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In addition to my career as a professional speaker I value the opportunity I have been provided with to be a coach and mentor for other Emerging Leaders. A wise man once said, “We have to learn from the mistakes of others because we can’t live long enough to make them all ourselves”. These posts represent many of the lessons that I have learned along the way.
I would love to hear your thoughts. Please leave a comment or thought on any post that touches you. And of course I invite you to share these with others.

 – JAMES

To Reach your Goal – M.O.V.E.

To Reach your Goal – M.O.V.E.

There is only one way to reach your goal – M.O.V.E.   On the 1st page of a post-it pad write the letter M On the 2nd sheet write the letter O On the 3rd sheet write the letter V On the 4th sheet write the letter E On the 5th final sheet write the word GOAL   Arrange...

I Choose Hope

I Choose Hope

I will choose hope. I will greet every new sunrise with the belief that today we must do better. I will continue to believe that every act of kindness, every moment of love, and every positive thought can, and does, make a difference.   And I will do this knowing...

To the Inductees of the NSLS

To the Inductees of the NSLS

Congratulations on your achievement and for meeting the qualifications for induction into the National Society for Leadership and Success! O.K. . .  Now what? Leadership / noun The office or position of a leader. A person, or persons responsible for the action of...

Turning The Page

Turning The Page

If you ask me how was I able to have a successful 30 year career with Walt Disney World, I would reply that it depends on how you define “career.” I had an incredible succession of amazing experiences over a 30 year period at Walt Disney World. I never viewed it as a...

Do It Before You Are Ready

Do It Before You Are Ready

Do it before you’re ready. Walt Disney’s team had drawn the plans. They had trained the cast members. They had built the park. But opening day came, and they weren’t ready. There are countless stories that have been told and retold about what happened that day. Paint...

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