“I have been accepted to give a TEDx talk in June!!!!!! The topic I was accepted with — how we can’t move humanity forward without improving the quality of life for women in the workplace. And guess what I wrote about — my STORY!!” Having a clear, inspiring founder story in written and video form […]

I Booked a Tedx Talk With My Story

Contrary to what social media might tell you…being on camera is not a natural thing for 99.9% of the population. But if you’re running a business, showing up on camera is now an inevitable part of your job description.  But this is good news for us small business owners and side hustlers.  Because we are […]

If You’re Camera Shy…Do This

So you’re not a natural-born writer.  It’s OK. It doesn’t mean you can’t become one.  The first rule of thumb is to remember that every great story involves a transformation in the main character. If that person is you, you need to show your audience how you changed.  If that person is your customer, the […]

Use This Easy Formula to Write Better Stories

“But Patrice, my back story is SO MUCH. Where do I even start??” I hear this a lot from entrepreneurs. You’ve done a lot. You’ve lived through a lot of jobs, transitions, bad hair trends, bad partners, questionable nightlife decisions (and made it the other side) peaks, valleys, therapy breakthroughs.  When it’s time to keep […]

From Arranged Marriage -> Immigrant Career Coach

Writing about yourself is hard. Showing up on camera and talking about yourself -that isn’t one giant snore fest- is even harder. In order to stand out from the approximately 897,675 other people doing the exact same thing as you, you will want to get comfortable with sharing key parts of your back story that […]

How to Make a Killer About Me Video