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On this page, you will discover a diverse range of media engagements, including podcast features, magazine articles, bookstore events, and radio interviews where Dr. Vanessa Patrick shares her expertise, experiences, and offers readers a unique glimpse into the world of empowered refusal. 



The Courageous Life - Click here to listen

Design Your Life and Business - Click here to listen

The Life-Changing Power of Saying No - Click here to listen

Design Your Life and Business - Click here to listen

B.E. Good BVA Nudge Consulting - Click here to listen

The WorkWell Podcast - Click here to listen

Psychologists Off the Clock with Jill Stoddard - Click here to listen

Think fast, talk smart  - Click here to listen

Seize the Moment podcast - Click here to listen 

Leader Lady Book Club - Click here to listen 

Something You Should Know! with Mike Carruthers - Click here to listen 

Behavioral Grooves Podcast - Click here to listen 

Brand Story Podcast with Steve Gilman - Click here to listen 

Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson- Click here to listen 

Coaching for Leaders with Dave Stachowiak - Click here to listen 

People and Projects Podcast with Andy Kaufman -  Click here to listen

Annie's Substack with Annie Duke - SpotifyApple 

The Pink Cast with Daniel H Pink - Click here to listen

SXM Marketing Matters on Wharton Business Radio - Click here to listen

Library of Lost Time - Click here to listen

The Intuitive Customer Podcast - Click here to listen

How to Be Awesome at Your Job by Pete Mockaitis - Click here to listen

Conversations About Collaboration with Phil Simon - Click here to listen

Human Risk podcast recording with Christian Hunt - Click here to listen

SimpleTruths Webinar - Click here to listen

GHWCC Global Businesswomen's Podcast - Click here to listen

The Art of Manliness - Click here to listen 

Retirement Wisdom Podcast - Click here to listen

Getting to Yes, And..! - Click here to listen

Curious Minds At Work - Click here to listen

I wish they knew Podcast - Click here to listen

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons - Click here to listen

The B-Word - Click here to listen

Reframe and Reset your Career - Click here to listen / watch video

Rotman Podcast - Click here to listen

Saying 'no' is a superpower - Click here to read 

Top 50 Psychology Books of 2023 - Click here to read 

Top 23 Productivity Books of 2023 - Click here to read 

How Boundaries Help Us Live More Empowered - Click here to read 

The New Science of How to Say No - Click here to read 

Think you're good at saying "no" - Click here to read 

How to learn to say "no" - Click here to read 

The Wall Street Journal - Click here to read 

Next big idea: Must Read June '23 - Click here to read

Article in University of Houston Magazine- Click here to read 

Article in Ms. Career Girl - Click here to read 

Dolly Chugh's Exciting Books Newsletter - Click here to read

Annie Duke newsletter - Click here to read 

SheSight Magazine - Click here to read 

Houston Public Media: Bauer Business Focus - Click here to read

Strong Sense of Place - Click here to read

WiBE - 5 Questions with Vanessa Patrick - Click here to read

The bookworm Sez - Click here to read

Next Big Idea Daily - Click here to read

The Book Nook - Click here to read

The Globe And Mail (Canada) - Click here to read

Ivey Business School at Western University - Click to read

How to Say No - TIME - Click here to read

UH magazine - Click here to read

Yahoo News Coverage - Click here to read

Morning Newspaper

News articles

Library Book Shelves


Fireside chat with Jill Stoddard

34th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference 

Houston Seminar

Book Club Meeting @ William Price Distilling Company, Houston

Webinar: Tools And Tricks To Feel Empowered To Simply Say No

Author Talk: Vanessa Patrick @ Houston, Texas

WiBE event @ San Diego, California

Book reading & signing @ Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Book signing @ Fulbright event at San Jose

Book signing at The Women's Institute of Houston

Book signing @ Brazos bookstore

Book signing @ Baratti & Milano, Houston

Book signing @ West U Branch Library

High Radius Lunch and Learn event

Women of Organization Behavior virtual workshop

Chetana's Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, India

Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai, India

Shell Power & Wave Lunch and Learn event

Ally Energy, GRIT awards finalists reception  

Rotman Business school, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

Women's Global Leadership


Coming soon..!

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