Mick draws on 35 years of leadership and strategic management experience to inspire audiences of all kinds in an informed and authentic way. Through his speaking, Mick seeks to challenge audiences to thoughtfully consider the issues that face individuals and institutions in the 21st century, and to reflect on where they can identify and exploit opportunities.
Mick is highly sought after as a keynote speaker on topics related to preparing for the future, the impact of technology on human organisations, learning and organisational change. He speaks regularly on these topics to Australian audiences, as well as those in countries such as India, the United States, the United Kingdom and beyond.
Mick loves engaging with leaders at all levels through his speaking. Good leadership is an essential foundation for successful organisations, regardless of industry. Mick’s speaking, through his dialogue with the audience, aims to have leaders contemplate their own leadership style and how they engage in continuous improvement as contemporary leaders.
Mick is also a sought after commentator on strategy and military issues. He has been interviewed by Australian, US, British, Canadian, New Zealand, Spanish, Mexican and Indian media outlets including the CNN International, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, CNN India, Channel 7 Australia, Sixty Minutes (Australia) MSNBC, and the BBC.
Mick always tailors his speeches to meet the specific needs of the institution, audience, industry, or theme of the event.
Key topics that Mick speaks about include:
- Leading different organisations in the 21st century.
- Building more effective and authentic leaders.
- Leading change for people and organisations.
- Why strategy and strategic thinking matters, and how to do it.
- The challenges, opportunities and ethical application of advanced technology.