Patricia Clason has more than 35 years’ experience as a professional speaker, trainer, consultant, and writer. She has given over 4,000 presentations for corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
Clason delivers CEO advising, senior executive coaching, and C-suite consulting services. She specializes in providing coaching and consulting on startups, marketing, mission statements, management skills, emotional intelligence, career building, time management, ethics, motivation, and team building. She leverages her expertise in alternative methods of teaching and learning to produce high-quality results and addresses the psychological perspectives and principles behind the practical tools she teaches.
Clason is founder and managing director of the Center for Creative Learning and Accountability Coaching Associates, organizations that offer programs for personal and professional development including growth seminars and training programs in traditional and not-so-traditional formats. Since 1976, Clason has been a pioneer in the formation of the executive coaching industry. She is a published author, with works including “Taking It Lightly,” “Vets Journey Home,” “Renewal,” and “Claim Your Unlimited Potential” (a 12-workbook success series), and is also co-author of “Speaking of Success” with Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard, and Jack Canfield. Clason has also developed numerous other personal and professional development programs. She is involved with Funeral Service Institute, Larimer Center for Ethical Leadership, Great Ideas!, Lozanov Learning Institute, and Manifestation Management, which she established in 1975 and served as president until 1994.
From 1993 to 1998, Clason hosted “A Sign of the Times,” an interview-format television show on Warner Cable, and later, co-hosted “A Woman’s Point of View” on WRRD Radio. She is a Board Member of several non-profit organizations and is active in civic organizations such as Worldwide Association of Business Coaches, National Association of Business Coaches, Wisconsin Business Women’s Coalition, and Woodstock Business Conference, among others.
Clason has taught at over a dozen higher learning institutions, including the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Marquette University, Mount Mary College, and Cardinal Stritch University. From 1981 to present, Clason has been listed in Who’s Who in the Midwest. She is also listed in World Who’s Who of Women and Who’s Who of American Women. Clason’s work has been published in Employment Times and many other print and Internet media, and she was featured on the cover of Wisconsin Woman Magazine.