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TEDxCalicoCanyon - Paul Draper - Tribal Wisdom For The Modern Society

About TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)A great understanding of people combined with a rich performance background has led Paul Draper to a multi-faceted career as an anthropologist, mentalist, and organizational improvement expert. His warmth and interest in his audiences forms a strong component of his training seminars and shows.As a former faculty member of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and lecturer at Westminster College and Weber State University, Paul has honed his research and training to improve business and organizational processes. He draws heavily on his Anthropology and Communication studies in his workshops to empower attendees to develop healthy communities.Paul Draper's training in anthropology makes him a keen observer of human behavior allowing for his amazing ability to identify key issues and resolve conflicts. His skills are built on an uncanny talent for reading and understanding the thoughts and the emotions of others. He uses these talents to teach and entertain audiences how to improve their lives. Paul Draper teaches how to build upon our natural abilities to create rapport and hone sensitivity to the feelings and needs of others.As a motivational speaker and trainer, Paul Draper uses his wide array of leadership and team motivational abilities to educate, train, and motivate others. He has worked with an extensive range of people of all abilities, cultures, religions, ethnicities, and occupations to help create communities that support success, respect, and understanding.In addition to his corporate shows and academic lectures, Paul Draper is frequently called upon as an expert in fields ranging from magical history to human consciousness. He has appeared as an expert on the History Channel, WB, A&E, HBO, and HGTV. Paul has performed at the Venetian Hotel and Casino, Caesars Palace, The Magic Castle, on documentaries accompanying Steven Spielberg's Poltergeist and major theaters all across the US. Learn more about the workshops at: Learn more about Paul Draper's shows at
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