Are you looking for a speaker who will

  • empower your people with creative breakthroughs
  • maximize their adaptability
  • transform them to master innovators
  • help you hurtle into the future of work?

Great! Then you’ve come to the right place.

Michael is a two-time TEDx speaker who ignites inspiration among audiences around the world. He powerfully interacts with any sized audience, equipping them with the tools to change their mindset and foster growth.

“Tap into Michael when you need breakthrough ideas
in your business and life.”

Mike Handcock, Chairman at Circle of Excellence Group, Multiple Award Winning International Speaker, Publisher LEAD Magazine, Vice President Global Speakers Federation, Multiple Amazon #1 Best Selling Author

Most in-demand Keynote & Workshop themes

INNOTIVITY: Innovate Yourself & Restore Your Creative Genius

We are all born innovators. Our creative thinking is limited only by the constraints we ourselves have put on it. This enriched version of Michael’s most recent TEDx will take you through his proven step-by-step process to help you free your mind from itself and reconnect to your inborn creativity.

You fought hard to become who you are today – now learn to let go and shift your identity to meet your challenges where they are, as the best person to solve them, instead of trying to use the mind you just happened to wake up with and hoping it works out okay. Bring your whole team the flexibility they need to successfully collaborate, integrate, and innovate. It all begins with your mindset, and the Innotivity hacks you learn here will help you and your team spearhead a culture of innovation throughout your organization.

TAKEAWAYS – you will learn:

  1. Why you, like everyone else, have lost connection to your creative genius
  2. How you can get it back using a step-by-step process
  3. How you, as a leader, can help others get theirs back too
  4. How to use this to build powerful creative teams

How to Dance with Uncertainty: Learn the Steps and Master the Rhythm

Uncertainty is human beings’ greatest fear. And yet, it can also be a powerful tool for success. Get ready to step onto the dance floor of uncertainty like never before. Learn the steps you need to use uncertainty for growth. And yes, you will actually dance!

Just as a skilled dancer navigates intricate moves with grace and confidence, we delve into the art of embracing uncertainty with a curated set of ten transformative steps. In a world that constantly changes its tune, these steps become your trusted choreography for thriving amidst the unknown. This fun and empowering keynote will teach you to lead with agility, make bold decisions even when you can’t see the way forward, and find harmony in the midst of ambiguity.

TAKEAWAYS – you will learn how to:

  1. Overcome fear of uncertainty
  2. Help others do the same
  3. Do the ten dance steps that will make embracing uncertainty fun
  4. Dance….

The Source of Creative Inspiration: Unleash the Spark

This interactive experience delves deep into the heart of creative inspiration, unravelling the mysteries behind what fuels the passion that drives our innovative spirit. Can Inspiration be managed and coached? Yes, it can. Have fun while learning to inspire yourself and those around you as easily as breathing.

Through captivating stories, interactive exercises, and thought-provoking insights, you’ll uncover the keys to unlocking your creative potential and fostering lasting inspiration in yourself and the world around you. Whether you’re an executive, entrepreneur, or employee, this keynote equips you with actionable strategies to overcome creative blocks, ignite fresh ideas, and tap into the wellspring of inspiration that abounds within you and everywhere around you.

TAKEAWAYS – you will learn:

  1. Inspire yourself as easily as breathing.
  2. Turn inspiration into tangible creation.
  3. Turn your creative work back into more inspiration.
  4. Inspire others.

AI Can’t Dance! How Generative Artificial Intelligence Can Support Human Ingenuity

We stand at a pivotal juncture, witnessing the rapid evolution of generative AI applications such as ChatGPT. Will they eclipse human creativity as the source of business innovation? This keynote delves into the dynamics between AI and human creativity, shedding light on their collaborative potential. AI excels in data analysis and pattern recognition – but it’s we humans who add the dance to the equation.

As part of this talk, we explore the cutting-edge Adaptability Quotient (AQ), comprising 18 key criteria, a metric embraced by forward-looking enterprises. Gain practical insights into harnessing AI to amplify our innate human strengths in creativity and strategic innovation. Don’t miss this opportunity to uncover and help shape the balance between AI and human prowess.

Adaptability Beats Burnout: Thrive in the Face of Change

Burnout is the biggest problem facing many companies today. The unpredictable currents of business that lead to the stress of burnout demand that we strengthen our adaptability. Through engaging anecdotes, thought-provoking insights, and actionable strategies, this keynote delves into the art of embracing resilience to regain our health and powerfully innovate through change.

Discover how adaptability isn’t just a survival skill, but a powerful catalyst for growth and success. Whether you’re a leader guiding your team through transitions or an individual striving for personal evolution, this keynote equips you with the tools to flex your mindset, pivot with purpose, and seize opportunities amid challenges.

TAKEAWAYS – you will learn:

  1. How the cutting-edge new Adaptability Quotient (AQ) works.
  2. The factors that compose the AQ and how they impact adaptability
  3. How to use AQ to build adaptable teams.
  4. How to use AQ to combat burnout.


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