Mick is an author, speaker and generational strategist. He writes and speaks on engaging Millennials at work. He is the co-author of Managing The Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today’s Workforce, 2nd Edition (Wiley), which is used in corporate training and business schools. His focus is on bridging the understanding gap and helping generations work better together.
He co-founded the Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership at California State University, Long Beach, which promotes ethics across the curriculum. Mick is an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Concordia University.
His book, Who Are You? What Do You Want? Four Questions That Will Change Your Life, has been praised by legendary coach John Wooden, Grand Slam golf champion Gary Player, and many prominent leaders and CEOs, as “The one book to read that will immediately impact your life.” Mick has also co-authored two other books, The Ethics Challenge: Living With Integrity In A Greedy World.
Mick has worked with entrepreneurs and corporate executives of businesses and organizations in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Astronauts Memorial Foundation at the Kennedy Space Center, which oversees the Center for Space Education. Mick holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, a master’s degree in Semitic languages, and a Ph.D. in theology. He received the President’s Distinguished Service Award from California State University, Long Beach in 2002, and in 2006, was named Distinguished Alumnus from the College of Liberal Arts.
Mick has been featured on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business Network, NBC, and in numerous publications.