Michael Charest

Selected Speaking Topics:

  • Sell from the Podium: How to earn $250k per year by waiving the speaking fee! – Michael shares his success stories building a thriving business using speaking as his primary marketing tool.
  • Master the Sales Process: How to close more sales in an ethical & dignified manner – In this talk, Michael shares his real-world experiences selling successfully and maintaining one’s integrity.
  • Objection Smajection!: How to handle objections without sounding salesy and sleazy! – Preparation leads to Profits. Successful salespeople plan ahead and deal with potential objections before ever meeting with their clients.
  • The Science & Art of Business – Properly blend a proven system with your personality to create a system guaranteed to attract more clients.
  • Profits through People: How to manage teams for business growth! – Your company profits are 100% correlated to the strength of you employees and managers!
  • The Greatest Manager in the World: Harness the blend of leadership & management for business success – Teams are only as strong as their leaders. In this talk, Michael shares traits and principles of hospitality’s greatest manager leaders


Michael Charest is a 17-year veteran business coach, consultant, author, and speaker. He is the president of Business Growth Solutions, a company specializing in helping solo and micro businesses attract more clients, grow their businesses, and live the prosperous life they deserve!

Michael has coached more than 480 individual and 1,500 small group clients, delivered more than 100 live talks and webinars, produced and delivered 30 live seminars, recorded 80 audio programs, written more than 1,200 pages of business content as well as a self-help book, From Grunt to Greatness!

Michael held senior management positions with both Hilton Hotels and American Golf Corporation, then founded two successful companies, (Coach & Grow Rich and Business Growth Solutions), so he understands first-hand, the challenges of business management and ownership.