best-selling authors, public speakers, media personalities, and more. She works with both US and international media outlets.
In addition to her public relations work, Christine plays smaller roles in television and film to satisfy her inner thespian. She has a tendency to be typecast as either a nurse or secretary, but she has ambitions that she might move beyond those roles one day to play a more demanding part as a prolific author, for instance. In her life beyond the sound stage, she has written several award-winning books and her parenting and lifestyle articles have appeared in hundreds of publications. Her expat blog Mama's Musings was named Finalist as Blog of the Year 2007 for the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. This year her book-related blog, http://PowerofSlow.org, has been nominated again for Blog of the Year 2009.
Her formal education reflects the diversity she brings to any conversation. She has a BA from Smith College in Political Science and German Literature. From the University of Constance, Germany, she obtained her combined master's degree in International Relations, German and English Literature. She has appeared on numerous programs including NPR's The Parent's Journal with Bobbi Conner almost a dozen times. She frequently offers commentary to media outlets and has appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, MSN Money, CNN.com, Boston Globe Magazine, Pregnancy magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Ladies Home Journal, Parents and Woman's Day.
She has also landed media placements for clients in many major outlets including The New York Times, WebMD, BrandWeek, Boston Globe, CNN, Baltimore Sun, Woman's World, First for Women, Parenting, Parents and more.
She has experience with both corporate and non-profit clients in Europe, South Africa and North America. When she isn't writing, crafting key messages, acting or shuttling kids to soccer practice, she prefers to frolic in the Bavarian countryside with her husband and two children.