Author & Speaker. Community Builder. Educator & Activist.
[At the intersection of all those identities is story.]
Patti has traveled and spoken in over 60 countries during her career, writing, speaking, and teaching about intercultural communications, diversity and inclusion, and mindfulness and intentional living, work, and creativity.
Her comments and over 100 published articles can be found in national and international publications such as The Washington Post, The London Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, HR Magazine, The Huffington Post, PBS, and many others.
Patti is the author of eight books, including a Fortune magazine “Best Business Book.” Her third book, Life is a Verb, was one of five finalists for the prestigious “Books for a Better Life” Award, and two subsequent books were finalists for the Southern Independent Booksellers Association “Book of the Year Award.” Her award-winning blog, “37days,” is her home base for writing and connecting with her readership.
A master Southern storyteller, she lives in the mountains of North Carolina with her family, her home base for her online classes, in-person retreats and Camps, and corporate consulting and executive coaching. Selected clients have included Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Avaya Communications, The Government of Guyana, the New Zealand Institute for Personnel Management, the U.K. Institute for Personnel Management, Boeing, Equity Residential, REI, and many more.
You can read more about Patti’s professional work here.