Professional Profile

Cliff Michaels is a writer, broker, social entrepreneur, and founder of companies in technology, real estate, finance, and education. In 1992, The Michaels Agency was launched to provide a network of agents, lenders, and strategists for creative artists and entrepreneurs worldwide. A mentor to students and professionals, Cliff’s passions include brokering deals, remodeling homes, facilitating forums, and developing pitch decks for capital. Cliff also writes, edits, and consults for film, music, and television.

Cliff’s NY Times Bestseller, The 4 Essentials: A Misfit’s Journey is a street-smart memoir, featuring famous mentors from daVinci, Edison, and Einstein to Ali, Oprah, and Steve Jobs (launched #1 Amazon — audio, paperback, e-book). A rebel with a good cause, Cliff’s book proposes a paradigm shift in global education that includes mindset, strategies, values, and purpose (The 4 Essentials of Entrepreneurial Thinking).

In 1999, Cliff co-founded the world’s first online platform to feature digital-notary technology (First Use Global Registry). From 1996-2004, Cliff also served as President, Forum Trainer, and Education Chair of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization L.A, (EO has 12,000+ members, 60+ countries, 120+ chapters). 

COMING SOON > EASY TEACH LMS PLUG-IN (Designed by Cliff Michaels). This customizable Learning Management System provides an affordable WordPress plug-in and website template for teachers, schools, and companies who need to deliver certified e-courses and interactive tools

GIVING BACK by LEARNING FORWARD: With a passion for global education, Cliff provides FREE E-courses and tools for personal & professional growth. His curriculum includes self & team discovery, goal & project planning, social & communication intelligence, forum training, entrepreneur skills, financial literacy, and more.

CONNECT with CLIFF: Cliff and his rescue pup Lucy live in Santa Monica, San Diego, and Vancouver. SM: @cliffmichaels | M: 310-488-6422 | E:


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