Jim’s Journal: Why Wait Until the End?!

June 30, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Have you ever watched a game (football, basketball, baseball, soccer, etc.) where the team that was getting beat throughout the game, attempts to make a miraculous comeback at the end? 
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Jim’s Journal: Is It Ready?

June 27, 2014 in Jim's Journal

One of my favorite pastimes in life is to cook on the grill.  Yes, I have my routine and I have my Chef Jim nuances.  I find it to be
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Jim’s Journal: They Just Don’t Treat “It” Like You Do

June 25, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I flew to Milwaukee on Monday to do a keynote for Northwestern Mutual.  The financial district in Milwaukee is one of the friendliest, cleanest and quietest business areas that I’ve visited
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Jim’s Journal: You’re always on!

June 24, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Someone is always watching!  Someone is always listening to what you have to say.  When I facilitate my presentation and facilitation skills workshops I always ask the same question at
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Jim’s Journal: Extra, Extra Read All About It! They Smell You Loud and Clear!

June 23, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Do you know someone who wears too much cologne?  It’s as if they marinated in it overnight.  Their perfume typically lingers for hours after they’ve left the room.  And if
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Jim’s Journal: Pick Your Battles

June 20, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I’m standing in the car rental line talking to the agent when a man comes out of nowhere, stands next to me, and begins talking to the agent.  I gave
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Jim’s Journal: Don’t Go There…WRONG! Do Go There and Often!

June 19, 2014 in Jim's Journal, Slider Features

I love telling stories during my workshops and motivational keynote presentations.  No, make that, I love re-living stories during my presentations.  Last week, after my session, a participant came up
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Jim’s Journal: No Excuses!

June 18, 2014 in Jim's Journal

When I’m out and about there’s a good chance I’m wearing my “No Excuses” baseball hat.  And when I’m wearing my “No Excuses” hat there’s a good chance that someone
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Jim’s Journal: News You Can Use!

June 17, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I’m dating myself here, but one of my favorite singers of the 70’s and 80’s was Bill Withers (Lean on Me, Lovely Day, Ain’t No Sunshine, Just the Two of
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Jim’s Journal: Don’t Leave Without It

June 16, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Last week I presented at the Society for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Trainers (now Learning Sciences Trainers and Educators Network) Conference in Dallas.  Yes, they were JIMPACTed!  I don’t usually rent
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