Mike Garska

Mike Garska

Edmonton, Alberta
Teamwork, Communications and Mentoring Expert
Mike Garska has 30+years as a successful entrepreneur and business consultant/trainer. Mark Garska is an entrepreneur and business/ life coach passionate about helping people and businesses communicate at the highest standards with honesty and integrity, using proven best practice strategies and techniques. Mike Garska's unique approach includes sharing cutting-edge and relevant information about the keys to business success, which is building and maintaining strong relationships at every level. Mike's masterminding approach has led him to build dynamic cohesive teams that become top of the industry.
  • Communications
  • Employee Management
  • Leadership
  • Personal Growth
  • Teamwork
  • Business Growth
  • Business Management
  • Agriculture & Farming
  • Conference
  • Healthcare
  • Managing remote employees
  • Motivation
  • Real Estate


Mike Garska is the President of Novacom International. He is also a successful entrepreneur, trainer, author, business/ life coach and business consultant. Mike Garska has experience in the oilfield, construction, forestry, agriculture, wireless communications, IVR communications, industrial rentals/supplies and retail industries.   

Mike Garska has been self-employed since 1987 and lives with a devoted purpose of bringing people together for mutual benefit to grow rich through peace of mind. Mike Garska is a leadership expert, masterminding and effective communications. Mike  Garska effectively creates masterminding groups within companies, families and organizations. As a result, he helps organizations resolve issues, generate teamwork, and make them more effective and efficient, avoiding re-work and dysfunction. 

Mike Garska has over thirty years of experience focusing on the structure and positive effects of Masterminding in business. For the last twenty years, he has helped structure and coach masterminds to increase sales and profits and improve customer service and communication/information flow.

Mike Garska has also facilitated strategic conflict resolution, developed accurate accounting systems, improved production facility and construction site productivity and safety, developed human resources systems, and helped streamline business acquisitions/sales.

Mike Garka masterfully creates cooperation and enthusiasm, focusing on groups by helping businesses and organizations change their approach and structure systems to ensure the right information gets to the right people at the right time systematically and effectively, which inspires workgroups to go the extra mile.

Mike Garska is passionate about inspiring individuals to navigate any difficult conversation to a win-win outcome, so when things go off track, they know exactly how to get them back on track and moving in the right direction. To meaningfully connect at a deeper level with all people.   

Mike Garska helps organizations build dynamic, cohesive teams that become top of the industry through a masterminding approach. For decades Mike Garska has helped companies become employers and suppliers of choice in their industry, making it easy to attract and retain the best employees while increasing profits.

Along with that, helping many individuals masterfully lead their teams in an inclusive, equitable, accountable, and caring way inspires them to cooperate and work enthusiastically to achieve individual and team goals, embracing diversity.   

Mike Garska’s presentations are structured and tailored for each client, focused on best practice leadership, empathetic communications techniques, conflict prevention and management, accountability, teamwork, business communication strategy/systems, employee engagement, and relationship management.   

Mike Garska also trains business owners, their managers, and their entire teams with brand new programs that have been 20 years in the making — Communicate to Transform and CONTACT 20-20.   

Mike Garska helps participants expand their awareness and desire to develop new healthy work and life habits. Mike Garska will provide your participants with the techniques needed to improve the workplace environment. From the acquisition of practical discipline to the use of imagination, Mike can help you structure a proven positive masterminding process for continuous improvement.

Are you using your greatest powers? Are you sharing the right words at the right time, in the right way, to influence the right people? Mike Garska provides you with the tools and skills to help you achieve at a higher level through his presentations. 




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Mike Garska Topic Presentations

contact - conflict resolution communications

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Mike Garska will guide you to learn a simple easy-to-follow, and remember, seven-step framework for how to approach crucial and difficult conversations with peace of mind and ease. You will learn about how masterminding with others can help you achieve any goal quicker and easier including developing effective communications skills.

    Give your people a system for communicating. They have one for all other aspects of their job. Do they have a standard system for communicating where they’re all on the same page with the same effective process? Get them there with “CONTACT”.

    In this program, you’ll learn about the Human Interaction Process (the HIP) and how to use it as a tool to navigate difficult conversations. You’ll gain some techniques for effective anger expression. You’ll learn about some words to avoid and some habits to break.



mentoring and masterminding - take your team to the next level, keeping them accountable and solidifying the people succession plan of your organization

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Learn how to implement and measure the effectiveness of a mentoring program. Learn about 4 types of mentoring that make a stronger, more progressive and successful work environment. Mike Garska will talk about the process for each person involved and how to succeed in the people part of succession planning and training future leaders. will give practical solutions to develop a strategic plan to get your team committed to each other and your organization. Best mentoring practices develop new workers, create new leaders and create synergy and inclusion for all team players. Best masterminding practices generate new ideas, get individual commitment and lead to a more productive workplace. Take advantage of strategic mentoring within your team and get the most out of them through effective masterminding.


the simple science of emotion

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Learn how feelings and emotions work and how to navigate the scientific process of influential connection.  Advertisers tap into people’s emotions to motivate them. Your leaders learn how to do it in the Science of emotion to lead effectively.

people wise - planning for the future of your business

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Mike Garska will talk about the process for each person involved and how to succeed in the people part of succession planning and training future leaders. Training plans for future leaders and getting the team on board to accept them. Have you identified your future leaders? Are you thinking of passing the business on to your kids? Maybe you want to sell it to the employees or someone else? Perhaps you still want to be involved but you. Mike is a specialist in family business coaching. In this presentation, he’ll talk about the people part of succession planning and the best practices in the preparation and delivery of business transfers.

Mike Garska travels from Edmonton, Alberta & delivers customized and tailored keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and training sessions. on the topics enlisted below. These services are designed for a variety of audiences, industries, and event types and event formats.


The services they provide have allowed healthy communication flow between our managers and staff. Teamwork is important to our company and Novacom has enhanced the concept.

Ron Simonsmier, P.Eng.

Alberco Construction Ltd.,

I am writing to thank you for your work recently with our customer service group in the areas of communication, organization and sales skills. We have implemented a number of the ideas that were discussed during our mentoring sessions that have helped us to communicate effectively and operate efficiently while providing service to our internal and external customers. I would highly recommend your services to any organization that would like to improve its level of service.

Kevin Bialobzyski

Customer Service Manager
Cascades Resources

It quickly became apparent that Michael’s influence was affecting the overall approach of every member of our team…Although we had always enjoyed good morale amongst the staff, the tone of conversations began to shift to a more professional level as everyone followed the mentoring program and eagerly sought out co-workers’ advice, or were prepared to listen.

Jan Beasley

Wireless Wares Sales and Service Inc.

He kept the deal moving forward, and helped resolve differences with fair and reasonable solutions… The result was the transaction was completed in a timely manner with both the purchaser and us feeling it was a very fair deal.

Leigh Simpson

Metro Pacific Cellular

In my association with Michael and his organization, his work has been exemplary… His motivational skills are sharply honed. He is dedicated with a truly professional approach to the challenges of meeting today’s businesses. His enthusiasm and alternate approach to finding business solutions are refreshing.

Gay Derks

Derks Formals & Menswear

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the team at Novacom International for our recent unique training experience… We received excellent value for the service Novacom International provided and would highly recommend your program to our business associates.

Jim Dunn

General Manager
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The Mentoring Guidebook
The Mentoring Guidebook
Learn how to build a personal mentoring program and incorporate the magical masterminding formula.
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