Michael Corcoran Motivational Speaker Testimonials

It can be very frustrating looking for a motivational speaker for your Business, Resort, Country Club or Sports Team for your special event, or to bring someone in to handle training when you, or someone on your staff, has successfully done it in the past. Sometimes you just need a different face or voice to put in front of your group to change the energy and engagement with your team.

The following Clients were also skeptical, feeling that at some point all speakers are the same, start to look and sound alike, and are more concerned with themselves as a speaker or trainer than they are with your staff or team. Then, they made the decision to work with Michael and the Mind-Set Matters Programs. Their thoughts and insights may be useful as you and your team consider your decision for your upcoming event.

Review Michael Corcoran’s motivational speaker testimonials to learn more about is innovative programs have made a real impact with real businesses.


I would have no hesitation in recommending any group to work with you; and, indeed, I have already passed your name on to our fellow directors. You were a joy to work with and I look forward to the opportunity to have you present to our Members again.

- National Golf Course Owners Association

I would like to thank you for the wonderful presentation. Your information on leadership and customer service was inspirational and everyone was excited to get back to their jobs and get started implementing your message. Your presentation was a great start to the Season for us, and we know our staffs benefited greatly.

- Club Managers Association of America

From the moment I watched Mike's video, I knew he had a different quality that I found refreshing ... Michael draws you into his presentation without the sometimes off putting manner of other speakers. He is warm, reliable and respectful and it was clear the audience thoroughly enjoyed his presentation. I would highly recommend Michael to any group looking for a humanistic approach.

- Mortgage Bankers Association

From the moment I watched Mike's video, I knew he had a different quality that I found refreshing ...

- Mortgage Bankers Association

Business & Corporations

The reviews received from those in attendance were overwhelmingly positive. To a person, your presentation was the highlight of our two day meeting. What made your presentation so successful with my group is that it wasn't simply motivational...It was filled with practical advice also. Rest assured I'll be in contact the next time we host a director's/officer's meeting.

- SharpShooter Imaging

Your Program fit our agenda: Reaching New Heights perfectly. In design, content and delivery the sessions you led were very highly rated by our participants; no easy task in a group of seasoned HR leaders who have "been there, done that." Thanks again Mike.Your Program was a Conference Highlight.

- U.S. Foodservice

The feedback we have received from our staff has been extremely positive. On almost a daily basis, our partners quote you, and your ideas and thoughts continue to appear in daily conversation, performance reviews and meetings. Michael, you have had a lasting impression on our organization. Your thought provoking perspectives, along with your ability to simplify everyday business issues have helped revitalize our entire operation. Thank you!

- Windsor Factory Supply

Thank you for coming to Northwestern Mutual and presenting the topic Mind-Set Matters. It was wonderful! Feedback, like "Michael Corcoran provided us with information that we could take back to our desks and begin applying immediately" keeps coming in! Thanks again for everything!

- Northwestern Mutual

Mike achieved a level of participation from our staff that I had not seen with an outside speaker and consultant before...His professionalism and realistic approach fit very well with our organizational goals. Mike's presentation to our staff was very well received and identified additional issues we needed to address.

- Archway Cookies

Mike was instrumental in validating training needs with our management personnel and crystallizing the linkage of our mission, vision and values to that development...Mike's presentation and follow up skills are exceptional and have met and exceeded my expectations as a consultant and speaker in a very refreshing, relaxed manner. I would welcome him in our operation at any time.

- Anheuser - Busch

I enthusiastically recommend Mike Corcoran for any needs have in leadership, management or sales management development. I have worked with Mike at two different companies over the last several years and have consistently received positive evaluations and requests for more opportunities to work with him. Amongst many very positive evaluations was the statement "This is the best and most useful facilitation process regarding leadership and management I have ever received."

- Allos Therapeutics Inc.

Business & Sales

I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed your Program at our recent National Sales Meeting. I felt it was the highlight of the entire week and learned more than in any other sales seminar. Your energy and knowledge were well received but what I appreciated most was the respect you gave us as seasoned professionals. Your session was the most productive and enjoyable.

- Renaissance Mark

Mike has conducted a number of workshops and worked individually with many of our people with excellent results. Mike's unique approach works equally with management and front-line sales personnel. He has proved to be an asset in objectively evaluating our current staff and future staffing requirements. I can recommend Corcoran consulting without hesitation.

- Renaissance Mark

I am constantly seeking new ways and methods to help develop, motivate and coach our Customer Service and Outside Sales Team. With Michael Corcoran and Mind-Set Matters, I have found what I needed. Mike brings intensity, enthusiasm, and most importantly, believability to his presentations. He brings deliverables that can be acted upon immediately with measurable results. His style creates a wonderful environment for learning. I would recommend Mike to any organization seeking to change and/or improve their overall business.

- J.L. Clark, Inc.

Thanks again for leading our group of sales managers at your recent workshop last week. The consensus of the evaluations is that the workshop was "excellent" and was "definitely worthwhile." Most participants traveled a long way and most are senior employees, so I was quite impressed by their responses. Many thought it was the best workshop they have ever attended.

- Marmon/Keystone Corporation

Mike makes things simple, and sales go up. It's a no brainer business decision.

- Gilead Sciences

Sports Teams & Stadiums

I have had the luxury of working with you over the past three seasons. Your direction in recreating our customer service program has been tremendous. The feedback I have received from executive to seasonal staff has exceeded my highest expectations. You are a true professional and I look forward to our continued relationship.

- Milwaukee Brewers & Miller Park

You presented the customer service concepts and skills in a way that really resonated with our staff. The feedback we received from our supervisors was outstanding. They felt that your presentation challenged them to look at quality service from a different angle as well as gave them new strategies to work with their staffs to provide consistent superior guest service.

- Colorado Rockies & Coors Field

Your approach was interactive and engaging. Your passion and dedication and your vast knowledge of customer service is evident in all that you do. I can see a noticeable difference in the attitude of our employees. They are exuding the mission statement more than ever. I look forward to working with you in the future.

- Chicago Cubs & Wrigley Field

On behalf of the Chicago Bears Football Club, we'd like to thank you for the interesting, enlightening and fun presentation you gave to the staff last week. Based on feedback, everyone enjoyed it, and more importantly, they got something out of it. The tailor made message you delivered hit home with all employee groups. You were a pleasure to work with.

- Chicago Bears & Soldier Field

Country Clubs & Resorts

Having previously met you, I knew your customer service program would be interesting. I never dreamed it would have the impact on our company that it has. I have never witnessed a seminar act as such a catalyst for change as the Mind-Set Matters program that Jemsek Golf just experienced. The staff and I look forward to this Season and beyond with an improved mind-set and a realization of how it all matters.

- Pine Meadow Golf Club

First and foremost - thank you. Your presentation was both skillful and professional. Your manner was focused and friendly. Long story short - you connected! The key management staff met the following day and there was still a buzz in the air. I have to tell you; even at the highest level I see a positive change. Yes, just as you said..."Mind-Set Matters."

- Cog Hill Golf & Country Club

Mike was able to connect with our team and highlight the fundamentals necessary to be the best in the business. Mike exceeded our expectations. His clear communication style and ability to direct the highly interactive discussion provided invaluable information. Every attendee walked away with concrete ideas to improve their job performance.

- Sanctuary Golf Club

BIGHORN Golf Club is proud of its position in the highly competitive marketplace of upscale, private golf clubs. Being regarded as one of America's finest Clubs is one thing, but the secret is to maintain the level of service and personality for which we have been become recognized. Michael Corcoran's Mind-Set Matters Programs is a concise, introspective presentation that every progressive Club or upscale resort should employ. We are delighted to have had Michael Corcoran work with our staff and you will be as well.

- BIGHORN Golf Club

Your Mind-Set Matters Program is something every club could use in their training program. The thing that impressed me the most was how you got us all engaged in the topics. With stave involvement in a program, success is guaranteed.

- Cherry Hills Country Club

Recently I was selected to be the Head Golf Professional at historic Cherry Hills Country Club. This opportunity would have never come to fruition without the support of several individuals who have made a lasting impression on my career. I am proud to say that you are one of those who provided me with the tools to achieve this distinction. I am a true testament that Mind-Set Matters will make a difference.

- Cherry Hills Country Club

Re-Think. Re-Frame. Re-Focus.