MICHAEL GELB

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SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci
  • Innovate Like Edison--The 5-Step System for Breakthrough Business Success
  • Creative Resilience: Innovation in tough Times
  • Executive Presence and High Performance Presentations
  • Juggling in Business and Life: Five Keys to High Performance
  • High Performance Learning and Leadership
  • Creative Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Discover Your Genius
  • Mind Mapping and Creative Thinking
  • Mastering Strategic Thinking
  • Executive Renaissance Retreat

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Biography

Michael J. Gelb is the world's leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership.

Mr. Gelb leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, IBM, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, and YPO. He brings more than 30 years of experience as a professional speaker, seminar leader and organizational consultant to his diverse, international clientele.

Michael Gelb's publications include Body Learning: an Introduction to the Alexander Technique and Present Yourself! Captivate Your Audience with Great Presentation Skills. His best selling audio programs, include: "Mind Mapping: How to Liberate Your Natural Genius," and "Work Like da Vinci: Gaining the Creative Advantage in Your Business and Career."

A former professional juggler who once performed with the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan, Mr. Gelb introduced the idea of teaching juggling as a means to promote accelerated learning and team-building. He authored More Balls Than Hands: Juggling Your Way to Success by Learning to Love Your Mistakes. A fourth degree black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido, he is co-author with International Grandmaster Raymond Keene, of Samurai Chess: Mastering Strategic Thinking Through the Martial Art of the Mind.

A passionate student of the Renaissance and the nature of genius, Michael Gelb ignited the current fascination with all things da Vinci with his How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day. How to Think Like Leonardo has been translated into 25 languages and has appeared on The Washington Post, Amazon.com, and The New York Times best seller lists. His 2004 release, Da Vinci Decoded, and his recent Sounds True audio program The Spirit of Leonardo tap into the seven da Vinci principles outlined in How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci to show readers how to cultivate spiritual intelligence.

Mr. Gelb's passion for applying genius thinking to personal and organizational development is also expressed in his Harper Collins release Discover Your Genius: How To Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds.

In 1999, Michael Gelb shared the Brain Trust Charity's "Brain of the Year" award with former U.S. senator John Glenn. Previous honorees include Professor Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, Garry Kasparov, and Gene Rodenberry. In 2003, he was awarded a Batten Fellowship by the University of Virginia's Darden Business School.

Michael Gelb's last book is Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America's Greatest Inventor co-authored with Sarah Miller Caldicott, the great grand niece of Thomas Edison. His newest book, Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking--Uncork Your Create Juices, is due for publication in March 2010.

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  • Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking--Uncork Your Create Juices (March 2010)
  • Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America's Greatest Inventor
  • Da Vinci Decoded: Discovering the Spiritual Secrets of Leonardo's Seven Principles
  • More Balls Than Hands: Juggling Your Way to Success by Learning to Love Your Mistakes
  • Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds
  • Socrates' Way: Seven Master Keys to Using Your Mind to the Utmost
  • Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds
  • How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day
  • The How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci Workbook
  • Samurai Chess: Mastering Strategic Thinking through the Martial Art of the Mind
  • Body Learning: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique
  • Thinking for a Change: Discovering the Power to Create, Communicate and Lead
  • Lessons From the Art of Juggling: How to Achieve Your Full Potential in Business, Learning, and Life

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