Top Performers Choose To Fear Less

You can champion smarter, healthier organizations, inspire more accomplished teams, foster secure relationships, and fully enjoy the deepest rewards of whole-life success.

When you feel an unwavering pull toward breakthrough change but experience resistance within your ranks, among key stakeholders, or within yourself, it’s time to think outside the usual performance improvement or executive coaching models.

It’s time to consider how you can move your biggest goals forward without playing small, settling for marginal results, slipping backwards, or putting everything you’ve worked hard for at risk.

The Fear Less Advantage™is based on the premise that the best performers do not fear nothing, but instead choose to act - choose to boldly lead themselves and others forward - transcending fear. By addressing the root cause of your hesitation or including your team in similar work, you can spark the type of creativity and cohesion that will produce positive results across all your KPIs. Simple tools embedded in powerful programs: for your organization, your team, your Forum, and for yourself.

The Fear Less Advantage™ was created by Michael Boydell, an internationally renowned advisor to some of the world’s top performing CEOs, leaders, and teams. Though The Fear Less Advantage™ model offers the secrets of C-Suite success, it’s also an incredibly effective performance approach for athletes, entrepreneurs, couples, parents, and individual striving for breakthrough results.


The Fear Less Advantage™ methodology is exclusively effective for:

High Performing Individuals

  • Recalibrate your vision
  • Optimize energy-to-results ratio
  • Ensure accountability
  • Accelerate transformative impact

High Performing Teams & Organizations

  • Align to a common purpose
  • Deepen trust and respect
  • Clarify roles and accountabilities
  • Achieve results and transformative change

New & Experienced YPO Forums

  • Set conditions for success
  • Refresh winning practices
  • Deepen member connections
  • Revitalize take-home value

Michael Boydell: Elite Advisor To High Performing Individuals & Teams

Michael Boydell’s passion is understanding and addressing the unique needs of high-performing individuals, specifically CEOs, executives, elite athletes, YPO forums, global organizations, and their teams. Michael graduated with a BA Psychology from Queen’s University and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He is an experienced executive, holding positions as CEO, President, start-up founder and Board member with high-growth, international companies. Michael’s work with Young Presidents Organization as a globally-certified coach draws from his own 19 years of personal Forum experience. His athletic experiences in team sports and endurance-distance triathlon deeply inform his approach.

There aren’t many advisors who know exactly what it’s like on a day-to-day basis. Michael does. Michael launched his advisory business in 2009 to an exclusive CEO client base in the US and Canada and has quickly become a go-to expert for people who want to gain more freedom and self-actualization in their busy lives. In 2015, Michael designed and delivered a leadership program for the International Board of YPO in Osaka, Japan. He is an accredited Board Director, has advanced certification in the Birkman Method and Tilt365 leadership tools, and is the creator of The Fear Less Advantage™ framework for whole-life performance. His methods have been increasingly used as part of one-to-one advisory relationships, off-site Board and corporate retreats, organizational growth strategies, YPO Forum retreats, and as part of company-wide leadership programs. Michael is a the author of an upcoming book.


When You Want More Than A Coach

On-Site or Off-Site Workshops

As part of an ongoing leadership development initiative or to incorporate team learning into a larger national event, workshops are a way to inspire, build connection and purpose, and create a system for shifting into a next level of performance and capacity.

Topics can include but are not limited to: Whole Life Integration, Creating Breakthroughs For Success, Creativity In The Workplace, Building Connection & Intimacy in Relationship, and Transitioning To A New Phase or Career Path. For groups of 10-50 attendees, these half-day workshops can be incorporated into keynote speech programs with access to online follow-up tools. Workshops can also be customized to a multi-day structure with modules offered over an extended period of time.

A good leader is a guide and a champion. Invest in your company by giving your people the opportunity to become their best selves.


1:1 Advisory Relationship

The right advisory relationship is one that supports you through your decision making process, challenges your assumptions, helps you overcome old patterns, invites accountability, and believes that your biggest goals are attainable. The right advisor is more than a coach; they are part of your inner circle and trusted team. If you’re an established, influential leader or elite performer, you already know how important your roster is to your bottom line.

A 1:1 Advisory Relationship can help you regain momentum in your most important life priorities. These limited availability retainer commitments include off-site retreats as well as invitations to exclusive group retreats and regular accountability meetings to keep you in the game. Ideal for multinational executives, professionals, or elite athletes who appreciate discretion along with life-changing results.  

You have the opportunity to change the way you design, lead, and realize success in your life. Make your next move the beginning of your legacy.  


Keynote Speeches

Keynote speeches are an integral part of any corporate retreat, industry conference or large group seminar. For corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, elite athletes, or industry experts, a keynote speech is often the most prominent take home value, relaying an important message of passion and unity to your attendees’ experience.

Michael Boydell is a dynamic, inspirational speaker with a knack for combining the newest psychology, timeless lessons, and real-life examples in an engaging storytelling narrative. For small, medium, or large audiences, keynote programs can be tailored to your event or paired an interactive half- or multi-day workshop to deepen learning and participant follow-through. Choose either a TED Talk-style 20-minute presentation, a 60-minute in-depth motivational speech, or ask for a customized program specific to your event and audience. Topics include but are not limited to: Leading In A Fear Full Environment, Adapting To Change, Integrating Whole Life Balance, and Deepening Connection In Relationship.

Turn your event into an inspirational, motivational experience they’ll be talking about for years to come. Go on, raise the bar.

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