Mindstuck: Mastering the Art of Changing Minds


We’re told you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. But what if you could?

This landmark bestseller explores the latest discoveries in neuroscience and behavioral psychology and offers a blueprint for changing the minds of even the most stubborn people.

Whether you are a leader trying to help your team navigate change, a businessperson who needs a potential partner to see your value proposition, or a parent who wants to get your teenager away from their screen, this book will show you how to persuade even the most mindstuck people in your world.

To watch a video overview of the book, click here.

"Mindstuck is a must-read if you want to make greater impact.”
Mel Robbins, Podcast host and NYT bestselling author

"A timely guide to restoring the lost art of civil discourse.”
Daniel H. Pink, #1 NYT bestselling author

"Saturated with science yet practical and funny. This book will help you win hearts even when minds are on the defensive.”
Zoe Chance, PhD. Yale School of Management


The New Now - Preparing for the 10 Trends that will dominate a post-COVID world

Digital Book

Times of crisis create great opportunity for those that are prepared. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, smart leaders recognise that now is the time to gear up for what comes next. 

'The New Now' explores the 10 megatrends that will reshape our world, recast our economy and redefine everyday life in ways many of us can scarcely imagine.

To watch a video overview of the book, click here.

"This thought-provoking book offers a lightning-bolt of inspiration for future-proofing any brand. Michael’s insights are super fresh and are the perfect jump start for strategic planning."

Victoria Brown - Marketing Director, Swarovski

As a digital publication, 'The New Now' (RRP$19.95) is available on all major eBook platforms including Kindle and Apple iBooks.


The Case for Character


In this age of transparency, consumers are demanding ever-greater trustworthiness and values-alignment from the brands and businesses they engage with. 

Looking at the latest consumer research and case studies of best practice from around the world, this new book from business strategist Michael McQueen explores:

  • Why the marketplace today is more skeptical and discerning - and how this creates an enormous opportunity for those that are prepared
  • How purpose-driven brands have proven to be more lucrative, loved and longer lasting than their competitors
  • A game plan for building or rebuilding trust through credibility, consistency, clarity and congruence

“Trust is the most important currency today. Michael brilliantly examines four simple strategies to build a trusted and lasting brand. An enlightening read for everyone in corporate brand building.”

Jürgen Kohnen - Director of Retail Innovation, Procter and Gamble, Germany


How to Prepare Now for What's Next


Be ready for the future or be part of the past.

Disruption looms large on the horizon and no organisation, institution or individual will be immune.

So how can you survive the upcoming storm and stay one step ahead of change?

This landmark book gives you powerful insights into the disruptions that lie ahead along with a proven game plan for surviving and thriving in turbulent times. 

To watch a 5-min video overview of the book's key themes and focus, click here.

“Michael does a superb job of simplifying the complex and provides leaders with a structured approach they can follow in order to stay one step ahead of disruption.”

Mark Merritt - Associate Director, KPMG


Teaching for Tomorrow (Paperback)


As we brace for a perfect storm of technological and social change, the need for educational transformation has never been greater.

In this research-rich book, Michael explores:

  • The 10 megatrends that will dominate the coming decades
  • 4 ‘capability gaps’ in today’s students that may leave them ill-equipped for what lies ahead
  • The key paradigm shifts educators will need to make to remain relevant in turbulent times
  • A range of proven strategies for making innovation and agility part of the DNA in education 

 “This book is a must-read for any educator or administrator who wants to stay ahead of the inevitable change we all must face in the near future. I fully endorse it.”

Dr. Ian Lillico - Churchill Fellow & Executive Director of BoysForward Institute


Momentum: How to Build it, Keep it, or Get it Back


When it is working for you, momentum can be your biggest asset and your best friend. However, when you start to lose your mojo and get into a rut, turning things around requires a specific set of skills and understanding.

This simple and powerful book will show you how to build and keep unstoppable momentum in both business and life. You will discover the secrets of lasting growth and vitality while learning how smart individuals and organizastions stay on a roll and at the cutting edge.

"This book provides a roadmap for creating the energy that is needed to fuel organizations that don't want to fall behind."

Steve Vamos - Fmr Vice President, Microsoft Australia & New Zealand


Winning the Battle for Relevance


This new release explores why many of the world's most iconic brands are becoming obsolete and offers tips for leaders and organizations committed to avoiding the same fate.

In an unprecedented era of upheaval, this timely book offers practical and proven strategies for staying ahead of the curve and the competition as times change.

"One of the best business books I have read. Full of excellent advice for businesses of any size."

Andrew Robertson - Chief Business Reporter, ABC News


Teaching for Tomorrow (PD Training Curriculum)


This comprehensive new PD training curriculum features a range of live presentations from Michael designed to be run locally over the course of a year with teaching staff groups. 

It explores the key themes of Michael's book "Teaching for Tomorrow" and identifies the key trends that will shape the world of tomorrow while providing a blueprint for ensuring our schools, students and educational systems are fit for the future.

To view a 5-min video overview of is program, click here.

"This program gives us a powerful glimpse of the future. It is essential material for any who wish to ensure their educational offering remains relevant in the years ahead." Dr. Tim Hawkes, OAM

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