Lorette Pruden, Ph.D.


Perform and Produce as Winners:

-Create and execute strategy together
-Engage employees in enterprise success
-Be PeopleSmart™

Lorette Pruden works at the intersection of business and people processes. She combines intuitive people skills and organizational savvy with the rigor of a scientific approach to make your strategies succeed.

Lorette founded Inventive Strategies in 2000. A proven speaker, coach and turnaround agent, she has over twenty years of leadership experience in industry.

“Lorette can make people perform and produce as ‘winners’ in an industrial setting — priceless.”
EHS Director, petrochemical company

Speaking & Workshop Topics:

• Is Your Strategic Plan Working? (Or sitting on the shelf?)™
• Growing Your Business from the Clients and Contacts You Already Have
• You’re Only a Leader if Someone is Following
• Managing the Front End of Innovation
• Ask your Heart a Question™: Add Intuitive Answers to your Rational One
• Multi-dimensional Diversity: What you Don’’t See
• PeopleSmart™: Develop Your Interpersonal Intelligence
• Zoom-Lens to Focus Your Project
• Lift Off! With a Balanced Scorecard


Lorette Pruden, Ph.D., works at the intersection of business and people processes that yield success. She founded Inventive Strategies in 2000, where her broad network of specialists in innovation, marketing, organizational development, business development, and sales training, combine their expertise to solve clients' problems.

Lorette is a chemical engineer-turned-entrepreneur who brings her process thinking, record of innovation, and certified team skills to bear on the challenges of her clients. She has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and spent a rewarding career at Mobil in new product development and the management of innovation. There she first learned to implement Balanced Scorecards™ for strategy execution. She served on the planning team for the PDMA’s Front End of Innovation Conference for five years, and got to talk to Jack Welch about life and marriage.

She also facilitates sustainable growth teams of small business owners through Team Nimbus NJ. Those clients say Team Nimbus has a direct impact on their bottom line, both in time and in money. Lorette works with teams of business owners, sales professionals and independent professionals, training, coaching and inspiring her clients to:

Tap the collective wisdom of the team,
Create strategic alliances and referral partnerships,
Create a customized system of cultivating continuous referrals,
Develop a business that is self sufficient, and
Produce enough profitable business to support the life you want to live.

She is a Mobil-certified Team Skills trainer, and is a certified Master Trainer for PeopleSmart™ and Team Nimbus. She is a current member and past Board Member of the Institute for Management Consultants, NJ, and is a member of the National Speakers’ Association, on the Board of the NJ chapter currently. She has served on the Board of the New Jersey Youth Symphony, and the NJ Council of Farmers and Communities.

What they say about Lorette Pruden:

“I consider your presentation to be a diamond among the others in this conference.”
Shari Leibert, Project Management Institute, Philadelphia, PA.

”She brought life to a very dry subject.”
TQM for Human Services, Gloria Greene, Volunteers of America, Greater New York

“As a small business owner, you couldn’t afford the expertise Lorette brings out of a room when you work with one of her Nimbus Teams.”
Robert Baker, Copy-to-Go, technical writer, Hillsborough, NJ

“…(Many of us) found your advice on planning and implementing a strategic business plan of great value. We would definitely recommend your presentation to other groups. Thanks for a “quality” job.” Jim Pasquali, American Society for Quality, Harrisburg, PA

"Lorette is an excellent business coach. Her guidance and experience helped me bring in my first clients. Not only did she focus my efforts but she was instrumental in introducing me to individuals and organizations that expanded my business contacts. I would highly recommend Lorette to anyone starting a technology-based business."
Edith Lewis-Rogers, SMHW Associates, Consultant in Pharmaceutical GMP

“We really appreciate your unique approach and helpful insights. I hope you’ll consider speaking to our group again sometime.”
Diane Fitzgerald, Forty Plus of Philadelphia


Lorette has spoken for these groups and many more:

Somerset County NJ Business Partnership
Indep. Computer Consultants Association
Society of Women Engineers
Institute of Management Accountants
Princeton University, AIChE, NIST
Project Management Institute
Bucks County PA Women’s Business Forum



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