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Our Program Philosophy
Our programs focus on meeting and exceeding the challenge of education which include:
  • facilitating learning
  • in an enjoyable format
  • this is easy to use and leads to taking action and
  • has a significant positive impact on the success of people and organizations.
It is with this philosophy that we approach and deliver every seminar and educational experience.
 
All Programs Have …
  • significant and meaningful content; they are not infomercials
  • insightful presentation approach
  • humor, fun, and are energizing
  • concepts easily applied and successfully used in every day business practices
  • appealing and memorable visual presentations
  • handouts with useful materials and helpful hints that lead to success
  • worksheets and workshops that customize action promoting techniques
 
How Long Is The Session?
We have a number of options to meet your needs and fit your time constraints. Visit below and click on any program “pdf” next to the program description for more specific information.
  • Meal Moments - when you need a 15 to 45 minute speech during or after a meal to liven things up and communicate an impactful message.
  • Speeches - have an energizing and uplifting 60 to 120 minute presentation. Sure to have people talking and taking action.
  • Seminars - Two hour to two-day presentation that will communicate memorable and significant messages having a lasting positive impact on participants’ behaviors, attitudes, and actions.

Master Educator - Dr. Michael Abelson - Leads Programs

Education & Certifications

  • B.A. Psychology, M.A. Clinical Psychology, M.B.A. Business Administration, Ph.D. Management
  • CPBA (Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst), CPVA (Certified Professional Values Analyst), CAIA (Certified Attributes Index Analyst)

Professional Positions

  • Executive Director, Listening Ear Crisis Intervention Center, 1974 to 1976
  • Faculty, Texas A&M University, 1981 to Present
  • Director, Texas A&M University, M.S. in Human Resource Management, 1988 to 1990
  • CEO/President, The Abelson Group, 1986 to Present
  • CEO/President, Abelson Properties, 1998 to Present
Educational Experience
  • Delivery of over 800 executive education, national/regional meeting seminars
  • Teaching over 35,000 students at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels at Texas A&M University
  • Delivery of over 300 seminars for numerous executive development centers at various universities
  • Developed numerous capstone courses working with executives to integrate business concepts with business activities/challenges
  • Faculty, Executive MBA Program, Wuhan University, China, 2005-2006
Publication and Media
  • Author of over 60 articles and one best selling book
  • Developer and deliverer of 40 television shows highlighting top sales staff and office managers
  • Quoted in over 100 national and local media, newspapers, newsletters, and magazines
Awards and Others
  • Special Issue of Business Week magazine - listed as one of the top MBA instructors in the country
  • Division Chairperson, Health Care Administration Division of the Academy of Management, 1985 to 1986
  • Research Fellow, Texas A&M University, Real Estate Research Center, 1986-1991
  • Numerous College and University teaching awards selected by students, the Former Students Association and/or University administration
  • Center for Teaching Excellence - numerous invited seminars
  • President of numerous public service organizations
  • Member of numerous Boards of Directors