Paul Lirette is the Executive Director and Executive Coach for Samurai Success, Inc., an international executive, organizational and personal coaching firm headquartered in Denver, CO.
He is based out of the company’s Henderson, NV offices.
Paul’s career has blended leadership roles in the business world with an extensive performing arts background. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in areas such as political relations, marketing, human resources and publicity.
Along the way, he has effectively managed and directed hundreds of projects and programs that have reached and exceeded expectations, whether it was the launch of a new television show or successfully navigating a winning political campaign.
He has also developed and presented numerous innovative training and seminar programs that have improved team performance.
His coaching with Samurai Success’ clientele has led them to enjoy extraordinary growth and profitability, even during difficult economic times. Following Samurai Success’ formula of focusing on people and processes, companies under his coaching have embraced putting ideas into tangible and sustainable action.
These efforts have proven fruitful beyond initial expectations. In addition, Paul has developed and supervised several Samurai Success programs such as the IMPROVication seminars and the Samurai Master Mind Group.
Prior to joining Samurai Success in 2007, Paul served as the operations manager for the Disney ABC Television Group’s media relations department. His tenure there was during an explosive period of growth that saw the launch of such high profile projects such as High School Musical and Hanna Montana. He has also served as chief legislative aide in the Florida House of Representatives and was the legislative coordinator for the United Teachers of Dade.
Paul received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Florida International University and is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner. He is also a graduate of the famed Second City Improv Conservatory and Writing Conservatory and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. He has performed in more than 25 theatrical stage productions and appeared in several TV shows and films including “Days of Our Lives,” “Holy Man,” and “There’s Something About Mary.”
In his free time, he is the director of the Las Vegas Improvisation Players, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering a positive, supportive, and entertaining outlet for people to experience the art of improvisation.