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Michael Podolinsky Speaker Hall of Fame awardee, Global Speaking Fellow, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)
Since 1982, Michael devoted himself to the study and sharing of Productivity and human psychology. This led to HIGH Productivity & Exponential Growth for his clients. Working in 37 countries with a focus on AsiaPac since 1987 (he is a Singapore PR), Michael developed a Global Mindset with a keen understanding of Asia and how it functions in the world economy.
Author of 18 books including his newest book, Take Back Your Life! and his McGraw Hill productivity Series, he is the ‘Authority’ on Productivity and Exponential Growth. He’s hosted 2 radio shows, appeared on TV, radio, and authored columns in magazines and newspapers. He is an information expert for MNCs like Microsoft, 3M, Prudential, Citibank, Singapore Airlines and Fuji Xerox. The Global Speakers Federation awarded him as one of only 21 speakers in the world to be ‘Brand Ambassadors for their new certification.
Michael was chosen to be Moderator for Singapore’s first Productivity Symposium sponsored by the Singapore Productivity Association. Michael has conducted over 650 2-day productivity workshops for SIM including sessions on Productive Time and Stress Management, How to Manage, Motivate and Lead a Winning Team, Facilitating Productive Meetings, and Productive, Effective and Creative Training Techniques.
Michael’s 770+ clients in 37 countries on 7 continents include Microsoft, IBM (South Africa, India & Malaysia), GE, DuPont, Ingersoll Rand, General Dynamics (Abrams Tank Division), Philips, Shell, Pfizer, Roche, IRS Criminal Investigation Division, FBI, United Nations, Heidelberg Cement (global leader), Saudi Readymix, Brunei Cement, Medtronics, 3M (USA & Asia), Olam, US Marines, Singapore Navy/Army/Airforce, Singapore Airlines, Silk Air, Thai Airways International, Air Botswana, Hyatt, Sheraton, Westin, Holiday Inn, Swiss-Garden International Hotels, Times of India, Top 100 CIOs (India), Recreation Africa, Debeers Diamonds, Mayo Clinic, NUH, SGH, CGH, Duke-NUS, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Sultan Quibos Hospital (Oman), South African Police Services, Singapore Police, US Marine Corps Reserves, Singapore's Army, Navy, Airforce and over 700 more. 90% of Michael's work is repeat business.
Michael lives in the ‘heartlands’ of Singapore with his bride Sarnai and their son Tony who's in Poly and their daughter Anna is attending Northwestern in the USA. The entire family is active in their church, IBC, and Michael's wife founded and administers 2 orphanages in Mongolia.