Your inclusion of humor supported by substantiated data, provided credibility to your presentations and added considerable value and enjoyment to the weekend.
For your next conference or convention, bring in a proven, dynamic keynote speaker who will inspire your people to leverage optimism into attitudes and actions that produce strategic results! Terry's motivating message is exactly what your people need to get past the uncertainty and indecision of these challenging times and actually make constant change work to your strategic advantage. You get a fired up audience, and you'll look like a hero. More importantly, you'll see people implement what they have learned long after the conference is over.
Dr. Terry Paulson is a Ph.D. psychologist, an award-winning professional speaker, a national columnist, and author of the popular and practical books, "The Optimism Advantage," "They Shoot Managers Don't They," "Leadership Truths One Story at a Time," "Speak Like a Pro," and "Making Humor Work."
Terry delivers more "meat" per minute in a fun way than any other speaker you could hire. While having extensive experience in serving the healthcare, finance and insurance industries, his clients include everyone from small businesses and associations to huge corporations. Since founding Paulson and Associates, Inc. in Agoura Hills, California, Dr. Paulson has conducted practical and entertaining programs for organizations such as 3M, American College of Dentists, AHIMA, AMA, Amgen, AORN, Baxter, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Boeing, Farmers Insurance, Federal Reserve Bank, HBO, IBM, IMS, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, NASA, Nationwide, SONY, Starbucks, State Farm, Wal-Mart, and hundreds of hospitals, government agencies, and numerous associations.
Dr. Paulson knows that his job as a professional speaker is to reinforce your strategic intent for the event. Terry will work with your executives and meeting planning team to make sure his program fits your organization and your situation. His unique, inspirational stories could be told by no one else. Your people receive a tailored program, that's fast-paced, fun, and relentlessly packed with usable information your people can put to work right away.
Dr. Paulson is a respected professional. He's a Past President of both the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation. He's an inductee into NSA's CPAE Speakers Hall of Fame, an honor given to fewer than 200 speakers worldwide since its inception in 1977. Terry's tasteful humor, practical content, and down-to-earth style have earned him a deserved reputation as one of the nation's best keynote speakers. He brings knowledge, enthusiasm, and a refreshingly unique approach to every presentation. Business Digest has called him "the Will Rogers of management consultants." Give Terry the opening keynote and kick off your event with a proven winner. Or have him as your closing keynoter and send your people out the door energized into focused action. Either way, your conference will be more successful, your people will thank you.
Featured Keynote Programs
Change! Love It and Lead it!
The change journey never stops! This powerful program provides today's leaders with practical tactics that make change work. You'll learn how to generate and sustain commitment to a compelling vision and core values, sell the need for change, develop an organization that is excited to keep learning, encourage early problem solving, unite and motivate diverse teams, and focus resources to support your strategic business goals.
The Optimism Advantage
In good and bad times, leaders and professionals alike need to keep hope alive and shape setbacks, detours, economic downturns, and challenging global competition into strategic opportunities. This timely program will help you invent a future you can be proud of. Learn how to trade feelings of helplessness and frustration for flexible optimism, resourcefulness, and persistence as you make change work for yourself, your organization, and those you serve.
Motivation Is Your Job!
There's only one person who can motivate you...You! While many programs claim to be "motivational", this proven energizer is guaranteed to help you master specific motivation strategies that work on and off the job. You'll master self-talk helps, understand self-feedback tools, and embrace self-change habits that will have a lasting impact well after the program is over. You don’t just want good evaluations; you want changed behavior months after the program is over.
Reclaiming Your American Dream
Belief in the American Dream is at the heart of our pioneering and practical culture. In spite of these challenging times, America is still the land of opportunity. This presentation celebrates how individuals, empowered by freedom and opportunity, can still make their dreams a reality, limited only by his or her determination and natural abilities. Explore what must be done to sustain your optimism and sense of unlimited possibility that has been one of the hallmarks of America. It’s up to every generation to protect and teach the dream. Learn what you and your team can do to reignite and reclaim your American Dream!
I was amazed and thrilled to see how you could take a crowded room of people and lead them as if they were a single entity through the ups and downs of your comments. You had every one of the 1600 attendees fixed on every word.
I would like to thank you for doing such an outstanding job at our Sales Kickoff meeting! You really hit home with all of your points and reinforced our message. The whole company is abuzz about the great meeting we had.
. . . I would rank you among the best in the country. Your informal, spontaneous style is a rare talent. It was clear that you spent hours in preparation to assure that the program was customized.