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Background Summary

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

Consultant & Speaker

Paul has worked with leading organizations in the U.S. and abroad, including Aetna, Analog Devices, BIC, Biogen, 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).


CNBC.com has posted over 100 of Paul's tips, and he is one of the Boston Globe's online Job Docs (boston.com).

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.

Author, 3 books

1) You've Got 8 Seconds . . . Communication Secrets for a Distracted World is Paul's next book, to be published April, 2017 (Amacom). 

How can you get heard, get remembered & get results, every time you speak? This fast, actionable read presents three strategies, and the 100 tactics that support them.

2) Naked at Work (and Other Fears): How to Stay Sane When Your Job Drives You Crazy (Penguin) is about how to manage yourself for top performance.

"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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3) 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 Business Unusual as a commentator about office life. He has also contributed to Public Radio’s Marketplace, delivering on-air commentaries to their 900,000 listeners.

Lecturer & Adjunct Professor of Management

Paul has led workshops for several years at MIT's Sloan School during their Innovation week.

He has taught MBA courses at Northeastern University, and organizational psychology courses at Bentley (nominated twice by Bentley's 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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