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Speaking Services 

Corporate Programs

LSA Founder and Program Director, Michael Plahn thrives in opportunities to educate, entertain, and share with his audiences. Michael is a sought after presenter who uses a self-deprecating lens to look at his numerous life experiences and struggles in an effort to reach and motivate his audiences.  He openly discusses how his addictions, Depressive Disorder, anxiety and panic issues, chronic pain, chronic illness, and significant losses in his life have led to growth and learning opportunities that have been a paradoxical gift.  Michael explains how these powerful life experiences have forever altered his path, changed his awareness, and led to a career built on helping others dramatically improve the quality of their lives. Topics include:

  • Why You Cannot Separate Family from the Family Business
  • Creating Positive Change in All Areas of Our Lives
  • The Illusive Work-Life Balance Mystery
  • Addiction and Mental Health Awareness and Treatment
  • Aging Issues and Effects on the Family Business
  • Fail Now and Succeed for a Lifetime
  • Why a Narcissist Can Change The World

Mr. Plahn is also happy to create a customized presentation relevant for the organization that may interweave any of the above subject matter.  If you have an upcoming conference, event, or retreat, please contact us about potential scheduling opportunities as he is typically booked months in advance.

Click here to read or hear directly from Michael about his personal story of change.


NCAA Life Skills Program

Michael Plahn is an approved speaker for the CHAMPS Life Skills program. He uses his extensive personal experience, along with his graduate level education and clinical skills to reach the student-athletes in the audience. Michael is approved by the NCAA to speak on:

  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
  • Stress Management and Mental Health Promotion
Michael will help your student athletes have fun, while learning about a serious subject matter, and where to find help (utilizing Athletic Department resources) if needed.  Please contact us about potential scheduling opportunities as Michael is typically booked months in advance. 


Motivational Speaking


Michael Plahn candidly uses his own difficulties, setbacks, and triumphs to entertain and motivate his audience. He has a variety of topics and subject matter that he can draw from to customize a unique experience for your corporate outing or retreat. Michael truly believes in failure. He even embraces failure as one of his keys to success.  Please contact us to explore how Michael can be a part of your firm's next program.

"This is the most comprehensive approach to addiction treatment I have ever seen" - Dr. Shantelle Whitehead, Clinical Psychologist


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