2021 Virtual presentations

Every business is working on what’s next and how to make it real. Mike’s 30+ year career has been all about going from rough concept to real results. He knows the simple concepts your teams need to make a fast -yet-long-lasting difference. Mike’s style is inclusive, inspiring, and profoundly human.

Convenient Formats

Virtual presentations can fit your schedule. Think 15, 20, 30, or 45 minutes. Whatever will help you get the message across.


Most or all of the work is done using various collaboration technologies.


When needed, in-person and remote elements can be blended for the best combination of value and effectiveness.


Just like it sounds. We come to you.

Presentation Topics


When you can capture your ‘why’ in a single sentence, everything becomes easier. Strategy, sales, marketing, operations, planning, and more. This 10-20 minute session share the basics, the value, and offers quick case studies.

What your team will learn:

  • The power of focus
  • The value of focusing on client value creation
  • How to identify a Reason for Being vs. a mission
  • How other companies have used their Reason for Being to build value, profit, and advantage


Expressing strategy in human ways that people can understand is essential to winning adoption. When people see how a proposed change will help them, they tend to stop resisting and start pitching in. Future Stories can be used to present ideas, new services, and much more.

What your team will learn:

  • The importance of going beyond the numbers
  • How stories connect with left- and right-brainers
  • That stories are the most effective and least expensive way to prototype new ideas, services, and brands
  • Many companies have used this approach successfully


See some of the best experiences in the world and get a peek behind the scenes of each at what it takes to make them work. Starting future-oriented work with an experience perspective can speed progress and ensure success.

What your team will learn:

  • The difference between a service and an experience
  • How top brands differentiate
  • How they maintain their edge/advantage
  • Patterns you can apply at work

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Ask your questions, share your thoughts, and get at least one cool idea (we promise). We’ll both get a sense of what it might look like to work together. If you ask, we’ll record the conversation and send you a transcript.