Leadership Training Keynote Speaker

What would happen if you made a habit out of calling on the best in people? What could you create if you forgot about your ego and focused on your purpose? Find out here.

Leader Among Business Coaches

The Whole Story

I’d earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from DePaul University’s prestigious Theatre School and was enjoying a career as a director and actor, but had never found a way to become truly successful — whatever that meant to me then. Looking for something more, I’d been introduced to a series of self-leadership courses. I realized that what makes a character dynamic on stage could be directly applied to situations in real life. I could “direct” people in life and help them find their own “stardom”! Choose as Keynote Speaker for any group.

I began to take more classes, find teachers and mentors, seek out other business coaches, and soon was a full-time executive director of a self-leadership training company. I even dove into a corporate leadership position to prove in actual practice the theories we were sharing in our training sessions. With my coach and mentor I began to train with other companies, preparing to move from one company to full-time self-employed coaching. And it only took about 20 years!

In short, a 13th born Irish Catholic who trains to be a theatre professional, moves into leadership training and facilitation, then sales and corporate leadership and winds up owning his own company as a Modern Orthodox Jew with three children living in a Chicago North Shore community, should know something about setting goals, personal transformation and creating new possibilities.


Small business coaching is not just about doing better - it can be a survival game and the stakes are high.


James M. Lynch