About Michael Benner

MICHAEL BENNER is the author of Fearless Intelligence — The Extraordinary Wisdom of Awareness and the breakthrough self-awareness training Internal Vigilance commissioned by the Orange County California Sheriff’s Academy in Anaheim. He is also well known throughout Southern California for his popular talk radio programs on KABC-AM, KLOS-FM, KLSX-FM, KCBS-FM, KRLA-AM, and most recently on KPFK-FM.

Michael left broadcasting as a full-time profession in 1987 to begin his own business, Personal Development Strategies. With offices now in La Quinta near Palm Springs, California, he provides counseling and personal development training to individuals and couples, as well as consulting and training for business executives, managers, and teams. As presented by Michael, Personal Development Strategies include self-awareness and emotional intelligence, stress management, critical thinking, and relationship management. He has also served as the Sports Psychology Consultant for the U.S.C. Women’s Tennis Team and the Burbank Burroughs High School Baseball Team.

Besides his B.A. degree in Journalism and Broadcast Media Management from Michigan State University, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors has granted Michael lifetime certification as an instructor of Communication Arts. He has taught at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut and Rancho Santiago Community College in Tustin, served as a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Education’s Radio Broadcast Advisory Committee and the Pasadena City College Broadcast Advisory Committee. Michael is a federally licensed amateur radio operator, N6IJR, and the founding City Radio Officer for the Glendale Emergency Amateur Radio Service (GEARS). He is a past member of both the Board of Directors for the Glendale-Crescenta Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Board of Directors for the Glendale Family YMCA.

Michael has received formal accolades and awards from the United Nations Association, the California State Senate, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the American Red Cross, the Live and Learn Foundation, the National Leukemia Broadcast Council, the Glendale Family YMCA, and the Glendale Jaycees. His biography can be found in Marquis Who’s Who in the West, 27th edition.

Michael Benner’s Books

Fearless Intelligence

“Fearless Intelligence is expanded awareness — the insight and understanding that become apparent in peaceful, loving states of mind. As the intelligence of fearlessness, awareness is serene, innate wisdom. It is goodness, truth and beauty — the magical elixir and essence of Life. “Fearless Intelligence contains personal skills to develop self-awareness, self-worth and self-realization. Plus, it includes… [Read More]

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