Paul Hellman

Founder, Express Potential

Consultant, author, speaker, and founder of Express Potential®, Paul Hellman has worked with CEOs, executives, and managers at leading companies for over 25 years to improve performance and productivity at work.

He is the author of “Naked at Work: How to Stay Sane When Your Job Drives You Crazy,” and his columns have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post and other leading papers.


  • How To Influence Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 10:39 AM ET
    Business people, eye contact

    Recently, for example, I was working with a manager who needed to send someone to a client meeting in North Dakota. But no one wanted to go.

  • How to Stand Out When You Stand Up Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 8:58 AM ET

    “None of you will remember a single word I say,” the Governor said. That was the gist of how he began his address at my son’s college graduation. It was a memorable line. On the other hand, it raised a disturbing question: Why listen?

  • 7 Tips Before You Leave A Message Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 11:44 AM ET

    Leaving a voice mail? That’s a mini presentation – you’ve got seconds to make a good impression.