Paul Epstein has mastered the art of communicating powerful and transformative concepts in a way that’s memorable, engaging, and instantly impactful. As a speaker,  coach, bestselling author and podcast host, his finesse at interweaving entertaining stories, profound personal anecdotes and universal truths is already earning rave reviews from clients and audiences around the world. Find out what they have to say about his ability to truly inspire action.

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“What makes a great leader? Mountains of books have been written on the traits, skills, and qualities that provide this answer. In my mind, one easily rises to the top: The Power of Playing Offense.”
Founder & CEO, ZOOM Video Communications
“I recommend putting Paul’s game plan of Playing Offense to work for your organization. He and his message will lead to something we all like to be a part of—a championship culture.”
"Paul’s keynote exceeded all my expectations and my team was profoundly moved by Paul's authenticity. Paul helped Amazon understand the core values at the center of leadership."
Oumar Diagne
former Amazon Sr. Manager, Honeywell, Sr. Director Global Operations Finance
"Paul places the power of purpose at the forefront of your business model by sharing leadership tactics to foster a culture of teamwork, harness the power of passion, and drive results."
Scott O’Neil
former CEO, Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils; President, Madison Square Garden
"Incredibly impactful message! Our goal was to motivate our elite salespeople during a critical quarter at ADP amid the uncertainty and volatility of the market - Paul's keynote accomplished that tenfold."
amy cordes
director continuous sales learning & development, adp
"I have seen firsthand the grit, passion, and perseverance that Paul leads with. It’s one thing to achieve success with these qualities, but it’s another to coach these principles to others. Playing Offense has shown me the way."
Brian Lafemina
Chief Business Officer, LA 2028 Olympics; former NFL Executive
"While bouncing back from COVID, Paul helped us reconnect with our goals, each other, and why we do what we do.  His master class heightened our level of trust, empathy, and communication so everyone left feeling seen, heard and more valued."
melissa bomes
"The most successful teams develop a plan and take consistent steps toward achieving their goals—leadership is no different. Paul has provided the ultimate plan for leaders that are driven to achieve their vision of success for themselves and their teams."
former NFL Player, former ESPN commentator, bestselling author
"Paul imparts practical and action-oriented lessons from the trenches of leadership. His people-first approach will resonate with leaders at every level, inspiring both teams and individuals who are determined and driven enough to take on the challenge."
rich diviney
Retired Navy SEAL Officer, bestselling author, The Attributes
"Many of us have been promoted from player to coach and were never provided a playbook on how to lead. Playing Offense was curated to solve this problem. The impact it will create for your team, career, culture, and life, is infinite."
Santor Nishizaki
award-winning Chief Executive Officer, formerly with NASA and Disney Imagineering
"Paul’s engaging, interactive workshop at our conference helped attendees identify a gameplan for their personal and professional leadership goals in a fun, thoughtful and informative format. His emphasis on building human relationships and Playing Offense was a perfect fit."
laura case
SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL, Senior Program Director, Sports Business Journal
"Paul’s message and delivery were beyond our expectations and ranks as one of our top speakers. His engagement with the audience left everyone with actionable items that could immediately be implemented on Monday morning."
IFP, Director, Partner Development
"Paul is like the Ted Lasso of leadership and culture. He rallied our team in such an energizing, authentic, and purposeful way. We're better producers and people because of our time with him."
SVP, Premium Sales and Service, Crypto.com Arena
"Paul’s work with our hotel’s management team has been invaluable, inspiring individuals of all different tenures and experience levels to find their purpose and become more fulfilled leaders."
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Former General Manager
“By Playing Offense, Paul lays the foundation to propel teams from complacent to legendary. A seasoned business leader, Paul’s 5-pillar framework is the playbook to success for teams and leaders alike.”
chad estis
Executive Vice President, Business Operations, Dallas Cowboys; Executive Vice President, Legends
If you are a leader who is inspired to build the leaders of tomorrow, build high-performance teams, and build gold jacket culture, you’ve found your “go-to” playbook when you join Paul in the journey of Playing Offense.”
Senior Vice President, Club Business Development, NFL
“Paul is the master at Playing Offense to drive better outcomes in business and in life. His talks are inspiring, actionable, and shows leaders how to unlock the full capacity of their teams and themselves."
New York Times bestselling author, tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist
Playing Offense delivers a tactical blueprint for how to unleash the full potential of talent in yourself and others, detailing where the performance of people can be maximized, allowing our superpowers to be on full display.“
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, AEG
"Playing Offense is delivered with one goal in mind: Impact. It is undoubtedly one of the most tangible and actionable frameworks I have seen, and it has already provided infinite value for our team. Thanks to Paul, this is the game-changing message that will impact millions of lives."
Head of Revenue, Sofi Stadium
"Paul was born to inspire and help others grow into their full potential. He has a unique passion for life, and for people, bringing a special energy to his talks that inevitably becomes a catalyst for positive change. As great as he is in the boardroom, he’s even better in life."
Greg Holmes
“True leadership is all about developing a plan that aligns personal and organizational success, to create an environment that's conducive to both employee fulfillment and corporate achievement. Paul provides invaluable insights, and a thorough plan, on how to do just that.”
Former President, Houston Texans
"If you are looking to transform your business and life, look no further. Knowing Paul for years, I have watched all his expertise culminate into Playing Offense. Finally, here’s a message filled with coaching tips and tools that feels as if it were crafted just for me."
Chief Revenue Officer, AXS
“When it comes to culture, leadership, talent, transformation, inspiring and finding ones ‘Why’ Paul Epstein is one of the most knowledgeable and inspiring presenters I have heard. Paul is authentic and he makes other people feel valued and cared about.”
EMBA Executive Coach & Career Consultant, University of Michigan
“For anyone looking to level-up their leadership practice, Playing Offense is essential. Paul’s framework establishes a purposeful, actionable game plan that is designed to grow players into coaches and managers into leaders. It's time to level up.”
former President and Co-owner, Los Angeles Football Club, ESPN analyst and NBA Executive

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