About Renate

Since she founded FreshLife Coaching in 2006, Renate has successfully worked with hundreds of talented and ambitious people who were held back by procrastination, wanted a more stimulating and rewarding life or decided to ease their relocation to the U.S.A. or Germany.

procrastination, beyond procrastination, stop postponingIn her latest book, Beyond Procrastination: How to Stop Postponing Your Life, Renate shares the many stories of how her clients achieved their goals using a wide variety of techniques and tricks.

Born and raised in Germany, Renate has an innate sense of organization and time management that has been enriched by her embrace of the creative chaos and unlimited optimism of life in New York City. Add her business experience in market research to her years of college teaching and there are few challenges she won’t be able to solve.

Renate is also the author of the audio book Move Beyond Move Beyond ProcrastinationProcrastination and Get Things Done!  (FreshLife Coaching) and the author/editor of Queer Families, Queer Politics (Columbia University Press). She holds a Certificate in Personal and Life Coaching from New York University and a PhD in Sociology from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She lives with her partner in New York City and works with clients all over the world.