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Saturday, April 21 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Welcome and Keynote Address: Patti Dobrowolski

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The Saturday day of programming gets off to a lively start right off the bat: Following a brief welcome, very special keynote speaker Patti Dobrowolski will engage attendees with her highly-interactive presentation "Drawing Solutions: How a Simple Picture Will Change Everything."

The odds against you making change in your life are 9 to 1. This dynamic presentation will show you how to beat those odds. Learn a simple, visual, goal-setting process that you can immediately use in your world to help yourself and your team turn vision into reality. Author of DRAWING SOLUTIONS: How Visual Goal Setting Will Change Your Life, Patti Dobrowolski will show you how to leverage the latest neuroscience, business strategy and drawing to train your brain to identify and stay focused to achieve key goals. Find out how you can make change more easily and you don't even need to know how to draw.

Make sure you're here to get inspired, challenged, and pumped up to enjoy a great day of learning and connecting!


Jane Corry

Youth Librarian (retired), Multnomah County Library

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Patti Dobrowolski

Up Your Creative Genius
Patti Dobrowolski, author of DRAWING SOLUTIONS: How Visual Goal Setting Will Change Your Life, is founder of Up Your Creative Genius, a consulting firm that uses visuals and creative processes to help companies and individuals around the world accelerate growth and change. A critically acclaimed comic... Read More →

Saturday April 21, 2018 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
Composer's Hall Hilton Eugene Conference Center, 66 East 6th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401-2667 USA