- Michelle Bowden is a veteran and star of the international speaking scene.
- Michelle has been awarded the highly prestigious Certified Speaking Professional.
- Michelle holds a Masters of Education in Adult Education.
- Michelle is a published author.
- Presenting on topics such as sales, leadership and customer service, Michelle is the authority on how to communicate with influence to ensure results.
- Sales the PITCH
- The 6 secrets to effective pitching so you can connect, influence and secure the business presentation.
- Customer service
- It's not about me, it's all about my customer.
- Relationship building
- Help me! Why is everyone around me so dysfunctional? Learn the keys to understand others and how to communicate to generate results.
- Conference workshop
- Influencing for results.
- Would you like to influence people you deal with everyday so your life is easier and you get more of what you want from your manager, colleagues, employees, customers, vendors, or suppliers?
- Whether you need to influence them to agree with your ideas, give you something you need, commit to your plan or project, help you complete a task, or buy your product or service, your success depends on your ability to influence the other party to your way of thinking.
- Learn how to use advanced language to improve your ability to influence, get buy in, do deals and save yourself and your organisation time and money.
- Speak UP and influence people
- A high energy, research-based, interactive session that shows you how to transform yourself into a more persuasive communicator at work, at home, all the time, no matter the circumstances.
- This session teaches you the '3 P's of Persuasion' so you hear the word 'yes' more often in your life.
- Your delegates will laugh, learn and most importantly they will demonstrate an immediate behavioural change.
Michelle, you’re wonderful. Your passion is infectious. You are one of a kind - literally a subject matter expert!
Executive General Manager Human Resources
Challenger Financial Services
Brilliant! I've been using Michelle's proven techniques for many years and have even taught much of her system to my various team members to enable them to increase their success.
Michelle is engaging, passionate, experienced, humorous and inclusive. Her programs provide tools for presenting as well as encouraging you to think about your personal brand and removing old baggage. Quite an achievement!
Head of Talent and Leadership
Westpac Banking Corporation
Michelle is passionate, likeable, knowledgeable and such an astute observer. Great value – thank you.
Compuware Asia Pacific
Great engagement with a diverse audience.
Fabulous! My team loved it, and are all walking around saying 'I love your guts!'
Michelle is a powerful presenter who demonstrates how to influence and create change in any organisation. I’d highly recommend her as the best presentation and influence expert in Australia.
National Sales Manager
Michelle’s expert knowledge in the area of public speaking and presentation skills is world class. Michelle’s delivery is fun and engaging, and very ‘real’.
CPA Australia NSW Women in Business
Michelle is engaging, energetic, intuitive and in touch with individuals. I have been filled with joy at reaching further professional potential.
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Thank you so much Michelle. You were terrific! Our delegates said it was a brilliant, fast moving, informative presentation that was short, sharp and punchy. They referred to you as fantastic and excellent and commented on your ability to engage the entire audience throughout. It was interesting and useful with lots of points to take away and implement. People were glad they learnt so many new things. One delegate said they were disappointed when you finished and another said ‘The most interesting CPA workshop I have been to, thanks to Michelle Bowden.
Event Coordinator - Member Events, Professional Development, Member Knowledge
, CPA Australia
Thank you for your great fun presentation this morning. It provided a terrific start to the day and to the rest of our lives with the ‘baggage dump’. I enjoyed that. Thank you again for your generosity.
High As A Keyte Event Management
You really are a dynamo Michelle and your enthusiasm is catching. I can't wait to get to work on my presentations for next week.
Peer Support Australia
Michelle, you were fantastic today, and the girls were still talking about how amazing you were over dinner! Thanks so much!
Convenor PA Conference
Challenger Financial Services
You are awesome! Your skills as a change agent are biblical! You made me laugh a lot with your joyful energy! Thanks for a memorable experience. I look forward to having the opportunity to work with you some time in the future.
Great job, Michelle. I have learnt new skills for influencing as well as re-learnt some skills I’d forgotten. I’ll have even more presence and confidence.
General Manager, Group People & Shared Services
Westpac Banking Corporation
Michelle was fantastic! What an inspiration. I can’t wait to use this info and practice, practise, practise!
Thank you so much for putting together a truly inspirational and valuable presentation that has been without exception of massive benefit to me.
I have had the good fortune of working with Michelle Bowden, preparing new keynote speaking material together for the 2009 Thought Leaders Winter Showcase. Michelle provided me meaningful advice in a no-nonsense fashion which undoubtedly allowed my presentation to reach the heights it did. Michelle's knowledge and coaching ability in the field of presentation is without peer, and as any expert should do, Michelle delivers at the highest calibre when speaking herself; she walks the talk! I am a real fan of everything she does, and cannot recommend her highly enough.
Your facilitation skills and the now famous ‘tequila’ sessions were outstanding. The comments I received in particular from the Motivation of Employees session were fantastic. The participants took notice of the key messages in a memorable and fun way. It could have been a difficult session to run, but your skills were certainly evident in the way you transformed the exercise into a thought provoking, intellectual and insightful learning session for all levels of our middle and senior management.
Human Resources Director
An excellent presentation that reflected the needs of our business, gave solutions to our needs and ensured that each participant felt safe to be open and honest. Michelle is honest, clear, concise, and created a safe environment to talk openly and take feedback.
Thank you for such an advanced, well designed, fun and useful conference program. We will implement the content from this workshop in our daily practice.
Thank you for great value. Your presentation will greatly assist me with my presentations in future.
Dibbs Abbott Stillman Lawyers
Michelle is a fabulous example of a world class presenter. She is authenticity amplified. She knows what it takes to become an influential and impactful presenter.
Award Winning Speaker and Author
Tremendous. The business leaders in attendance described your presentation as energetic, enthusiastic, passionate, practical and thoroughly entertaining with a deep understanding of your topic, a true expert in your field. We can put your material to use immediately. You were one of the best speakers we have had this year!
FLAME: Business Leaders
I just wanted you to know you are awesome! You’ve inspired me to be comfortable to be what I need to be when trying to engage my audience.
Business Development Consultant
Asgard Wealth Solutions
Dynamic speaker, lots of fun.
Very impactful, fun interactive.
LLaroo Pty Ltd.
Thank you so much for your involvement recently in the Recruitment Edge HR Business Breakfast. As an event organiser it is such a pleasure to work with a presenter of your quality and professionalism. You certainly took on board our specific needs and tailored your presentation to suit our audience of senior HR professionals. The result was simply outstanding – the audience loved your passionate and dynamic style, were completely engaged from the word go and best of all, they walked away from the event with some really practical tools to enhance their communication and influencing skills. I will certainly be recommending you to other clients for their events in the future.
Strategic Marketing Matters
I have worked with Michelle on several occasions and each time she has surprised me with her energy, her talent and her expertise in a field others only flounder in. She has the skill to engage her audience and take them on a journey to discover their own skills. Her integrity and work ethic shine through in every presentation, training and mentoring session I have been privileged to attend. She has taken on the mantle of expert and wears it well without condescension.
Jetset Travelworld Business Select
I was told Michelle was the best and quite simply she is!
Michelle is engaging, enthusiastic and challenging. Her work with my sales team really opened their eyes to opportunities of never accepting the answer “No” again!”
Thank you for a wonderful and inspiring experience at your talk last night. It was so wonderful seeing such a strong, confident career woman up there last night and it has made me realise that I can be the person I want to be!”
Strategy and Launch Planning Manager
You are wonderful! Our guests were enthusiastic in their praise of you and rightfully so! You delivered your message with great success!
Michelle is without a doubt Australia’s leading presentation and influencing skills expert.
Speaker of the Year 2009
Michelle, I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed what you had to say. I woke up this morning quite inspired and actually looking forward to my next presentation.
Global T&E Process Expert
Ericsson Australia Pty Ltd
Michelle Bowden’s presentation at the 2010 Coleman Greig Women in Business Conference was fantastic. When you are organising events and speakers for conferences, you always hope that your participants will find the sessions interesting and informative. With Michelle’s session, we had no reservations whatsoever: everyone absolutely loved her high-energy, interactive and fun workshop! It was practical, relevant and most of all, she presented with such passion and enthusiasm that you couldn’t help but feel inspired. From helping our participants to “speak up”, to developing better communication, presentation and influencing skills, Michelle showed all of our attendees how to achieve their dreams and realise their full potential. We would definitely recommend Michelle for any speaking engagements!”
Head of Marketing
Coleman Greig Lawyers