Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who “makes work relationships work”. For the past 20 years, he’s improved numerous businesses, schools, government agencies and non-profit organizations by helping them:
- Create positive workplace relationships and improve staff morale.
- Eliminate the cynicism, sarcasm and lack of trust that often is associated with traditional employee recognition programs.
- Reduce staff burnout and turnover (without spending a lot of money to do so!)
A frequently sought after keynote speaker and leadership trainer, his speaking style has been described as “world-class expertise grounded in Midwestern practicality, with the right touch of warmth and humor”. Dr. White has given lectures around the world, including North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Caribbean. He has spoken to Microsoft managers, SHRM and association conferences across North America, at international conferences, and to numerous national organizations.
Dr. White is coauthor of three books, including The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, written with Dr. Gary Chapman (author of the #1 NY Times bestseller, The 5 Love Languages) which is in 15 languages and has sold over 225,000 copies worldwide. Based on their extensive research and expertise, Dr. White and Dr. Chapman have developed a unique way for organizations to improve staff morale, increase employee engagement, and create enhanced levels of trust.
Having grown up in the context of a family-owned business, Dr. White helps financially successful families and companies deal with the relational issues intertwined with transferring business ownership, business management, and the family’s assets across generations. His expertise in this area has been requested Princeton University, the Milken Institute, Napa Valley Community Foundation, Dartmouth College, Houston Community Foundation, and numerous large private companies.
Dr. White graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wheaton College with a major in Christian Education, earned his Masters of Counseling from Arizona State University, and received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. He has been married for over 30 years and is the father of four adult children.