Speech Interest Areas:
People: Their Needs Wants and Desires – achieving success, overcoming fear and failure!
Inland Empire preferred – willing to travel anywhere (if the price is right!)
A veteran speaker with 50+ years’ experience of addressing audiences, large and small, in parts of Europe, the Middle East, and the USA on a wide variety of subjects. Michael delivered his first speech “Good Deeds Have Their Rewards” at age 16, to 300+ students. He joined Toastmaster s in 2001 and has served as both an Area Governor (Area Governor of the Year, 2006-07) and a Division Governor.
Michael introduces himself as: British born, Internationally educated, American by choice and a lifelong Entrepreneur (twice made and lost a small fortune!) He served 13 years with Royal Air Force and 5 years in Local Government (UK). He is also an accomplished Stage Actor, Director and Producer.
These days, in addition to pursuing his entrepreneurial and theatrical activities, he works (part-time) as a volunteer Life Coach / Mentor in prisons, in drug recovery centers, with “Youth At Risk” (YAT programs) and with the homeless.
Michael’s mantra: “When People Know Better, They Do Better”.