All Posts by Paul R. Scheele Ph.D.

About the Author

Dr. Paul R. Scheele is the CEO of Scheele Learning Systems. He has influenced a diversity of organizations through his work in problem solving, creativity, communications, accelerated learning, and leadership development. Paul speaks, facilitates, mentors, and consults with for-profit and non-profit organizations. He believes there are untapped brilliant resources within every organization and individual. Paul’s passion is sharing how to activate the rich resources within the mind and connect this power with the physical, emotional, and spiritual intelligences.

Increase Your Persistence – Part 4

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Video Blog

Enlist Support from Others​Reach out and join, invite, or create the support from others that will increase your persistent achievement. Peer coaches help you be accountable to the goals you set and the tasks you endeavor to complete. “Communities of Practice” are like-minded colleagues in your field that can serve as a mastermind support group […]

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Best Average Day

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Video Blog

A successful life boils down to directing your thinking, feeling, and actions—moment to moment. When working on my doctorate, I encountered one of the most powerful techniques I have ever used to help channel my daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly energy. It works, and I share it with you here.

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One-Step Meeting Enhancer

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Lead

No doubt, we all spend too much time in meetings. And yet, Meetings are an essential way to get team projects completed…if the meetings are productive. Have you attended a meeting in which a lone participant has usurped the agenda and single-handedly derailed a quick discussion into a protracted waste of everyone’s time? Meetings can […]

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Embodied Wisdom

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Learn

My son’s frustration after college showed as he complained, “How can a college grad apply for a job when employers insist on ‘2 years experience’? I can’t have experience in a field unless a business will hire me and let me get experience!” I remember the same dilemma in my early years as a training […]

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Dynamic Steering

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Lead

Have you ever heard that an airplane is off-course most of the time? That’s partially true, and the reality of navigation and course correction can give leaders clues on how to achieve goals most efficiently. It is true that navigation to a destination is rarely a straight line. During the journey we must steer “dynamically” making […]

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Creativity & Problem Solving – Step 3

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Learn

Knowing when you have the “right” solution is often more than rational and logical. There is a “felt shift” that occurs that signals the “Eureka! I’ve Found IT!” experience. Step 3: Implement Your Solution Plan Studying the moment at which the solution becomes obvious, research subjects described that “everything fit together and clicked.” The analogy […]

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Creativity & Problem Solving – Step 2

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Learn

Exploring possible solutions is the best part of any problem-solving activity. But don’t let your enthusiasm send you down a blind alley. Keep in mind: Our current problems are the unintended consequences of our prevailing problem-solving approach. The real challenge is to solve the way we solve our problems. Think of the goal of problem-solving […]

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Flipping The Classroom

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Learn

It’s easy to get good at what you need to do. Don’t worry if it didn’t happen in school. The classroom was always meant to be a place where readily available resources (books, materials, subject-matter experts) could be found, explored, and used to aid in learning. Learning mostly happens—not inside the classroom but outside of […]

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Processes of Transformational Change and Transformative Learning

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Lead

The word “transformation” is frequently used, but often without much deep understanding of what it means, especially in terms of our everyday interactions and organizational behaviors. This article will help you become conversant in the latest thinking regarding this important topic. Defining Transformation Transformation is a radical shift in thinking, perception, and behavior. In individuals, […]

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Stay Oriented During Confusion

By Paul R. Scheele Ph.D. | Learn

How do you start a training program? If you acknowledge how far someone has come in order to be here now, you are reinforcing the fact that valuable resources are already in place and working successfully. If you point out what isn’t working and that learning and change must take place, you are dwelling on […]

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