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Unlocking the Path to Professional & Personal Success with Michael Brandwein

May 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am CDT


Taught online via ZOOM | Instructor: Michael Brandwein

Houdini’s Greatest Secret was that There Was One

Great leaders and workers are not “born” that way. Success is not “magic”—it’s methodical. This entertaining, practical presentation demonstrates how we can boost our professional and personal lives by focusing on specific skills instead of qualities. And you’ll be inspired by Houdini, the most famous magician in history, who performed such unbelievable escapes that highly intelligent people believed he had supernatural powers. You’ll be surprised to find out what he did to prove them wrong, and then you’ll learn Michael’s nationally acclaimed “Reverse Engineering” technique, discovering effective tools you can use daily in your professional and personal relationships.

About Michael Brandwein

Michael Brandwein has presented on 6 continents and in all 50 states. Michael is an internationally acclaimed expert on communication, management, leadership, and customer service. He has written six best-selling books on training, leadership, and supervision and three EMMY® award-winning programs on communication. Best known for his original material, his energetic, entertaining teaching style, and his down-to-earth, practical, “skills you can use immediately” approach, Michael is a frequent national and state keynoter for hundreds of professional associations and businesses. His Fortune 500 clients include Hewlett Packard, State Farm, Nordstrom, Bayer, Frito-Lay, Gillette, Honda, Mercedes Benz, and others. His government work includes multiple branches of the U.S. military and serving five years on the management faculty of NASA, the U.S. space agency. Michael’s B.A. is in Communication from the University of Illinois where he graduated summa cum laude as a Bronze Tablet Scholar, the highest distinction awarded by the University. His Juris Doctor Degree is from the University of Chicago and his fun, innovative approaches to speaking are supported by his experience as a graduate of the famed Second City Improv Theater School in Chicago and being a professional magician for over 40 years.
Michael lives in the Chicago area with his wife, a professional sign language interpreter for the Deaf, and they have two sons, who are both educators.


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May 21, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am CDT