Professionally Speaking…

Professionally Speaking…

Michelle Golden—an international TEDx presenter—addresses all sorts of audiences from professionals (accountants, lawyers, and wealth advisors) to association leaders, professional facilitators, marketing and communication professionals, and administrators. She covers a variety of strategic, leadership, pricing, marketing, and management topics—all in the pursuit of business health, growth, and profitability.

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“Your session…made everyone sit back and really think about how we should change…. In fact the talk was of little else for the rest of the day…it was the best session that we have ever had at any of our twice-annual worldwide conferences and I…thank you for being so challenging and thought provoking.”
—Howard Wilkinson, Partner, Mercer & Hole (UK)

Today’s Hottest Topics


  • Landing the Right Work at the Right Price
    • Pricing Knowledge Work: Advanced Tools that Increase Profits
    • How to Manage Scope When You Price in Advance
    • Critical Differences Between a Fixed Price and a Value-Based Price
    • How to Have “The Value Conversation”
    • The Art of Pricing With Options
  • Leadership and Culture
    • Virtual Leadership: How to Inspire & Manage People You Don’t Work Where You Do
    • Letting Go: How to Improve Delegation in Controlling Cultures
    • 3 Keys to Building a Thriving Culture in Your Firm
    • Finding Your “Why” and What to Do With It
    • Reinventing the Apprentice: Keys to Succession
    • Motivating People to Stay: Retaining Knowledge Workers

Business Development

  • Making Your New Business Strategic: Reinventing the Proposal Process
  • Winning Work in an Extremely Price-Competitive Marketplace
  • Customer Service Isn’t a Department: What You Need to Be Doing
  • How to Be a Super Specialist
  • Personal Marketing Plans That Get Results
  • Why Cross-Selling Isn’t the Point and What to Do Instead
  • Where Social Media & Traditional Marketing Intersect


Very Happy Audiences

“I’m a 20-year marketing professional who is new to the accounting field and the information Michelle presented was invaluable…very organized and extremely well-received by all the participants.”
—Ann Carroll, Dir. of Marketing & Bus. Development, Hancock Askew & Co. (BDO conference host)

Michelle speaks for private companies and firms around the world. She also teaches lawyers, CPAs, and their marketing and operational team members at conferences held by:

Accounting Today: Growth & Profitability Summits
Advanced Marketing Professionals Group
All-Star Financial Group (ASFG)
AGN International
American Bar Association (ABA) Law Practice Management
American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
AICPA & CPA/SEA Interchange
American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA)
Association for Accounting Administration (AAA)
Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM)
Association for CPA Financial Planners (ACPAFP)
Avalara Thought Leader Series

“I don’t normally do this, but I thought your session was so good and so well-run that I wanted to offer myself as a reference if you ever need one. I haven’t seen the written evaluations yet, but the anecdotal evidence was that it was just what the doctor ordered. I can’t thank you enough for sending our managing partners out with a bang.”
—Jay Hauck, Executive Director, DFK North America

Baker Tilly International
BizActions Webinar Series
Boomer CEO Advantage Roundtables
CalCPA Education Foundation, Faculty
CPA Associates International (CPAAI)
CPE Link
DFK International
Florida Institute of CPAs
Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA)
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
International Association of Facilitators (IAF)
iShade Learning, Faculty
Leading Edge Alliance (LEA)
Legal Marketing Association (LMA)

Management Summit
Marketing Directors’ Support Group (MDSG)
Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA)
Missouri Society of CPAs (MSCPA)
Moore Stephens North America
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
National Investment Relations Institute (NIRI)
Northeast Education Conference
PKF North American Network
PrimeGlobal (formerly IGAF Polaris and IGAF Worldwide)
Professional Services Marketing Association (PSMA)

Riders on the Storm International Summit
SAGE Leadership Academy
SAGE Summit
The International Accounting Group (TIAG)
The Partner Institute, Faculty
Utah Association of CPAs (UACPA)
VeraSage Institute, Faculty

Email Michelle to discuss her informative, energetic presentation for your next event.