Teamwork Expert | Award Winning Speaker

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 “Life Changing.” “Eye-opening.” “Inspiring.” “Engaging.” “Memorable.” “Entertaining.” “Humorous.” “Spot-on.” “Interactive.”

Michael is the founder of Teamwork and Leadership, a speaking and training company with a mission of building extraordinary teams and helping leaders love their jobs more.

  • He is currently an adjunct professor in the School of Business at Southern Utah University.
  • He is a former Director of Learning, Performance and Quality at a Fortune 50 company.
  • He is a former Senior Vice President of Learning and Performance for the 13th largest privately-held insurance broker in the US.
  • He is the author of the best-selling book – ­You Are the Team—6 Simple Ways Teammates Can Go from Good to Great and is currently in the process of writing his second book Heart Based Leadership.
  • He is a 2014 Inc. Top 100 Leadership Speaker.
  • His blog Teamwork and Leadership regularly ranks in the top 10 of leadership blogs and has a monthly following of over 30,000.
  • Michael received both his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science degrees from Utah State University.

Michael resides in Southern Utah with his wife, Terri. They have been married 30 years and have six sons (one daughter-in-law), two daughters (two son-in-law’s), and seven grandchildren.