About Paul

Paul Wesselmann is a writer, speaker and educator with over 25 years experience of helping individuals and teams deepen their effectiveness and enjoyment of work, school, and life. He holds degrees in psychology and higher education, is the author of two books, and over 30,000 people subscribe to his weekly inspirational Ripples emails. For complete resume, visit Paul’s LinkedIn Profile.


Paul works with planning teams to highly customize content that is useful and relevant, Oh, and fun, too! Topics fall into two broad areas of professional and personal development: Reaching OUT skills to more effectively connect with others, and Reaching IN skills to consistently bring our best selves to work, school, and life.

Reaching Out

  • Communication
  • Relationships
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Presentation Skills
  • Professional Networking & Workplace Engagement

Reaching In

  • Time & Stress Management
  • Wellness & Wellbeing
  • Resilience
  • Innovation &  Creativity
  • Personal Empowerment



From smaller credit unions and office supply companies to large multi-national organizations like P&G, McDonald’s, and HP, Paul works with leaders to create learning environments that combine skill building, team development, and loads of fun.


Paul brings a master’s degree in higher education and years of experience working as a student affairs practitioner to his campus visits. When Paul is headlining your student orientations, RA trainings, and leadership development events, they are captivating, informative, and enjoyable.


Gathering industry professionals from around the state, region or country calls for a dynamic keynote address that assembles the right combination of information, inspiration and calls to action. Paul can fire them up, invite them to reflect, and challenge them to grow.

Want to Explore Possibilities of having Paul fire up your group?

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