$7,501 to $15,000


SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • If You Can't Stand Up, Stand Out
  • Attitude Therapy


Change | Diversity | Healthcare | Inspiration | Motivation | Olympics | Patriotism | Sports


Lying on a bed paralyzed, with a bullet hole in his chest, Mike Schlappi promised that if he survived, he would share his unique story all over the world and help as many people as he could. This is happening!

Mr. Schlappi knows that the most important part of any meeting or organization is the people. Whether speaking to a global financial corporation or a community medical facility, he has seen their results change when the beliefs of their people change. He inspires real people, with real problems, to respond differently; teaching that attitude is not a mood, but a position we take regardless of circumstances. That is his specialty!

Obviously Mike Schlappi has had a few challenges in his life. But he also has a few Olympic gold medals, a few college degrees, has written a few books, runs a few successful businesses, has a few passions and has a few kids (five to be exact). This is all possible because he "walks the talk" (or rolls the scroll).

Mr. Schlappi's latest book is Shot Happens--I Got Shot, What's Your Problem (2009). He is also the author of Bulletproof Principles for Personal Success, which is about his true story of courage, conquering, and hope and Motivational Leaders, co-authored by a group of well-known motivational speakers.

Mr. Schlappi has his life, health, and securities licenses. He is a managing partner in a financial planning firm, and has his MBA from Arizona State University giving him credibility in the financial industry. He has had much success inspiring and motivating sales forces and support personnel within these organizations.

As a paraplegic due to a gunshot accident as a teenager, Mike Schlappi was the recipient of quality healthcare. This experience pointed him to a career in healthcare administration. He earned advanced degrees and went on to spend 10 years as the Director of Rehabilitation at IHC.

Mr. Schlappi comes from a family of educators. He taught Liberal Arts at Arizona State University while earning his MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration. More importantly, his presentations center around the support he received from his friends, teachers, and family as he put his life back together.

Mike Schlappi's motivating and entertaining story will make your audiences laugh...and cry.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • Shot Happens!--I Got Shot, What's your Problem?
  • Bulletproof Principles for Personal Success
  • Motivational Leaders

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers

Similar Speaker

Thurl Bailey

Thurl Bailey attended North Carolina State University and was a key player in the 'Wolfpacks' miracle run to the 1983 NCAA Championship. That same year, Thurl led NC State in both scoring and rebounds. The Utah Jazz drafted Thurl in

John Foley
Imagine being part of an elite, highly trained team of people who routinely achieve levels of extreme precision, then improving that performance by an additional 300%! To transition from a Navy carrier pilot to Lead Solo of the Blue

LaDonna Gatlin
LaDonna Gatlin believes one defining moment can redefine our lives. She knows firsthand that we can't live someone else's dream--that in order to be our personal best, we must find our own voice and "sing our own song."

Ms. Gatlin

Luke Zamperini

Luke Zamperini is the son of Louis Zamperini, one of World War IIís most well-known prisoners of war and hero of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Louis Zamperini is the subject of Laura Hillenbrandís latest book, Unbroken: A World War

Cartier's achievements in Fine fake rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. Its past as an inventor and designer replica designer handbags has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. And sometimes you may need replica handbags when you went out. The same aaa+ replica watches drive can be seen in the Maison's technical concepts: their freedom and importance have enabled Cartier to revolutionise the representation of time with replica watches Watchmaking pieces that adhere to the rolex replica watches Manufacture's highest replica watches uk standards.