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Patrick Lynch from the Frontier Group on the #”Paul”Cast

My THE Ohio State University fandom took a hit in this “Paul”Cast  because my guest – Patrick Lynch – got his undergrad at that school up north and then doubled down getting his MBA at its little sister, the Spartans…. Continue Reading →

Enterprise Incentive and Recognition Design – The 5-Part Series

No one believes because they dissected a frog in High School they are qualified to perform surgery on their pets or heaven forbid another human (well some do but yuck!) Yet when it comes to incentive and recognition program design… Continue Reading →

Trips to Win! A New “Paul”Cast

Dang…it’s been over a month since I last posted to this blog. Where was the uprising? I didn’t see my lack of attention here on the news. I didn’t get bucketfuls of letters screaming for a post. I guess I… Continue Reading →

New Research: Employees Work Harder When They Are Almost Starving

[Warning – rant ahead] Love that headline? What if I told you that you can get more production from your employees if they are hungry? Or cold. Or tired. Or flat out exhausted. What if I told you that the… Continue Reading →

Tess Ausman on the “Paul”Cast – Dress for Success?

Haven’t done a “Paul”Cast in a while and frankly – I felt really rusty in this episode. But Tess Ausman helped pull me through and we ended up with an interesting discussion on dressing for success when starting your career… Continue Reading →

Alina Tubman on the “PaulCast”… Audit the Finance Department?

Another “PaulCast” is up and ready for your listening pleasure (or not). I know Trump is upset about not earning an Emmy and so am I. The whole podcasting industry is rigged I tell ya. Rigged! But seriously folks. Today’s… Continue Reading →

Rayanne Thorn on the “Paul”Cast … Do the thing you suck at?

Rayanne Thorn joins the “Paul”Cast to chat about doing something different with your life and your career. Normally we talk about leveraging your strengths and focusing on what you do well while outsourcing the stuff you suck at. Rayanne is… Continue Reading →

Micole Kaye on the “Paul”Cast… Internship?

Normally I start these “Paul”Casts with the tag line “what I wished I had been told…” but my interview partner in this discussion is fresh out of school and really hasn’t had the opportunity to experience a ton of life… Continue Reading →

Ray Zinn on the “Paul”Cast… What I wish I had been told…

As I got ready to upload this podcast I noticed just how long it has been since my last post. I am embarrassed! Chaulk it up to being busy – which also equates to better business. I can attest –… Continue Reading →

The Only 2 Incentives You Really Have to Think About

If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me “what incentive should I run to help me grow my business?” I’d have enough nickels to buy something really expensive. If I had a dollar for every time I’d… Continue Reading →

Social Media Shaming and SnapChat – Ranting!

Engagement. Everything is about engagement these days. If you’re in marketing you’re worried about consumer engagement. If you’re in HR you’re all about employee engagement. If you’re a B2B sales person you’re all about company engagement with your company. Engagement…. Continue Reading →

Josh Flagner on the “Paul”Cast – What I wish I had been told…

Another day another dollar and another “Paul”Cast. This time, it is Josh Flagner (@railbirdj). Josh is a seasoned podcaster (I hope I pass his critique… finger’s crossed.) Josh writes, posts, whatever at JoshFlagner.com and hosts the podcast called “RailBirds Nest.”… Continue Reading →

Lois Melbourne on the “Paul”Cast – What I wish I had been told…

Today’s “Paul”Cast is all about taking the bull by the horns and reaching out to your  network and owning that task. And we’re lucky enough to have Lois Melbourne to thank for that advice. I’ve known Lois for a few… Continue Reading →

Kristen Harcourt on the “Paul”Cast – What I wish I had been told…

Are you afraid? Are you intimidated? Was there a time in your career where you didn’t say something or didn’t do something because you were intimidated? Either by title, gender, tenure? Was your career stalled or at least slowed down… Continue Reading →

Sybil Stershic – on the “Paul”Cast – What I wish I had been told…

Remember the mean girls or guys in school? Well Sybil reminds us that they don’t disappear after we get out of school. Sybil Stershic joins me on the podcast where we explore working with jerks.  Sybil has some interesting points… Continue Reading →