Paul Falcone is the principal of Paul Falcone Workplace Leadership Consulting, LLC. His practice is dedicated to keynote presentations, corporate leadership training, executive coaching, and moderating corporate offsite events.  Paul is the former CHRO of Nickelodeon and the head of international human resources for Paramount Pictures, and he has extensive experience in entertainment, healthcare/biotech, and financial services, including in international, nonprofit, and union environments. Some of Paul’s bestselling books from HarperCollins Leadership, the American Management Association, and SHRM include 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire, 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees, 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, and 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews.  His most recent release from HarperCollins, titled The Paul Falcone Workplace Leadership Series, consists of five books that chart the talent management lifecycle, from workplace ethics to hiring and onboarding, leadership offense and defense strategies, and a specialty book for new managers to help them catapult to leadership success.  Paul is a regular contributor to SHRM’s HR Daily Newsletter, a top-rated presenter at the SHRM annual conference, a certified executive coach through the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder-Centered Coaching program, and an adjunct faculty member in UCLA Extension’s School of Business and Management.