Patricia Aburdene is not only a very talented author. She’s also a world-renowned speaker and advocate of corporate transformation. She inspires audiences with a concrete blueprint of how values and consciousness will transform business. She has lectured throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America, Australia, and the Pacific Rim.
Her career in business journalism began at Forbes magazine in 1978. As a Public Policy Fellow at Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 1993 to 1996, she explored emerging leadership models.
Patricia holds a BA in philosophy from Newton College of the Sacred Heart, a BS in library science from Catholic University, and four honorary doctorates. In 1990, she was awarded the Medal of Italy for her interpretation of global trends.
She collaborated with her husband John Naisbitt on the publishing phenomenon Megatrends which topped best-seller charts in the U.S., Germany, and Japan. She and John then co-authored the New York Times number-one bestseller Megatrends 2000. These big hits were followed by the bestselling Re-inventing the Corporation and Megatrends for Women.
Her new book, Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism, was published in 2005. Collectively, her books have sold more than 14 million copies worldwide.
In each of her Megatrends books she proposed ten Megatrends (changes), that would shape the information age. She’s been very accurate with her predictions and many major organizations have utilized her predictions in strategically planning for the future.