MAX | Mike Max
Entrepreneur, Journalist, and Popular Broadcast Personality
The Great Recession hit many Americans right where it hurt: our homes, our jobs, and our finances. In recent years, we have faced major setbacks. Many of us are feeling stuck in our jobs, struggling to find motivation, and wondering if we will ever reach our goals. How can we get back on track and recapture our signature can-do spirit? We learn from those who have.
During his 27 years in broadcast journalism, Mike Max has met hundreds of people who have overcome incredible odds to achieve great success – from small-town teenagers to international celebrities. A captivating storyteller, Mike inspires people to action by linking these stories to his “5 reasons people succeed,” drawn from his conversations with resilient and inspiring people from all walks of life. Since 1990, Mike has been sharing his inspirational stories of success with groups ranging from high school students to farmers to corporate executives at Fortune 500 companies. “One thing I know with certainty, is that when it comes to reaching our goals, the biggest obstacle we face is a lack of belief in ourselves.”
Known for his quick wit and engaging personality, Mike Max is an entrepreneur, journalist, and popular broadcast personality in both television and radio. His company, Mike Max Productions, produces television commercials as well as Life to the Max, a weekly television program highlighting stories of perseverance, tenacity and winning attitudes. He is also an anchor and reporter for the CBS affiliate, and hosts a nightly radio show, Sports to the Max, on the CBS Radio affiliate. Raised in the small southern community of Gaylord, MN, Mike grew up playing football, basketball, and baseball. He continued to play sports at the college level while majoring in journalism at Hamline University.
Still an avid outdoorsman, Mike enjoys hunting cycling, enjoying all four of Minnesota’s seasons, and spending time with his family.
MIKE’S PRESENTATION WILL:
encourage you to confront the fear of failure
underscore your own ability to succeed
motivate you to set your goals high
inspire you to overcome obstacles