Michael Martel helps people get organized, set goals, and achieve more than they ever thought possible.
is a retired Special Forces Green Beret. What is a Green Beret? A
Green Beret is a member of the United States Special Forces, a special
section of the U.S. Army that focuses on Unconventional Warfare. The
Green Berets are usually the first ones sent into an area to gather
intelligence, help citizens or organize rescue missions. One of the
slogans of the Green Berets is "improvise, adapt, and overcome." Mike
excelled as a Green Beret because of his ability to think creatively
about situations and because of the value he puts on personal
After retiring from the Special Forces, Michael
joined the business world in IT Security and Telecommunications. In
business, he excelled and noticed that there were several areas of his
business that could be improved by applying some of the tactics he
learned in Special Forces. Mike restructured work groups and applied
many of his lessons of productivity. Since then, Mike has managed
business units with budgets of upwards of $70 to $100 million, and they
all used many of his Special Forces techniques.
Michael has a
hands on approach to productivity, which will allow anyone to change
their habits, get rid of busy work, and become strategic about the way
they accomplish whatever they want!
Michael found his military
training and skills in getting things done were very relevant and useful
in helping people get the results they want in all areas of their
business and personal lives. His books, reports, and hot-to guides cover
many different areas. He lives with his wife in Washington State,
south of Seattle.