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HPA Journal Featured Authors

The HPA Journal: Featured Authors

Below are some of the featured authors from the HPA Journal.

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Tim Autrey, Executive Director - HPA


Tim Autrey is a recognized thought leader in human performance. Through his ground-breaking approach known as Practicing Perfection® and creation of the Practicing Perfection Institute (PPI), he has helped organizations around the world develop next-level leadership while enhancing safety and reducing human error.

The Practicing Perfection® approach has taken the best-of-the-best tactics and tools from the US commercial nuclear power and airline industries, simplified them, and combined them with underlying triggers and influencers of behavioral psychology to transform worker behaviors in many different sectors.

Tim has been a student of behavioral psychology since his earliest days. He spent over a year of his life underwater aboard the USS Ohio (the first Trident submarine) studying human behavior.

Torben Rick


Experienced senior executive, both at a strategic and operational level, with strong track record in developing, driving and managing business improvement, development and change management. International experience from management positions in Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.

Greg Cochlan


Gregg Cochlan is managing director of TPI Canada. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a consultant and leadership coach, and is the author of two books, Love Leadership and World Peace, Really! with Ron Medved.

Laura Paramoure, EdD


Laura Paramoure, EdD, has more than 25 years of academic and private sector experience in performance improvement, training leadership, instructional design and measurement. In addition to completing extensive secondary literature reviews Dr. Paramoure conducted primary research to develop thought leadership on training effectiveness and measurement. Dr. Paramoure is the author of ROI by Design™ (2014); and Perceptions of training and non-training managers of organizational impact measures based on design intent(2001).

Laura completed her Ed.D. at North Carolina State University with major study in Adult Education and a specialization in Organizational Development, a master’s degree in organizational communication from North Carolina State University and a BBA degree in Marketing from Kennesaw State University.

Championing training innovation, Dr. Paramoure is the President of eParamus, working with companies in the healthcare, technology, pharmaceutical, and financial industries.

Colin Shaw – Founder & CEO – Beyond Philosophy


Colin Shaw is founder & CEO of Beyond Philosophy, one of the world’s first organizations devoted to customer experience. Colin is an international author of four best-selling books & recognized Business Influencer by LinkedIn. Beyond Philosophy provide consulting, specialized research & training from our Global Headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA.

Follow Colin Shaw on Twitter: @ColinShaw_CX

Jim Concelman – Leadership Development


Jim Concelman, Manager, Leadership Development, has more than 10 years’ experience in managing training and organizational development projects, including web-based training and electronic performance support, for many organizations in a variety of industries.

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