Intrinsic Matters
in·trin·sic / inˈtrinzik / inˈtrinsik  (adjective)   
The essential nature, constitution, value... belonging naturally, innately, inherently to anything.

The intrinsic value of you, your team, and your organization, matters.

Everything Begins with You

Our executive leadership experience allows us to help professionals in diverse industries who are ready to move forward and dramatically improve their lives, careers, and organizations.

We offer expert, one-on-one coaching, not packaged one-size fits all, cookie-cutter' solutions. This begins with identifying the needs and wants of our clients, and developing direction and strategy with them, accelerating relevant success, which requires fewer hours and less energy to deliver results that matter.

Leave behind where you are now, by learning perspectives, skills, and strategies that bring identity, direction, and movement... and lead to more life, career, and organization stability, security, and success.

Our Story

Intrinsic Matters was launched in 2009, and has clients from diverse industries in every region of the world.

We work with hundreds of organizations and senior management professionals, and consistently guide them to re-think and re-position themselves and measurably improve life, career, and organization decisions.

Whether you are starting out or a high-profile global organization, we help you focus, and develop identity, direction, and strategy to more effectively navigate change, transition, and transformation. We advise management teams at Fortune 500 and international organizations, serve on boards and committees, and are known for delivering results our clients need and want.

LinkedIn chose our Chief Advisor as Best Executive Coach of 2017 , an official LinkedIn Career Expert (since 2017), an official LinkedIn Insider (since 2016), and we manage the 1.3K members of LinkedIn 'ProFinder Professionals Group' and the 7.5K members of LinkedIn 'World Bank Consultants and Advisors Group'.

We can help you get where you need and want to be.


Why Are You Missing Your Targets?

Many people shoot hundreds of arrows and wonder why they are missing their goal.

With the right perspective, skills, and strategies, you can shoot fewer arrows and consistently hit your target with greater accuracy and more confidence.

When you understand your identity, direction, and why you choose your target, you are much closer to your goal, and your competitive advantage changes.

If your approach and decisions are requiring too much time and energy to deliver the results you need, it is time to re-examine your thinking.

We help you rethink and re-position yourself, requiring fewer hours and less energy to deliver better results.

The Next Step is Yours

Learn more.   Schedule today.

Intrinsic Matters has experts and resources across the United States and around the world, to help you.

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  • Executive Management

  • Professional Transition Coaching

  • Change Management Leadership

  • International Organization Advising


Chief Advisor
Patrick J Schoof, MSc, LLM

Patrick is an award-winning executive coach and international organization director. His 22 years of managing strategic planning, global operations, innovative initiatives, has enabled him to drive and accelerate transformation and achieve historic-levels of performance in every position.

His introduction to advising was during his six years in the highest elected and appointed youth representative roles in the United States. During this time, he served on national boards, working directly with numerous Fortune 500 executives and high-ranking government officials, and learning the dynamics of successful international organizations.

By 23, Patrick was already an advisor, trainer, and speaker to hundreds of global organizations, including the White House, BSA, JA, United Way, and the Olympic Games, where he was the U.S. Youth Spokesperson and an IOC Youth Spokesperson.

Patrick has worked with UNICEF, ILO, World Bank, UNESCO, WHO, Olympic Committees, embassies, Department of State, USAID, DoL, DoD, DoE, SSA, FBI, International Red Cross, Rotary International, Fortune 500s, universities, foundations, nonprofits, the media, heads of state, ambassadors, Nobel Laureates, political leaders, celebrities, and countless marginalized and vulnerable people around the world.

He holds a Master's in Management from the LSE, an advanced Law Degree from Edinburgh, and numerous certifications.

"He contributed so much to the achievements of the Office in a very short period of time.  His leadership, energy, and commitment were unsurpassed.” 

J. Gilmore

Former Senior Director at USAID

“Patrick is a loyal leader. Committed to transformation… working for a better world and an inclusive economy which values all human assets.” 

Gill Wallace

Hope, Advisor to President Obama - G20, G242

“Pat’s organizational skills and suave allow him to lead while also being an excellent team player.  Pat gets things done! ... I will always follow him with admiration.” 

Barry G. Stearns

Former President of the Council on Higher Education at the NEA