Paul Smith
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Paul Smith

Paul Smith is one of the world's leading experts in organizational storytelling. He's a popular keynote speaker and corporate trainer in leadership and sales storytelling techniques, a former executive and 20-year veteran of The Procter & Gamble Company, and the bestselling author of three books: Lead with a Story, Sell with a Story, and Parenting with a Story. He can be found at www.leadwithastory.com.

Paul's work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Fast Company, Success, Forbes, 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 Hewlett Packard, Google, Progressive Insurance, Bayer Medical, Novartis, 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.

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Best Sellers

    • Sell with a Story

    • How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale
    • By: Paul Smith
    • Narrated by: Paul Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278

    Despite the high-tech tools available to salespeople, the most personal method still works best. Storytelling packs the emotional punch to turn routine presentations into productive relationships....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is not only simple but practical!

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-22-17
    • How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale
    • By: Paul Smith
    • Narrated by: Paul Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 10-18-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 317 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lead with a Story

    • A Guide to Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire
    • By: Paul Smith
    • Narrated by: A. T. Chandler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 536
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 446
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 443

    Storytelling has come of age in the business world. Today, many of the most successful companies use storytelling as a leadership tool....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not what i expected

    • By review on 12-05-16
    • A Guide to Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire
    • By: Paul Smith
    • Narrated by: A. T. Chandler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 05-16-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 536 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Parenting with a Story

    • Real-Life Lessons in Character for Parents and Children to Share
    • By: Paul Smith
    • Narrated by: Paul Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Tell a young person what to do - play fair, be yourself, stick to the task at hand - and most will tune you out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reminds me of being with my Dad

    • By jacobposey on 03-03-15

    Regular price: $19.95

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