Friday, August 31, 2012

August 2012 (news)

Breaking News:  On August 25, 2012, Patrick released his book called Blessed to Survive - The Thanksgiving Day Massacre. The book is a true story of survival stemming from one of the most horrific tragedies in South Florida, which occurred on Thanksgiving Day 2009. Patrick was shot during the shooting incident and endured a three month coma, after which, he had to learn how to talk, walk, write, tie his shoes, brush his teeth - everything, like a baby. The book will be available exclusively from the book website for six months to accommodate those people who wanted signed copies of the book. After that, it will be available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other retail outlets.

To order the book, visit the book website:

To see photos of the recovery, visit the Facebook page for the book:

To follow Patrick's new blog showcasing inspirational stories of people who have overcome adversity, visit this site:

July 2012 news

Des Moines, Iowa - Patrick conducted several training seminars at the USJC National Leadership Conference in Des Moines. The conference drew delegates from all over the United States. Patrick conducted a networking workshop on Friday teaching how to build relationships in your network rather than just create contacts. On Saturday morning, he gave a key note seminar for about 200 participants called: "Do You Want to Get Lucky? (How to Create Your Own Opportunities)".  Saturday afternoon, Patrick conducted a smaller seminar called "Painting With Passion" teaching people how to paint a picture with words and then how to find their own passion when they speak.