Michael Hoffman

Igniting Performance

Teaching People to Own Their Attitudes & Become a Master of Situational Influence

“Success… is NOT genetic! …They’ll never find it on your DNA. Success takes A COMMITMENT to excellence on a skill level… On Purpose!”

These are the battle cries from Michael Hoffman. He is the creator of the “Secrets of the 1%er’s” program series that has tapped into what the best of the best do and say to be the best and to become people of influence. He believes that 1%er’s, …the best of the best… are always growing and always ready to sharpen the skills sets necessary for success.

Michael has been igniting Fortune 500 organizations with his seminars, workshops and keynotes for almost 20 years and specializes in the areas of sales, leadership, and building customer loyalty.

Michael provides tools & processes that create a better culture internally, enhancing skill-sets, and providing individuals the knowledge to be a person of influence. Michael delivers his high-content presentations in a dynamic and VERY humorous way.

  • Coaching Within The Tornado
  • Sales Secrets of the 1%ers
  • S.O.U.L. (Service on Unbelievable Levels)
  • Being #1 …On Purpose

“This man is truly remarkable. We have worked with many speakers/trainers/consultants and Michael [Hoffman] is by far the most accommodating and enthusiastic collaborator out there! Need Sales Training? Just watch your team fly after working with Michael. Need a Motivational Speaker? Your audience will be hugging each other with excitement! (We’re not kidding) Need Leadership Coaching? Michael can give leaders the wake up call they just might need. Overall, participants in Michael’s sessions walk away not just pumped, but with tools and tips to go forth and succeed! I know this was written like ad copy, but I seriously would work with Michael on any project, any time. He delivers.”

– Vice President, Foresight Corporate Communications (Planning on behalf of Bank of Montreal)


“I can assure you he was fantastic. Incredibly high energy, funny, relevant, quick to adapt to our changing agenda and needs and overall the perfect individual to kick off the first day of our sales meeting. Please thank Michael for another great job!!!”

– Thrivent Financial


“Great session! I found that the concepts Michael shared were closely aligned with components of our coaching strategies module. Great, practical ideas that will be relatively easy to implement!”

– Lending Protection Manager, Numerica Credit Union

Michael’s Client List Includes…

  • Aflac
  • Alltel
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Comcast
  • Ernst & Young
  • Foresight Communication
  • General Chemical
  • IBM
  • Numerica Credit Union
  • Palmetto Trust Florida Credit Union
  • Qwest/Century Link
  • Thrivent
$10,001 to $15,000
Travels From:  Texas
City: Dallas


 Over the last 20 years, Leadership Speaker Michael Hoffman has delivered professional speaking engagements and customized training to organizations across this country and abroad.

With a highly interactive style, Michael’s unique delivery cements his expertise in the minds of his attendees to ignite the tactics and techniques necessary to approach their jobs “on purpose” with an attitude of owner-ship and professionalism. Michael uses his rich background to drive home his message that business is and will always be about “people”. “How we approach our customers both internal and external will set us apart from all our competition.”

Effective training combines the right informational tools with the right amount of motivation. Motivation alone is fleeting, but the right tools with-out motivation are lifeless… He provides both – therefore, getting results that matter.

His highly contagious passion for business has earned him the loyalty of many repeat customers such as Bank of Montreal, Aflac, ALLTEL, Knight Ridder, Erricson, SYSCO Foods, Dryers   Comcast, California Press Association, and many, many more.


In the craziness of the tornado of business I have met very few people who really desire to fail!  Most people WANT to be part of a place where they feel they have a stake, are making a contribution and are being developed to be successful. The #1 skill any person of influence can bring to an organization is developing people.  It’s the first job of any manager.

In this highly interactive presentation Michael takes any leadership office no matter the tenure and ignites those skills that have true impact on the success of any organization: coaching.  With tactical conversations, the language of your engagement positions your authority.  Learn how to get the most of any interaction. This program will have your audience Engaging people at such a deep level that it demands immediate action.

Some of the skills ignited in this program are:

  • Communication that ignites an engaged culture
  • Creating/perfecting Leadership skill-sets & conversations
  • The secret to building involvement for commitment
  • Getting the most done in any coaching situation
  • The secrets to nailing both the personal AND any practical needs
  • When you need more than a team
  • Creating loyalty through conversations
  • Develop the #1 skill that creates sought after coaches
  • Have your interactions have more impact and more influence


Each program can be delivered as a keynote, half-day or full-day program. Programs can also be delivered as webinars.

So, you’re in sales… A profession where the gatekeepers are though, everyone sees you as a wolf in sheep’s clothing and rejection is involved in the majority of your day!  Can I get a whoo hoo?!

Every sales audience needs that refreshing and rejuvenating presentation that brings them back to the secrets.  The secrets of what the best of the best do that put them at the top 1% of their field.

Michael takes your sales audience and rejuvenates the passion and the skill sets that create more sales, more joy and more success in a tough profession and tough economic time…to be a 1%er! This is the perfect program for any sales or success driven audience.

In this session you’ll discover:

  • What separates a 1%er from everyone else
  • The #1 skill every salesperson will spend a lifetime mastering: Building Value
  • How to program yourself for excellence
  • How to unlock the secrets of Non-verbal communication
  • Systems on how to gather the right information to set your presentations up for unprecedented success


Each program can be delivered as a keynote, half-day or full-day program. Programs can also be delivered as webinars.

No matter what the economy does, no matter the volatility of the market, the companies that enjoy LOYALTY from it’s customers are separated by their ability to provide an experience that out shines any other competitor.

The heart of any business is and will always be PEOPLE.  What can we do and what can we say to create that experience where our customers say: “I love those guys!”

Michael inspires the hearts and minds of your organization to rise to unbelievable levels of customer experience and ignite the desire to be a part of the continuing creation of “how we do it here”.

This highly interactive program of joy will:

  • Connect the head with the heart to create the SOUL of any true service culture
  • Ignite the spirit that creates real ownership of any situation
  • Equip game changing communication skills that build loyalty
  • Practice specific tools to handle the most challenging people
  • Experience practical tools that build trust and avoid conflict


Each program can be delivered as a keynote, half-day or full-day program. Programs can also be delivered as webinars.

Igniting a Culture of Success and Mastering the Tornado!

Everyone of your job descriptions can be summed up in a word…Tornadic! From the constant change, customers that stretch your love for humanity and the people that you work with – that have retired emotionally but their bodies keep coming in to work everyday. The tornado impacts your attitudes and the quality of your communication when it’s most critical. When the tornado rises that’s when you need to be a Master of the situation. Learning how the tornado of business and life impacts our communication and the skill sets necessary to be an agent of influence can be a game changer in equipping and igniting your people to be the catalysts of progress.

This interactive and very fun session is designed to:

  • Become #1…On Purpose!
  • Identify the challenges we face in today’s tough economic climate
  • Put things in perspective
  • Ignite an attitude of ownership
  • Equip the communication skill sets necessary to be true catalysts of progress
  • Influence and ignite others
  • Discover the power of paralanguage and non-verbal impact
  • Build greater connections and stronger relationships
  • Create a culture where you are a part of change and not the victim change


Each program can be delivered as a keynote, half-day or full-day program. Programs can also be delivered as webinars.

Areas of expertise

  • High Content/High Entertainment
  • Building Value
  • Becoming a Person of Influence
  • Delivering Better Results
  • Service on Unbelievable Levels
  • Secrets from the 1%ers
  • Building a Culture of Success
  • Communication


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