Guest Speaker: Patti Porkorchak - "Live a Life Without Regrets"

Patti is a warm, enthusiastic, and passionate Life Coach.  As an award winning marketing and sales executive, she has more than 30 years of experience having worked with IBM, Siemens, and many startup companies.  She has coached, trained, and consulted with entrepreneurs to help them become even more successful.
Patti spent 10 years helping to start-up and run a large software company in Ottawa before moving to the country and opening a 100 acre garden center and hobby farm. Although she had no training, her success proves that with some basic sales and marketing skills you can be anything you want to be. 
Patti believes that life is short and it is never too late to follow your dreams even if it means change. Change is scary but regret is even scarier.
Her advice to live a life without regrets:
  • Know what you want
  • Ask for what you want
  • Make choices
  • Make a detailed plan - 1-2 pages of your ideal job, day, life
  • Make a vision Board – what is important to you and your life
  • What are your shoulda, coulda, wouldas?
  • Write your dreams down – "I will by this date by doing this" and tell people
  • Create a Gratitude Journal – 5 best things that happened to you
  • Love yourself
  • The more you think about fears the bigger they get - only massive Action can cut through fear.