Paul was the managing editor of The Work Boat, an offshore oil boat trade publication, for two years. For several years, Paul was the special projects editor for New Orleans Citibusiness (later CityBusiness), writing on technology. He spent five years as editor of the Port Record, a promotional publication of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Later, Paul was wrote press releases and articles for the employee newsletter for Mobil Chalmette Refinery. Paul moved to Texas to work for Dell Inc. Paul developed and delivered new product technical training about servers and advanced storage systems. Most recently, Paul developed and is delivering six courses featuring Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word for HIREDTexas, a non-profit focused on mid-career adults who have been laid off.