Michael Schnitzka
Author & Motivational Speaker

Author of Escaping
theVelvet Rut

An Adventurer's Guide
to Chasing your dreams!

Guinness Book
World Record Holder

Michael Schnitzka:
Tomorrow is Promised to No One

Get Ready to hit life's
reset button!

Michael Schnitzka is a masterful sales coach and charismatic public speaker with over 25 years of professional experience. As a world-record holding ultramarathon athlete and all-around adventurer extraordinaire, he’ll guide you through his journey of a lifetime while encouraging you to make the most of your own. Michael's timeless message of “tomorrow is promised to no one” has been embraced by people of all ages – from schools and social groups to businesses and professional organizations.

Some Exciting Stories Discussed:

  • Paddling 21 hours a day for 23 days
  • Bicycling in 120-degree heat, competing in a 3000, mile race
  • Training with SEAL Team 6 Members
  • Paddling Canoe for 52 hours straight

Michael's Resume Includes:

  • World Record Holder – canoeing Mississippi River, fastest time
  • World Record Holder – canoeing Wisconsin River, fastest time
  • World Record Holder – crossing Lake Michigan by canoe, fastest time
  • Triathlete, Adventure Racer, Race Across America Competitor
  • One of Milwaukee’s 12 most fascinating men, M Milwaukee’s Lifestyle Magazine - March 2011
  • U.S. Army Veteran

Sales and Business Development Coaching

From the art of the cold call to tips and tricks for “reading the room,” Michael's proven approach to smart selling will ignite your team to rise up, differentiate and persist for peak performance. Building relationships through keen observation, intentional listening and disciplined follow-through has propelled Michael’s career in selling insurance products to financial institutions for over two decades. Through his results-oriented methods, he’ll teach and inspire you to perform at the top of your game. Teams from Bass Pro Shops, Gander Mountain, MarineMax and other corporations have pushed through barriers and grown their businesses from Michael’s tutelage.

CALL MIKE TODAY to learn more about customized programs for large and small groups.

Motivational Speaking

Life moves pretty fast…and a day spent with Michael will inspire you to take action so that it doesn’t just pass you by. Learn about “The Velvet Rut” and how to escape this cushy cage as Michael guides you through his tales of adventure and shows you how to transform dreams into goals and aspirations into achievements. From exhilarating highs to soul-crushing lows, Michael has experienced the full spectrum of life’s ups and downs – he shares his inspiring story with passion and emotion, leaving your group motivated to take full advantage of today and aim even higher for tomorrow.

BOOK MIKE to inspire your group.

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Mike@TheVelvetRut.com