Take The Pledge

I pledge to make a difference for people, organizations and issues. I pledge to use my values as my compass, go beyond any barriers, and take actions to foster change. I pledge to live an extraordinary life being an every|day hero.

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We are launching a revolution empowering people to stand up, step in, and speak out for what's right. Check it out! Click here >


It's not a conference. It's not a seminar. It's a real-world learning experience we bring directly to your campus! Click here >

Be Educated and Empowered to Make a Difference

Read blog posts, watch videos, and download resources to support you in demonstrating courageous leadership by standing up, stepping in, and speaking out! Click here >

inspire Others by Sharing Your Story

Share your story in writing or record your own video message — and inspire others to make a difference! Click here >

educate and empower your audience

Mike Dilbeck, Founder and Revolution Leader, provides a powerful keynote to give bystanders permission to go from passive to powerful! Click here >


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I like your new direction! The concept of courageous leadership cuts across issues and addresses the deeper moral, character and intellectual matters underlying bystander behavior.

— Dr. Alan Berkowitz, Expert Consultant, Researcher and Academician

RESPONSE ABILITY has become a powerful platform for changing individuals, communities, organizations and the world the only way it has ever been changed: one person at a time!

— Matt Geik, Phired Up Productions

I've seen great ideas, but this is even better! It's such an easy and amazing concept, something that uses everyday language to make an impact in everyday life. Sign me up!

— Dan Faill, Loyola Marymount University

Mike not only brought information to my students...he brought a contagious energy and passion that demonstrated the importance of taking action!

— Michelle Kusel, Assoc. Director of Leadership, Elon University

I've started using this program and have had an amazing response to it...hear over and over again how everyone should see it.

— Kate Planow, Associate Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life, Longwood University

I heard numerous times that this program inspired them to make changes and not just be a bystander like everyone else.

— Jennifer Kidurka, VP Risk Management, Panhellenic Council, University of Illinois


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Mike Dilbeck: Speaker on Courageous Leadership

See how Mike can empower your audience!