“It was the end of the day and Patricia Martin drew a standing-room-only crowd. She revved their engines. She was both profound and witty. Superb job.“

Carol Flagg, Association of Alternative News Weeklies

“I got such great feedback. Your keynote sparked conversations across our community that inspired people long after the event.”

Mo Myerhoff, Carmel Chamber of Commerce

Will the Future Like You?

Expect fresh analysis, new insights, and practical perspectives from this customized keynote. Using a spirited mix of hard-hitting research, multi-media, and audience interaction–Patricia reveals social and cultural trends that get people to see beyond the limitations of the status quo and step into new possibilities.

 “Her commitment to the process—talking to the organizer in advance, tailoring her remarks and engaging the participants, made her an ideal keynote.”
Bruce Whitacre, AdWeek Organizer, New York, 2013.

Topics:

  • Growth/Strategy/Trends
  • Changing the Culture
  • Communication in the Digital Age
  • Creative leadership
  • Early adopters
  • Motivating behavior change
  • Millennial mindsets

“You inspired people to start thinking differently and trying new things. That was huge.”

Ted Stillwell, Learning Point Associates

“You helped us see the big-picture, as well as the simple steps toward building something millennials adopt.”

Maya Lundhagen, 100Kin10—STEM Project, Urban Education Institute

Hidden Potential

A generation of start-ups is training the next generation of customers what to expect. To thrive, we need new approaches and sharper insights. This workshop is designed to break new ground with your team, quickly. We’ll present trends and competitive insights that will challenge your team to think and work differently. This three-day intensive helps your team get on board fast to seize growth possibilities. Together we’ll determine which opportunities to prioritize, and define specific steps to realize your goals.

What you get:

  • Fresh look at rutted issues. We prepare in-depth, culturally informed research with prompts and activities that engage teams in defining the barriers.
  • Stakeholder scenarios. Explore the changing landscape for key stakeholders to see which trends are affecting them most.
  • Powerful positioning. Describe ways to position, package, and present your most ambitious ideas for the future to the funders, allies, and sponsors who can fuel your growth.
  • Clear paths to action. We help you articulate a compelling truth about your offer, Then we plot specific steps for reaching your content and communications goals.
  • Deliverables. Every intensive is followed up with documentation you can use as a road map or playbook for communicating your new direction to the people who have a stake in your success.

“Our board members were very pleased. Many commented on the high quality of the experience and the information.”

Jennifer Filipowski, Meeting Planners International

“Savvy work. Some of the smartest thinking we’ve done.”

Gary Steurer, City of Philadelphia

Building a Breakthrough Brand Culture

Today, everything communicates. And your internal culture is the connective tissue that binds your people to your brand. When your team has a shared vision and values, you’ve got a culture that can learn and adapt. This intense, facilitated process covers a six-week timeframe. At the end of the process you will have created a 3-to-5 year vision for your organization, specific objectives to execute against, and a sense of alignment across your team.

What you get:

  • Supportive problem solving. Because a problem well defined is largely solved, we structure this collaborative process to generate superior inputs and outputs that clarify the issues.
  • Brand imperatives. We help you articulate a compelling truth about your offer, and we plot specific steps for reaching your content and communications goals.
  • Communications strategy. You see which aspects of your current value still resonates, and what needs to evolve to connect with priority audiences.
  • Deliverables. Every intensive is followed up with documentation you can use as a road map or playbook for communicating your new direction to the people who have a stake in your success.

Patrica’s speaking engagements include:

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