Speaking

Patrice’s ability to blend her upbeat personality

with her professional background and the latest 

positive psychology and Appreciative Inquiry concepts

in fun and interesting ways makes her an impressive

and dynamic speaker for any event or conference.  

 
 

Patrice Koerper, MSM, RPCV, Life Coach, Speaker

She engages her audience

with just the right combination of humor

and information to inspire them to look at themselves

and their lives through new lenses for a much brighter future. 

Patrice brings her unique experiences and perspectives to all her presentations:

  • She has gone where only 425 people over the age of 50 go each year: the United States Peace Corps, and can share first-hand how to adapt and thrive when facing seemingly overwhelming cultural, personal and professional challenges.
  • She has 25+ years in the fields of public relations, public speaking, management and training and development. She received numerous individual and team awards related to her public relations work.
  • She is an expert boundary spanner with years of successful experience in cultural, community and organizational cross-over situations.
  • She is a certified life coach, whose life, and the lives of her clients, have been enriched by listening to and supporting them as they deal with change and create personal and professional success.
  • Patrice holds a Masters in the Science of Management, MSM: Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness with honors, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Psychology.
  • She has received numerous individual and team awards related to her public relations work.

Patrice presents on a variety of personal and professional topics related to happiness and well-being and can customize topics to meet the needs of your business or organization.

Wishful Thinking Works Topics:

  • Bounce-Backability: Putting the Bounce Back in Your Life
    • How to use well-being research to make ourselves happier &  stronger and our lives better
    • Individuals – Perfect for women’s and health events and conferences
    • Business, not-for-profits, community
  • Happiness: A Leading Option
  • Why Happiness Matters in the Workplace  
  • Happily Ever After Is an Option.
    • Happiness &  well-being research and how to apply it – happily
    • Individuals  – Perfect for women’s events and conference
  • Life is a marathon, not a sprint: Create the retirement life you really want  
    • Individuals, not-for-profits with clients 40+
    • Certified facilitator for the book: “Too Young To Retire”
  • Raising Resiliency in Your Organization
    • Understanding and applying positive psychology research organizationally
    • Helping managers and supervisors sustain and succeed
    • Business, government and not-for-profit trainings, events and conferences
  • Resiliency: Ways to Rebound and Redirect for Success
    • Putting positive psychology resiliency research to work in your life
    • Great for staff, supervisors and managers
    • Business and not-for-profit trainings, events and conferences
  • Wishful Thinking Works: Create the life you really want
    • Individuals – Perfect for women’s events and conferences
    • Great for college students and young entrepreneurs, as well.
  • Peace Corps: An Adventure at Any Age
    • 14 years and up, great for 50+ groups
    • Patrice has first-hand experience as one of the 425 Peace Corps Volunteers over the age of 50, who serve worldwide each year.
    • Photos, displays, music  and personal experiences
  • Republic of Macedonia: From the Ottoman Empire to Yugoslavia to today.
    • Interesting and unique cultural, informational program
    • Photos, displays, music  and personal experiences
    • Patrice lived in Macedonia for three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer, 2006-2009. 

For more information about Patrice speaking at your next event: 

  

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