Building New Relationships with Pat Hedley

Are you consistently meeting enough people to effectively elevate your business or career?

My guest Pat Hedley is an investor, advisor and the author of Meet 100 People. Inspired by the experiences of thousands of people she has interacted with over her own thirty-year career. Pat wrote Meet 100 People to encourage us all to proactively, and consistently meet people in person or by video. As the founder and CEO of The Path Ahead, Pat identifies high growth companies in which she invests and takes on either formal or informal advisory roles. Pat spent 30 years with global growth investor, General Atlantic, most recently as managing director. She began her career as a consultant with Bain & Company, is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Join us as we explore Pat’s insightful wisdom around the art of building great new relationships to accelerate your business or career.

This episode will be airing live on 30th July 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Pat Hedley:

Pat is an investor, advisor and the author of Meet 100 People. Inspired by the experiences of thousands of people she has interacted with over her own thirty-year career, Pat wrote Meet 100 People to encourage us all to proactively, and consistently meet people in person or by video. Her goal is not only to inspire, but to provide practical steps to expanding your network. Pat speaks regularly at colleges, to alumni groups and to corporations. She gave a TedX Talk at Dartmouth College in 2018.

As the founder and CEO of The Path Ahead, Pat identifies high growth companies in which she invests and takes on either formal or informal advisory roles. Since 2016, Pat has invested in over a dozen innovative private companies, more than half led by women. She currently advises the CEOs of several growth companies.

Prior to her current role, Pat spent 30 years with global growth investor, General Atlantic, most recently as managing director. She began her career as a consultant with Bain & Company. Pat is a graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in computer science and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

This episode will be airing live on 30th July 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper has 30 years of multi-functional business experience, working with global brands such as Mars, United Biscuits and Punch to board level before supporting and founding successful entrepreneurial ventures. Chris elevates business success as an advisor, coach, facilitator, and consultant developing leaders, teams and building highly engaged workforces particularly in the insurance and financial services sectors. He founded the ‘Business Elevation Show’ on Voice America in 2011, building a massive network of global connections and audience in over 50 countries. He speaks on topics such as ’Elevating Leadership’, ‘Engagement’, and his book ‘The Power to Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It or Not) published by Penguin Random House USA’. He is the founder of ‘The Elevation Collective’ an exclusive network for business change makers.  Chris is a fellow and former Regional President of the Professional Speaking Association in the UK. To contact Chris: chris@chriscooper.co.uk

This episode will be airing live on 30th July 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


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