Patrick Jinks

PhD in Organizational Leadership, Board Certified Executive Coach, Forbes Coaches Council, LSI Certified Leadership Coach

Certified Leadership and Strategy Coach

The Leader's Perspective

Consultant Collaborative

Photo of Patrick Jinks

Professional Bio

Dr. Patrick Jinks is a Board Certified leadership and strategy coach, and President of The Leader's Perspective. He is the best-selling author of Strategic Fail: Why Nonprofit Strategic Planning Fails, and How to Fix It, and two additional best sellers with Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul author).

A member of the Forbes Coaches Council and regular contributor to, Patrick is a certified adjunct executive coach with Leadership Systems, Inc. a certified Academy of Choice Coach, and a teaching member of The Right Question Institute. He is a Certified Influencer Trainer through Vital Smarts — the people who brought us Crucial Conversations.

Patrick has been featured as a Game Changer® and a Master of Success® in the USA Today and Wall Street Journal, and has been featured on CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX across the country for his unique impact on the nonprofit sector. His speaking stages have ranged from TEDx to The United Nations.


Parent: The Leader's Perspective

701 Millplace Loop Irmo, SC 29063

(803) 470-0009

Photo of Patrick Jinks


University of Richmond 2010

Bachelor of Liberal Arts

Averett University 2014


Columbia International University 2021

PhD in Organizational Leadership