Expert in the Art of Communication, Motivation, Influence and Creativity
Dr. Mike Mandel is a uniquely qualified expert in the art and science of influential communication. An enlivening and provocative keynote speaker, he is known for being simultaneously fascinating and hilarious.
Mandel’s career covers many different fields: corporate speaker, entertainer, TV personality, martial arts instructor, writer and trainer. His eclectic knowledge, diverse areas of expertise and creative inventiveness have earned Mandel 18 nominations and 6 awards for excellence in entertainment. Tours of Britain and Australia, and multiple media appearances, including the Globe and Mail, Vision, Discovery, Bravo! Arts and Minds, as well as numerous guest spots as a relationship expert on the CBC television show Steven and Chris, are a testament to his consistent popularity.
A qualified trainer of Neurolinguistic Programming, and the Advanced Ericksonian Hypnosis Instructor for NLP Canada, he teaches salespeople, therapists and doctors. Widely regarded as one of the world’s premier hypnotists, he holds a doctorate in clinical hypnosis, and is certified in a number of highly effective psychotherapeutic disciplines.
Mandel’s energetic, innovative and entertaining corporate keynotes and presentations, equip audiences with powerful tools to communicate persuasively, increase intelligence and creativity, and reduce stress. His talent to inspire and motivate by providing solid, sharp, relevant insights for improving personal and business success, routinely earn him rave reviews for content and presentation style. His impressive and diverse client list includes London Life, Microsoft, Canadian Standards Association, Royal LePage, Saskatoon Teachers’ Association, Canadian College of Health Service Executives, Cogeco, TD, Noble Trade, Department of Defence, I.A.P.A., Rogers Communications, Deloitte, City of Kawartha Lakes, Aecon Construction, Petro Canada, Kronos, Ontario Provincial Police and the University of Toronto.
Mike Mandel lives in Toronto with his wife and thousands of books. His favourite things include Bengal cats, electric guitars, gel pens, his iPod, coffee roaster, Glenn Gould complete collection, chef hat, AC/DC shrine, Bowie knife, and his neighbour’s snow blower.
“Your presentation yesterday at the HHS Leadership Forum was amazing! I have already tried your influence methods on my 5 year old and amazingly enough she obeyed – for the first time in 3 years! Both my husband and I were shocked!”
–Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Philanthropy Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation
“I just spent this afternoon listening to your lecture to our school division. First let me start with how incredibly entertaining, motivating, and eye opening it was, and the best quest lecture I have ever had the pleasure listening to!”
–Saskatchewan Rivers School Division
“…your enthusiasm spread throughout the room. The words ‘great’ and ‘amazing’ were consistently used to describe your presentation. People were quoting your ‘Mikeisms’ throughout the two day conference. Your wealth of knowledge is only matched by your passion to share your mind with others.”
–National Director of Marketing, FCB Property Management Services
“While you were mentioned on the survey as being what they liked best about the conference, one comment stated it the best, ‘Mike Mandel was fantastic! Thank you for arranging to have him speak to us!’ I have to agree. You were fantastic; positive, energetic, engaging and someone I think most people would want to strike a friendship with.”
–Financial Officer, Ontario Provincial Police
“Mike Mandel was the first Keynote Speaker at our Information Technology Conference …and was still talked about 3 days later. His ‘Brain Software’ presentation was a great fit for our Conference – he complimented the conference material with information and insights that can immediately be put to use in any business. He is a great communicator, and his Keynote was very motivational and an excellent start to the day. It was also highly inspirational and relevant. We would not hesitate to recommend Mike Mandel and ‘Brain Software’ to anyone looking for an entertaining, highly motivational, productive and extremely useful business presentation.”
–Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)