Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D. is an award-winning author, consultant, successful entrepreneur, and experienced speaker. Through his 24 years of operational research in the dynamics of change, he has become an expert on using the power of the mind for personal improvement.
He is founder of Positive Changes, the world's largest franchise network of lifestyle improvement centers. Dr. Porter's successes were featured in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, People, Entrepreneur, and INC, as well as ABC, NBC, CBS, and the Discovery Channel.
He is the author of the bestselling book, Awaken the Genius, Mind Technology for the 21st Century, which was awarded "Best How-To Book of 1994" by the North American Book Dealers Exchange. Awaken the Genius has been translated into four languages, and more than 100,000 copies have sold globally. He is also author of Discover the Language of the Mind and Six Secrets of G.E.N.I.U.S. And just released "Thrive In Overdrive."
For ten consecutive years, Dr. Porter hosted his own radio show on WNIS in Norfolk, Virginia. While in Phoenix, Arizona, he was host of his own television show. As an independent consultant, he wrote Hidden Solutions and Awaken the Genius programs for the State of Arizona. He also created Mind Over Cancer, a creative visualization and relaxation program used in medical facilities such as Delta Oncology and Hematology in Norfolk, Virginia, to assist patients receiving cancer treatment to better manage stress and treatment side-effects.
Dr. Porter has produced an arsenal of more than 300 audio-recorded motivational programs and creative visualization processes, and has sold more than a million books and recordings worldwide.
He has devoted his professional career to developing successful methods that empower people. He has personally instructed more than 35,000 people in personal advancement, and thousands more have been helped through his methods.