what if you could…
converse and connect more easily, authentically, and meaningfully?
Award-Winning Author — Speaker
Facilitator — Consultant
I specialize in teaching smart professionals how to attract and enjoy more meaningful and rewarding conversations, connections, and relationships:
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Our Consultants absolutely loved hearing from Patti. We received some really great feedback regarding her session and her participation at the event as well.
Patti exudes professionalism..her ability to connect with an audience and make you feel like a friend is truly amazing. She is an absolute joy to work with.
As the opening keynote speaker for our event, Patti set the tone for the day with her charm and wonderful ideas... Ginger Kelly, VP of Marketing, RIM Architect LLC and 2018 SMPS Pacific Regional Conference Co-Chair
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