Patrick Snow is an international best-selling author, professional keynote speaker, publishing coach, and Internet entrepreneur. He firmly believes we can all achieve our individual and organizational destinies when we "Dream, Plan, Execute, and Soar." Patrick Snow has electrified and inspired more than 1,500 audiences worldwide over the last 20 years to create their own destinies and get exactly what they want out of life and work. Today, he is known as "The Dean of Destiny" by high achievers worldwide.
After being laid off following 9/11, and again in 2002 from high-tech sales, Patrick retired from corporate America on his own terms at 36 years of age to live the entrepreneurial life he loves. Today, at age 41, he guides and inspires others to turn their career distress into personal success by applying leadership principles, embracing change, balancing family and work, and achieving one’s visions!
Patrick discovered his gift for speaking in the fall of 1986 at age 17. As the captain of his high school varsity football team, he delivered the pre-game speeches that inspired his team members to perform at their highest levels. He knew at that moment that inspiring others to achieve extraordinary results both at work and at home was his passion in life.
Patrick's "destiny" message has been profiled in The New York Times, Denver Post, and the Chicago Sun-Times. His best-selling book, Creating Your Own Destiny: How to Get Exactly What You Want Out of Life and Work, and his personal transition were also featured as a cover story in USA TODAY. Patrick's book has been translated into numerous foreign languages and has sold more than 150,000 copies across six continents since 2001.
John Wiley & Sons has recently re-published the revised and updated version of Creating Your Own Destiny. Patrick's second book, also being published by Wiley in late 2010, is titled The Affluent Entrepreneur: 20 Proven Principles for Achieving Prosperity. Patrick is also a contributing author to numerous other books including the new Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons for Mastering the Law of Attraction.
To date, Patrick has coached more than 200 clients in achieving their goals of writing, publishing, and marketing their books. He's coached thousands of others to build their businesses and organizations on limited budgets using his "Sales Success Formula" and "Destiny Secret." His warm-hearted style and passion for helping others achieve stunning results in their lives, careers, and businesses fuels lasting friendships and invites expressions of gratitude from those who follow his time-tested, from-the-trenches, proven system.
Originally from Michigan, Patrick graduated from the University of Montana in 1991. He and his two sons, Samuel and Jacob reside together on Bainbridge Island, Washington.