Bld. 3 Suite 222
Columbia, MO 65202
Russ Hardesty considers his life work to be that of an evocateur, one who acts as a change agent for others. This purposeful life has helped to empower thousands of people to have richer, happier and more abundant lives during his 43 years of service as a teacher, trainer, speaker, coach and therapist. Russ shares the gifts of healing and hope with those who want to Be, Do and Have more in their lives. A Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma and license as a professional counselor and training as a Life Success Consultant, as well as his true pioneer spirit, have created many opportunities for service.
Russ uses his creativity and insight to bring relevance and empowerment to his workshops and seminars.Russ is an effective trainer and coach helping individuals and businesses to create results that move them toward their infinite potential.
Russ and his wife, Pat, live on their livestock farm in central Missouri. They work together on the farm, spending time with seven children and their spouses and 19 grandchildren. They blend their insights, experience and awareness in leading seminars and workshops, encouraging couples and families to grow in their ability to communicate love and compassion.
Pat Hardesty lives life passionately, she has diverse interests and outlets for her creativity. She is a landscape artist who works with the vision of her clients to create magical outdoor living spaces. She is a dreamscape artist who visualizes with clients to create results from possibilities. She has particular energy for creative recovery, improving self image, and living abundantly and effortlessly.
In her external life, her creativity joined with her husband's has produced a comfortable, inviting home, beautiful natural landscapes on their rural property, a legacy herd of Angus cows, and, most important, a wonderful and ever-growing family. She credits her wisdom and knowledge mostly to her "trainers," whom she lists as all of her children and grandchildren.
In her internal life, she is a writer of stories such as Where Do You Live?, songs and prose, a connoisseur of wonder, awe and imagination! She aspires to inspire and empower others with her writing, teaching and coaching. She has particular insights for women of all ages who are ready to experience the "more" in their lives. One of Pat's writings, The Tinkerbell Syndrome is a wonderful example of this passion. She considers herself an artist in recovery and training.Pat is a powerful presenter of workshops and seminars. Her most recent workshop for women, Creating an Extraordinary Life, focuses on the power of thinking in creating self image, values and life results.