Michael A. Aun, FIC, LUTCF, CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame is a one-of-a-kind speaker. The author of five books and hundreds of articles, Michael Aun‘s syndicated column, “Behind the Mike” appeared for over a quarter of a century in weekly periodicals across the country.
Michael Aun manages a sales force servicing over 100 cities from 20 regional offices with some 35,000 insurance clients. He is a Life and Qualifying Member of the Million Dollar Round Table, for whom he has also been a main platform speaker. His last book, The Toastmasters International Guide to Successful Speaking was a top seller. His newest book, Rules from the Leader Ship, will be out shortly.
In 1978, Michael Aun won the “World Championship of Public Speaking” for Toastmasters International, defeating speakers representing 175,000 Toastmasters from over 65 countries. In 1983, he was awarded the (CSP) Certified Speaking Professional designation by the National Speakers Association, and in 1989, he was elected to their Board of Directors.
In 2000, Michael Aun received the prestigious (Council of Peers Award of Excellence) CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame award from the NSA. This is considered the “Oscar” of the speaking profession, and there are fewer than 150 living individuals who have earned this distinction. Previous recipients include, President Reagan, Paul Harvey, Colin Powell, Art Linkletter, Earl Nightingale, Zig Ziglar and Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. Michael Aun is the only living speaker in the world who has been awarded the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking, the CSP and CPAE designations. The late Cavett Robert, founder of the National Speakers Association, was the other.