John Patterson

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Influence Ecology Co-Founder and CEO

John Patterson is co-founder and CEO of Influence Ecology, the leading business education in Transactional Competence™.

We help individuals and enterprises accelerate transactions.

Mr. Patterson co-founded, facilitates, and manages a curriculum for individuals and enterprises that removes impediments and accelerates results. The programs teach a cohesive framework to coordinate action, expedite initiatives, and support large-scale buy-in. This framework can quickly help a small business owner produce results, help a start-up lead the category, or remove the friction from large-scale enterprise transactions.

The Influence Ecology methodology includes live webinars, online learning, local workshops, global conferences, podcasts case studies, and mentors utilized by professionals and executives in seventy + countries. Study environments are an international assembly of accomplished professionals, certified faculty, and ambitious peers from a variety of countries, industries, and cultures.

John specializes in the construction of consequential educational environments that produce compliance, competence, and valued behaviors. His history includes work in corporate curriculum design and the delivery of a specialized leadership and performance curriculum for a global training and development company. Since 1987, he has facilitated training for tens of thousands of people internationally and has been responsible for the development and management of hundreds of leaders, managers, and mentors. He held a senior train-the-trainer role for 16 consecutive years focused on effective selling, public speaking, and program delivery.

Today, John’s primary responsibilities are executive management, program delivery, and enterprise programs. He is routinely published, a sought-after speaker, and the host of the Influence Ecology Podcast.

John is married and lives in Ojai, California.

“You are free to say, do, and believe what you want . . . you are not, however, free of the consequence of your naïveté.”
– John Patterson

“Influence Ecology programs are, in my opinion, required learning for anyone who has the desire, but not the tools or application, to reach their aims in life. In no uncertain terms, Influence Ecology holds you to account for all of the things you know you should start, stop, or continue doing (but ignore as habit) and makes you responsible for your own future.”

– James Walls, Wellington, New Zealand


About Influence Ecology

Influence Ecology is considered the leader in the field of Transactional Competence™, having published and contributed to the only comprehensive text on the subject, Transactionalism: An Historical and Interpretive Study by Trevor J. Phillips. Co-Founder Kirkland Tibbels has authored more than 500 papers on the subject, study, and discipline of Transactional Competence™ and is a sought-after lecturer at universities, major corporations, and civic organizations around the world. 

Influence Ecology’s curriculum includes conferences, webinars, online tools, podcasts, and mentorship utilized by men and women in over seventy countries around the world. Our membership includes an international assembly of accomplished professionals, faculty, and peers from a variety of countries, industries, and cultures.[vc_single_image image=”2350″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”]

The Influence Ecology Podcast with host John Patterson

With listeners in 100+ countries, John Patterson is the host and senior producer for a Podcast that features case studies, stories and lessons from business owners, executives, and entrepreneurs who found real solutions, real results, and real satisfaction . . . not only with work, career, and money . . . but in every area of life. We demonstrate how these ambitious professionals found that those who transact powerfully, thrive.[vc_masonry_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”” style=”load-more” items_per_page=”9″ btn_add_icon=”true” btn_custom_onclick=”true” grid_id=”vc_gid:1585515710834-ac655a8f-69f3-9″ taxonomies=”59″]

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