Tendril Press Honored at the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) today announced the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award honorees. Contributors to this year's list of honorees include the 39th U.S. president Jimmy Carter, actor Jim Carrey, musician Art Garfunkel, and author Garrison Keillor.  Learn more...

Patrick G Smyth


Patrick Smyth was born and raised in South Africa. As a young soldier in the South African army, he had the dubious privilege of meeting several members of the animal kingdom up close and face-to-face, but his encounters with elephants were his greatest source of inspiration and awe.

Patrick relocated to the US in 1981 and has led re-branding efforts and served as a senior marketing and business executive with several Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Tandem Computers, Compaq Computers, Ceridian, and
WebMD/ Emdeon.

Patrick continues to use his skills as a “leadership navigator,” working with dozens of CEOs in small, high growth businesses. His highly-acclaimed workshop helps people overcome their fears and self-limiting beliefs. Patrick is passionate about helping people be successful in their endeavors. In his own words, “I don’t believe I have a right to step on someone’s dream. Instead, I feel a duty to help them succeed.”

He is a recognized speaker, author of many articles on leadership and an instructor and mentor at CEO Space Forum.

Patrick resides with his wife and teenaged son in a small town near Nashville TN. He enjoys gardening, puzzles, golf and bass fishing when he has time.

For more information, please visit www.innovationhabitude.com.



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