Michael Goldberg consults with people and organizations around the world.
He leads trainings, seminars and retreats; and he speaks at professional
conferences and meetings about leadership, executive presence and
He has taught the enneagram personality styles widely for thirty years.
Michael has written two books:
The 9 Ways of Working introduces the enneagram personality styles to the workplace for creativity and collaboration.
Travels with Odysseus retells Homer’s Odyssey as engaging, profound teaching stories that inform and inspire.
Clients include the Central Intelligence Agency, Honeywell, South African Airways, Farmers Insurance, Bidvest (South Africa), TopHuman (China).
Michael has been on the faculty of graduate schools of management, law and psychology. An attorney and certified mediator, he has mediated hundreds of disputes, including large-scale community controversies. He was an attorney at the now famous US Office of Government Ethics.
He has been interviewed on over one hundred television and radio programs, including on CNN, Fox New Channel, CBC (Canada) and ABC (Australia).
His original Enneagram work has been widely recognized including articles in New York Newsday; Cosmopolitan; Men’s Health; World Business; Fast Company; Personnel Psychology; Organizational Research/Management Science Today; the International Personnel Management Association News; Incentive, Sales and Marketing Management; Human Resource Executive; and internationally in The Guardian, the Daily Mail (U.K.), the Scotsman, and The Sowetan.
He has taught at Esalen Institute and the U.S. government's Western Management Development Center for senior executives. Michael was longtime Chairman of the Board of Emperor's College of Oriental Medicine, one of the oldest and largest schools of acupuncture in the U.S., and he has been a board member and Director of Programs for GREX, the professional group relations society. He was on the committee that created the first International Enneagram Conference at Stanford University.