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    – Gary Salters, Sr. VP Customer Operations McGraw-Hill Education

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About Paul

Paul Meshanko is an author, professional speaker and business leader with over 20 years of experience in leadership development and organizational culture change. Paul opened Legacy Business Cultures in 1997 to serve the region's growing demand for change management and employee engagement training. Under his leadership, the business has grown to become one a successful staff development and employee survey providers.

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Clips from "The Respect Effect" presentation.

Employee Engagement

Highlights from the Employee Engagement presentation.


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New Book: The Respect Effect

In The Respect Effect, Paul has developed unique processes anchored in neuroscience that create tangible and sustainable behavioral breakthroughs. His approach inherently creates traction within corporate cultures, because he builds the business case for embracing diversity, inclusion and respect as core values that enrich both our professional and personal lives.

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Recent Articles

Convergence at Work: How Science is Improving the Ways We Work and Relate

For the past 20 years, I’ve immersed myself in the complimentary disciplines of organizational culture, group effectiveness and personal mastery. Because of the breadth of these topics, it became equally […]

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Why I’m a Better Me with You

In 1943, renowned psychologist Abraham Maslow wrote a paper called, “A Theory of Human Motivation.” In it, he introduced his now-famous motivation model generally referred to as the Hierarchy of […]

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