Michael Wigge

Award-Winning Travel Show Host, Writer, Challenge Seeker, Motivational Speaker

  • Michael Wigge`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Michael Wigge`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English, German

  • Travels From

    Colorado, USA

  • Michael Wigge`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Michael Wigge`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English, German

  • Travels From

    Colorado, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Challenge for Change – Leadership Success

In this keynote, Wigge goes through the acronym L.E.A.D.E.R.: How can you improve the art of Listening, of Embracing Change, Assisting, Deciding, Entertaining, and Relating to others?

Change Management Success

Michael had to be able to embrace change on a daily or even hourly basis when he traveled the world for free. This extreme challenge taught him how to embrace change as a desirable wish instead of an unpleasant obstacle. You want your teams to better embrace change? Wigge ...

Michael had to be able to embrace change on a daily or even hourly basis when he traveled the world for free. This extreme challenge taught him how to embrace change as a desirable wish instead of an unpleasant obstacle. You want your teams to better embrace change? Wigge inspires how to!

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Trade Up Around The World

The sky’s the limit for adventurer Michael Wigge. He traveled around the world bartered an apple for bigger and bigger to reach a house in Hawaii. Check out his incredible keynote on how to achieve goals.

 

 

The Challenger Mindset for Success

The Challenger Mindset is a unique concept on how to leave one’s comfort zone to grow for personal and professional success.

Challenge for Change – Sales Success Keynote

Wigge had to become a master in sales when bartering a bitten apple to a house in Hawaii. This keynote breaks down his sales success formula he developed during his challenge.

About Keynote Speaker Michael Wigge

About Speaker Michael Wigge…

Award-winning travel writer Michael Wigge specializes in amazing adventure challenges.

He published ‘How to Travel the World for Free’ as an international successful book and TV show on PBS proofing that it’s absolutely possibly to travel the world without money for food, accommodation, and travel expenses. In  ‘How to Barter for Paradise’ he faced another incredible adventure challenge where he turned an apple into a Hawaiian dream house by bartering for bigger, better things. Seriously, Wigge turned a bitten apple in 42 exchanges into a house in Hawaii.

In  ‘How to Travel 2000 Miles on a Razor Scooter in 80 Days’, the keynote speaker crossed Germany on a vehicle that’s made for kids. These adventures were broadcast on PBS, Wigge was invited on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Katy Perry and also on The Today Show. His TV programs and books have been broadcast and published internationally in several countries.

His highly motivating corporate keynotes represent his adventures and focus on leadership, change, sales, and motivation. More on his speaker site here.

Testimonials

“Michael Wigge gave a lecture keynote on ‘How to Travel the World for Free’ at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Michael’s talk was engaging, funny, and informing. We highly recommend him for further lectures and keynotes around the nation.”

Maryssa Paulsen

University of Wisconsin

“Michael’s speech was an incredible inspiration. It was presented professionally and entertaining. Our guests were fascinated by his extreme life stories.”

Sonja Grondey

WSW Software

“Michael’s speech ‘How to Reach Goals and Live Dreams’ was amazing during our company apprentice graduation celebration. Michael perfectly managed to combine his extraordinary experiences with the needs of our employees in the insurance business.”

Mrs. Sollmann

Huk Coburg Insurance Company, Germany

“Michael’s speech ‘Think Outside The Box’ was incredibly great and inspiring for our 250 IT experts.”

Mrs. Bisang

Axa Insurance, Switzerland

“The speech ‘Think Outside The Box’ inspired all 200 participants. Michael’s speech had a great impact on our event.”

Mrs. Koch

Schulte-Schlagbaum AG

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