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Reframe Your Mindset - Nominated for the Business Book Awards

16th January 2020

It was great to be nominated for the Business Book Awards 2020 for Reframe Your Mindset: Redefine Your Success. To have been in the same awards as esteemed authors and professionals like Matthew Syed and Neil Francis has been a great success itself.

And although not shortlisted for the finals on this occasion I look forward to re-entering with new material in the years to come.

We are only ever defeated in our minds and where others fail we can if we choose see ways to learn, develop and grow…to go again.

And let’s not forget for those who do want to #reframe2020 then I’m sure you will be inspired and re-energised by Reframe Your Mindset -

Presenting on the Mindset Equation with Mentimeter

5th December 2019

Back in action, keynote presenting on Reframe Your Mindset: Redefine Your Success. It was great to have the opportunity to talk on the Mindset Equation for success, streamed live to leaders globally at DTCC Financial Services.

And using Mentimeter to engage the audience to make it interactive, engaging and fun. If you have not used Mentimeter check it out!

Mentimeter for every occasion - Whether you’re a business consultant, educator, speaker or quizmaster, you can use Mentimeter to get your message across and engage your audience through polls, quizzes, Q&A sessions and much more.

Create interactive presentations
Build interactive presentations with the easy-to-use online editor. Add questions, polls, quizzes, slides, images, gifs and more to your presentation to create fun and engaging presentations.

Present and engage your audience
When you present, your audience uses their smartphones to connect to the presentation where they can answer questions, give feedback and much more. Visualize their responses in real-time to create a fun and interactive experience.

Compare and analyze data
Once your Mentimeter presentation is over, share and export your results for further analysis and even compare data over time to measure the progress of your audience.

It is well worth checking out if you haven't already.

All the best for Xmas and Happy New Year.

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Reframe Your Mindset: Redefine Your Success

15th November 2019

So it's finally here my new book: Reframe Your Mindset: Redefine Your Success

Firstly it's a book about the times we live in and clearly explains the burning platform we all face is change in the world and due to technology advances how what guaranteed us all success in the past will not be guaranteed in the future. Therefore we need to develop a positive, adaptable, growth mindset if we want to survive and thrive in the future.

Currently when you look up mindset on the internet it is now all about growth mindset, and this book talks about it but goes beyond growth mindset to explain that it is one factor and type of mindset that brings people success.

The Mindset Equation in the book provides further detail and insight in to what makes people successful in work, life, sports and in general.

It also provides insight in to how the mind works and gives examples of how our mind can deceive us. It talks about default settings of the mind to give everyone a framework so we can understand we can choose to program our own mind if we choose. It introduces the concept of psychological intelligence and how developing our mindset through this is what will help people be successful.

Here is the back cover...

One thing is certain: we are all conditioned by our life experiences...

Although very fortunate to survive, Paul was unfortunate to be at the Hillsborough Stadium Football Disaster on 15th April 1989, when he was only 18 years old. On that fateful day, 96 fans lost their lives, but it shaped Paul, because he knew he was so lucky to be alive and had a chance to a life.

Since that day, Paul has focused on the teachings, lessons, literature, people and experiences that have given him insight into how the mind works and how our mindset makes a difference to our success in life.

From this, Paul has found there is a mindset equation that enables all of us to understand what the secret to success is, and by focusing on these areas we can achieve the same results in our own life.

No matter who you are and what you do, there is a simple equation to reframe your mindset for success, and if you follow that equation with determination and drive, you can be successful in whatever you choose. Join Paul and explore how we can take control of our minds, to be the best version of ourselves every day.

The quality of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, and the consistent action you take in line with those thoughts.

Enjoy and please let me know what you think of the book, the mindset equation and if you think it is useful.

More to follow on how this can be used by individuals, teams and organisations.

To buy a copy and for signed copies please message

All the best.

Presenting at the BSEA Congress in Croatia and Sailing the Adriatic

12th October 2019

I was fortunate to be asked to present at the Digital and Fintech BSEA Congress in Croatia and also given the opportunity to sail the Adriatic. What a great experience to be flown to Split with the opportunity to complete a key note talk on How Fintechs are Disrupting Leadership Development.

I had not been to Croatia before so I was very much interested in arriving early to take a look at Split after being an avid follower of Game of Thrones and knowing scenes had been filmed there. And I was not disappointed as I stayed in the Radisson which was a lovely walks distance to the centre of Split allowing me to take in the coast line and beautiful blue calm sea. Croatia is beautiful and Split although busy with tourists a must sea city of the Adriatic.

The next day I was being picked up and taken to Sibenik meeting some fellow speakers from the US so Brett Murry and Andy Grignon from JP Morgan Silicon Valley and Fede Ponce from Ronin X Design. We laughed all the way there and I felt like I was in an episode of Malcom in the Middle. We had food and everything was going to plan until we found out there was a storm heading our way. So we were not going to be able to sail the next day and our accommodation, the boat was actually in Biograd so we were back in the van and off north to find the boat as it poured down and lightning thundered all around us. Carry on sailing came to mind.

After a night at the boat the next morning we were back in Sibenik Library as presentations began and both Brett and Andy went first talking about their experiences in Apple and JP Morgan along with their tradition of having a glass of wine when they present even though it was 9am! My presentation was next which was well received and I upheld the tradition with a glass too! There were some great presentations which really made you think about AI, the climate, the future, digitisation and technology.

At the end of the day we were then back to Biograd for drinks and food with a pleasant evening but sadly were unable to sail due to the weather. So stories on the boat and the promise of sailing in the morning meant a good night was had by all.

The sailing didn’t disappoint the next day as we sailed south to an island to join discussions with the group about leadership, all things digital and culture change. The one thing that really stuck in my mind along with meeting some great people, along with how friendly Croatia is and the beautiful sea was the importance of saying yes to life. I could have easily turned down the opportunity but I said yes and now I’ve had a great experience, added to my key note talks, have made new friends and will be going back to Croatia. And a business venture has come of it as well so watch this space in 2020. Keep smiling. Say Yes as much as you can!

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