If you’ve ever had an idea or offered an opportunity so big butterflies danced in the pit of your stomach or feelings of doom escalated to near-blinding anxiety? If so, then you’re on the right path, one that leads to an extraordinary, enviable life. Now, imagine if the big opportunity meant you’d be following in the footsteps of former First Lady of California Maria Shriver. Few would suffer through the process to see their talents unfold. Most allow fear to stop them in their tracks, falling short of a life of significance. But not Michelle Patterson, who accepted the challenge to helm the California Women’s Conference in 2012. Renowned as the “acceleration executive,” with a keen focus and expertise for helping individuals, corporations and small business grow faster, Patterson talks to hosts Paul LeJoy and Kim Reed about insights from her journey. Join us as she shares tips for charting your own course, calming the butterflies and upshifting your strategies to reach your dreams.