Professional Profile

Cliff Michaels is a broker, VC, strategic coach, forum facilitator, education activist, and social entrepreneur whose New York Times Bestseller The 4 Essentials launched #1 on Amazon and Barnes & Noble in 2012. The book inspired many education and business thought leaders to include The 4 Essentials (Mindset, Strategies, Values, Purpose) in their academic and corporate learning programs. Cliff’s Total Success System includes over 20 hours of e-courses, tools, and certified training for life, careers, money mastery, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Cliff also facilitates private forum, boards, and retreats worldwide. From 1996-2004, he served as a member, President, Education and Forum Chair of the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization Los Angeles (known today as EO), a global network with over 12,000 members in 50+ countries and 120+ chapters. He also launched EO’s first student mentor programs and charity galas in 2003-2004. 

Among his 25-year accomplishments. Cliff is an angel investor and Founder of Cliff Michaels & Associates, a real estate finance, brokerage & consulting firm that has closed one billion dollars in transactions since 1992. In 1999, Cliff also co-founded the world’s first online platform to feature Digital-Notary technology.

Giving Back by Learning Forward: With a mission to inspire and the raise the bar for global education, Cliff donates books & e-courses worldwide. LEARN HOW YOU CAN SPONSOR YOUR FAVORITE STUDENT, CLUB or SCHOOL TODAY!

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