Originally trained as a chemical engineer, Paul’s work is based on deep knowledge and extensive experience in the practical business applications of behavioral psychology, neuroscience and, especially, common sense.
Paul is an award-winning professional speaker, author and a trusted boardroom advisor who has helped thousands of business owners, professionals and executives get everything they can out of everything they have.
Paul’s TED talks have been watched by more than 4 million people. His ideas to improve results and accelerate careers are often described as thought-provoking and counter-intuitive, yet highly effective.
Companies like McKinsey, KPMG, ExxonMobil, Novartis, UBER, Johnson & Johnson, and Canon work with Paul Rulkens to raise the bar and quickly bring results to the next level.
His clients call his keynotes both substantive and hilarious…well, that might also be because Paul once was trained as a stand-up comedian, receiving critical acclaim for his Arnold Schwarzenegger impersonation.
However, the miserable failure of his ensuing ‘pumping iron’ muscle development project prevented him from pursuing his true calling in life: a career as a credible Arnold Schwarzenegger body double