Make your next conference the best with speaker Michael Bergdahl
An internationally acclaimed keynote speaker who has captivated audiences worldwide, Michael Bergdahl will transform your conference with a custom-tailored presentation that entertains and inspires as it teaches your team to compete more effectively.
Michael Bergdahl's keynote speeches are a unique blend of inspiration, storytelling, and solid business knowledge, customized to teach the skills and deliver the messages that will help your business most. He'll show your team how to improve service, increase productivity, embrace change, exceed profitability goals, and much, much more. His presentation will make your conference memorable ... and his message will help your business succeed!
Bergdahl is a Walmart authority who served as the Director of “People” for the headquarters office in Bentonville, Arkansas, where he worked directly with Walmart founder Sam Walton. In fact, it was Sam Walton who gave Bergdahl the nickname, “Bird Dawg"! If you'd like to put the tactics of the world's richest man and the world's largest company to work for your business, Bergdahl can show you how.
In addition to his Walmart expertise, Bergdahl is also a business turnaround specialist and HR transformation expert. He participated in successful business turnarounds as a VP of HR at both American Eagle Outfitters and Waste Management, and he received the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) lifetime certification from SHRM. He also worked in the FMCG Industry for PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay Division in the sales organization and headquarters staff assignments.
Michael Bergdahl is also a best selling author whose books have been published in multiple languages, and he leads Master Classes that teach important business concepts and reinforce the skills and capabilities that leaders need.
Insight, experience, and powerful, down-to-earth know-how make Michael Bergdahl a must-hear speaker who can make your next conference unforgettable!
Michael Bergdahl's Speeches
Speech 1: Leadership Putting Employees First©
The keys to effective leadership of a diverse and multi-generational workforce in the 21st century
Speech 2: Standards Disrupt You!© Speech
DISRUPT YOU! is an inspirational speech designed challenge audience members to reach their full potential and to achieve their goals in life!
Speech 3: Culture The Sam Walton Way©
“Wouldn’t it be great to learn Sam Walton’s success strategies? Now you can!”
Speech 4: Strategies Picking Wal-Mart’s “POCKETS”©
“Strategies of the World’s Largest Company”
Speech 5: Tactics The 10 Rules of Sam Walton©
“Learn the Tactics of the World’s Richest Man”
Speech 6: Moving Forward Change/Challenge/Choice©
"Today's Success Is No Guarantee of Success Tomorrow"
"Your Message is Powerful!"
Edward Ray, Head of National Sales - Coca-Cola Russia
"Michael Bergdahl provides a glimpse into the "Wal-Mart Big Box" that only an insider could provide.”
Paul Slevin, Director of Food & Impulse, TESCO Ireland
“When was the last time a speaker held your attention for three hours?”
Jim Barr, Nationwide Insurance
"Sam Walton would be proud of you!"
Roger Corbett, Former CEO Woolworths, Australia; Current Member: Walmart Board of Directors