About Michael

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends upon the unreasonable man."
- George Bernard Shaw

Michael Kies is proof that when life presents us with challenges it is the unreasonable person who makes progress and thrives.

Raised on a vineyard in the Barossa Valley, when he was ten Michael's unreasonable expectations helped him save his father's life. With his family started facing financial hardship in the mid 1980s, Michael got unreasonable again and decided to start over. He left the farm, taking with him nothing more than the shirt on his back. He and his wife, Tina, started from scratch when Tina sold her hairdressing salon and they bought a shop.

In 2008 Michael faced another challenge when he was diagnosed with leukaemia.Once again he became unreasonable, deciding to fight the cancer every inch of the way. Helped by doctors and nurses who were equally unreasonable in wanting to beat the illness, he is here to tell his story.

Having sold his real estate business in 2008, Michael now shares his unique perspective – that by having unreasonable expectations you will bring great things into your life.

Sales Achievements

Top salesperson | Weeks and Macklin Real Estate

Top salesperson | L.J. Hooker SA/NT for five consecutive years

Top salesperson | Awarded by R.E.I.S.A. (SA) for 2 years - Northern Region

Top salesperson | L.J. Hooker Internationally


Brian Tracy - Speaker, Coach, Author of 52 books

"Michael Kies is among the leaders in Australian real estate today. He has sold houses for the last 24 years and has consistently been recognized as a top salesperson in Australia. He is knowledgeable, skilled, very successful, and an inspiration to his clients, colleagues and friends. I have worked extensively with Michael and would recommend him highly to anyone who wants to increase their sales dramatically and achieve their dreams and goals faster."

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