Perseverance is the driving force behind many successful businesses. It empowers individuals to overcome obstacles, stay focused on their goals, and ultimately achieve long term success.

What to Expect

Embark on a journey through Mike’s remarkable narrative of triumph over adversity, mastery of adaptation, and cultivation of an indomitable mindset. Trusted by esteemed corporations, government agencies and educational institutions, Mike epitomizes the inexhaustible potential of the human spirit. Emerging from a harrowing physical and mental health breakdown that threatened his very existence, he defied the odds, using the experience as a springboard for transformational growth.

Today, as a record-breaking Disabled Adventurer, Mike shatters preconceived notions of what’s achievable for individuals of all abilities. Prepare to be moved, motivated, and transformed as Mike’s signature keynotes ignite a powerful call to action, emphasizing the pivotal roles of resilience, adaptability, and unyielding determination. His presentations transcend mere speeches, immersing audiences in unforgettable experiences.

Seamlessly weaving together compelling narratives with profound insights, connecting with audiences leaving them with tangible strategies and solutions.Each engagement is crafted to captivate, educate, and inspire, leaving a lasting imprint on every attendee’s journey towards personal and professional excellence.

Keynote Presentations and Workshops

Adjusting Your Sails in Uncharted Waters: Resilience Strategies For When Times Get Tough

In the dynamic and ever-evolving workforce , unforeseen challenges can leave teams feeling lost. “Adjusting Your Sails in Uncharted Waters” is more than just a story—it’s a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit, brought to life by Mike Shoreman. Mike is a highly sought-after speaker whose incredible journey inspires and empowers.

Mike is a trailblazer, celebrated as the first Disabled Adventurer to cross all five Great Lakes. His journey from overcoming a life altering neurological disorder to achieving extraordinary feats has garnered global recognition and admiration. As an award-winning speaker, best-selling author, and leading mental health advocate, Mike’s insights into resilience are invaluable for any organization navigating through turbulent times.

Learning Outcomes

  • Practical Strategies for Tough Times
  • Building and Nurturing Support Networks
  • Embracing Change and Innovation
  • Setting and Celebrating Small Wins
  • Maintaining a Positive Mindset

Ideal for Corporations, Associations, Educators, College/University Students:

  • Facing Significant Challenges: Boost morale and motivation in times of uncertainty
  • Aiming to Build Resilience: Develop a corporate culture that thrives on stability, innovation and support
  • Leaders Seeking to Inspire: Equip your workforce with the mindset and tools to achieve goals and maintain positivity despite adversities

Mastering Resilience: The Backbone of Business Success

In “Mastering Resilience,” Mike shares invaluable insights gleaned from his extraordinary achievements and experiences on the frontlines of resilience. This keynote is designed to empower your team, connect them to their purpose, and drive them to persevere through adversity. Mike’s journey from a business leader devastated by life altering disability to a record-breaking athlete and mental health champion offers profound lessons on resilience and high-performance team dynamics. His story resonates deeply with audiences, providing practical strategies and inspiration to tackle business challenges head-on.

Learning Outcomes

  • Building Resilient Teams to Bounce Back Quickly
  • Turning Setbacks into Comebacks
  • Empowering Leadership to Take Inspired Action

Ideal For:

  • Teams Facing High Pressure: Equip your team with the resilience tools needed to excel under pressure and navigate challenges effectively.
  • Organizations Seeking to Enhance Performance: Build a resilient corporate culture that drives high performance and innovation.
  • Leaders Aiming to Inspire: Empower leaders with the strategies to inspire and lead resilient teams that thrive in adversity.

The 1 in 5 Statistic: Building Supportive Teams for Mental Health (Full TEDX Talk Keynote)

In North America 1 in 5 will struggle with mental health challenges. In “Building Supportive Teams for Mental Health,” Mike addresses the critical need for mental health awareness and support within communities. This keynote is structured to guide the audience through practical steps using science based strategies to create a supportive and resilient environment.

Mike’s personal experiences and achievements highlight the importance of fostering inclusive communities, reducing stigma, and ensuring access to mental health services. He provides a roadmap for organizations to support their employees effectively and build environments where everyone can thrive.

Learning Outcomes

  • Reflect on and evaluate one’s own mental health and wellness
  • Identify barriers that prevent individuals from seeking help
  • Break stigma and stereotypes associated with mental health
  • Understand your strengths and how they can impact a team
  • Improve resiliency by how we view life’s challenges

Ideal for Organizations:

  • Facing Significant Challenges: Boost morale and motivation in times of uncertainty
  • Aiming to Build Resilience: Develop a corporate environment that thrives on stability, innovation, and support
  • Promoting Open Conversations About Mental Health and Well-Being

Talk Topics

Resilience, Teams, Leadership, Failure, Mindset, Mental Health/Mindset, Motivation, Motivational, Teamwork, Workplace, Workplace Culture, Adversity,LGBTQ+, Disability, Collaboration, Diversity, Empowerment, Inclusion, Mental Illness

Inspire. Motivate.

Mike’s presentations are inspirational, inclusive, entertaining, engaging and transformational. Mike creates bespoke presentations tailored to the outcomes required by the organization in several formats to meet the needs of your audience.

Past Talks

Bravo Zulu: Effective Leadership and Essential Teamwork

Presented to the Canadian Armed Forces, October 2022

Loyalist College Convocation 2023

“We have had numerous positive responses following Mike’s presentation. Using humour and storytelling, Mike connected with our teams instantly. It was very well received to say the least.”

Lt. Col. Trevor Porteous, Canadian Armed Forces


“Mike is a force on stage. Dynamic, motivating and completely engaging with audience members. He left everyone feeling like they can achieve anything.”

Elijah Lawal, Global Communications and Public Affairs, Google


“A dream to work with. Mike was invested in the success of our conference from day one to the delivery. As a conference organizer I was won over by his ability to identify what our objectives were from early planning stages. ”

Peter Young, META Employment Services


“Mike is a motivational powerhouse. His lessons and stories had more than half of our audience in tears and wanting more. He was the hit of our event.”

Bernie Gluckstein, Gluckstein Lawyers


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Mike is on a mission to help your audience achieve their greatest potential, through actionable steps in overcoming personal and professional obstacles and setbacks.