Patrick Thean

Patrick Thean
Patrick Thean is the co-founder and CEO of Rhythm Systems and author of Rhythm: How To Achieve Breakthrough Execution and Accelerate Growth. A serial entrepreneur and best-selling author, Patrick is a thought leader in strategic business execution. In 2006, along with co-founder Cindy Praeger, Patrick founded Rhythm Systems based on the desire to help businesses accelerate their growth by focusing on great execution and as the industry’s only provider of a complete, cloud-based strategy execution software platform that facilitates airtight execution and measurability for mid-market CEOs.

Sick and Tired of Those Boring, Unproductive Time-Sucks Called Meetings?

By Patrick Thean | September 1, 2015

How much time do you spend in meetings? Too much? That’s because today’s workforce is becoming more and more team oriented—and as it does, the number of internal meetings keeps increasing. The weekly status meeting where everyone goes around the room and gives an update? Now standard practice… even though many people find it to…

3 Steps to Execute a Successful Idea

By Patrick Thean | August 25, 2015

New opportunities are exciting. It’s easy to want to jump the gun and follow the shiny objects, but when you jump in without a plan, your odds of hitting the target are slim. Ready, aim, fire. The saying is in that particular order for a reason. When you fire first, sometimes you hit the target…

9 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

By Patrick Thean | August 17, 2015

Good leaders do things well. Great leaders teach and inspire others to do things well. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime, right? The same concept applies to leadership: Successful leadership must contain equal amounts doing and holding others accountable. The best-performing companies have leaders that do and teach,…