"Great speaker! Very engaging. Insightful and thought-provoking content.” - Boston Scientific

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National Speaker Pete Machalek

Pete Machalek is a national speaker who helps professionals move forward in their careers, become more effective team members, and represent their organizations with increased power. Recognizing that not all audiences have the same challenges and goals or resonate with the same approach, Pete customizes his content and level of interaction to speak to the group’s specific interests and stylistic preferences. Combining an approachable persona with a deep expertise in storytelling and business communication, Pete engages audiences from start to finish and provides actionable insights that leave participants with takeaways they can immediately benefit from.

Sample topics include:

THE POWER OF STORY – The Art of Presenting Yourself and Your Business

BE CONNECTED TO EFFECTIVE NETWORKING – How to Build Professional Relationships Everywhere You Go

WINNING PRESENCE FOR TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS – Communicating with Nontechnical Audiences

GETTING ON THE SAME PAGE – Leading a Meeting to Optimize Execution

INSPIRING AMBASSADORSHIP – Engaging Your Team Members To Participate in Your Business Development Process



Architecture/Engineering/Construction – Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and Minnesota Chapter  • Minnesota Construction Association  (MCA)  •  American Institute of Architects (AIA)  •  Midwest Energy Association (MEA)  •  American Council of Engineering Companies of MN (ACEC)  •  Manufacturer's Alliance  • NiSource  •  Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO)

Professional Women and Leadership – Energetic Women  •  Accenture Women's Interest Group  •  Association of Women Contractors  •  Best Buy – Women's Leadership Forum (WOLF)  •  Women In Leadership (WIL) •  National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Business / Sales / IT – 3M Engineering Group  •  Minnesota Government IT Symposium  • TechFuse  • International Institute of Business Analysis  •  New Business Minnesota  •  Bridge Realty •  SAMSNet  •  Meeting Planners International (MPI)  •  Minnesota Society of Association Executives (MSAE) •  International Special Events Society ISES 

Professional Development / Leadership  American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) - Twin Cities Chapter  •  University of Minnesota Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI)  •  Gustavus Adolphus College Center for Servant Leadership  •  Dakota County Workforce Center  •  Minnesota Coaches Association (MCA)  •  MindSurf  •   Midwest Society of Association Executives (MSAE)  •  Secure 360  • Administrative Excellence Institute (AEI)  •  Project Management Institute

Law / Employment / Healthcare – Fredrikson/Byron Law Firm •  Employment Action Center (EAC) •  Career Planning & Adult Development •  Lee Hecht Harrison •  



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