Patrick Jinks is a certified leadership and strategy coach, and President of The Jinks Perspective. He is the best-selling author of Strategic Fail: Why Nonprofit Strategic Planning Fails, and How to Fix It, and two additional best sellers with Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul author).

A member of the Forbes Coaches Council and regular contributor to Forbes.com, Patrick is an adjunct executive coach with Leadership Systems, Inc. and a teaching member of The Right Question Institute. He is a Certified Influencer Trainer through Vital Smarts — the people who brought us Crucial Conversations.

Patrick has been featured as a Game Changer® and a Master of Success® in the USA Today and Wall Street Journal, and has been featured on CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX across the country for his unique impact on the world of leadership and strategy.  His speaking stages range from The Citadel to The United Nations.

Videos

1

Returning to Our Primal Learning Tool: The Question | Patrick Jinks | TEDxGreenville

Research reveals that in our early years, we ask tens of thousands of questions as our primary mechanism for learning. Why do we stop, and what happens when, as adults, we become more intentional about returning to our primal use of inquiry for learning, inspiring, and creating? Patrick creatively demonstrates the application and effectiveness of using questions, and will lead the audience through an engaging journey to learning how questions can be more effectively used in leadership and provoking deeper thought. Patrick Jinks is a certified leadership and strategy coach, and President of The Jinks Perspective. He is the best-selling author of Strategic Fail: Why Nonprofit Strategic Planning Fails, and How to Fix It, and two best sellers with Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul author). His speaking stages range from The Citadel to The United Nations. A member of the Forbes Coaches Council and regular contributor to Forbes.com, Patrick has served as faculty for Millersville University’s Nonprofit Resource Network (Lancaster, PA), and United Way Worldwide’s Center for Community Leadership at the Mary M. Gates Learning Center in Alexandria, VA. He is an adjunct coach with Leadership Systems, Inc. and a teaching member of The Right Question Institute. He is a Certified Influencer Trainer through Vital Smarts — the people who brought us Crucial Conversations. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

2

Success LIVE Speech

It's Not All About You.... But Some of it IS! Certified Leadership and Strategy Coach Patrick Jinks speaking to a group of entrepreneurs at the Success LIVE event at Universal Studios, in Orlando, Florida - December 2017

3

Patrick Jinks on Success Today

Certified Leadership and Strategy Coach Patrick Jinks on Success Today TV Show in Orlando, FL

4

Patrick Jinks at the United Nations

Certified Leadership and Strategy Coach Patrick Jinks (The Jinks Perspective) speaks to the members of the Global Entrepreneurship Initiative at the United Nations in June of 2018, on the topic of social good in business.

Podcasts

Blog

April 15 2021

In our definition of leadership, three things converge: Vision, inspiration, and empowerment. I have covered each of those in previous posts. This post is about their coming together. I have been absorbed recently in the writings of Gary Yukl. His ... Read entire article... [...]
Read More

October 24 2020

Leadership is not about being the individual high performer anymore. It’s about getting the best out of others. When vision, inspiration, and empowerment converge to propel teams toward shared goals, what does the empowerment part look like? Here are 10 ... Read entire article... [...]
Read More

September 22 2020

Leaders don’t motivate. There. I said it. Got it out of the way early. Inspire wins. Why? Simple. Because motivation comes from within. We are driven by our own motivators. Leaders don’t put motivation into us. They draw it out. ... Read entire article... [...]
Read More

September 15 2020

Leaders cast vision. We all know that. Have a compelling vision, and people will follow, right? Mmmehh… Maybe. From the Jinks Perspective, vision happens every day, in the small moments. During the “windows of opportunity” we talk about as leadership. ... Read entire article... [...]
Read More