About Jody Glynn Patrick

Jody is President of Glynn Patrick & Associates, which provides management consulting, executive coaching and strategic planning services. She is Publisher Emeritus of In Business magazine, which she published for 17 years. Selected as the “U.S. Business Journalist of the Year” in 2007 in Washington, DC, by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Jody has been a business reporter, editor, radio talk show host , and has won other state and national journalism awards. At the same time, she has helped corporate clients grow their businesses -- the basis for her practical coaching advice here. She also was the 2005 Athena Award recipient for her leadership role in mentoring other professional women. Jody will be talking with you weekly on TDS’ blog to share her insights and tips from the C-Suite perspective. Follow on G+.
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Three minute quiz: What’s your advertising IQ?

What’s your adIQ? I’m often asked what makes an effective ad in a magazine. How versed are you on the intersection of design and influence?… more...
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Showrooming: Opportunity or retailer’s worst nightmare?

Let’s say a builder goes to Sears to see a saw. They note the name brand and price and then they Google it, see where… more...
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“Accidental” salesperson? Here’s how to make more “purposeful” sales!

International sales trainer Chris Lytle, author of “The Accidental Salesperson”, once told me, “Most people ‘wind up’ in sales. It only truly becomes a profession… more...
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Four ways to tip business (or personal) negotiations in your favor

You make concessions and/or prevail in small ways or debates every day and are probably pretty good at communicating your needs or value to colleagues… more...
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5 business trends worth watching in 2012

InBusiness by Jody Glynn Patrick We’ve reported, in the pages of In Business magazine, stories of business best practices and trends, and from that collection… more...
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Five ways to put LinkedIn to work for you.

Blog by Jody Glynn Patrick at InBusiness Gaining members at the rate of more than 1,000,000 per week, LinkedIn has been called the most powerful… more...
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Six (easy) ways to become a better leader

A bit of advice and perspective from Jody Glynn Patrick at InBusiness When transitioning from nonprofit leadership to corporate executive management, I purposefully chose a… more...
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Personality inventories: What do they reveal about YOU?

There are a plethora of personality inventory models used by HR departments in the hiring process today, but whether you are “green-blue” (The Edge) or… more...
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How to Better Manage Your Manager

An “open door policy” means a manager enjoys and is available for discussion with staff about what they are doing, or what company resources might… more...
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