The Society for Human Resources Management, Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, June 2017.

What happens when, 15 minutes into your presentation, a tornado warning forces you to move out of your windows-filled presentation hall? While other presenters simply cancelled their presentations and packed up, Michael moved his entire audience of 300 into the hallway and continued his presentation as participants viewed his slides from their phones. Passersby stared in awe. As one audience member wrote on her evaluation: You present in the hallway!