Author, Speaker & Founder of Dare2Dream With Linda
Accomplished leader, successful entrepreneur and gifted communicator, Linda Patten has trained thousands of men and women to step into their natural leadership roles, build their teams for success, and achieve their dreams. She specializes in helping professional women move from a background in corporate, military, or government, to shift from command to empowered leadership as an entrepreneur.
With 40 years of leadership experience spanning the military (including protocol officer to a 4-star general), corporate, and entrepreneurial arenas, Linda is uniquely qualified to understand, empower, and guide women on their journey of self-discovery, skills development, and a charted course toward becoming an extraordinary leader. Linda’s business, Dare2Lead With Linda, and The Art of Herding Cats: Leading Teams of Leaders, book and 12-step leadership program, are rooted in her heartfelt vision to empower women to step out, step up, and step into leadership that creates positive change in the world.
Linda holds an MBA in Organizational Behavior and Leadership, and leadership positions in numerous professional management associations and women's business networking groups. She is an international author, radio show host, trainer and keynoter who speaks to audiences worldwide on topics of leadership and empowering women in business.
The Art of Herding Cats: Creating and Aligning Vision
A manager can manage, a commander can command – but what does it take for a leader to lead? Knowing where you are going so you can inspire your team to join you on the journey is critical to success. And this starts with a clear vision, articulated in a vision statement that will provide the direction to ensure that you – and your team – are on the right path. A vision statement laser-focuses your accomplishments, your goals, your joy, your life. Linda teaches you 3 critical skills that successful leaders use to develop killer visions to propel themselves and their teams into realizing the life they desire.