Michael Stratford

Michael Stratford

The Provocateur of Transformation | GameMaster for Gamify Your LIfe and Work | Coaching Thought Leader

In person: South Orange County, CA


1-866-511-1898 x9335


Mon - Wed, 9AM - 5PM (PT). By appointment.

    Key clients

General Motors      Ford Motor

General Electric      Wells Fargo     

Areas of expertise

Executive Coaching, Gamification, Teamwork

Professional summary

Michael is a champion of uniqueness. It’s been said he’s a blend of Robin Williams, and the Dalai lama. That doesn’t include the business savvy, range and depth of experience garnered from 56 different jobs, his clearly provocative nature, and the mastery born of 2 decades of coaching clients from rock bands to Fortune 100 company execs and their teams. All the while also having trained over 6,000 coaches and authored 4 books on coaching. He’s even had time to run the NYC and San Diego Marathon, be on Broadway and Soap operas, and marry an Aussie.

Specialties: Leveraging Uniqueness, Gamify Your Life, Gamification, Self Mastery, Innovation, Creativity, Training Coaches,Quintessential Leadership, Team development Leadership Coaching, Executive Coaching, Transformational Coaching. Author, Program creation, Provoking and Invoking Personal and business Transformation

Engagement overview

Up to 3 coaching sessions and one intake session for clarification of desired outcome


Focus on Leadership, Executive and Manager Development, Teamwork, Coach Training, Performance

Clients by Industry:

• Ford Motor Company
• GM
• The Whirlpool Corporation
• GE

• Cisco Systems
• QuickLogic
• Vertex Corporation
• Tandem Engineering
• Broadcom

Game Industry - Blizzard Entertainment
Leadership Training and Development
• Ecstasis
• Leading Initiatives Worldwide
• To Be Training
• Glitz International

Coach Training
• Coach, Inc.
• Corporate Coach U
• Coaches Certification Institute
• Great Life Technologies

Bio Tech
• Edwards Life Sciences
• Healthcare Practice IT

• Wells Fargo
• Lloyd's Bank of London

Pharmaceutical - Abbot Labs

Entertainment - over 40 rock 'cover' bands in the Philadelphia/Jersey Shore/ Delaware Corridor and 2 national acts