... to all kinds of groups, in person, via teleconference, and via broadcast media.
|TOPICS||AUDIENCE||LENGTH||WHAT IT'S ABOUT|
|Communications teams at PR firms, ad agencies, and media relations offices||45
improve writing quality, production, and client satisfaction at your firm,
without setting your staff on fire.
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|Any group with a passing interest in (but no great enthusiasm for) computers and networks||45-90 minutes||An entertaining talk about our struggle with information technology, how some people have adapted, and tips on how you can make peace with electricity.|
"WHY TEAMS DON'T WORK"
|Mid-level business audiences, teams, associations||60
|A fascinating explanation of what goes wrong when people need to work together -- and how to make it right.|
|Any group||45-90 minutes||12 Attitudes that will make living in the future plausible|
"A HIKE IN THE HIGH COUNTRY"
|Business and fraternal groups -- tailored to your knowledge level||60-90 minutes||20 ideas you never heard of that will rock your world for the next 50 years|
"SO YOU WANT TO WRITE A BOOK"
|For business leaders (and their staffs) contemplating writing a book||60 minutes||This talk takes you through all the factors required to write a successful business book. It may save you as much as $1 million.|
I also have modules on:
"TRANSCOMPETITION" ... how to create an effective culture that uses the best aspects of competition and collaboration
"ETERNAL ORGANIZATIONS" ... lessons in longevity from the history of various faith groups
"CAN A CHRISTIAN RUN A BUSINESS?" ... examining the conflicts between authenticity and ROI
Some recent appearances:
"Writing Hell," The Maccabee Group, August 14, 2002
"Why Teams Don't Work," Brown Bag Speaker, James J. Hill Reference Library, Saint Paul, August 21, 2001
Moderator, "People and Technology," Computer User Office Symposium, Minneapolis, September 10, 1999
Commentator, "Future Tense," NPR, 1998-2001
"Politics and Poetry: How They Came Apart and Went Separate Ways, and How to get Them Together Again," Symposium '99: Talking to the people -- What next in Public Communications? St. Paul, June 30, 1999
"A Hike in the High Country," Society of Information Managers, Minneapolis, November 18, 1998
"Research Reveries," Saint Paul Public Library librarians, Saint Paul, October 18, 1998
Panelist, "Mental Engineering," PBS, 1999-
"True Transformations," AIC Worldwide Conferences, Transforming the Business Process, Orlando, September 9, 1998
"An Evening with Saint Patrick," Arcadia Coffeehouse, March 17, 1998
Day-long session, "Why Teams Don't Work," Mission, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September, 1997
"Internet and the Law," Keynote Address, Minnesota Bar Association, June 1996
· Reading, Barnes & Noble Bokstore, Duluth, January 10, 1998
· Reading, James J. Hill Business Reference Library, November, 1996
· Reading, Fine Grind, February 1996
To schedule a speaking engagement, or to make inquiries, contact Mike at
or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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