Pat is the founder of The Table Group and the author of 10 books which have sold nearly 5 million copies and been translated into more than 25 languages. The Wall Street Journal called him one of the most sought after business speakers in America; he has addressed millions of people at conferences and events around the world over the past 15 years. Pat has written for or been featured in numerous publications including Harvard Business Review, Inc., Fortune, Fast Company, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek.
Prior to founding The Table Group, Pat worked at Bain & Company, Oracle Corporation and Sybase. Pat lives in the Bay Area with his wife and four boys.
Pat's Point Of View
Pat shares his point of view through essays on leadership and management. Preview an excerpt from his latest point of view below.
Many leaders have something of an obsession with retention, and a corresponding fear of attrition. Whether we’re talking about employees, customers or even members of a church congregation, we seem to have an almost unconscious desire to do whatever we can to keep anyone from leaving. So we compromise our strategies or water down our policies to appeal to the largest number of pe…Continue Reading Visit Pat's POV Library
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A sampling of Pat's ideas around organizational health, teamwork, leadership, employee engagement and client service.View More
Articles written by Pat in various publications including Inc., The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek.View More
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