Jim is an internationally known author, empowerment / motivational speaker, trainer and coach who has transformed the lives of thousands across the world, through his call to transform our lives from within. Some have referred to him as part Joel Osteen and part Oprah Winfrey, because Jim has a gift that enables people to overcome their inner fears and take their leadership, personal power and public speaking and training skills to heights that were previously unimaginable. Individuals who have been JIMPACTED often leave emotionally drained yet inspired to reach new levels of personal success and make a positive impact on the world around them. His enthusiastic and passionate style of speaking has earned him the distinction of “Mr. Energy!”
Jim is the bestselling author of From Average to Awesome: Lessons for Living an Extraordinary Life, CRASH & LEARN: 600+ Road-Tested Tips to Keep Audiences Fired Up and Engaged! and the co-author of The Masters of Success (along with Ken Blanchard, Jack Canfield, John Christensen and others). Jim’s newest book, entitled The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss or Life Throws at You, provides valuable insight into ways to create positive outcomes through ownership and personal accountability. He is also the creator of the acclaimed JIMPACT BOOTCAMP, a workshop that has created JIMPACT performance breakthroughs for numerous trainers, speakers, facilitators, managers, sales leaders and former professional athletes.
For over 27 years, Jim has developed creative, inspirational and high-energy approaches toward creating organizational and individual performance breakthroughs including his experience at the Bob Pike Group, Simmons Associates, CoreStates Bank, the Vanguard Group of Investments and Prudential’s American Association of Retired Persons (AARP Operations). Jim presently serves as a faculty member for the Rutgers University’s Executive (and International) MBA Program.
A sought-after trainer and speaker, his workshops, keynotes and executive coaching experiences span across several industries including working with speakers, trainers, radio show hosts, managers and leaders in how to deliver “mistake-free,” memorable and powerful presentations. Jim has been featured on the cover of the National Speaker’s Association SPEAKER Magazine and the New Jersey PERFORMANCE Magazine (with President Barack Obama, Newark, New Jersey’s Mayor Cory Booker, Donald Trump, Joel Osteen and others).
• Prudential’s Minority Interchange Constance O. Garretson Award
for Service and Professionalism
• The Vanguard Group of Investments’ Award of Excellence
• Temple University Gallery of Success Inductee
• Featured on the cover of the New Jersey Performance Magazine
• Featured on the cover of the NSA Speaker Magazine
• Philadelphia INROADS Frank C. Carr Award for Community Service
For more about Jim Smith, Jr., upcoming appearances, session registrations, Jim’s other bestselling books, and to get JIMPACTed yourself, please visit JIMPACT.com.