A youth motivational speaker that puts his actions before his words.

Most professional speakers talk about what they’ve done or what they’ve been through. Mike talks about what he’s doing.

Having worked with youth for more than a decade, Mike has founded and continues to direct two nationally-recognized non-profit organizations (THE BAY and Skate For Change). Companies like Red Bull and State Farm and people like Ryan Sheckler have taken notice of his reckless pursuit to help the disadvantaged. Maybe it’s time you take a look, too.

He’s passionate. He’s real. He loves people. But most of all, he motivates others to live better lives.

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Tilly’s Holiday Meeting (CA)

On Wednesday, Mike was given the opportunity to speak at Tilly’s annual holiday party...

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Millard South High School (NE)

This past Friday saw Mike at a local school near and dear to our...

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Getting Attention

“Listening to [Mike] made me want to go out and do something. I wanted to be something and make an impact, but I didn’t really know what to do or where to start…I knew I wanted to make girls feel beautiful and loved and worth something. A little while ago,..."

- Erin, Sophomore
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Making Headlines

Motivational speaker talks respect, anti-bullying

Channel 8 in Lincoln, NE covered Mike's time at the Nebraska State DECA Conference as part of the Runza x MSL "Be the Difference" tour. Click to watch the video!

Mike Smith inspires students to "Be the Difference"

KHAS TV in Hastings/Grand Island, NE covered Mike's time at Northwest High School as part of the Runza x MSL "Be the Difference" tour. Click to watch the video!

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