Stage Climbing brilliantly transforms the best ingredients for reaching your potential into the kind of powerful and highly effective action steps that anyone can apply to quickly make desired life changes.”—Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The Leader in Me


“In Stage Climbing, Dr. Broder eloquently shares his powerful strategies to reach the highest potential in every area of your life. An easy and simple guide to fulfillment.”
—Deepak Chopra, author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success


“It is time to release your full potential in all your dimensions and this book will inspire you to your highest stage!!” —Happy reading,  Mark Victor Hansen, Co-creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Chicken Soup for the Soul


Stage Climbing is one of the most innovative and brilliant models for helping people to change at the deepest levels. I have successfully used it on myself as well as with the clients I counsel, and strongly recommend it to anyone seriously seeking to gain a better understanding of themselves and take control of their lives very quickly.” — Karyne B. Wilner, PsyD., Director, Professional Program in Core Living Therapy


I highly recommend Stage Climbing for anyone who would like to understand, accept or change an aspect of his or her life. Dr. Broder offers a brand-new approach that will get you the results you want for your career, relationships, spirituality or any part of your life where you apply it.” – Peggy McColl, New York Times bestselling author of Your Destiny Switch


“When I read Dr Michael Broder’s latest book, Stage Climbing, I realized why I firmly believe that this book will  help you uniquely transform your life. Broder’s three “Es” of Experience, Expertise, and Eclecticism were applied to this book. Broder’s new Stage Climbing theory synthesizes some of the greatest thinking of modern psychology while creatively adding an easy to use practical (“simple but not simplistic” …) approach toward reaching your highest potential with remarkable efficiency.”—Richard A. Lippin MD,  Chair, Mental Health Committee -American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine


“Michael Broder’s book brings self-actualizing theory into the 21st century. He presents an optimistic vision of how through self-reflection of one’s development in different stages of life one can create the motivation and self-efficacy needed for change and development of one’s full potential. Skillfully written and a joy to read.”—Michael E. Bernard, Ph.D., Professor, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne; founder, You Can Do It! Education


“With precisian, clarity, wisdom and heart; Michael Broder takes the reader through the process of Stage Climbing  towards the task of greater knowledge and awareness about one’s highest potential. This is an extremely well written and magical book.” —Murray Needleman, Ph.D., Clinical and Media Psychologist


“Stage Climbing is so illuminating. It has helped me understand not only when I developed certain behaviors but also why and what needs each one was originally intended to address, and this insight has increased my acceptance of myself and others and provided me with a path to greater purpose and meaning in my life.”Carol Noblitt, Director of Development for the Real World Foundation


Stage Climbing could be a life- changing event for anyone who reads it and applies the strategies to their unique situation. It is alo an excellent read.”—Antoinette Champclos, French author of Méthode infaillible pour réussir vos études


“I fully recommended Stage Climbing, by Dr. Michael Broder. He has a special way of engaging the reader and his compassion shines through. If you follow his ideas you will ascend to good mental health.”Windy Dryden, Ph.D., Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies, Goldsmiths University of London


Stage Climbing is a welcome landmark in the field of human development and personal growth. It is profound in its theoretical framework and practical in its self-help applicability. Its original seven stages of maturity are intellectually rigorous and its methods for advancing to higher stages are sound and specific enough to be life changing. It has been said that we come into this life with no manual to guide us. Well, Dr. Broder seems to have provided a highly credible, amazingly accessible and positively actionable manual for living life fully. Knowing his previous self-help books, Stage Climbing can be considered his magnum opus, a remarkable work of psychological innovation and for consciousness evolution. This book offers solid and creative ways to step up to the next highest stage of life potential and fulfillment. —Larry J. Rosenberg, Ph.D., Life Transformation Consultant, Sedona, AZ


“Michael Broder’s book brings self-actualizing theory into the 21st century. He presents an optimistic vision of how through self-reflection of one’s development in different stages of life one can create the motivation and self-efficacy needed for change and development of one’s full potential. Skillfully written and a joy to read.”—Michael E. Bernard, Ph.D., Professor, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne; founder, You Can Do It! Education


Stage Climbing represents a breakthrough. It is a completely new career and personal development tool that takes a jumble of feelings and descriptions and drills them down into discreet categories that anyone can understand. It concisely let me see where I was in my career and personal development and it gave me the tools I needed to achieve greater development and more fulfillment. ––Sharon  P. Stein, Health Care and Medical Sales Professional representing Fortune 50 firms and the American Red Cross


“Michael Broder’s Stage Climbing is a thoughtful, manageable, and elegant approach to our important therapeutic work. It provides a brilliantly useful and succinct paradigm for understanding and promoting clients’ resources, development, and growth Michael, you did it again!” —Elaine R Axelrod, PhD., Psychologist and Shamanic Practitioner.


“Having just finished Stage Climbing, I found it to be a page-turner which is already conditioning my reactions to life’s opportunities/challenges. It gave me some easy-to-understand goals that are helping me to become the person I most want to be.”—Harvard Ayers, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Appalachian State University, author of Arctic Gardens: Voices from an Abundant Land.


Stage Climbing introduces a new, simple, yet powerful tool. It cuts to the chase in helping you understand your life as well as taking it to the next level with the many effective strategies offered. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to see immediate results! Fran Grabosky, Licensed Psychologist, Tampa, Florida


“Stage Climbing is such a wonderfully helpful guide to getting the most out of life and bettering ourselves along the way.” —BJ Rosenfeld, author of The Chameleon in the Closet


Stage Climbing offers a masterful integration of cognitive therapy tools across the developmental life span. He encourages self-acceptance and honest self-assessment. With amazing detail, Dr. Broder prescribes activities and tools to cognitively dispute limiting beliefs at each stage, leading the reader to pursue desired incremental behavioral changes towards living one’s fullest potential.” –Barbara Lyn Grinnell, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist, Wynnewood, PA


“Dr. Broder has distilled a lifetime of professional service into a unique set of perspectives … and a set of highly effective strategies for transforming this clarity into meaningful change within our everyday lives. With practical guidelines for enhancing parenting, career selection, and love relationships; Stage Climbing is a “must read” for human service professionals, as well as anyone seeking a wonderful  ‘road map’  for more successful living.”— Bruce Coopersmith, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Philadelphia, PA


“Dr. Broder has written an important and thoughtful book, one which is indispensable to mental health professionals but also accessible to anyone valuing psychological well-being. Although based on complex psychological theories and on the shoulders of such greats as Maslow and Erickson, Dr. Broder has created yet another system to facilitate psychological growth and enable readers to be more impactful in their lives. He has formulated a well-organized, clear, concise method for exploring deep psychological processes. In that process, he has revealed himself to be an important theorist in the field of psychology. What also comes through is Dr. Broder’s respect and passion for his profession and its powerful potential to not only heal, but to enable one to live a more fulfilling and meaningful life.” —Dr. Marion Rudin Frank, President, Professional Psychology Services, PC ; Founder and Coordinator, Philadelphia Jungian Professional Club


“The concepts in Stage Climbing integrated a variety of developmental and therapeutic psychological theories in a well organized and practical manner; the concepts were worded in a way to be useful to practitioners and laypeople alike. In reading about careers, romantic relationships, family relationships, altruistic endeavors, and other facets of life, I thought of scenarios in my own life, the lives of friends and loved ones, and my patients. Personally, the concepts gave me courage to enact behavior change by addressing a professional issue with an authority figure; I felt empowered for having stood up for myself! I have no doubt this book would be useful in helping others in understanding and changing their own behavior by realizing the areas in their own life that could benefit from growth and change.”—Alicia T. Rozycki Lozano, Ph.D., Clinical and Counseling Psychologist,  San Angelo, TX 


Stage Climbing  is insightful, informative and well written. It can show anyone the Shortest Path to their Highest Potential.” —Hemant Gupta, Ph.D., author of  Road to Digital Divine and Joy from Deep Within 


Stage Climbing provides me with an intelligent framework for organizing my thoughts and deciding the most efficient place to intervene when I’m working with a client.” —Arlene Foreman, Licensed Professional Counselor, A Center for Marriage Counseling


“Michael Broder has done it again! His innovative way of categorizing behavior according to a person’s level of maturity helps my clients to move towards their goals in the most efficient manner.” —Jacqueline Summers,  Licensed Psychologist