Mike Martin, Art of Brilliance

Right, let’s get the less important stuff out of the way first. Mike is an experienced leader with a strong track record of delivering transformational change in organisations. He has a wide range of experience, spanning out-sourcing and in-sourcing of services, transformation of corporate services into shared service environments, implementing culture change and introducing Smart Working. Mike has recently augmented his Physics degree with a post graduate diploma in Business Psychology and is just a dissertation away from a Masters.

Good stuff but a bit corporate “blah blah blah”.

We’re less interested on what’s on Mike’s corporate tee-shirt and more interested in what’s inside the man himself. So here’s the really important stuff. Mike is an ‘Art of Brill’ customer turned ‘trainer. He’s been a life coach for 8 years using NLP, Thought Pattern Management and other skills and techniques to help individuals and teams make positive changes. Best of all, he’s got a cracking sense of humour and an ever-so-slightly maverick approach to helping individuals and teams become the best they can be.

In Mike’s own words, “Working with people to help them make a positive difference in their lives is what really floats my boat and I’m fascinated by people and behaviours. I have a load of tools to help people change and Art of Brilliance is one of the most effective because of the simplicity of the message and the ease with which you can integrate it into your life. Despite years of personal development my first exposure to Art of Brilliance literally changed my life, initially with my newly born granddaughter and now grandson “being the best grandad I can be”, before spreading across all aspects of my life.” “Being the best grandad I can be”? Now that’s important!

Mike is one of our all-rounders, the rarest of talent who can deliver corporate keynotes as well as school workshops and individual coaching. We can sum Mike up in three words, he’s a gem.

Nice Words about Mike

‘Really good speaker – loved hearing his way of sharing information and experience in a refreshing, non-corporate way. Really enjoyed the message and the practical advice about retraining the brain to move out of negative.’ – Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, December ‘19

‘Mike was fab. People loved his talk and he adapted to the audience and the circumstances brilliantly. Thank you!’ – Learning from Excellence, Nov ‘18

‘Our brilliant Band 7s needed a boost and Mike certainly did that, very happy team, very positive away day, thank you.’ – Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Sept ‘18

‘The children love Mike and although they are young (9-10 years old) they have understood the concepts and are living brilliantly! We look forward to rolling it out across the school and telling the world how great life can be!’ – Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Helyg, Oct ‘17

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