Jim is a Master Facilitator certified to deliver all of Bluepoint’s core programs, including Leadership Essentials, Leader as Coach, The Leader Speaks and The Leader Within. As Master Facilitator, Jim is qualified to lead all Train the Trainer programs, and certify accordingly. Jim is also a seasoned Leadership Coach.
Jim delivers challenging and impactful development experiences through insightful feedback, challenging questions, and dynamic delivery of content. He connects proven leadership practices with practical business experience to generate increased leadership effectiveness for his clients, and group dynamic breakthroughs for their organizations.
Jim’s skills have been honed through years of experience leading and working inside organizations including EDS and PeopleSoft. He managed large scale software implementations using his ability to navigate complex systems; launched online commerce environments integrating cutting edge technology with strategic vision; and managed globally distributed teams.
As a facilitator and coach, Jim has led workshops globally – from China to India and throughout Europe and North America. He has delivered keynote addresses at company meetings and conferences, taught on faculty of high potential programs and facilitated sessions at the highest levels of organizations. Jim’s ability to engage and educate groups is continually acknowledged and sought out by clients and colleagues.
In addition to his leadership facilitation, Jim also has a passion for finding alternative methods to engaging group learning. For 10 years, Jim has used drums and rhythm as a metaphor for navigating and leading complex organizations. He uses this skill both in and out of the workplace for community building and development.
Jim received his Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Systems Management from Lamar University in Texas. He holds a Masters degree in Coaching and Consulting in Organizations from the Leadership Institute of Seattle/Bastyr University. Jim received his coaching certification from The Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara.