Dr. Michael Brown
Michael has been speaking, mentoring, and leading since 1991. Michael’s passions include teaching, writing, rigorous exercise, grilling out, peanut butter, people watching and power naps.
Dr. Michael Brown is the Founder, Lead Coach, and Chief Consultant of DMB Coaching. Over the past two decades through national leadership as a management consultant, life coach, motivational speaker, and organizational architect, Michael has engaged thousands of clients in exploring their purposes, relationships, and directions, with special emphasis on developing in each of the Twelve Dimensions® of Life. Recently, he just released the 40th episode of Three Words, a podcast which provides fresh insights each week on making each choice count and every moment matter.
Michael travels extensively regionally and nationally – sharing with higher education professionals, business leaders, association executives, college students, faith communities, and collegiate and professional athletes his insights on innovative leadership paradigms, the art of relationship marketing, the nature of high-powered teams, interpersonal conflict resolution, human development, life management, dynamic relationships, emotional intelligence, health and wellness, social justice, redesigning and rebranding organizations for success, and his original Lifegiver® Leadership Model. At the request of numerous organizations and companies, Michael has developed volumes of tailored curriculum on hundreds of topics that help companies and clients become the best version of themselves.
Having studied journalism [B.A.] and political science at Ohio University; counseling and communication [M.Min] at a seminary in Chicago; and higher education administration [Ph.D.] at Bowling Green State University, Dr. Brown has developed volumes of tailored curriculum on hundreds of topics that help companies and clients become the best version of themselves. He is currently the Life Coach for the Department of Athletics, Recreation & Wellness at Bowling Green State University, as well as serves in a variety of other university roles, including Director of the SEARCH Learning Community, Director of the Vanguard Men’s Mentoring Initiative, and Sales & Marketing Manager for Conference & Event Services. He is also in the early stages of developing a new partnership with the NFL and will soon launch a podcast with Emmy Award-winning sportscaster James Brown.
Michael has a passion for leading the charge with his wife (Teresa) of 29 years, four sons, five daughters and one grandson to be a force of positive change within society. The Brown Family has served as a household for dozens of foster children over the past 19 years and were selected as the 2008 Bowling Green Family of the Year. Michael’s personal hobbies include rigorous exercise, people watching, and peanut butter.
Three Words Podcast
Break The Rules
Sometimes living an extraordinary life requires us to make choices that aren’t quite normal. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and saxophonist Mike Williams discuss creativity, career changes, and walking the line between faith and wisdom.Watch Now
Michael on Three Words Podcast
Sometimes Shop Local
Should we feel bad about drinking Starbucks if the coffee shops in our own community just aren’t that good? This week, Dr. Michael Brown and local business owner Ben Vollmar engage in a nuanced and surprising conversation that will inspire consumers and business leaders alike.
Learn Their Story
There is so much that we don’t know about each stranger we encounter, each acquaintance we make, and each friend or family member we love. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and life design coach David Dennison encourage us to look more closely and listen more carefully to the people in our lives.
Embrace Your Season
As this winter comes to a close, we are reminded that every season is a new opportunity to become fully alive. This week, Dr. Michael Brown is joined by business owner and grandmother Kathy Wilhelm as they explore an essential framework for living life well.