Biography and Qualifications
Patricia is the acclaimed author of Managing Workplace Chaos: Solutions for Handling Information,Paper,Time and Stress, which was released by AMACOM in February 2002. She is also the author of Bumblebee Bits of Wisdom: A Collection of Quotes to Uplift Your Days, available from Amazon.com or directly from our site.
She has been interviewed for the Harvard Management Update,Cosmopolitan,Fitness, Working Mother,and Shape magazines, and is a frequent guest on popular talk radio shows across America.
Patricia is an expert in the field of advanced reading. She was a senior instructor for the Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics company. In 1996 she redesigned the entire Evelyn Wood program for Fred Pryor Seminars and developed, wrote and performed the Reading Dynamics video with the Nightingale-Conant Corporation. She also contracts her services to the American Management Association,as a management consultant, course leader, seminar trainer, course developer and writer, as well as training trainers. Since 1993 she has been an independent consultant and trainer and is a professional member of the National Speakers Association.
Patricia has a varied background in business management, accounting,organizational relations, fashion merchandising and communications. She has consulted for business and corporate leaders, international banking organizations,the medical,automobile and computer industries, and political leaders world wide. Her list of clients include: Andersen Consulting, Kaiser Permanente, IBM, Nike, General Motors, US West, World Bank, Glaxo Wellcome, ABC Radio Network, The State of Oregon, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Panasonic, Southern California Edison,The United States Postal Service,The Eastern Carribean Central Bank and the United States Embassy in Buenos Aires.
As president of Unique Perspectives Un-Limited, Inc. Patricia provides specialty training in the areas of: Advanced Reading, Memory, Recall and Learning Skills, Communication (Presentation and Interpersonal)Skills. Stress and Time Management, Team Building, Management Training, Personal and Professional Coaching.
Patricia is a dynamic and talented presenter. She has the disarming qualities of a “natural.” Her warmth and clarity of style win her raves wherever she travels. Her expertise frequently results in a demand for her return. As one client in Perth, Australia said, “Patricia is like reading a good book you don’t want to end, or ever put down!”