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Dr. Patti Fletcher

About Dr. Patti Fletcher

Dr. Patti Fletcher (@pkfletcher) is a seasoned business executive, award-winning marketing influencer, board member, angel investor, author, and presenter. She writes for drpattifletcher.com, Inc., The Guardian, and has contributed to and been featured in Time Magazine, Al-Jazeera, Forbes, Newsweek, Xconomy, The Muse, and many more. Patti advises corporate executives and board members from lean start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, and from small community organizations to large global nonprofits. She is an advocate and a sought-after speaker on the topics of leading large-scale cultural change, transformational leadership, brand building, cultivating high performance teams, women on boards, women in the c-suite, and women in high growth entrepreneurship. As a futurist, Patti is currently working with SAP SuccessFactors to help change how the world thinks about diversity, inclusion, and the role of HR in business.

The Mentor: “I Thought I Would Change Her Life. In Fact, She Changed Mine”

6-Sep-2016 | Dr. Patti Fletcher

Many women dream of leaving their corporate job to live a more meaningful life. Fear of saying goodbye to an enviable salary and disappointing family and friends stops most in their tracks. After year

Is It Time To Reimagine Our Startup Heroes Wearing Dresses?

29-Aug-2016 | Dr. Patti Fletcher

Being a high-growth entrepreneur is not for the faint hearted. Astia, a global nonprofit dedicated to increasing external investment for female-founded high-growth startups, describes the world of hig

7 Soft Skills Needed By Future Innovators

22-Aug-2016 | Dr. Patti Fletcher

Anyone can be a successful entrepreneur, and parenting has a direct influence on a child's capability and eventual workforce longevity. Those are bold statements, considering the high failure rate of

Women Aren’t From Venus And Men Aren’t From Mars…Now What?

9-Aug-2016 | Dr. Patti Fletcher

Despite what many may believe, research shows that there are more similarities than differences between men and women when it comes to motivations in business. So if women and men aren’t so differ

road signs pointing to different directions

8 Ways Unconscious Bias Is Killing Your Business

14-Jul-2016 | Dr. Patti Fletcher

In the most simple of terms, unconscious bias is the prejudice each of us has without even knowing we have it. While this type of bias may seem harmless enough, it may actually be hurting your busines

Awkward to Awesome: 5 Networking Tips

21-May-2012 | Dr. Patti Fletcher

Networking events aren't really that hard: Plan your work, work your plan. Here's how. For those of us who are not natural extroverts, networking events can be painful. It stinks to be in a crowded

5 Steps to Game-Changing Relationships

3-May-2012 | Dr. Patti Fletcher

Men build networks. Women build relationships. What's the difference, and how to do it. Part of my work involves figuring out why some women succeed and others do not. Yet I’ve worked mostly with