Mike has spoken around the world to teams that are charged with creating a better future for their companies.


Mike’s purpose is to inspire and empower curiosity. Speaking and coaching are a natural way to live this purpose. Leaders love how he links entertaining and authentic stories with proven and practical tools. And since most of Mike’s lessons come from firsthand experience working and learning from exceptional leaders, his delivery is authentic, amusing and humble.

Here’s a small sample of some of the companies that Mike has worked with and what they had to say about the impact of the engagements.

Robert A. McDonald, Former US Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Retired Chairman, President and CEO of Procter & Gamble

“Mike Maddock is one of the most uniquely engaging thought leaders I know. His authentic style is captivating and his ability to inspire using critical lessons from both Startups and Fortune 100’s is priceless. I’d recommend him to our CMO and our CFO because they’d both love learning from him.”

Adina Jurca, World Vision

“Our team saw Mike speak at the Chief Innovation Officer Conference in NYC. Not only was he engaging, he helped us understand exactly what we needed to do next. His authentic and generous style made him the best speaker at the conference.”

Scott Mordell, Global CEO, Young Presidents' Organization

“When I see Mike speak, I am always struck by how he blends empathy and expertise. He seems to be able to channel the wisdom and concerns of leaders from big and small businesses alike.”

Nikki Sullivan, Director of Continual Improvement, General Kinematics

“I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation. As a life-long learner, I attend a significant number of presentations on a wide variety of subjects. I am tough to impress; you are impressive. Enough said.”

Steve Dobbins, SVP Member Engagement, Vistage

“Honestly, Mike was a dream. He rocked three presentations in three cities in three days. We couldn’t ask for more.” 

Miranda Barret, VP, Entrepreneurs’ Organization

“Really appreciate everything…and I regret asking to go from 60 minutes to 45, but clearly everyone was totally engaged and loving the content. THANK YOU!”

Betsy Shea, Education Consultant, The Learning Studio, Inc.

“As always, Mike was an absolute pleasure to work with and he knocked it out of the park! The audience really connected with him during his presentation, and I know they appreciated his energy and engagement. I really hope to work with Mike more in 2015. He makes my job so much easier, and I know I can always count on him for a stellar presentation!”

Derrick Jackson, EO GSEA Program Manager, Entrepreneurs’ Organization

“Mike was dynamic and he really controlled the room well. There were some technical difficulties, but Mike made seamless transitions as needed. It was great overall.”

Jeff Babcock, Chairman, Vistage Chicago

“Mike’s presentation was terrific! He interacted wonderfully with the group and left them with pearls they will use over and over in the future. As I told him, “I wouldn’t change a thing!”

Julie van Amerongen, Director of Programs and Events, Conscious Capitalism

“Mike Maddock was fabulous. Excellent example of a practicum with engaging interactivity that conveyed useful information. He was funny, humble, had good stories and very respectful of the audience.”

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