Challenge for Change – Leadership Success
In this presentation Wigge breaks down his L.E.A.D.E.R. acronym: Listen, Embrace, Assist, Decide, Entertain, and Relate to others based on his incredible challenge experiences documented in his TV shows and books.
How to Travel the World for Free- Embracing Change in the Corporate World
Courage and adaptability are required to bring your dreams to life, as well as being unconventional and the willingness to leave one’s comfort zone. As an expert in applied creativity—both a humorous and practical way—change speaker, Michael Wigge, shows that the pay off for acting on a vision can be enormous to embrace change in personal and professional life as he proved in How to Travel the World for Free. (www.howtotraveltheworldforfree.com)
Trade Up Around The World
Wigge shares the secret to achieving incredible goals based on lessons he learned traveling through 14 countries and 6 continents exchanging goods for more valuable ones. While bartering a half-eaten apple in 42 exchanges to obtain his Hawaiian dream house, Michael stepped up his creativity by offering every kind of amazing service—from feeding wild crocodiles in Australia to playing the French horn on Mount Kilimanjaro. (www.howtogetahouseforfree.com)
The Challenger Mindset for Success
According to conventional thought, our desires are often satisfied by the outside world or other people. However, the truth is quite different. Dreams and goals can only be fulfilled by taking responsibility for them—by embracing self-determination, hard work, and clear structure.
Challenge for Change – Sales Success Keynote
In this presentation Wigge breaks down his S.U.C.C.E.S.S. acronym: Self-confidence, Upping your game, Customer friendliness, Closing questions made simple, Emphasize sales science mastery, Self–responsible sales teams, and Serve for zero defects based on his incredible challenge story How to Barter for Paradise (Wigge bartered an apple for bigger and better in 42 steps to get his own house in Hawaii)
From Fear and Stress to Happiness: You Have to Go Through It, Not Around It
As veteran of leaving the comfort zone, Wigge explains in his TED Talk how he started this strategy with his childhood game “Ring the Bell.” This was followed by his widely acclaimed “how to” projects in adult life. Wigge’s strategy to move beyond fear is to deliberately confront all weaknesses.
The Traveling Mindset: Get Out & Go!
Michael Wigge has an amazing travel portfolio, having traveled to more than 80 countries and having lived in Germany, the UK, and the US. He traveled the world for free, traveled 50 US states in 50 days, and traveled European cities blindfolded. In his lecture, The Traveling Mindset, he explains how understanding other cultures and customs broaden your mind and increase your creativity. He also advises students on how to travel on a very low budget or even absolutely for free!
Award-winning travel writer Michael Wigge specializes in incredible challenge stories. ‘How to Travel the World for FREE’, ‘How to Barter for Paradise’ (where he turned an apple into a Hawaiian dream house by bartering for bigger, better things) and ‘How to Travel 2000 Miles on a Razor Scooter in 80 Days’ are just three of his seven travel shows. He recently shared his amazing success stories 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.
Based on his incredible challenge experiences, Wigge began performing humorous motivational speaking engagements and started CMW life coaching. His corporate keynotes are ‘Challenge for Change – Leadership Success’ and ‘Challenge for Change – Sales Success‘. He currently delivers his knowledge on stage throughout the corporate world, on college campuses, and for private clients.
As a German native, Wigge has been working as a reporter and writer for fifteen years, for both private and public broadcasters. A mixture of journalism and entertainment characterize his work, his specialty lies in cultural issues, which he examines in a very entertaining way.