Join Steve Blair for another conversation in his series, focused on the roles of leadership and culture in transforming organizational performance.
For this conversation, Steve will host bestselling author and business storytelling speaker, Paul Smith.
About Paul Smith
Paul Smith is one of the world’s leading experts in business storytelling, one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018, a storytelling coach, and bestselling author of the books The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell, Lead with a Story, Sell with a Story, Parenting with a Story, and Four Days with Kenny Tedford.
His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, The Washington Post, PR News, CIO Magazine, Investors Business Daily, Marketing Research Magazine, the American Banking Journal, and London’s Edge Magazine, among others.
In his 20 years with Procter & Gamble, Paul held leadership positions in both research and finance functions, and most recently served as director of consumer and communications research. Prior to P&G, Paul was a consultant for Arthur Andersen & Company.
His keynote speaking and training clients include international giants like Google, Hewlett Packard, Bayer Medical, Walmart, Kaiser Permanente, Ford Motor Company, Luxottica, and Procter & Gamble among dozens of others.
Paul holds a bachelors degree in economics, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife and two sons in the Cincinnati suburb of Mason, Ohio.
About Steve Blair
Steve is a proven people and culture leader with a unique combination of commercial, entrepreneurial, organizational, and talent development skills and experiences across the spectrum from a global Fortune 50 company to a hyper growth mid-market start up, and a few in-between.
Among his many accomplishments are stewarding the culture at The Harvest Group, recognized as Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Company Culture and Forbes magazine’s Small Giants, while spending multiple years on Inc. magazine’s Best Places to Work list.