Dr. Drayton Patterson is a motivational speaker, best selling author, psychologist and success coach who provides his empowering keynotes and speeches to large and small corporations, the federal government, hospitals, universities, and professional sports teams. Recently partnering with the legendary Jack Canfield on the #3 Best Seller, "The Road To Success, Vol.1", Drayton was awarded the Editor's Choice Award for his Outstanding Contribution to the book for his chapter on "Mental Conditioning for Success". Drayton's "down to earth and matter of fact style", not only includes his years of research and book learning", but also includes his years of practical experience as a practitioner, athlete, and business owner. Affectionately called "Dr. P." or "Dr. Smoke" by athletes, Drayton founded Chicago's Stress Reduction Clinic, was a former baseball pitcher, Major League Baseball Scout,Coach, and Psychologist,and was professional baseball's first Ph.D. Psychologist to manage a professional baseball team (Minor Leagues). Dr. Patterson has spent the great majority of his adult life helping individuals and businesses maximize their full potential and "be the best that they can be". Drayton's ideas on mental conditioning have captivated a wide variety of audiences because the techniques that he teaches are so very practical and easy to apply by business personnel, executives, professional and olympic athletes, professors, and students. Drayton has been named by Thumbtack as one of the "10 Best Psychologist's in Chicago" (2015,16,17), has been named as one of "America's Premier Expert's" (Winter Park, Florida), and received a Quilly Award in 2016 for his being named a Best Selling Co-Author with Jack Canfield and Thought Leaders from around the world. Drayton also collaborated by writing the foreword for the January 13, 2017 #1 Best Selling Book, "Unchain Your Brain", and has an Author's Page listed on noting his accomplishments. Dr. Patterson has been in demand for his speaking talents and has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, numerous radio and tv shows, and magazines. If you are seeking a speaker who can educate, motivate, entertain, and empower your audiences to maximize their full potential, Dr. Drayton Patterson will inform and entertain with his unique style of pairing "real life stories" with proven research that will make your event very meaningful and special to those who attend. Drayton is also the President of the Zoreda Rone Patterson Foundation, a not for profit organization named after his mother, a former "Teacher of the Year" who passed away of ALS. This foundation provides counseling, monetary awards, and recognition to terminally ill patients, their caregivers, and at-risk youth. Contact The Best Selling Author Drayton Patterson to speak with your group today! Some of Drayton's Keynotes and Topics include: MAXIMIZING PERSONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL POTENTIAL; 7 STEPS TO BETTER DECISION MAKING; GOAL SETTING FOR SUCCESS; STRESS REDUCTION AND STRESS MANAGEMENT IN A COMPLEX WORLD; ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM AND SELF CONCEPT AND VISUALIZING YOUR SUCCESS; and many others topics to improve your performance. CONTACT DRAYTON PATTERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION!