Michael L. Stahl
Michael L. Stahl is a dynamic professional speaker, CEO group facilitator and business consultant who has delivered more than 2,500 speeches, seminars and training programs in the last 25 years. He is the Founder of Motivational Concepts, a business consulting firm, and is the Co-Founder of The Mental Hygiene Project® with Ryan Gallik. Michael is a Master Trainer for the Harrison Assessment Behavioral Traits Profile and has done nearly 1,000 individual psychological analyses and debriefs around the world. He understands how stress affects performance at every level in organizations and works to provide leaders with the tools they need to engage in “healthy leadership”. Michael is an alumnus of Oklahoma State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing and he has experienced how business results converge with mental health.
A recipient of the prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship for Distinguished Americans, Michael is also an eight year volunteer for the association to help disadvantaged young people overcome obstacles, achieve total wellness and accomplish their goals. A certified black belt in Tae Kwon Do, Michael has learned how to use focus and mindfulness to enhance mental health and live with more balance, both personally and professionally.
Michael is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association and as a performance assessment specialist, he has worked with companies of all sizes from rapid growth to Fortune 500 level. From individual coaching to team strategy, he has utilized an understanding of behavioral traits and tendencies to define challenges and eliminate the source of recurring problems.
Michael has worked with clients in 38 US states and 14 countries. He has been a regular guest writer for the online edition of the Orlando Business Journal and has also written for magazines like Entrepreneurial Edge and Marketplace and is the former Managing Editor of Business Solutions Magazine. He has written extensively on the subjects of leadership and inspired performance and is the author of the Focus Your Power series of manuals to enhance personal development and business success. He also contributed to the best-selling book, 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life and has appeared on CNN Financial News discussing how to avoid and overcome burnout.
Michael has been married for 26 years and has a 25 year old son and a 21 year old daughter. He resides in Orlando, FL, loves the Pittsburgh Steelers and travels frequently to work with clients both domestically and abroad.