Michael OdenMichael S. Oden, Founder

As the founder of Final Step and "The Needs Based Method”®, I have been successful at helping men and women transform and improve their personal and professional lives for over 20 years. I am a Behavior and Communication Expert, Coach, International Speaker and Author. Consider us to for your corporate training, family owned business and employee development training. We believe that everyone has the possibility to Think to be Different® I have interviewed over 10,000 clients since 1998 using “The Needs Based Method”®. The mission of “The Needs Based Method”® is to believe that once a person understands their past experiences and how those experiences have influenced their behavior they now have the conscious ability to shift their behavior and belief system. That's where our Think to be Different® approach comes from.

How we can help your business grow.

  • Discover how today’s business complexities are requiring managers and emerging leaders to become more nimble and adaptable.
  • Explore new strategies for building managerial agility based on what we know about thinking and the brain.
  • Learn a thinking-based approach that helps managers quickly optimize the way work gets done, take decisive action even when there are no clear-cut answers, and tap into the diverse perspectives necessary to achieve breakthrough results.
  • Get practical tips for increasing your managers’ thinking agility in four key areas to improve performance and accelerate business outcomes.

I work with individuals and corporations who are on a quest to increase and expand their personal and professional lives with depth and quality. I am a result oriented Human Behaviorist and Personal Consultant & Coach.