What You'll Learn ...

Run Time: 45 Minutes • Success in life or business begins with trusted communication & people skills. Anchored by social & emotional intelligence, this course dives deep into our motivational drivers, inspirational killers, and basic human needs for decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution. With dozens of real-world examples, a recurring theme will be the importance of clear, consistent & constructive strategies in our personal & professional words, deeds & brands (ideal for teens, parents, teachers, advisors, leaders, negotiators & salespeople). Upon completing this course, you'll Master Basic Abilities in Communication & People Skills! Also see Cliff's Power Negotiation & Conflict Resolution MBA for more advanced sales, business, and deal-making strategies.

"I've known Cliff for 30 years and I'm proud to call him a friend. He has a rare gift of people skills & business intelligence that's accessible to all. This course should be prerequisite learning at every high school & college." Nicole Frank • CEO, Busy Mom, Entrepreneur

  • Master The Art of Emotional & Social Intelligence

  • Improve Problem Solving & Conflict-Resolution Skills

  • Make Smarter Decisions with Greater Self-Awareness

  • Avoid Drama, Big Mistakes & Legal Hassles

  • Learn to Read The Room & Body Language

  • Master Negotiation Basics in Life & Business

  • Master E-mail, Social-Media Etiquette + Keys to Quality Networking & Healthy Relationships

  • Earn Trust • Attract Quality People • Improve Team & Leadership Skills

  • BONUS TOOLS: Accelerator Worksheets • Challenge Exercises • Cliff's Favorite TV & Movie Clips on Course Topics • Optional Quiz & Completion Certificate

Meet Your Instructor

NY Times Bestseller • Entrepreneur • Strategic Coach • Consultant • Facilitator

Cliff Michaels

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.

SPONSOR EDUCATION! To GIFT Cliff's E-courses, cohorts, live workshops & retreats, visit our SPONSOR PAGE TODAY!

Course Lessons

    1. OVERVIEW: Communication & People Skills MBA

    2. Pre-Course Survey (1 MIN)

    3. Cliff's Pre-Course Tips & Pep Talk (1-MIN)

    1. Lesson 1: Course Intro • Tape of Contents • Social, Emotional & Business Intelligence (9 mins)

    1. Master Your Communication Choices (4 mins)

    1. The 12 Communication Commandments (8 Mins)

    1. Lesson 4: 10 Tips to Reading Body Language (6 Mins)

    1. 11 Keys to Quality Networking and Relationships (7 Mins)

Course Details

  • $39.95
  • 15 lessons


Nicole Frank

CEO, Busy Mom, Entrepreneur

"I've known Cliff for 30 years and I'm proud to call him a friend. He has a rare gift of people skills & business intelligence that's accessible to all. This course should be prerequisite learning at every high school & college."

Jayme Riggio

CEO, Riggio Allstate, Top 1% Nationwide

“My highest recommendation! Cliff has been my strategic coach, broker & business consultant since the ’90s. His 1-DAY MBA Courses, relatability, insight, leadership, and communication skills are priceless.”

Jim Weldon

CEO, Trovo • Past President, YEO L.A.

“Cliff Michaels has been a trusted confidant over 25 years. From broker, lender and boardroom advisor to an extraordinary mentor for our young entrepreneurs, Cliff & 1-DAY MBA courses are fun, fast & effective!"