Michael Patterson is a speaker, trainer, and author, who has been developing managers and employees to reach their fullest potential since 2000. Mike has been in the finance industry for over 20 years, beginning his career right out of high school as a teller, and advanced to AVP of Branch Operations for a $1 billion bank.
Mike facilitates workshops on diverse topics such as leadership, coaching, employee development and retention, sales, and service. Mike frequently visits high schools to discuss interviewing techniques and business ethics.
Mike relies on his extensive experience to incorporate personal stories into his presentations. His use of analogies help bridge the gap between what participants already know and understand, and the message he is conveying. Audiences find his presentations to be informative, fun, engaging, and enlightening. With the ability to relate to different generations and experience levels, his material is relevant to high school students and corporate CEOs.
Mike is also the author of three books. Sit Stay Succeed offers an innovative approach on employee development. Managers who don't know where to begin can take lessons from man's best friend to coach, motivate, and develop employees. The KIMBA Principle provides managers with a 5-step module on how to determine the underlying cause of employee performance issues. It was adapted from a principle Mike developed and has trained for managers in coaching and leadership workshops. Promotions Are Not Served At The Deli Counter is a straight-forward guide for how to really succeed and get promoted in the workforce. It is filled with many analogies and personal stories from Mike's own career and experiences coaching and mentoring employees.
Mike's style of presenting will keep your audience engaged, and his message will leave them energized and excited to apply the principles learned the moment they walk out of the room.
Mike is a member of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). He is an affiliated faculty with Business Nova Consulting.
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"Mike is a highly motivating and engaging speaker and trainer. His use of personal stories and analogies create a common ground that encourages learning and positive interaction with his audience."
Dr. John Park
"Michael is an excellent public speaker; thoroughly prepared, engaging, and delivers a message with immediate take-away value."
Rhonda Rumbaugh, CAE
PA Credit Union Assoc.
"His honest and entertaining stories demonstrate Mike's uncanny ability to create rapport with almost anyone, on any level."
Gary Seigel, PhD
"Out of the box; deep, strong analogies. Great presentation!"
2013 PCUA Convention
"His presentation was purposeful, energetic, and relevant. Mike's approach to training is unique and innovate. He makes learning easy and fun."
Pelican State Credit Union
"Michael's creative ideas for presentations and activities were evident and astonishly effective."
"I'm a tough critic when it comes to presenters, but I really liked Mike's presentation. Mike has a good delivery and his content was right on the money."
Sun East Credit Union
"Mike has a fun way to cover valuable material. Kept me focused on what was coming next.."
2013 PCUA Convention
"Mike has a special way of creating the knowledgee for everyone to appreciate and learn more to help their customers and the company."
Greater BuxMont Chamber