Dr. Michael J. O'Connor is the Founder and Executive Vice President of Life Associates and The Center for Managing by Values.
He is an internationally recognized thought leader who has contributed several different types of breakthroughs for producing greater success and satisfaction. He has often been referred to as a practical, problem-solving visionary. He is called upon daily to provide his expertise in the areas of personal, group and organizational performance. Michael has dedicated his life to helping others through his coaching, consulting, speaking, and training.
His past 30 years research has translated into many widely used resource products and best selling books including The Leader Within, People Smart and Managing By Values. The same research and practical expertise has enabled Michael to act as coach and advisor to many businesses across the United States, Canada and Europe. He is recognized for his accomplishments in the fields of leadership assessment development, conflict resolution, behavior management, building winning business cultures and strategic development. Michael is the creator of the Global Profiles System (GPS) which includes both self and observer(s) analysis reports for Personal Style (‘DISC’), Values, Interests, Capabilities and Adaptability.
Michael holds a B.S. in the social sciences, an M.A. in the behavioral sciences/psychology and a Ph.D. in management. He has served as a business executive, entrepreneur, advisor and board member to businesses, university professor, and Vice President of Resources Development & Consulting at Carlson Learning Co.
You can contact Dr. O’Connor and access resources he has developed, including free webinars, through his website.