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I guide manufacturing leaders to develop successful problem solving teams saving companies $millions


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My goal is to help you solve your biggest problems by building your taller spaceship.

In high school, I discovered I could not achieve my dream of becoming an astronaut because I was 3" too tall.  So I became an engineer to build taller spaceships.  Over the last 25 years, I have helped others solve their biggest problems to achieve their goals.


Keynote Topics

Build Your Taller Spaceship

Discover the captivating journey of an aspiring astronaut turned expert problem solver in "Building Your Taller Spaceship." This keynote promises to inspire resilience, foster innovative thinking, and motivate attendees to reach for their own stars, making it the perfect choice for your next event. 

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The 16 Strengths of Successful Problem Solvers

In his engaging and humorous keynote, "16 Strengths of Successful Problem Solvers," Michael  explores the essential attributes that transform ordinary engineers into exceptional problem solvers. Through relatable anecdotes and practical advice, Michael inspires professionals to move beyond firefighting and build robust, efficient systems that prevent chaos and drive success.

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Successful Storytelling with Data

Transform your data presentations with Michael's "Successful StorytellingTM with Data" keynote.  Michael teaches how to craft compelling data stories that resonate. . With this keynote, audiences become more successful storytellers to drive meaningful change in their organizations.

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Nolan M.

The best part of the class was having an instructor passionate about what he was doing!


Jen S.

It was very interactive, and it was a comfortable environment - easy to ask questions and ask for clarification. 


 Tanya S.

I appreciated that Michael got all of us to participate and found a way to engage us with entertainment and take us out of our element.


Lisa B.

Michael was great with funny stories, great conversation, and a sense of humor with the rest of the class.


Connor S.


I loved the activities (Legos, fixtures, group work)! This makes the class entertaining and engaging


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+1 864-437-4664

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