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13 problems with brainstorming

How to change your boss

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Background Summary

Consultant, speaker, author, Paul has helped thousands of people excel at work in high-stakes communication situations.

Consultant & Speaker

Paul has worked with leading organizations in the U.S. and abroad, including Aetna, Analog Devices, Biogen Idec, Boston Scientific, Exxon Mobil, Fidelity, Genzyme, Kaiser Permanente, Mass Financial Services, Merck, Readers Digest, State Street, Thermo Fisher Scientific, United Technologies, and Young Presidents' Organization (YPO).

Columnist runs Paul's fast tips twice a month, and he is one of the Boston Globes' online Job Docs (

Paul's columns have also appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, and San Francisco Chronicle, and regularly on the back page of Management Review where he was a contributing editor for 10 years.


His latest book is Naked at Work (and Other Fears): How to Stay Sane When Your Job Drives You Crazy (Penguin).

"An incredible book of wit and wisdom. I loved it!" (Richard Carlson, bestselling author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff).

“A zippy, snappy, smart, funny and above all, useful guide to promoting top performance” (Dr. Ned Hallowell, Harvard Medical School).

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His first book, Ready, Aim, You’re Hired! (Amacom) received rave reviews from top business schools and leading career experts. Harvard Business School’s Director of MBA Placement wrote the foreword;  What Color Is Your Parachute continues to excerpt a piece on salary negotiation.

TV & Radio Commentator

Paul has appeared multiple times on CNN’s financial network as a commentator about office life. He has also contributed to Public Radio’s Marketplace, delivering on-air commentaries to their 900,000 listeners.

Adjunct Professor of Management

He has taught MBA courses at Northeastern University, and organizational psychology courses at Bentley College (he was nominated twice by the management department for the school's outstanding teacher award).

Educational Background

An MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management, Paul has undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology: He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Clark University, and also has a master’s from the University of W. Georgia.

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