ROCKSTAR Talks and Workshops


Dr. Michelle Chappel has an international platform as an award-winning keynote speaker and singer-songwriter with nearly one million fans and followers. She appears in front of businesses, women’s organizations, universities, schools, New Thought churches, and music venues to audiences of 100 to 500,000 people. Singing her award-winning songs to inspire and energize audiences at her talks, she has helped thousands of people discover their unique superpowers and rock their lives through her TOTAL ROCKSTAR program™.

Book Talk

All talks are available as a keynote (45-75 minutes), half-day or full-day workshop.


7 Ways to Find Your Superpowers and Rock Your Life

Most people don’t know what their superpowers are and stay stuck in lives that don’t bring out the best in them. In this popular talk, professor turned rock ‘n’ roll star, Michelle Chappel, shows you how to find your superpowers and EMPOWER your life:

    E asy — What comes naturally to you that you may take for granted?
    M oment — What puts you in the moment, time disappears when you do it?
    P assion — What are you curious about, enlivened by?
    O pinion — What do people ask you for advice about?
    W eird — What makes you unique / stand out from others?
    E arly — What were you drawn to as a child or young adult?
    R ewarding — What would you do for free because it’s so intrinsically rewarding?



By the end, you’ll be able to create a life that honors the core of who you are and embraces your greatest strengths. Watch Michelle’s Superpowers! interview on ABC

Customized for companies, entrepreneurs, universities, schools, women, and other groups who are ready to reinvent their lives and own their power.


How to Be a Real Superwoman and Rock Your Career

Women often feel like they need to be superheroes just to keep up with their jobs, families, friends, and side interests. But real superwomen don’t try to be everything to everyone. Success comes from focusing on what has meaning and heart, boosting inherent skills, and being open to new opportunities. In this talk/workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Identify the #1 issue that stops you from getting the life you want
  • Discover and own your unique superpowers
  • Find the ovaries to answer your awesome calling


By the end, you’ll have the basic tools you need to step into your power and take your career and life up to the next level.

Customized for large companies, small businesses, nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurs, universities, and schools. Also available as an 8-week workshop.


10 Top Skills of Total Rockstar Teams

What does it take to be your creative best self? What could your organization accomplish with fully-engaged creative employees? In this highly inspiring talk, Michelle shares her path to world-renowned creative mastery in business and music to help your organization boost innovation and succeed in this quickly-changing global market by building innovative teams based on techniques for producing great music.


Customized for large companies, small businesses, nonprofit organizations, sports teams, churches, schools, and other groups. Includes interactive improv exercises.


Igniting Innovation Through the Synergy Effect

Studying calligraphy gave Steve Jobs an aesthetic sense that still distinguishes Apple products. Arthur Fry conceived of Post-it notes while singing in a choir. This talk shows your company how to harness the Synergy Effect by encouraging employees to bring their whole selves to work. Your workforce will learn how to combine insights across job-related goals and outside interests to generate breakthrough products and services.


Customized for large organizations, small businesses, and entrepreneurs. Includes hands-on exercises and brainstorming.