Company: Future Focus Inc.
Industry Type: Training and Development
Michael has been providing practical guidance to small and mid-size companies in the areas of leadership, strategy, continuous improvement and human capital management for more than 20 years. Michael is skilled at coming alongside business owners and leadership teams, and helping them to maximize the potential resident in their organizations through: leadership development & coaching, succession planning, leadership recruiting, strategic planning, and diagnosing the leadership bench-strength. He is determined to continuously add value to his clients using best practices and truly understanding their business.
Michael’s formal education and professional designations have provided him with a strong understanding of best practices in leadership, strategy and talent. His post-secondary education began with the Management Studies program and Post-Graduate Studies Program in Human Resources. Michael also holds professional designations as Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and Certified In Management (CIM).
Over the past 20 years of Michael’s career, he has been actively engaged in assisting organizations in their growth as a Business Advisor, Leadership Trainer, and Coach with organizations like Management Development Group, Michael Follett Consulting, and Future Focus Inc (as Senior Partner).
As an alumnus of Leadership Waterloo Region, Michael has demonstrated a strong focus and passion for local and world community service. He has worked with a variety of committees and boards of Not-For-Profit organizations such as Centre for Family Business (CFFB), Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club, Conestoga College, Meals On Wheels, Big Brothers, YMCA, Greater KW Chamber of Commerce, Habitat For Humanity, Teen Challenge and Canada’s Technology Triangle Inc, 100 Men Who Give a Damn – Waterloo, and on KW Counselling Services. Michael has participated in three international development programs – building schools in Peru for Students Offering Support, and building homes in Ethiopia and Argentina for Habitat for Humanity Global Village.
Michael grew up in a small Southwestern Ontario town and has called Waterloo his home for the past 20 years. His favourite time outside of work is spending time with his daughter travelling, boating, playing soccer, reading, and going on adventures.
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