Michael has spoken to more than 5,000 audiences in 41 states and on three continents over the past 40 + years; addressing for-profit and non-profit corporate audiences and student organizations. He has conducted more than 700 leadership development, training and personal/professional development seminars, conferences and workshops.
Ambassador for TRUST
He is a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), a Certified Seminar Leader (CSL) of the American Seminar Leaders Association, and a Certified Trainer with the Ziglar Corporation. He has shared the platform with Zig Ziglar, Brian Tracy, Michael Reagan, Stephen M.R. Covey, Jim Cathcart, John Stossel, Howard Putnam, David Oreck, Truett Cathy, Bo Pilgrim, and many others.
Michael is a contributing author, along with Brian Tracy, to the Amazon.com
best-selling book Counter-Attack: Business Strategies for Explosive Growth in the New Economy, and is the author of numerous professional articles.
He is the only recipient of the “Award for Distinction for Special Communications” from the International Assemblies of Better Business Bureaus. Michael served 15 years as the President/CEO of the Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas.
Also, Michael has conducted nearly 1,000 television and radio interviews, and has consulted hundreds of businesses in the areas of customer service, productivity, corporate values, trust in the marketplace, employee motivation and more.
He has been married to Dee Olive Clayton since 1974, and they are the parents of three grown children: Chris, Kim and Kendal, and grandparents to six.
TRUST . . . the BIG Difference Maker
Imperatives for Business Success
Character is What Really Counts
Success is the Result of Decisions We Make
Doing Business Right
Principles That Persuade & Impact Others
Two-hour, half-day or all-day personal/professional development training opportunities
Doing Business Right
Qualities & Principles Necessary to Enjoy True Success
Discovering & Developing the Leader Inside
The Things that Separate Leaders & Followers that Influence Others
Changing Customers into Cheerleaders
Characteristics & Actions that Guarantee Exceptional Service
Becoming a More Effective Communicator
Traits & Skills Necessary to Impact an Audience of One or 1,000
Possessing an Awesome Attitude
Developing Your Most Important Asset for Life & Success
Increasing Your Productivity
Developing the Art of Personal & Professional Time Mastery
The Potent Power of Goal-Setting
Going Beyond Dreams and Obtaining Desired Results
Capturing the Power of Stress
Harnessing the Pressure to Bring Balance in Life & Work
Surviving & Thriving with Change
Steps to Understanding and Mastering the Inevitable
Effective Team Leadership
Habits & Qualities that Influence and Impact an Organization
Additional keynote presentations and seminar topics are available upon request.