Professional Speaker

Dr. Jim Harris is a rare breed – a proven business leader and a masterful professional speaker.

Dr. Jim’s business experience includes leadership positions within retail, franchising, construction, transportation, and university op- erations.

From managing small entrepreneurial start-ups to corporate staffs within a Fortune 500 firm with 40,000+ employees, Dr. Jim’s real-world experience permeates his every speaking engagement.

Executives and staff from Malcolm Baldrige winners, Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work in America, as well as INC 500 fast growth firms regularly seek Dr. Jim’s insights and guidance in leadership, employee engagement, managing change, and in building high-performance cultures.

Integrating his in-depth research with his Ph.D in Communication, Dr. Jim educates his audiences through inspirational and practical mes- sages filled with wisdom, humor, and real-world application.

He has addressed hundreds of business audiences around the world including such great companies as IBM, Best Buy, Walmart, Disney, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, and State Farm as well as dozens of healthcare, technology, and services organizations.

Contact Dr. Jim to discuss how he can bring one of his powerful messages to your organization.

"It's speakers like you that make my job as convention coordinator a breeze. Your keynote received the highest marks possible for content, relevance, and delivery."

− Toni Pugmire, Director of Education, Idaho Hospital Association

"You are a vital voice in our nation. I pray you never cease. Our teams are always inspired by your messages and hungry for more!"

− Shane Satterfield, Executive Vice President, Marketplace Chaplains

"Your presentation received the first standing ovation I have witnessed for an outside speaker & your power to draw in a team, engage them, and make them better."

− Michael Trebony, Innovation Catalyst, Best Buy

"Over 99% of our participants reported satisfaction with your presentation - the highest we have recorded!"

− Brian Jones, Director of People Development, Baptist Health Care, Fortune 100 Best Place to Work

"Every time you speak you deliver exactly what we need. You are a tremendous asset to me as you encourage and inspire our top leaders across the entire church family."

− David Joseph, Senior Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church Indian Rocks

"Your enthusiastic delivery left our entire management team charged up and ready to implement your excellent ideas."

− Guy Barr, Regional VP, State Farm


Corporate Events.

Church Events.

Whether you need a keynote address, an after-dinner speech, a hands-on idea-packed workshop, or an inspirational message to ignite believers to live out their faith, Dr. Jim can customize the right presentation to meet your unique goals.

Faith-Based Audiences

Our Unfair Advantage


Most believers in business do not realize (and even fewer embrace) their unfair advantage in their marketplace. In this fast-moving and practical presentation, Dr. Jim teaches how to overcome the roadblocks, how to prepare, and six keys to unleashing a believer’s unfair advantage in business.



The vast majority of people desire to make a positive impact in all they do.  In this educational and highly motivational presentation, Dr. Jim teaches the four characteristics of transformational leaders with powerful, easy to implement strategies that move people and their companies from success to significance.

All Audiences

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Real leadership is the relentless execution of a few fundamental, time-tested principles! Dr. Jim cuts through the esoteric complexity of today’s convoluted approaches to leadership and teaches a profound, easy to use system that gives managers the confidence and the competence to boldly lead their companies into the future.

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We’ve heard it all before – change is here to stay. The only thing missing is how to inspire your employees, suppliers and clients to embrace the changes you must make. In this fast-moving, informative yet fun presentation, Dr. Jim shares his simple, time-tested model on how to lead people through both positive or negative change.

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Excellence in day-to-day management is essential for any organization to run at peak performance. From his over 30+ years of hands-on management and training of high-performance managers, Dr. Jim shares the six keys to becoming a great manager with real-world examples of how to integrate them into your daily life.

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Few executives take the time to clearly differentiate their company’s competitive advantage or how they will will achieve it. But for those that do, they consistently out perform and out earn their competitors. Learn 7 critical questions that can quickly separate your company from the pack – or risk being left in their dust.

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Short-term motivational quick fixes are never enough to with in today’s ultra competitive workplace. In this fun, research-based and best practices-filled presentation, Dr Jim shares four powerful principles on how to grow and sustain a world-class workplace filled with energized, productive people.

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