about michael timms
speaker, author, media contributor
Michael Timms believes that everyone deserves to be inspired and uplifted by their leaders at work. A best-selling author and internationally sought-after speaker and consultant, Michael teaches leaders how to inspire greatness in those they lead.
Michael is the author of the book How Leaders Can Inspire Accountability which the world’s #1 leadership coach, Marshall Goldsmith, called “the ultimate guide for embracing accountability as a leader” and is the basis of his TEDx talk. His first book, Succession Planning That Works, received critical acclaim as “an invaluable guide for identifying, and taking advantage of, talent within organizations.”
Prior to forming his own consultancy, Michael was a consultant with Deloitte and an HR leader in the construction and manufacturing industries. Michael earned an M.B.A. from Utah State University.
When Michael is not helping leaders improve their game, he enjoys spending time with his family and going on challenging outdoor adventures in remote wilderness locations. His most recent adventure was summiting an 18,871 ft (5,752 m) mountain in the Peruvian Andes.