His books serve as texts in many MBA and other higher-education curricula around the world, are translated into dozens of languages, and have sold well over 5 million copies worldwide.

Jim is a sought-after speaker to audiences around the world on leadership and developing high-performing teams. He also assists organizations in creating a culture of excellence by growing leaders and building community.

His clients include many of the world’s most admired organizations including the FBIAmerican ExpressJohnson & Johnson, Marriott, McDonald'sNestlé, Procter & Gamble, and the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Jim resides in Michigan with his wife (Denise) & daughter (Rachael).