Small Changes Big Shifts with Dr. Michelle Robin
Paul Long
Jun 17, 2020 · 52 min
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Understanding others perspectives is critical to thrive in this world. - Paul Long

How does optimism move us towards strength? 

This week, motivational speaker Paul Long discusses “What’s Good?!” Paul travels the world delivering high-content keynotes and training to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and trade associations. Paul is the author of the F.U.N. work book, podcast host, and president of Noah’s Bandage Project.  In this episode, Dr. Robin and Paul discuss his acronym for F.U.N., inspiring story of pediatric cancer, and how to gravitate towards what gives us strength.

About Paul Long

Paul Long is a motivational speaker and consultant that has challenged the corporate landscape for over a decade. Paul has provided memorable experiences for countless engagements including workshops, trade shows, keynotes and more.

Paul Long’s Fundamism philosophy can be defined as the fundamentals of a F.U.N. and optimistic lifestyle. Paul's offering provides tactical skills on how to gravitate more towards the things that give you strength, as opposed to the things that don’t. Doing so will provide you more FUN, joy and fulfillment in life.

As the Kansas City Royals’ 2016 Fan of the Year as selected by Major League Baseball, his shenanigans have been featured in media outlets like ESPN, the Washington Post and even the Wall Street Journal! In 2014, his catsuit adventures led Paul to Noah Wilson, a seven year old boy diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Ewing's Sarcoma. Motivated by Noah’s presence and love for life, he began his lifelong commitment to help find a cure for pediatric cancer through Noah’s Bandage Project.

Join Dr. Michelle and Paul as they talk about:

  • Paul’s first career in insurance and the evolution into FUNdamism
  • How Paul is coping as in extrovert in Quarantine
  • F.U.N. - Foundation, Understanding others perspectives, Next steps
  • How to create joy, fun, and fulfillment for everyone in times of collective tension
  • The importance of listening and learning about other’s perspectives, and how to be sincere when doing so
  • Noah Wilson’s inspiring story of pediatric cancer
  • Identifying opportunity gaps and how to close them

Discover how we can be mindful with optimism as James shares:

  • How to offer value during a time of isolation and radical change
  • Times when it’s necessary to close the gate on people who don’t bring you strength
  • The importance of awareness “When you’re aware, you’re halfway there” - Wendy Bash
  • The mindset of being a victim vs. victor
  • How you never want to be a rocking chair; moving a lot but never forward

Listen and learn all about F.U.N with the acronym:

  • Foundation
  • Understanding Others Perspectives
  • Next Steps

“I am going to keep having fun every day I have left, because there is no other way of life. You just have to decide whether you’re a tigger or an Eyeore”- Randy Pausch

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