Profile extract: "...As a facilitator, performer, storyteller, workshop leader and mentor, Michael has an outgoing personality and engaging style. A charismatic, articulate presenter and speaker who communicates easily with his audience, speaking with genuine conviction and compelling delivery. His talks, seminars, workshops and writings are a dynamic blend of content, story, anecdote, humour, myth and metaphor ...and a wisdom born of hard won lessons and experience. Perceptive and sensitive, with the benefit of having lived and worked in many countries and cultures, Michael intuitively connects with people from all walks of life..."
'Why Story Matters' and 'The Power of Story - and how to use it'
A series of playful and inspiring workshops, seminars and talks tailored to the group, class or individual’s need to express, communicate and present powerful, persuasive, motivating ideas, concepts and messages to their audiences confidently, inspiringly and engagingly.
Holistic Developer, Communicator, Presenter, Speaker, Workshop Giver, Actor/producer/promoter: Visual & Performing Arts, Story writing and telling. Professional Toastmaster, MC & Host. Inspirational speaker. Fine art consultant. Community development. Marketing, advertising, sales promotion, PR. Event management. Personal development. Clinical hypnotherapy, energy-work. Personal Mentor and Counsellor.
Unique traits: Michael has been in the front-line of international business, communication, presentation, visual & performing arts, personal & professional development for over 40 years. Speaking four languages, he has a record of successful achievement in trade and economic development, marketing communications, sales, public relations, acting & producing, event management & promotion, publishing, fine & contemporary art, personal growth, hospitality, and sustainability. Expertise in developing relationships at all levels in industry, government and local community environments includes interpersonal skills such as empathy, diplomacy, intuition, negotiation and bringing people together in common cause. He is a charismatic communicator, presenter, performer and public speaker, as well as a master storyteller, gifted seminar and workshop leader. Michael has a long experience in ceremonial and hosting and is an experienced professional Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies. Having been helped and guided by inspiring teachers and mentors in his own life, Michael now enjoys offering empathic facilitation and mentoring to young and old from all walks of life.
'Competent Communicator' ~ Toastmasters International
Ecole Supérieure Des Industries Textiles De Lyon