Certified Master Facilitator, Named “Facilitator of the Year” 2003 by SEAF
"In my career, I've seen many, many facilitators. He is the best.”
“He is hands down the most talented facilitator with whom I have ever worked.”
Comments like these are worth noting, especially when they come from Len Roberts, the former CEO of RadioShack, and Brian Gallagher, the CEO of the United Way Worldwide.
Mr. Wilkinson is the Managing Director of Leadership Strategies, Inc. – the leadership training and strategy consulting firm specializing in group facilitation. He is considered a national leader in the facilitation industry.
• Author of The Secrets of Facilitation, The Secrets to Masterful Meetings, and The Executive Guide to Facilitating Strategy.
• Board member of the International Institute for Facilitation.
• Founder of the National Facilitator Database.
• One of the first five Certified Master Facilitators in North America.
• Named Facilitator of the Year in 2003 by the Southeast Association of Facilitators.
Active in both the private and public sectors, he has provided leadership training and strategy development assistance to such diverse organizations as The Coca-Cola Company, Unisys, Sears, EPA, CDC, the Georgia Society of Association Executives, and the United Way.
Mr. Wilkinson is a much sought after facilitator, trainer and speaker, both in the U.S. and around the globe. He has completed international assignments in Bangkok, Brisbane, Glasgow, Hamburg, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Istanbul, London, Melbourne, Milan, the Netherlands, Oxford, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sydney and Wellington. Past participants have commented that his dynamic presentation style, combined with his unique insights, make for an intense, power-packed session.
Prior to Leadership Strategies, Mr. Wilkinson spent six years with ADP and eight years in the information technology practice of Ernst & Young's Manage¬ment Consulting Group. He is a High Honors graduate from Dartmouth and resides with his wife and two children in Atlanta, Georgia.
Where to find Michael Wilkinson online
Where to buy in print
CLICK: The Virtual Meetings Book
by Michael Wilkinson
While virtual meetings are on the rise, most meeting leaders have no idea how to make virtual meetings highly engaging and productive. CLICK: The Virtual Meetings Book provides sixty comprehensive strategies for planning and executing virtual meetings. Authors Wilkinson and Smith provide you the tools and techniques to deliver masterful virtual meetings, every time.
The Executive Guide to Facilitating Strategy
by Michael Wilkinson
The Executive Guide to Facilitating Strategy provides executives and facilitators with a step-by-step resource for guiding their team through all phases of the strategic planning process – from gaining the team’s buy-in to plan all the way through organization alignment, implementation, and monitoring. The Executive Guide provides tools and strategies that deliver results!
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