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Our mission is to coach extraordinary leaders and to develop empathy as core competency. We work with business owners, nonprofit organizations, professionals, universities and community members who are facing challenges in their personal and professional effectiveness or want to reach their full capacity as a leader.​


Training and development programs are low-cost and effective at developing core competencies of teams across multiple industries. Michael's rich history in working with fortune 500 professionals, nonprofits and organizations on achieving their goals has made him an effective facilitator of discussions in small groups and large scale conferences. He has conducted over 2000 presentations and speaking engagements for 25 plus years.

Our most requested topics for training are on emotional intelligence, Extended DISC, effective communication and teamwork. Our blend of expertise and kindness create a unique space for professionals to dialogue and learn productive best practices as a leader. NOTE: There is now a waitlist for requests training, speaking engagements and workshops. Additionally, we are only doing in-person events in Syracuse and other requests will need to be virtual opportunities because of our current sustainability practices in bringing down our carbon footprint.

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Speaking Engagements

Michael's balance of humor and subject matter expertise make him a perfect fit for small groups or large audiences interested in leadership, self-development and effective communication topics. He has presented at universities, corporations, regional, state and national conferences, as well as, nonprofit boards/organizations.

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Retreat Programs

Looking for more than just a one-off training session? Groups or teams looking to create a retreat program with assessments and learning should book a consultation to build the perfect program to fit your goals and budget.


We host retreats onsite at our training center, destination centers, at your site or online. Our programs are effective across all industries and job functions.

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Professional Adulting

Our premiere workshop includes five specific competency areas of training. In this workshop we illustrate the importance of self-awareness, diplomacy, teamwork, empathy and influencing skills, to be an effective professional, in any industry.


We also can create separate training modules for each area of the main workshop for further development.



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