Patrick K. Porter, PhD
Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D. is an award-winning author, consultant, successful entrepreneur, and experienced speaker. With 20 years of experience operating the largest self-help franchise, he has become a highly sought-after expert within the personal improvement industry.
He is the CEO of NewReality, which uses its NXTlynk™ Visualization Station to give personal improvement providers everything they need to help their clients overcome tress, lose weight, stop smoking, manage pain, accelerate learning, and more.
Previously, he founded Positive Changes, the world’s largest franchise network of lifestyle improvement centers. Dr. Porter’s successes were featured in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, People, Entrepreneur, and INC, as well as ABC, NBC, CBS, the Discovery Channel, and the Sally Jesse Raphael Show. Dr. Porter’s entertaining speeches and seminars deliver the real life, nuts ‘n bolts concepts he used to take his business venture to a multi-million-dollar enterprise.
He is the author of the bestselling book, Awaken the Genius, Mind Technology for the 21st Century, which was awarded “Best How-To Book of 1994” by the North American Book Dealers Exchange. Awaken the Genius is translated into four languages and more than 100,000 copies have sold globally. He is also author of Discover the Language of the Mind, and Six Secrets of G.E.N.I.U.S. or ten consecutive years, Dr. Porter hosted his own radio show on WNIS in Norfolk, Virginia. While in Phoenix, Arizona, he was host of his own television show. As an independent consultant, he wrote Hidden Solutions and Awaken the Genius programs for the State of Arizona. He also created Mind Over Cancer, a creative visualization and relaxation program used in medical facilities such as Delta Oncology and Hematology in Norfolk, Virginia, to assist patients receiving cancer treatment to better manage stress and side effects. Dr. Porter has produced an arsenal of more than 300 audio-recorded motivational programs and creative visualization processes, and has sold more than a million books and recordings worldwide.
He has devoted his professional career to developing successful methods that empower people. He has personally instructed more than 35,000 people in personal advancement.