Michael Quigley, BA (Hons) 1st class, MA, PGCE, is a former primary school teacher with extensive experience in teaching, coaching, leading, and team membership, coupled with a life-long enduring passion for and interest in fitness, wellbeing, and growing people. He is a published author and regular blogger as well as the creator of multiple online professional and personal development courses with his company Kataholos.
He has over 10 years of teaching experience and has delivered training sessions over the last five years to over 10 thousand people for organisations including the North and Western Chamber of Commerce, the Global Chamber, the FSB, DJH Mitten Clarke, Cooney Carey, the Chartered Insurance Institute and PFS all over the UK as well as internationally for Russell Bedford International.
Michael has an extensive experience in public speaking, delivering for both the public and private sectors regionally, nationally, and internationally, both in person and online. He has delivered presentations both in person and online throughout the UK and internationally at Leadership conferences in Malta and Canada.
His Kataholos Online Learning Platform empowers over 8000 professionals in 100 countries currently, with e-learning courses on stress, holistic health, communication skills, and motivation.
Michael has a motivational podcast for business professionals, Food for the Journey in English and Comida Para El Viaje in Spanish on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, and has two published books, “Guidelines for a Wholistic happy life” and “Loving Leadership.
Michael aims to seek to address the pain points of leaders, managers, business owners, or people in positions of authority. He addresses –
- Communication skills,
- Professional skills,
- Leadership development,
- Thinking skills,
- Health and well-being
Michael also delivers a keynote speech on –
How post-traumatic growth can change your life – which covers his story from being a teacher to starting his business.
Michael is a fantastic and engaging speaker…He is incredibly enthusiastic and always comes to sessions with such high energy levels, that he lifts the mood of everyone taking part...Michael has the expertise to perfectly blend technical scientific/psychological concepts, personal anecdotes to bring things to life, and interactive fun
I can't recommend Kataholos enough, and can tell you that you won't be disappointed if you go to Michael for any aspect of improving yourself
Michael’s approach works so well because he truly cares; and has a great way of expressing and delivering his experience and advice to all people, at all levels, and from all generations.-
— Stephen Hamlet- CEO of Russell Bedford International