Patrice Tanaka, who co-founded several award winning PR/Marketing agencies and reclaimed her life at age 50, when she took up ballroom dancing joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Patrice’s book, Becoming Ginger Rogers: How Ballroom Dancing Made Me a Happier Woman, Better Partner and Smarter CEO, tells this story, sharing how Patrice found her way to purpose and unimaginable joy!
On the show, Patrice discusses how to take the first steps to reclaim your life by rethinking your purpose and discovering what truly gives you joy. She focuses on the importance of being fully present in mind, body and soul and the difference between her life today as a CEO vs. years past. Patrice also offers listeners her top tips on how unimaginable joy not only changes your life but also helps to make the world a better place.
A little more about Patrice Tanaka …Patrice is the Chief Joy Maker at Joyful Planet, LLC. Her mission at Joyful Planet is to help others unleash their joy and express it through their work. Patrice’s vision is 7+ billion joy-generating people because that is how she believes together we can create a healthy and sustainable planet.
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She’s an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.