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Better With Paul is a podcast, newsletter, and community for everyone who values legacy, culture and financial freedom. Periodically, I identify and dissect business, relationship and health lessons from the journeys of innovators, entrepreneurs and creators from the U.S., UK, Caribbean and Africa.

In the periodic newsletter, I share lessons learned preparing, interviewing, and observing the world’s top performers. I also include announcements and invitations to special events. To join, please subscribe below.

#GoodPeopleProject: Homeless to Hopeful

Anthony Ross has a harrowing story that’s hard not to be moved by. I was moved by it when I met him, a young man who’d been homeless since he was 13 and before that, living in poverty with his…

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Practicing the Feminine Art of Receiving

The following guest post is by Julie Ferman, a seasoned dating coach, media personality, professional speaker, singles events producer and a consultant to the matchmaking and dating industry.  Follow her on twitter or visit her website.   As a professional…

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(30 Steps to a Better You) STEP #2: Identify Your Passion

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” – Oprah Winfrey In our next step in “30 Steps to a Better You,” it’s all about finding out what you love and working towards that,…

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I’m Plotting to Kill My Partner (A True Story of Resilience)

The following guest post is by my friend Dr. Angela Smith, a Forensic Psychologist with a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Be sure to read more about her work here.  It was a spring day in London 20 years ago. A client came…

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How To Ask Someone Out on a Date

The following guest post is from Francesca Hogi, a friend and fellow matchmaker. Be sure to read more about her company and follow her on twitter.  It seems to me there are two types of people: those who are comfortable putting…

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(30 Steps to a Better You) STEP #1: Identify Your Values

“Our necessities never equal our wants.” – Benjamin Franklin Would you want a sports car that couldn’t drive you anywhere? It would look nice. The stereo system is incredible. The rims are chrome and shining. But when it came to…

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#GoodPeopleProject: Southern Girl in the City

Danyelle is an old fashioned spirit with a modern twist. In this first feature for the #GoodPeopleProject (a new series where I profile good people in search of something I believe my community can help with) we’re profiling a single…

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30 Steps To A Better You – The Journey Begins!

WWII veteran Ed Bray was 89 years old when he finally learned how to read the medals he’d been awarded for his bravery. He’d been illiterate for the majority of his life, a secret he hid with the help of…

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What Are African American Single Mothers Teaching Their Daughters About Romantic Relationships?

The following guest post is from Johnitha Watkins Johnson, PhD Candidate at Texas A&M University and author of a new study entitled “I'm Right By Doing What My Mother Says...”: A Pilot Study Chronicling African American Single Mothers' Influence on…

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The Most Powerful Love Story I’ve Ever Heard – What Working For Your Relationship Really Means

Did you ever find that you had to lose everything to understand what you truly had? That’s the story of Bob and Gloria Farley and their incredible love story that survived even after a car accident robbed Bob Farley of…

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