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Meet Pat Council – Helping people successfully achieve goals for years.  As a speaker Pat inspires.  As a business consultant, she finds the key to results.  As a life and sales coach guides towards independent achievement.

              “A proactive plan ignites passion and the power to achieve with consistency.”

  • Goal Achievement Strategist, dubbed, “The Power Lady” by audiences is an energetic, charismatic, credible trainer and speaker.  Her professionalism and skills as business consultant compliments her ability to consistently get results for her clients.  Pat’s interactive goal achievement workshops have been rated as excellent by workshop participants.
  • She is the founder of Power Up Nation, Incorporated, a company committed to inspiring and coaching others to release their potential by establishing personal proactive plans that inspire excellence and goal achievement.  Power Up Nation, Inc also creates  programs with easy to follow goal achievement strategies, no pressure relational sales, quality customer service programs, and personal growth programs that produce results.  As an entrepreneur who is also an author, she has specialized programs designed to help authors boost their books sales by expanding their market.
  • Author, Certified Life Coach, Certified Sales Coach
  • Host of a popular podcast – Designing Your Life Today . Click to view Pat’s other podcasts.
  • Army Veteran
  • Put herself through college (University of Maryland and University of North Florida) and later built lucrative careers in real estate and cosmetic sales.
  • She shares easy to implement, results producing, strategies which opens the door for creativity, critical thinking, and consistent achievement.

Having to start over again after the economy collapsed, Pat learned the art of bouncing back and excelling to higher levels by expanding her mindset, vision and using her gifts, talents and experience.  She also cultivated her company, Power Up Nation, Inc. into a successful, profitable business. Pat’s company values excellence, integrity, professionalism and results.  Pat is no stranger to hard work.  When the economy tanked, realizing that she could inspire others to rebound and achieve their dreams, just as she had, Pat walked away from real estate and towards her true passions: speaking, writing, coaching and consulting.

Pat has been quoted in numerous periodicals, business journals and magazines, such as Black Enterprise. She has appeared as a success expert on radio shows across the country and on ABC CBS and Fox affiliated television stations. Since returning to professional speaking, Pat has inspired and provided effective interactive training for sales organizations, women’s groups and churches.

She has presented to corporations, trade associations, government organizations, schools, colleges, universities, sales groups, and churches.

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SHARING EXCELLENCE WITH BLACK NURSES ROCK Pat after an interactive seminar on “The Power of Intentional Goal Setting”
SHARING EXCELLENCE WITH BLACK NURSES ROCK – Pat after an interactive seminar on “The Power of Intentional Goal Setting”
IT’S CHURCH TIME! – Pat shares the importance of having a vision and getting wisdom.
TEACHING WITH EXPRESSION – Pat uses some theatrics to illustrate what it takes to be a champion in life!
MEMORABLE TRAINER – Pat uses upbeat and some theatrical training methods to inspire attendees to confidently take action and win.

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Meet Pat Council



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Partial List of Clients

  • Black Nurses Rock
  • Women’s Business Owners (WBO)
  • University of NorthFlorida Veteran’s Center
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics, Florida
  • Humana Insurance Company
  • Northeast Florida Assoc. of Realtors
  • Nurses Association
  • Church’s Chicken Enterprise
  • Joint Heirs Christian Center
  • George Barnes Realty
  • Forward Christian Center
  • Urban League – Jacksonville, Florida
  • For Our Sisters Conference
  • Urban Bankers of America
  • Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Bell South
  • Florida State College of Jacksonville
  • Raymond James Financial Services Mario Payne
  • Morris College – South Carolina
  • Worksource – Jacksonville
  • African-American Chamber – Jacksonville, Fl.
  • Edwards Waters College
  • Tru-Way Church of the Risen Christ
  • National Association of Real Estate Brokers
  • African-American Women on Tour
  • Delta Sorority Chapter – Sumter, SC
  • Jacksonville Women’s Business Center
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)

What People Are Saying about Pat:

Pat Council: Impactful, Inspiring, Inimitable! In my journey of pursuing excellence in life and business, especially in the world of professional sales and leadership, I have attended countless presentations by speakers of all kinds.
Pat stands out in the crowd. Her down to earth warmth, friendliness, openness, and grace, combined with the fact that she is a master of knowing what people need to learn, and her ease of relating  to everyone, makes her an asset to anyone who has the privilege of hearing her in person and reading her books.
When Pat spoke to the independent entrepreneurs whom I am privileged to mentor, everyone left enthused, uplifted, understanding more, and more prepared  to face challenges.  Plus we had a great time and many laughs too!  She is knowledgeable and entertaining!”  Felice Caliestro, Mary Kay Sales Director  

“You are truly amazing! I was absolutely floored by the information you provided to my group. They were truly excited and wanted to know when we were going to schedule the next session.” Kay Poole, President, VTEC

“Thank you very much Pat Council you have truly inspired and changed my life!!! Since meeting you my mindset has never been the same.” Shakeya Lovett-Honor, President Black Nurses Rock Bradenton Chapter

“I have had the opportunity to observe her on a number of occasions. She energizes the entire audience while teaching them to win at the same time. I highly recommend her as a speaker and trainer for any event.”  Artis Gilmore, NBA Legend

“She stops you in your tracks, helps you identify your true goals and motivates you to strive for a higher level in life.” Vanessa Boyer, Seminar Attendee 

“Today is my birthday and I came to hear you. I had no idea I would be getting such a great birthday present.”  Mironda Stirks, Columbus, Ga

“You are indeed a “Power Lady!” You know goal achievement! Katherine Johnson, Columbia, SC Seminar Attendee

“Pat’s seminars are awesome! She’s got something special.”  Roy Foster, Former NFL San Francisco 49er

“After listening to you, I know why they call you the Power Lady.”  Bonita Clemons, Black Expo, Columbia, SC

“Pat lent her outstanding business and marketing talents to EBS Security Inc. I believe she is an excellent fit for any event or company.”  Printella Bankhead, Owner EBS Security