Testimonials

Recalibrating Life

After working with Patti, I have new passion and energy for all I undertake. Her teachings have enabled me to recalibrate my life, so that I have more time for myself and for what I hold most important – while reaching higher levels of enjoyment and efficiency in my work.

- Leigh O.
Healthcare Management
Who Coaches The CEO?

"Who coaches the CEO? I coach everyone else. Having a coach who helps you see things from multiple perspectives, who has been there and done that so she understands, who can help me sift through, prioritize, strategize, vision, and take this to action – priceless!"
W.F.; CEO, Healthcare


Trusting My Instincts

Trusting my instincts about decision-making was difficult with the changes we had experienced at our firm. After working with Patti, I have much greater confidence in my instincts and my judgment, which has resulted in a greater efficiency in my team and improved the quality of our service.
N.C.; Director of Operations, Transportation Firm


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Testimonials

Recalibrating Life

After working with Patti, I have new passion and energy for all I undertake. Her teachings have enabled me to recalibrate my life, so that I have more time for myself and for what I hold most important – while reaching higher levels of enjoyment and efficiency in my work.

- Leigh O.
Healthcare Management
Who Coaches The CEO?

"Who coaches the CEO? I coach everyone else. Having a coach who helps you see things from multiple perspectives, who has been there and done that so she understands, who can help me sift through, prioritize, strategize, vision, and take this to action – priceless!"
W.F.; CEO, Healthcare


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Three Shifts to Help Your Team Make Better Decisions

By | 2017-11-28T13:34:55+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Blog, Leadership, Uncategorized|

Do you ever feel as though your team has the potential for better decision-making power, but it’s just not happening? Are you and your team stuck in autopilot and missing out on sharpening your creative edge? What can you do when you need to help your team make better decisions? Help them to up their [...]

Are You an Empty Power Suit?

By | 2017-05-23T13:37:52+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

  Losing Your Sense of Purpose I’m writing from backstage at the San Jose Convention Center where I’ll be addressing female engineers who aspire to greater leadership (IEEE Annual Conference). As I review my notes, it makes little sense to rehash where we are not and why systems fail women in the workplace. Instead, I’ll [...]

When You Need More Focus

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:22+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A 5-Point Checklist for the Executive’s Brain One of the requests I often get from clients is to help them gain more mental clarity. They complain of suffering from poor or cloudy decision-making, or an inability to move forward with projects. When they come to me, they may be worried that they are losing acuity, [...]

Three Tips for De-stressing On the Go…

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:22+00:00 September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Whenever I engage with a new client, one of the first gifts they receive from me is David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done.  This is because when you have decided claim more of your potential, greater personal discipline is required of you.   If you don’t harness the power of personal discipline as you undertake [...]

Finishing Strong: The Importance of Pacing to Reach Your Goal

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:23+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Molly Huddle and Emily Infeld, American professional runners, have taught us some important lessons on following through and never giving up. Huddle and Infeld recently ran the 10,000 meter race at the World Athletic Championships in Beijing. In the last leg of the race, Huddle showed herself to be a strong contender to win the bronze medal. [...]

Your Leadership: Asking the Right Questions

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:23+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Are you a successful communicator? When you think of yourself as a communicator, how much of your energy do you spend telling people things, and how much of it do you spend asking questions?   A bright executive once discovered her team had been working nights to solve a complicated problem.   “I was a [...]

Top 10: Ways to Lead By Example

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:23+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Good leaders must lead by example. Through their actions, which are aligned with what they say, they become a person others want to follow. When leaders say one thing but do another, they erode trust, a critical element of productive leadership. Here are 10 of the dozens of ways to lead by example.   1. [...]

The #1 Leadership Skill

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:23+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

As social creatures, we human beings tend to feel happiest when everyone is getting along. We feel most secure when we believe that others like us, and if we can avoid causing social strife we usually do. Unfortunately, this type of social predisposition can sometimes lead us in the wrong direction, especially when unwanted conflict [...]

Leadership Secrets to Building a Powerful Network

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:23+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Sam came to me because he felt stuck on a new project and needed advice.   “This project is a huge opportunity for me to flex my influence in the community,” said Sam.  “But I’m tapped out right now, and can’t get traction on ideas for some of the pieces.”   “Have you asked for [...]

The Leap to 7 Figures

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:23+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

“When do I reap the rewards?” asked the law firm owner.    “My partner and I are the top producers in the firm – the only producers if I am honest with myself – and we aren’t spring chickens.  What’s more, we are stalled at 6 figures – very healthy, mind you, but still…”   [...]