By listening attentively and evaluating your organization’s needs, Paul will work with your business to create an agenda focusing on your message. He uses his extensive experience to create workshops and seminars that are relevant, productive and memorable. Years of experience with companies in many different industries enable him to reflect the language and the experience of your organization.

Paul has designed seminars and workshops for over 1,000 organizations encompassing many different fields. Client feedback reveals that hiring an outside expert to lead a workshop for their employees was the needed catalyst for change. Paul simplifies central ideas into actionable steps. Most requested topics:

Career Development

  • Career Rejuvenation, Overcoming Plateauing or Stagnation
  • Proactive Career Development Systems
  • Manager as Coach
  • Outplacement/Career Transition
  • Work/Life Balance

Managing Stress/Wellness

  • The Joy of Stress
  • Managing Change and Transition
  • Peak Performance
  • Managing Burnout
  • Balance of Life


  • The Power of Active Listening
  • Adapting to Different Communication and Work Styles
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Having Difficult Conversations
  • Customer Service
“By designing tailored programs, Paul has helped many organizations gain increased employee satisfaction and effectiveness, as well as market share.”

Keynote Speaking

Paul will create an engaging message that is memorable. Years of experience collaborating with leaders from a wide range of industries including: technology, government, military, finance, health, manufacturing and non-profit, have given him the ability to present to diverse audiences. From small meetings to large conferences, he connects with people by establishing rapport, as well as sharing his passion and expertise in the subject matter. His presentations spark transformation that can be applied in one’s work and personal life.

Most Requested Topics

  • Career Development
  • Managing Stress/Wellness
  • Communications/Teambuilding

Organizations and Events

  • IBM Annual Awards Banquet, Boulder, CO
  • National Education Association Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • National Organization of Women Career Conference, Oakland Coliseum, CA
  • The National Arts & Crafts Conference, Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
  • List of Industries and Organizations
  • We do a lot of training at IBM, and Paul’s classes received the highest ratings of any training program we have ever offered. Paul Unks was instrumental in helping us achieve a successful transition during a critical time in our company’s development. Read the full testimonial
    Don Bachman
    - Executive V.P. IBM Operations