Mike Lipkin Profile

Mike Lipkin has helped millions of people get remarkable results through the Lipkin Method for Exponential Success. An internationally acclaimed motivator, he uses evidence-based tactics to show business audiences how to leverage social values and boost their performance at work and home.

Mike is the co-founder and president of Environics/Lipkin, a leading global research and motivation company that is a division of Canada’s 46-year-old powerhouse polling and market research firm, Environics Research Group. Mike has spoken with over 1 million people in 43 different companies, tailoring each conversation to his audience and gaining an enriched diversity of insights along the way.

Mike has authored five best-selling books. His newest book is Star Power – How To Be Unstoppable Through The Nine Star Social Values.

For over a decade, he has volunteered as an instructor with the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), capacitating immigrants so that they can find meaningful work in their new home.

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      • Mike Lipkin is one of the world′s leading motivators, specializing in helping people enhance their personal productivity and build strong teams around themselves.

    Every year he conducts more seminars, workshops, focus groups, sales meetings, and corporate off-sites than any other speaker. He has presented to over one hundred thousand people in nineteen countries and delivered 185 programs internationally; almost every working day, excluding public holidays and travel days, he was talking to an audience somewhere on the planet. Mike knows meetings. In fact, his life is one long conversation.

    Mike is president of Environics/Lipkin, the motivation and sales empowerment practice of Environics Research Group—one of Canada’s leading research houses. The distinctions that he has gathered from talking to a million people in forty-three countries, combined with the insights from the celebrated Environics social values research, is how he offers his clients the best of all worlds: a delicious cocktail of ideas, principles, and observations that will help you achieve preeminence one conversation at a time.

    In his cutting edge presentations, Lipkin reveals the latest social value trends-which shape the way people think, act and buy right now-and shows individuals how to leverage them to maximum success. Using a combination of high energy, entertainment and great content, Mike Lipkin provides his audiences with the tools to keep themselves motivated.

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Mike Lipkin’s keynotes are personal conversations that help your group open up about the challenges they’re facing and strategies they can implement to unleash their full potential and become unstoppable.
In his cutting edge presentations, he reveals the latest social value trends-which shape the way people think, act and buy right now-and shows individuals how to leverage them to maximum success. Using a combination of high energy, entertainment and great content, Mike provides his audiences with the tools to keep themselves motivated.

Live Above The Line – Lipkin′s Ten Laws for Sales and Service Preeminence
In today′s brutal marketplace, sales and service excellence won′t cut it. Excellence merely give you the right to be in the game. To win the sales and service game, you have to achieve preeminence. You have to become the symbol of superior performance, the benchmark by which all others are judged.

Every year, Mike Lipkin talks to over 100 000 people in 60 companies in twelve different countries. Through his company, Environics/Lipkin, he also researches the traits, attitudes and actions of Preeminent Performers. He has discovered Ten Laws that determine Sales and Service Preeminence:

1. Focus on Success
2. Own The Business
3. Prepare To Win
4. Be Courageous
5. Care Deeply about your Customers and Clients
6. Listen Intensely
7. Communicate with Confidence
8. Be a Teamplayer
9. Be Hungry for Kaizen
10. Be Disciplined

Mike customizes this program to the profile of the audience and the nature of your audience. Through his unique instant survey facility, see The Main Thing, Mike will also help you pinpoint what your people feel about the key challenges facing them so you can take effective action.

This program can be delivered as a keynote, half-day or full day program. It comes with a workbook for each delegate where they can record their personal commitments to being extraordinary. Mike will inspire and empower your people to pursue preeminence in every aspect of their professional and personal lives.

The Ultimate Skill: How to Create Something from Nothing
In this fascinating program, Mike Lipkin will show your people how to acquire the Ultimate Skill. This is the skill that will captivate their clients, wow their customers and differentiate them from their competition.

It′s the capacity to transform their environment into opportunity through Motivation, Innovation and Execution. In today’s commoditized environment, everyone is looking for the Distinctive Difference. But most of us are running so hard just to catch up that we’ve lost sight of being extraordinary.

Now Mike Lipkin has introduced a simple model that will help your people achieve the breakthrough with their clients and customers. Using examples from Toyota, Google, Virgin, Honda, Yahoo, IBM, IKEA, GE, Southwest Airlines, Procter & Gamble, Nike, Apple, and Starbucks, Mike demonstrates how to consistently create new possibilities from existing realities that yield extraordinary rewards.

Specifically, Mike will help your people master the six researched components of The Ultimate Skill:

  • A Specific Inspirational Possibility
  • An Inner Fire
  • A Conscious Game-Plan
  • Imaginative and Disciplined Execution
  • Transformation through Learning
  • An Environment of Workability

Mike Lipkin tailors his message directly to your people and their challenges. Delegates will leave with an immediate ability to apply The Ultimate Skill to the benefit of their clients and colleagues. They’ll also be inspired to take themselves to a whole new level in both the workplace and the homespace.

Keeper of The Flame: How to Inspire Others on the Cusp of Change
I know what you want. It′s what I want. It′s what we all want. To Thrive. On The Cusp. That′s what this book is about: Thriving On The Cusp, with a passion that helps others do the same.

The New Normal is pushing me to the edge. I′m being squeezed up against my limits professionally, mentally, emotionally, financially, socially and physically.

If you′re instinctively excited about Thriving On The Cusp, you′re a natural Keeper of The Flame. This program will give you the insights and strategies to burn even brighter for the people around you. If you′re instinctively threatened by the thought of Thriving On The Cusp, you′re holding back. You′re not using all of your gifts. Too much of you is being held in reserve. Your flame is still unlit. This program will help you catch fire and ignite others as well.

In the New Normal, it′s not good enough just being excellent. Excellence merely gives you the right to play. On the Cusp of Change, you have to be Brilliant. You have to be A Keeper of The Flame: Someone who goes first; Someone with a heightened awareness of her impact on others; someone who is her own best coach; someone in total sync with her environment; Someone embedded with the authority of both competence and character; Someone who inspires others to be their Personal Best; Someone like you. Someone like the person you will become. Or Someone like the person you need to rediscover.

In this program, Mike Lipkin leverages the proprietary Environics Social Values Research, and his own personal contact with over 100 000 people a year, to deliver an imagination-stretching view of the future. Specifically, he identifies the Nine Life-Transforming Trends shaping the way you live, work and play.

Then, in his role as Motivator-in-Chief, he coaches you on how to master the Six Nuclear Dimensions to become a Keeper of The Flame. You will learn how to massively increase your personal leadership through Focus, Strategy, Learning, Emotional-Power, Action and Social Kudos.

Mike Lipkin makes the complex simple. He makes understanding the future easy. And he inspires people to do what they have to do to achieve what they dream of achieving.

The Power to Persuade: How To Communicate, Collaborate and Motivate Like a Leader
The new reality is that everyone is a leader. Everyone has been charged with the responsibility of adding value, building the franchise or finding a better way. HVPs – Highly Valued Professionals – understand that the Power To Lead comes from The Power To Persuade. They communicate concisely, collaborate closely and motivate consistently. As the President of Environics/Lipkin, Mike will introduce you to The Ten Insights that will imbue you with the power to win people over by helping them win as well. This is a high-energy, highly-interactive session where you will literally get the opportunity to walk the talk while being coached by Mike.

Three learner outcomes:

  • Discover your Personal Sweet Spot of What, Why and How
  • Learn How to Understand and Connect with Others at The Deepest Level
  • Develop Your Personal Signature Style of Motivation and Persuasion

What People are Saying about Seeing Mike Speak

Rating Entries

    “Your energy and message had a great impact on everyone. You should be very proud of the change you initiate in how people perceive their role and contribution.”
    Cara Banasch,
    Director Global Sales Washington,
    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

    “One of the great pleasures of our work is that it allows us to work with people of remarkable insight and intelligence; individuals able to tackle even the most complex issues and reduce them down to their basic nature with unerring precision. Mike Lipkin is such an individual.”
    Don Heathcote,
    Creative Director,
    The Wynford Group

    “Mike Lipkin′s session was rated as ′very effective′ by 86% of our participants. This is the best result we have ever had by an outside speaker.”
    Greg Gulyas,
    Vice President of Sales & Marketing,
    IBM Global Services

    “I know we can always count on Mike Lipkin to deliver motivational perspectives, to add value, and to energize the team.”
    Jerry P. Leamon,
    Global Managing Partner and Member of the Executive,
    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

    “Mike Lipkin is the hottest speaker in the country. Not only is he a terrific speaker, but he also provides great content.”
    Martin Perelmuter,
    Speakers Spotlight

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Books by Mike Lipkin:

Star Power – How To Be Unstoppable Through The Nine Star Social Values

In this remarkable handbook, Mike Lipkin uses the acclaimed Environics research and his engagement with over a million people to define the Nine Star Social Values. These are the traits that enable preeminent performance against all odds. Lipkin coaches you on how to own and integrate each Star Social Value to create your own extraordinary breakthroughs.

Star Power is an electric fusion of motivational mantras and personal explorations. You will find out how good you really are and how amazing you can be – in every aspect of your life.

Lipkin has created a highly entertaining learning experience that will excite you into immediate action. Star Power is a fast, enjoyable read that is designed to
be shared with everyone around you. Enjoy it and pay it forward.

Mike Lipkin is founder and chief partner of Environics/Lipkin, an internationally acclaimed motivation company based in Toronto, Canada. He is also a global motivator who has spoken to over a million people in 43 countries. This is his fourteenth book.

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