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I'm a PhD psychologist, a speaker on positive psychology, optimism, humor, and change leadership, and author of "The Optimism Advantage," "They Shoot Managers Don't They?" "Leadership Truths One Story at a Time," "Making Humor Work," and "50 Tips for Speaking Like a Pro." I've conducted practical programs for companies such as IBM, 3M, NASA, Nintendo, Sony, Starbucks, Wal-Mart, and hundreds of hospitals, universities, and associations. I hosted a business television series, “Quality from the Human Side” and have co-hosted a radio program for KKZZ in Ventura, CA. Visit www.terrypaulson.com and www.optimismadvantage.com.


BA in Psychology from UCLA, 1968
MA in Lay Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, 1974
PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in 1975

Experience and Distinctions

I am one of seven presenters who have been designated a "Distinguished Faculty" by the Institute for Management Studies (IMS) based in Reno, NV. I received The National Speakers Association's Cavett Award, the association's most cherished award presented annually to the member whose accomplishments over the years have reflected outstanding credit, respect, honor and admiration in the association and the speaking profession. I've served as past president of both the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation. I've attained NSA's Certified Speaking Professional designation (CSP) and have been inducted as a lifetime member of the (CPAE) Speakers Hall of ...See All

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Expert Academy on LiL
1 Completed Sessions
Last Session:
Tue Feb 21 2012 at 02:00 pm EDT
Last Log-in:
Fri Apr 13 2012 at 07:08 pm EDT
On Learn It Live Since:
Tuesday Jan 31, 2012
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