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Christian E. Mickelsen is a leading authority on business success. The founder of Small Biz U, one of the fastest growing business schools in America, with business owner students all around the world.  People always ask where all of this material comes


Christian is the author of "The #1 Fastest Way To Grow Your Coaching Business: A New Model For Coaching".


He has created the following audio programs:

* "Free Your Time, Free Your Life! The World's Only Time Abundance Program"

* "Sales Surge: The Fast Way To Balloon Your Commissions & Put More Spending Money In Your Wallet!

* "Free Sessions That Sell: Client Enrollment System!"


Christian E. Mickelsen has taught over 50 different classes on business development and is a sought after speaker by many business organizations.


Personal Information: Christian lives in San Diego, CA (recently moved from the Chicago area) and enjoys a "magical life" with the love of his life, Chelsa! See Christian & Chelsa on vacation in Costa Rica!  A recently reformed work-aholic, Christian is exploring all the fun things to do in life, like taking walks on the beach, playing basketball, and figuring out what else he will find enjoyable!



Birthday: 11/17/73

Home Town: Glendale Heights, IL

Current Residence: San Diego, CA

Marital Status: Single, but in love.


  • Mental Games (Chess, Risk, Monopoly, etc.), 

  • Sports (Watch and play B-Ball , watch Football, play Volleyball, Frisbee on the beach)

  • Reading

  • Relaxing in the hot tub

  • Playing "Texas Hold 'Em" Poker! (new hobby)

  • Looking for more things I'd like to do. Email ideas to:

Vices: Chocolate, Margaritas, and Desperate Housewives (I hate to admit it, but I do watch it).


Strengths: Empathy and compassion, creative genius, very open and loving, curiosity about life, sense of innocence, very spiritual.


Weaknesses: Structure, Organization, Overly Optimistic and Idealistic.



  • Started my first Biz to pay my way through college when I was 18.

  • Graduated from College of DuPage (Earned an AA) with honors.

  • Graduated from NIU with a BSED.

  • Started another very challenging and amazing biz called Giftastic!com that involved creating partnerships with many world famous retail stores and restaurants including Borders Books, Blockbuster Video, Red Lobster, KB Toys, and many others.

  • Started a personal development company with a partner in 1999.

  • Started a professional coaching business in 2000.

  • Certified Master Practitioner of NLP (neuro-linguistic-programming) in 2001.

  • Certified Hypno-Therapist in 2001.

  • Started in 2002 (launched in 2003).

  • Developed "Sales Surge: The Fast Way To Balloon Your Commissions & Put More Spending Money In Your Wallet! in 2003.

  • Wrote "The #1 Fastest Way To Grow Your Coaching Business: A New Model For Coaching" in 2004.

  • Started "Coaching Buddies" a free community for life coaches and business coaches in 2004.

  • Developed the world's only time abundance program: "Free Your Time, Free Your Life!"

  • Started a new powerful coaching program for business owners that enlisted the aid of a whole team of top business coaches, called the "More Business Accelerator!"

  • Wrote "What The Top 25 Business Leaders In American History Have To Teach You About Your Business!" in 2005.

  • I currently serve on the Board of Governors of IAC, International Association of Coaches.

  • Clients I've helped.

Who I Am: 

I am a spirit enjoying the physical world. I am loving, strong, striving for maximum self honesty, connection and openness. I am a little piece of God. I am a playful, creative, and free-spirited human being.


What I value most:








What I value least:

Being Cold

People Being Mean

People Being Closed Off

Being Told What To Do


Favorite Movies: Phenomenon, Braveheart, Matrix, Pay It Forward, Malice, Life Is Beautiful, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Trek: First Contact.


Favorite Books: "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho, "The Mastery of Love" by Don Miguel Ruiz, "The Celestine Prophesy" by James Redfield, "Conversations With God" by Neal Donald Walsch, "Laws of Spirit" by Dan Millman, "The 4 Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz, "How Youth Can Succeed" Sean C. Stephenson


A Favorite Quote:

"When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice." - Cherokee Expression