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ABOUT PATRICK

 Stop selling and start connecting. 

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“Excuse me… would you like to buy a candy bar?”

That was me at age eight after taking my first sales job. The “job” was selling overpriced chocolate bars. The “employer” was St. Mary’s Elementary School. Some parents would have simply written a check to pay for the unwanted merchandise. Not my mom. My mom saw it as a teachable moment.

Selling candy to strangers was a lot to handle for a small, introverted child. Most of my days were spent avoiding dodge balls or hiding from John Powers on the playground. Yet each day after school, I changed into my best outfit and stood in front of the local grocery store to pitch my wares. By the end of the week, I had earned a better understanding of my customer, a deeper knowledge of myself, and a $10 gift card to Showbiz Pizza.

Since those early days of high-pressure candy bar sales, I’ve made a living helping individuals and organizations reach their audiences, from big companies to small businesses, from minor celebrities to major universities. I’ve worked with top recording artists and managed national tours. I’ve consulted on political campaigns and even helped a professional bull ranch. And while each offers something very different, they all have one thing in common: they want to deliver the stuff that customers love.

From writing and speaking to private consulting, I am blessed to be able to help people across the globe capture the hearts of their audience. I am fueled by the belief that business is still about The Golden Rule, that each of us has a story to tell, and that together we can make the world a better place — one happy customer at a time.

“Excuse me… would you like to buy a candy bar?”

That was me at age eight after taking my first sales job. The “job” was selling overpriced chocolate bars. The “employer” was St. Mary’s Elementary School. Some parents would have simply written a check to pay for the unwanted merchandise. Not my mom. My mom saw it as a teachable moment.

Selling candy to strangers was a lot to handle for a small, introverted child. Most of my days were spent avoiding dodge balls or hiding from John Powers on the playground. Yet each day after school, I changed into my best outfit and stood in front of the local grocery store to pitch my wares. By the end of the week, I had earned a better understanding of my customer, a deeper knowledge of myself, and a $10 gift card to Showbiz Pizza.

Since those early days of high-pressure candy bar sales, I’ve made a living helping individuals and organizations reach their audiences, from big companies to small businesses, from minor celebrities to major universities. I’ve worked with top recording artists and managed national tours. I’ve consulted on political campaigns and even helped a professional bull ranch. And while each offers something very different, they all have one thing in common: they want to deliver the stuff that customers love.

From writing and speaking to private consulting, I am blessed to be able to help people across the globe capture the hearts of their audience. I am fueled by the belief that business is still about The Golden Rule, that each of us has a story to tell, and that together we can make the world a better place — one happy customer at a time.

About Patrick Hartory

Forbes Top Marketer, keynote speaker, and bestselling author inspires audiences to act.

About Patrick Hartory

Forbes Top Marketer, keynote speaker, and bestselling author inspires audiences to act.

Top-Rated Keynote Speaker

Trusted by schools, associations, and Fortune 500 companies to inspire action in over 2,000 programs.

Top-Rated Keynote Speaker

Trusted by schools, associations, and Fortune 500 companies to inspire action in over 2,000 programs.

Top-Rated Keynote Speaker

Trusted by schools, associations, and Fortune 500 companies to inspire action in over 2,000 programs.

Top 10 Marketing Influencer

A “must see” thought leader and influencer on customer service, audience experience, and modern marketing.

Top 10 Marketing Influencer

A “must see” thought leader and influencer on customer service, audience experience, and modern marketing.

Top 10 Marketing Influencer

A “must see” thought leader and influencer on customer service, audience experience, and modern marketing.

CEO & Founder of a National Marketing Firm

Created marketing campaigns and customer experiences for national recording artists, media properties, sporting events, and brands.

CEO & Founder of a National Marketing Firm

Created marketing campaigns and customer experiences for national recording artists, media properties, sporting events, and brands.

CEO & Founder of a National Marketing Firm

Created marketing campaigns and customer experiences for national recording artists, media properties, sporting events, and brands.

Bestselling Author

Patrick is the author of 3 successful books including his latest: What Customers Love

Bestselling Author

Patrick is the author of 3 successful books including his latest: What Customers Love

Bestselling Author

Patrick is the author of 3 successful books including his latest: What Customers Love

Patrick Has Spoken to Over 400,000 People

Since 1999, Patrick has delivered top-rated keynotes and programs to over 400,000 people… but there’s always room for more!

Top-Rated Speaker to Over 400,000 People

Since 1999, Patrick has delivered top-rated keynotes and programs to over 400,000 people… but there’s always room for more!

Top-Rated Speaker to Over 400,000 People

Since 1999, Patrick has delivered top-rated keynotes and programs to over 400,000 people… but there’s always room for more!

ENGAGE.

“A passionate and entertaining storyteller, Patrick is everything you want in a keynote speaker.” 

– John Husted, Skyward Global Conference 

ENGAGE.

“A passionate and entertaining storyteller, Patrick is everything you want in a keynote speaker.” 

– John Husted, Skyward Global Conference 

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What Customers Love
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