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CRISIS LEADERSHIP PRESENTATION BY SPEAKER PATRICK SLEVIN

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Patrick Slevin is offering a new ground-breaking presentation for corporate developers and real estate organizations titled, Crisis Leadership: How to Turn Controversial Development Into Your Finest Hour.  In his presentation, Slevin reveals his closely-held secrets found in his 3-M Methodology. Corporate executives and real estate professionals will learn "how-to" effectively Minimize, Maximize and Marginalize (3-M) the factors that publicly threaten corporate development and land use projects.

"During the first few hours of a crisis, developers risk losing their credibility, damaging their reputations and demonizing applications," said Patrick Slevin, professional speaker, former Florida mayor and head of his strategic communications firm SL7 Consulting. "My new ground-breaking presentation, Crisis Leadership: How to Turn Controversial Development Into Your Finest Hour, offers modern-day solutions for C-Suite leaders who are looking for reputable crisis management, credible communications and influential stakeholder engagement.”

For more than 20 years, developers have engaged Patrick Slevin for his award-winning crisis management services that have effectively defused confrontations, restored goodwill impressions and secured political approvals for controversial real estate projects. 

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“This presentation gives audiences immediate strategies and practices that they can use for their projects," Slevin said.  "My 3-M methodology has proven to be very successful for over 20 years, and the time has come to share my knowledge with a greater audience beyond my corporate clients.”

Mr. Slevin has consulted, trained and presented before Fortune 500 companies, corporate developers and not-for-profits.  He has spoken as keynote, featured and panelist speaker before real estate organizations including ULI, NAIOP, ICSC, CREW, BOMA, as well as builders, affordable housing, energy, chambers, municipalities and corporations across the nation. 

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About Patrick Slevin

Mr. Slevin is a former Florida mayor.  He is a two-time winner of the PRSA Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for Crisis & Issues Management.  Influence Magazine named Slevin one of the "Great Communicators".  He has been recognized by Campaigns & Elections Magazines as one of the nation’s top political “Movers’ & Shakers".  He heads SL7 Consulting, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida. 

Contact Mr. Slevin to inquire on his availability for your annual conference, corporate retreat, or monthly "Lunch & Learns."  Honorarium determined on case-by-case basis to include waiving his speaker's fee.  Ask about Mr. Slevin's corporate training programs and consulting services.

Visit www.PatrickSlevin.com to learn more about SL7 Consulting’s services and programs.