Concentrates on People
Public speaking is an extremely crowded profession with tons of vibrant speakers vying for attention. However, standing out above the rest is business speaker Patrick O’Dooley. Focusing primarily on the Customer Service, Sales, Team Building and Motivational topics, this Dallas, Texas native brings a how-to approach to his speaking assignments that make him a tool that can be utilized in any office, anywhere. His advice is instantly usable. Giving over 100 speeches every year, O’Dooley can relate to audiences numbering from 20 to over 4,000.
O’Dooley has been a professional speaker for nearly thirty years and has spoken in all 50 states as well as seven different nations. He gained his experience early on as a college athlete on a scholarship, at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a degree in Marketing. He went into the military as an officer and pilot where he learned the importance that team building plays in success. Additionally, his corporate experience with IBM and Steelcase Furniture Corporation round out a stellar professional resume. It is said that O’Dooley gives his audiences much more than they expect. Furthermore, he brings experience as an author since writing Flight Plan for Living: The Art of Self Encouragement in 1992. One of the biggest points that O’Dooley illustrates is that one’s attitude makes so much more of a difference in one’s success than any other criteria. He reveals that as a grade school child, he was dyslexic, and teachers thought he had a low aptitude. He decided that was not the case by developing the areas that he could control, one being his attitude. Success, he says, begins within. He brings that ever-present can-do attitude to all of his speeches.
Patrick O’Dooley has also earned the distinction of being a Certified Speaking Professional, which is the highest level of praise one can achieve from the National Speaker’s Association. The fact that most of his many speaking assignments come from referrals and word of mouth speaks volumes about this dynamic speaker. Currently, Patrick O’Dooley is the president of his own consulting firm. While so many are concentrating on the financial bottom line, Patrick O’Dooley is concentrating on the other bottom line, people.