Michael Hargrove has excelled in many roles; a published author, a professional speaker, a professional sales and management coach, a martial artist (studying for years under Chuck Norris), a professional songwriter/musician, a race car driver, a professional caterer and chef, a stage four cancer survivor, and most important to him, a devoted husband, and a dedicated father of four + two.
In an automotive career that spans over forty years, he has been a national award winning sales associate, a three time national award winning sales manager, a two time national award winning general manager, and a highly acclaimed sales and management coach.
As a success coach and trainer, Michael has published several books and albums. His work has been produced and aired on television and he has been a contributing author for several other books including: Highlighted in Yellow; a short course in living wisely and choosing well, Looking Back and Stepping Forward; supplemental information on child sexual abuse for adult survivors, students, and therapists, Amazing Grace for Families, and the highly successful book series, Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Michael’s work has also been published in various magazines including: Woman’s World, Bits & Pieces, Leadership In Action, Selling Radio, and many others. One of his stories was even used by the Taiwanese government in its high school textbooks teaching English. Additionally, scores of newspapers and websites throughout the world have also published his writings.
Michael is the founder and president of Bottom Line Underwriters, Inc. and My Success Company.Com. His company’s client list ranges from individuals and small companies to Fortune 1000 companies like: IBM Canada, The Shaklee Corporation, the Red Devil and Freedom Fireworks companies, FEI Women’s Health, American Honda Motor Company, Pyrodyne America Corp., and well over a thousand auto dealerships and dealer groups throughout North America.
After over thirty years of touring nationally, Michael has acquired a training style that is both engaging and informative. He has conducted live seminars and workshops throughout America for thousands of automotive colleagues, as well as attendees of different professions and walks of life.