Patrick is a WSJ #5 best-selling author of Fear is Fuel. He is an award-winning film maker who has been in Ukraine for more than 10% of the war for his upcoming feature length documentary Human Unity. As a five-time CEO he was uniquely able to document what it was about the Ukrainian people that allowed them to hold back the massive russian onslaught and keep the economy alive. The lessons are fascinating for any company in a competitive environment who wants to build a culture of happiness, fulfillment, gratitude and success. The images and videos he shares with audiences are inspirational and life changing. As a multi-millionaire entrepreneur he has proven growth and success strategies for your audience.
Inc. Magazine called Patrick one of the most interesting men alive, he's a millionaire entrepreneur who grew up as a scared and bullied, always trying to create a carefully sculpted image to cover his shame and fear. Then disaster hit - a rare form of leukemia threatened to end his life when his daughter was just a year old and his wife was 6 months pregnant. See how this dramatic life-challenge proved to him everything he thought about life, love, happiness and success were all wrong. It transformed a terrified flyer to a champion stunt pilot, and had an immediate impact on his relationship and businesses.
According to Patrick:
"Let me break down the key insights your audience will gain from my keynote. First, they'll transform into a more effective leader and innovator, enhancing their skills to drive success. Second, they'll master the art of stress management to boost their overall well-being. And third, they'll experience a profound improvement in your relationships, both personally and professionally.
Fear can be a formidable barrier, creating artificial borders limiting our performance, relationships, and health. The empowering message I share is that we have the power to reprogram our primitive brains, turning them into invaluable allies and collaborators in our journey toward personal and professional growth."
Six years of neuroscience research led to a life-changing platform you can adopt to learn courage and unshakable confidence using fear as fuel. Patrick doesn't just talk about it academically, he lives it! His personal story during 2020 started as a disaster with a family tragedy that ultimately led to the end of a 20-year marriage. Fear, courage and optimism intertwined in a year like no other.
As an athlete in 2018 he won the world's toughest bicycle race – the Race Across America almost 20 years after he finished 2nd place in the Olympic rowing trials, he's founded four tech companies while creating eight patents and raising almost $50 million. Patrick has leveraged fear as fuel for peak performance and to create an inspiring life of passion, happiness and fulfillment, and so can you. He is the son of 1st generation Irish immigrants and the first to go to college in his family. Once he learned the courage to refuse upper limits set by family, friends or society his life skyrocketed.He teaches audiences around the globe how to break through their limits, too using hard neuroscience.
As a winner in sports and a winner in business he is committed to leveraging fear lessons on himself and channel them into setting world records by being the first person to attempt cycling the Seven Summits.