Man-Kind Project
July 26, 2023

Greatness Beyond the Badge - The Michael Laidler Interview

Today's guest, Michael Laidler, is a father, coach, professional speaker and best-selling author of the book, Greatness Beyond the Badge.

Who Is Michael Laidler:

Michael has had a diverse and impactful journey that has shaped his passion for personal development and leadership. Growing up in Miami, Florida, under the care of a single mother and grandmother, he learned resilience and self-reliance at an early age due to the absence of a father figure. The challenges of his upbringing taught him the importance of self-leadership and adaptability in navigating life's uncertainties.

At just 19 years old, Michael embarked on a career as a police officer in Tallahassee, Florida. Seeking further growth and diverse experiences, Michael transitioned to become a Border Patrol Agent in Laredo, Texas, where he served as a K-9 Handler and a member of specialized field units. As he sought more challenging roles, he joined the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Within this agency, he embraced positions of increasing responsibility, each contributing to his development as a well-rounded law enforcement officer. These positions included Correctional Officer, Special Investigative Services Technician, Lieutenant, Special Investigative Agent and Employee Development Manager. Each of these roles developed his expertise as a law enforcement officer.

Michael's Mission:

His mission is to motivate, inspire, and ignite high-stress individuals worldwide. Michael is committed to transforming lives and mindsets through engaging keynotes, transformative seminars, and comprehensive 360 leader assessments. His focus is on empowering personal development and fostering strong leadership skills, enabling individuals to thrive in demanding environments.

Michael's Vision:

Michael's vision is to be a global leader in building and empowering high stress people across the world. He aspires to be recognized as a respected and reputable authority in the field of personal development and leadership, setting the standard for excellence.

Where Can I Follow Michael Laidler:

Official Website - Michael Laidler

LinkedIn - Michael Laidler

From Your Host:

"I am on a journey to be the best version of myself and want to ensure others don't travel alone. Join me as I look to interview experts in areas of mindset, motivation and fitness to help guide us on our journeys." ~Charles Wallace

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