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Let’s have a conversation about how we can work together. I do interactive presentations, workshops, retreats, strategic sessions, fireside chats, panel discussions, book clubs, conversation salons, podcast interviews, and more.

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How do people benefit from hearing me speak?

She was the ultimate professional and had our attendees – from emerging leaders to C-level executives – completely engaged... They rated her the highest of all our speakers at the Summit… Patti is five stars.  I highly recommend her for your event.”

Lisl Dutterer

Executive Director, Wnet - Women's Network in Electronic Payments

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Let’s have a conversation!

We can get to know each other better and explore options and possibilities. If I’m not your gal, I’m happy to make highly curated recommendations to some of my very talented colleagues. It’s what we connectors do! 

Looking for an experienced, easy-to-work-with presenter?

One who creates and delivers programs that get participants engaged, thinking, and talking?  I develop and deliver interactive keynotes, breakout sessions, workshops and retreats that teach participants how to expand and strengthen their conversation, connection, and communication skills. 

I’m also experienced in moderating lively panels, facilitating rich discussions, and organizing a memorable conversation salons. Matching my strengths, style, and expertise to your objectives is part of the process.

    Among my popular topics are:

    • “Success Secrets of The Intentional Networker™: Strategies for Connecting with Greater Purpose, Polish, and Productivity”
    • “Elements of Connection:  Attracting and Enjoying More Meaningful and Rewarding Conversations”
    • “Live, Work & Connect at a Higher Level™:  Keys to Enjoying Greater Success and Happiness in Your Life, Career, and Relationships”
    • “Stories from the Stage: Secrets to Becoming a More Authentic, Confident, and Engaging Presenter”

    “Working with Patti was a delight…She was truly interested in understanding the purpose for the event and the mission of our organization…We appreciated her warmth and sincerity ….Participants left inspired and energized.”

    Helen Patterson DeNyse

    YMCA of Illinois

    “A HUGE thank you to Patti for joining us at our Women in Leadership event…such an inspiring presentation…I can’t tell you how many times I saw our leaders laughing out loud at your special stories…”

    Katherine Weirich

    HEB Women’s Leadership Team

    “Patti has presented at our Professional Women’s Conference twice. Her presentations were passionate, relevant, and dynamic and her style is energetic and engaging.  She uses a variety of teaching methods and skillfully maintained the attention of participants. She was an integral part of the success of our events.”

    Loren Ellis

    Lakeshore Public Media