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Better With Paul is a newsletter and upcoming podcast for people who value legacy, financial freedom, and culture.

I have spent the last decade talking with peak performers like Oprah, 50 Cent, Katie Couric, and Ted Leonsis. Better With Paul allows me to identify and dissect the business, relationship, and health lessons from the journeys of these innovators, entrepreneurs, creators, and researchers. The podcast will launch on July 1st, 2020!

I write a weekly newsletter called Better where I share lessons learned preparing, interviewing, and observing the world’s top performers. I also include announcements and invitations to special events. Available only through email.

Oprah and Paul Carrick Brunson Launch Biggest Dating Challenge in TV History

Oprah Winfrey’s up to her usual programming genius once again. The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has tapped ESSENCE.com’s very own Modern Day Matchmaker Paul Carrick Brunson, also known as the “real life Hitch,” to co-host the biggest dating challenge in TV…

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About

If you want the formal version of my biography, that a PR professional wrote, check out the section below titled "PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY." If you rather have the casual, we're hanging out drinking Red Stripes version, here it goes... I Never…

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PLEASE!!! Can We Ban The Dinner 1st Date?

I nominate we declare death to the dinner first date. It's not that it's a bad idea. It's just done to death. Two people sit down, eat food and have a conversation, but what do you really learn about someone…

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Never Allow Anyone To Rob You Of Your Dream!

The following is an excerpt from an email I received in 2010. It was written by a veteran agent at one of the top talent agencies. “My team and I have reviewed your YouTube videos and we don’t think you…

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The “Secret” That Got My Wife & Me Through 12 Years Of Marriage

Tomorrow on July 21st, my wife and I will celebrate 12 years of marriage!!! (That's us on our wedding day on the left.) It’s amazing for me to think about how long we’ve been together because it honestly feels like…

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Perfecting The Balance Between Supporter, Career Woman, Wife and Mother

The following post is an interview my wife (Jill Brunson - that's her on the left with our son Kingston) recently conducted for I Am Modern Magazine. The article was written by Esther Boykin. I thought it would be powerful…

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10 Things Every Man Who Is Single Needs to Know

One thing I pride myself on is listening. And since I started blogging for ESSENCE, I’ve had a lot to listen to because… well, y’all have had a lot to say. What stood out the most is that no matter…

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Confidence Is The Great Equalizer Of Dating. Do You Have It?

I have a secret to tell you — I’m a voyeur. Not a “sit outside your house and watch you get dressed” type of voyeur, but the type that is obsessed with how you interact with new people… especially romantic…

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How I Found My Passion + Tips On Branding & Entrepreneurship

About a year ago, I was contacted by a guy on twitter named Torrey McGraw (sounds like a country singer, right). At the time, he pitched an interview idea for me to talk in-depth about my company and how (and…

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Proven Ways To Meet Someone New

Everyday I schedule time to respond to questions on Twitter and Facebook. It's a very interesting part of my day because I never know what I'll be asked. The questions range from what you would imagine is typical: "Do all…

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