Mike Kent

Mike Kent

As an independent consultant, Mike Kent helps organizations become more effective, efficient, and compliant by optimizing the way people learn and perform their work. He has over 29 years of training, quality, and technical expertise in regulated environments across the pharmaceutical, medical device, biologics, and diagnostic industries. Blending this experience with a strong passion for training, knowledge management, and human performance, Mike is able to enhance and help sustain a robust quality culture based on good decision-making and engagement. A drug development chemist turned quality systems professional, he specializes in optimizing the interface between people and their work environments. Mike received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Colorado State University, where he first started teaching and conducting pharmaceutical research.

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Mike Kent
By Mike Kent
on November 12, 2020

Tenth grade. High school. Speech class. Six words that, to most of us, including me, bring back various thoughts and emotions. Maybe one of those emotions is “fear”? But what if I told you that back then, and still today, you and I both have everything we need to be able to speak in front of a group of a thousand strangers? We are able to manipulate our mouth and breath in such a way as to generate words in a certain language.

But is “ability” or “competency” the desired outcome?