I’m Here To Help You


To succeed, everyone needs to bring their best to work. So much of this depends on leadership. You have to know how to bring out the best in others, and in the process reach new levels of mastery yourself.

Bringing out the best in those around you requires a mixture of the right tools, strategies, and motivation and that’s what this site is all about. This is a place for you to get equipped and inspired to lead others while pursuing mastery yourself.

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I’m here to help you and your organization leverage what you have in order reach new levels of excellence. It’s not about providing you more information, almost anyone can do that. I help leaders and organizations experience transformation. To do this I draw from the latest research in psychology, workplace motivation, and behavioral change, along with over 20 years of experience leading organizations myself.


Author, Speaker, Motivation Specialist.

James talks with a woman in the Andes.

James is a rare mix of management consultant, change specialist, adventurer and motivational speaker. He speaks to audiences worldwide, helping them raise their performance to match their potential. He has been helping equip and transform leaders for over 20 years.

In 2012 James wrote Nine Minutes on Monday; The Quick and Easy Way to Go From Manager to Leader. The book went on to be named the 2012 Business Book of the Year by Canada’s Globe and Mail.

James speaks with leaders in Asuncion, Paraguay

James’ style of teaching has set himself apart as a master communicator, combining stories from his adventures with practical truths that help audiences make simple changes that stick. Audiences are both inspired and equipped during his time on the stage.