Red Pill Successes in a Digital NIMBY World

The Book They Don’t Want You to Read!

The NIMBY Matrix™ is the best kept secret in the real estate development industry. It’s a false construct directly responsible for instigating digital-NIMBY activism costing companies unreported millions, industries unmentioned billions, and our national economy unimaginable trillions of dollars in losses.

For over 25 years, Amazon bestselling author and public affairs virtuoso Patrick Slevin has shared his secrets, strategies, and solutions to overcoming and neutralizing Not-In-My-Backyard (NIMBY) forces with organizational leaders, corporate executives, and real estate development professionals.

In Part 1 of his book, Slevin identifies the powerful forces that safeguard the dark secrets found in today’s digital NIMBY world. In Part II, Slevin offers his integrated public affairs strategies and tactics that have been proven to consistently win in the NIMBY Matrix™.

The NIMBY Matrix™ can be seen manifesting itself on Facebook, in the news media, and public hearings every hour, of every day, of every month, of every year. In his new book, Breaking Out of the NIMBY Matrix, Slevin exposes how the NIMBY Matrix™ gets its license to deceive and how it materializes when you least expect it.

On the pages of this mind-blowing journey of a book, you will go down the rabbit hole to: 

  • Discover the NIMBY Matrix™ and how it manifests itself regardless of industry, project, or location
  • Learn who really benefits from the daily controversies instigated by the NIMBY Matrix™
  • Realize the insanity of conventional thinking
  • Perceive the NIMBY Trifecta and how it gives the NIMBY Matrix™ its power and influence
  • Meet the NIMBY Avatars and learn how they defeat developers in the virtual public square
  • Recognize NIMBY opponents deepest, darkest motivations for opposing projects
  • Defeat NIMBYism using the power of integrated public affairs and citizen engagement best practices
  • Win the community-at-large’s license to operate by following Slevin’s simple formula for success


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Corporate clients audaciously call him NIMBY Whisperer. Anti-development activists maliciously call him NIMBY Slayer. Real estate developers zealously call him to neutralize NIMBY opponents attacking their high-stakes sustainable projects. Over the span of his 25-year career, Patrick Slevin has established himself as an expert in the specialty of integrated public affairs, while earning a national reputation for his exceptional skills to rapidly turn NIMBY controversies into project approvals.

In 1996, Patrick Slevin was elected one of the youngest mayors in the country. At 27, he led the Tampa Bay city of Safety Harbor, Florida. As mayor in one the most urbanized counties in the nation, Slevin encountered and neutralized anti-development opposition before ever hearing of the infamous acronym NIMBY (Not-In-My-Backyard).

Today, Patrick Slevin is the Founder of the Academy of Citizen Engagement, Co-Founder of Citizens for Responsible Government, and Past President of Network of Entrepreneurs & Business Advocates. He leads his integrated public affairs firm, SL7 Consulting, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida.

Slevin is a two-time winner of the prestigious Public Relations Society of America’s Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for Crisis & Issues Management. He has been featured in Influence Magazine as a “Great Communicator”. Campaigns & Elections Magazine recognized Slevin as one of the nation’s top political “Movers’ & Shakers”.

In 2021, Slevin published his first #1 Amazon bestselling book, Never Lose to NIMBY Opposition Again!: Master the Secrets, Strategies, and Solutions to Turn NIMBY Crisis Into Your Finest Hour, which became an instant success. It was the first NIMBY book published in decades empowering real estate development leaders with a “break glass in case of emergency” playbook to effectively turn crisis into success.

Slevin is a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he honorably served in the security forces from 1988 to 1996 for both active duty and ready reserve.

Patrick Slevin resides in Tallahassee, Florida with his wife Sharon where they enjoy their two young grandsons Easton and Logan.

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