Welcome to the official Michael Duke web site!

When was the last time you were moved by a great speaker? Or perhaps challenged and touched in the same presentation? Introducing Michael Duke. An experienced business leader with the heart of a teacher, Michael will entertain and educate your audience with his unique brand of wit, humor and wisdom. Michael Duke delivers each message with power and grace. Practical in his approach because he’s been there. Passionate in his delivery because he believes his message to be life changing. Michael is simply moving never leaving his audience in the same place he found them.

Since, 1985 Michael has received numerous awards for salesmanship, sales management and corporate management. In 2000 Michael struck out on his own founding Michael Duke & Associates. His vast experience, his diverse responsibilities and his successful track record make him interesting, relevant and entertaining!

What Others Are Saying

I have walked away from many a seminar with one or two ideas to try. But I left Michael Duke’s seminar with a true competitive edge. Michael’s message and style will land him on a national stage with the likes of Covey and Ziglar soon.  David Watson, President, TrainRight Solutions

If people are important to your business, then you need to attend this conference. You’ll leave wishing you had learned this information years earlier. Michael is an engaging, dynamic presenter with valuable insights into the people part of your business. David Jarnagin, CEO Coolbakers International

Michael Duke’s presentations are always thought provoking, he is energetic and dynamic! - Bill Meyer, Partner, Strothman & Company

Michael’s ideas on coaching have become a part of each of our manager’s basic training. The core of his message“ honest, timely, caring and clear communication about our competitive needs“ is essential to our future success. Robert DeAngelis, President, Louisville Tile Distributors.

Coach to the Goal
10 Truths to Transform Your Team into Winners
Enjoy this new book by Michael Duke that will inspire and transform the way you lead!

Michael Duke is a business executive, educator, entrepreneur, sales professional, coach and author. Leadership is not just what he does…it is his passion. His core belief is that at the center of all success is the realization that people are our greatest asset.

Michael’s maxim is simple, yet powerful: value, challenge, and empower your people, and your business will prosper.

Michael’s success is built on the principles of empowerment. As advisor to many top business leaders his methods are proven. He has fifteen years of teaching at the college level while holding bachelors and masters degrees in marketing and management.

Michael’s topics include:

Coach to the Goal

A leadership strategy that balances the need for relationship and accountability.

Coach to the Goal is an enlightening change of perspective that will revolutionize traditional leadership methods. This approach applies to everyone, from an entrepreneur, a front line leader, or a CEO, and when employed will result in a care for, connected, well-trained and highly motivated staff. Read more

Recruit to the Goal

Answers the all-important question “Who are the right people to put on my bus?”

Life and business would be easy of it wasn’t for the people! How many times have you heard this? Yes, the greatest challenges come from having the wrong people. And your greatest satisfaction comes from having the right people! Recruit to the Goal is a common sense plan that will teach you to hire and retain only the best and the brightest! Read more


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