The 4 Essentials • A New York Times Bestseller • Audio Book + FREE E-Book + More!Course
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Self & Team Discovery MBACourse
Enjoy Cliff's Bestselling E-Course to Empower Your Mission, Vision, Values, Group Dynamics & More!
The Brainstormer MBACourse
Cliff's 10-Minute / 10-Step Mini Brainstormer Workshop helps you ANALYZE before you STRATEGIZE!
Goal & Time Management MBACourse
Launch Goals & Manage Time with Action & Accountability to Focus & Get Things Done!
The Super Self-Starter BundleBundle
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Communication & People Skills MBACourse
Discover the Power of Emotional Intelligence, Motivational Drivers, Conflict Resolution Skills & MORE!
Power Negotiation & Conflict Resolution MBACourse
Power Negotiation Blends People Skills with The Art of Leverage to Close Winning Deals!
People Skills, Negotiation & Leadership BundleBundle
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The Money Pitch & Start-Up MBACourse
Learn to Fly with Angels, Swim with Sharks, Dance with Bankers & Bootstrap Start-ups.
Teams, Leaders & The Trusted Meeting MBACourse
Build Result-Driven Meetings for High-Impact Teams, Forums, Boards & Support Groups!
Basic Money & Credit MBACourse
Get Essential Strategies to Build Your Credit, Money Mindset & Path to Financial Freedom!
Essential Career Builder MBACourse
Master Networking Essentials for Your Personal Brand to Thrive in Today's Competitive World!
Financial Literacy & Career Growth BundleBundle
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BORN in NEW YORK and raised in L.A, Cliff lives in Del Mar, California. Known for his fun, down-to-earth style, Cliff brings a passionate, result-driven approach to every challenge.
FOUNDED in 1992, Cliff Michaels & Associates specializes in start-ups, venture capital, mortgages, real estate & global education. Cliff's dynamic methods to accelerate growth include e-courses, cohorts, coaching, consulting & forum retreats for students, families, leaders & entrepreneurs.
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, Cliff's mini-memoir & short stories on historic mentors present a paradigm shift in global education (The 4 Essentials: A Misfit's Journey to Mindset, Strategies, Values & Purpose). The book launched #1 on Amazon in 2012 and is FREE with the 1-Day MBA E-Course Series. In 2016, Cliff's 1-Day-MBA Workshop (Imagineering Ideas) was one of the highest-rated events at TEDxLA Imagine Week.
SEE CLIFF's BLOG for "Backstory & Book Highlights Live @ USC."
PAST PRESIDENT of the Entrepreneurs' Org L.A, Cliff developed EO's first charity & mentor programs benefitting Boys & Girls Club and Inclusion Matters Playgrounds. Supporting youth & underserved communities has been a passion ever since.
GIVING BACK > With each sale, FREE 1-DAY MBA E-courses go to learners & teachers in need. Cliff is also a member of USC’s EdTech Ventures, building global solutions for remote-learning.
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Who's Taking 1-Day MBA Courses?
Cliff’s learners range 12 to 80 • students • teachers • parents • salespeople • artists • athletes • leaders • executives • entrepreneurs • schools • non-profits • for-profits
Does the 1-Day MBA Series provide a Degree?
1-Day MBA is NOT a degree program but includes Completion Certificates. Cliff's "MBA" stands for “Masterclass in Basic Abilities.”
What's the difference between Cliff’s E-courses vs Live Coaching, Workshops, Forum Training & Custom Retreats?
E-courses are more affordable for self-paced learners. Live coaching , private forums & workshops are for those seeking hands-on, peer-to-peer training for accelerated growth.
How long is each 1-Day MBA E-Course?
Lessons average 3-5 minutes. Courses average 45 minutes. The 4 Essentials Audio Book is 5 hours but time flies when you're having fun.
Do I need to complete courses in a fixed time-frame?
NO. Unless your school or employer set up 1-Day MBA courses with deadlines, the benefit of self-paced learning is to learn at your pace.
What is the cost of 1-DAY MBA E-course vs Cliff's Live Coaching, Forums & Facilitated Retreats?
1-DAY MBA E-Courses range from FREE to $50 each with discounts for Small Bundles or The Full 1-Day MBA Series. Fees for Cliff's Live Services are case-by-case (Coaching, Consulting, Workshops, Forum Training, Forum Facilitation, Retreats, VC & Board Advisor).
Is there financial-support for those in need?
YES! Donors & Sponsors can GIFT Courses or Live Coaching & Training to recipients of their choice! LEARN MORE on our SPONSOR PAGE.
Can educators, schools, clubs, or companies add Cliff’s 1-Day MBA Series to their curriculum?
YES! 1-Day MBA E-courses can be added to any curriculum or training needs. To learn more about becoming an Affiliate Reseller or Third-Party Admin for your school, club, or business, e-mail [email protected].
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