is Mike Davison and why should I listen to him?
17 years old and approaching what I hoped would be the
end of my high school career.
As I approached the finishing line I had a great
deal of worry and concern when I was told that I may not
be able to graduate.
My grades were atrocious.
My course load consisted of classes that were at
a lower level than some of the classes I took my
freshman year. The
irony of it was I liked school.
The social aspect.
I just did not care about the “learning
didn’t see it as being relevant to me or my life.
I had a
teacher who liked, yet saw the consequences of my
“casual” approach to life.
He was aware of my pending challenge – the
prospect of not graduating.
He encouraged me to get focused on doing what I
needed to do to pull of the task of passing all my
was a tall order, given the fact that it was only weeks
away from graduation day.
The encouragement I received paid off.
My final grades didn’t impress anyone.
No one except my self.
I was impressed about the power of a clear
outcome and taking some serious and immediate action.
at this point that I decided I would no longer allow
myself to be a passive recipient of life.
I made a decision to get clear about what I
wanted for my life and to work toward this outcome.
I decided I would no longer settle for a life of
decided to show up larger and more fully in my own life.
reflect on where I am now at in my life, I am quite
the past 20 years I have completed a Bachelor’s
degree, Master’s degree and a Doctoral Degree.
All with high honors.
I teach in a doctoral program in Clinical
run a thriving business providing counseling, coaching
and consultation to individuals and organizations
interested breaking through the barriers to their
have a weekly personal development radio show, which
puts me in contact with the leaders in the personal
development field. I
am called upon to conduct speeches to groups about
helping people create the life of their dreams.
important, I have an extraordinary family.
My wife of 18 years and I have three amazing
believe that a life with material success without
extraordinary relationships and happiness is NOT
have learned from my own studies, travels and work with
countless individuals over the past 20 years is that it
is NOT what you know in life that makes a difference.
It is what you are willing to DO!
also come to know and feel compelled to share the Life Design Coaching principles with
others that will help you create a plan that allows you to understand and live these powerful principles:
power of connecting with your PURPOSE in life
power of advancing toward your purpose with PASSION.
power of embracing POSSIBILITIES.
power of thinking about fulfilling your life’s purpose
as an ongoing project requiring continual PROGRESS.
Your Destiny Doctor,