Paul Vitale has become one of America’s most sought-out speakers and trainers by using his unique combination of excitement, energy, and experience to encourage and motivate others. The devoted Catholic and president of Matt Birk and Company, Paul served for 22 years as CEO and founder of Vital Communications, Inc., is a native of Arkansas, and acquired his degree in mass communications and journalism from the University of Central Arkansas.
For over two decades, Paul has impacted individuals and organizations, imparting an understanding of the leadership and determination required to excel. Through his keynote presentations, seminars, and retreats, Paul helps his clients build strong teams and increase productivity. He speaks worldwide about the significance of optimism, a strong work ethic, the importance of an active faith life, and concepts vital to personal and professional growth, while reaching hundreds of thousands of people from all walks of life. Paul’s energetic and enjoyable presentation style has made him a favorite at countless universities, meetings, conventions, seminars, and conferences.
His diverse client list includes the Diocese of Little Rock, ESPN, Walmart, the United States Postal Service, Southwest Airlines, the National Football League, Holy Souls Catholic Church, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, United Way, Catholic Schools of Arkansas, the Washington Redskins, Landstar Global Logistics, the Georgia Department of Education, Tyson Foods, the Los Angeles Rams, the Minnesota Vikings, the Antiques Roadshow, the University of Central Arkansas Catholic Campus Ministry, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and Dole Hong Kong.
Prior to speaking professionally, Paul was director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Preceding his role at the CVB, Paul launched his professional career with the largest marketing firm in the State of Arkansas—Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods.
Paul has written the best sellers Are You Puzzled by the Puzzle of Life?; Sell With Confidence; Pass It On; and Discover the Now. He has also written several curriculums in use across the nation and recorded Live Life Like You Mean It. Paul has been featured on NBC, ABC, FOX, and the Minnesota Vikings Entertainment Network, and is a regular guest on talk shows sharing his insight and life strategies. Paul’s expertise, enthusiasm, and ability to encourage people to exceed their potential have been described by his audiences as extraordinary.
In his spare time, Paul enjoys volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters, the March of Dimes, the New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission, and the Arkansas Hospitality Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Game for Life National Advisory Board, a partner volunteer with the Salvation Army, a graduate of the Little Rock Citizen’s Police Academy as well as Leadership Greater Little Rock, a member of the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Travel Council, served on the Los Angeles Rams Training Academy Leadership Board, and was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel. Paul was selected by the readers of Arkansas Business as Best Motivational Speaker and Trainer. Paul and his wife, Mitzi, are members of Christ the King parish and the proud parents of four children.
Speaking Topics Include:
Legendary Leadership in Action
Throughout generations there have been those called on to lead: courageous individuals who have taken great interest in the well-being of others. During the presentation Legendary Leadership in Action, Paul demonstrates concepts crucial to becoming a legendary faith-based leader. He outlines strategies that are vital for the continued success of any organization. Concepts from expressing genuine interest in mankind to reinventing tendencies and techniques are ideas introduced during this thought-provoking and energetic presentation. Legendary leadership truly is possessing the capacity to translate a vision into reality, with faith leading the way.
Setting the Tempo for Success
The momentum an individual brings into any environment sets a tempo that affects the end result. During this dynamic presentation, Paul shares concepts that demonstrate the necessity for controlling one’s approach and energy with a true sense of faith and trust in God, regardless of the surrounding variables and circumstances. Through strategic positioning of actions, reactions, and attitude, each member of a team is directly responsible for the success of the unit as a whole. Research indicates that no matter the industry or employment position, individuals control the outcome of success through the tempos set. Paul developed the proven methods shared during this empowering training to embolden participants to take command of their influential personas in order to improve their environments.
Energize the Enthusiasm that Exists Within
Being able to define enthusiasm, determine where your particular passions lie, and what can be done to make those passions shine are keys to maintaining enthusiasm. Life can be chaotic and it is easy at times to feel beaten down. This dynamic presentation reinforces the importance of trust in God's plan and genuine enthusiasm for everyday life. Paul illustrates what faith and an optimistic state of mind can and will do for one’s work ethic while providing concrete examples of morale-boosting ideas. The information participants take from this session will not only emphasize the importance of efficiency, a positive attitude, and a passion toward life, it will also provide them with an incredible advantage in the competitive world today.