Leadership Strategies

Michael Wilkinson, CMF

Leadership Strategies

Leadership Strategies

Who We Are

At Leadership Strategies, our mission is to serve as facilitators of positive, impactful results for our clients through our practical, dynamic, and interactive meeting facilitation and facilitation training services. We know the power of facilitation and it is our business to “Share the Power of Facilitation with the World.”

Michael Wilkinson, CMF
Michael Wilkinson, CMF

The #1 Facilitation Training Company in the US

Our founder, Michael Wilkinson, started  in 1992 combining the passion he had for helping people with his expertise in designing processes to create a comprehensive course for achieving amazing results through groups. The Effective Facilitator, with its practical approach and numerous tools and strategies, has quickly become the top facilitation training course in the nation. Today, over 20,000 people have been trained in The Effective Facilitator through clients and partners around the globe.

The success of this flagship course spawned over a dozen other facilitation-related courses including The Facilitative Consultant, Facilitation Skills for Trainers, The Secrets to Facilitating Strategy, and Facilitating Virtual Meetings.

We offer public classes in Atlantic City, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Sydney, Toronto, Washington, DC, and Atlanta, where we have our headquarters. We also provide private, on-site classes for clients around the nation and throughout the world.

The #1 Meeting Facilitation Company in the US

If you are in need of a professional facilitator, look no further. Through FindaFacilitator.com, we have under contract over 500 facilitators who facilitate executive teams and task forces in such topics as strategic planning, issue resolution, process improvement, community engagement, focus groups, team building and numerous others. Our core facilitation team members, the best of the best, are experts in our facilitation methodology and bring experience and expertise from various industries.

Contact us to begin working with our facilitators.

As the largest facilitation company, we have the responsibility to share the power of facilitation with the world. But we are often asked, what makes our number #1?

– 13 facilitation training courses
– Over 20,000 trained in our flagship course
– Over 500 facilitators under contract
– More Certified Master Facilitators than any other organizations

We are most proud of our 73% net promoter score which exceeds customer loyalty giants such as Ritz Carlton (67/%), Amazon (71%), and Apple (72%). (Check the numbers!)

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