Wing Commander Joseph Paulson (Rtd.)


Wing Commander Joseph Paulson has been in the startup world of consulting, training, coaching and psychometric assessments since 2003. He is from Indian Air Force with 2.5 decades of experience as a fighter pilot flown the air superiority fighter Jet MiG-29, leadership trainer and a member in IAF selection board specializing in pilot selection. He has over 15 years of consulting, coaching, training and psychometric certification experience in India and abroad.

As a master trainer in the design, delivery, evaluation and management of training, he has expertise in behavior and skills training both in small and large group formats, using class-room as well as outdoor experiential learning formats. He designs and delivers leadership as well as management development programs with ROI mapping. He was a master trainer for leadership development programs from USA. He is an experienced NLP Master Practitioner and trainer. He holds a Guinness World Record in Fire-walking: he is a certified Fire-walk/Glass-walk instructor from USA. As an Executive Coach, he offers leadership and business coaching for leaders, with expertise in individual and team coaching.

Wing Commander Joseph Paulson took pre-mature retirement from the Air Force holding the rank of Wing Commander. He holds multiple post graduate qualifications including M. Sc., M. S. Counselling, MBA and Diploma in Training and Development. Holding the unique Level A/B certificate from British Psychological Society, he is one of the few delegated assessors authorized to deliver psychometric certification training in India from publishers from UK. He is an authorized user of more than 50 psychometric tools from 5 different global providers used in hiring, training, coaching and talent development. He is certified in range of tools including MAPP, 15FQ+, JTI, MBTI and Hogan tools used for hiring, personal development, coaching and career guidance. He has designed and delivered career counselor certifications based on the best practices across the globe.

Client Engagements

  • He has designed and conducted OD interventions, Organizational Diagnostics, Structured Training Need Analysis across industries like Pharma, Retail, FMCG, Banking and Financial Services, Information Technology, Media, Engineering, Health Care and PSUs.
  • Delivered skill based training for senior managers in Performance Coaching, Mentoring, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Leading Change, Negotiation, Presentation Skills, Team Building, Emotional Intelligence, Feedback, Delegation, Time Management, Motivation, Competency Based Interviewing, Assessment/ Development Centers, Training of Trainers, Assertiveness, Conflict Resolution, Managing Meetings etc
  • He designed and delivered many Career Counseling Certification trainings in India and abroad. Besides his corporate engagements, he enjoys career counseling/coaching for students and adults in career transition on a pro bono basis.

His areas of expertise are

  • Psychometric Certification
  • Career Counseling skills
  • Coaching Skills for managers
  • Mentoring Skills
  • Executive Coaching
  • Communication Skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Managing Meetings
  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leading Change
  • Personal Branding
  • Managerial Development Programs
  • Leadership Development
  • Time Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Assertiveness Skills
  • Training Need Identification
  • Design of Training for ROI
  • Train The Trainer
  • Presentation Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Interviewing Skills (Competency Based)
  • Assessment and Development Centers
  • 360° Feed Back
  • NLP for Business Excellence
  • Experiential/ Outbound learning
  • Fire-walk/ Glass-walk
  • Spirituality: body, mind and soul balancing
  • Team Building using MBTI/ FIROB/ HPI/ Big 5 etc.
  • Vision, Mission, Values and Competency Framework creation
  • Leadership/Team Coaching 

His exposure to Industry

  • Telecom
  • Automobile
  • Retail
  • IT
  • Engineering
  • BFSI
  • PSUs
  • Education Sector

Professional/Corporate Experience

  • Military Pilot- Air Force
  • Training Faculty- Air Force
  • Recruitment/Selection- Air Force
  • Master Trainer- Govt of India and Blessingwhite USA
  • Startup experience: BBM Group, Psytech India, India Facilitation Network, HR Anexi , Career Scan, Mentoria and Innominds Academy

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