Jim Cathcart is one of the world's most honored speakers. His presentations emphasize the value that clarity and an openness to innovation can bring to an organization, regardless of its size. He speaks to the needs of corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and management; based on his own direct experience in these roles, as well as that of training directors and human resource managers. As the publisher of more that 70 video programs, Jim is one of the leaders of a new wave of learning techniques, including digital learning, interactive live video conferences, and on-line forums. Whether on-stage or on-line, Jim Cathcart is a powerful presence whose first concern is to exceed the expectations of his audience.
Jim Cathcart is one of only 12 speakers in the world who hold the following honors: President of the National Speakers Association (1988-1989), Speaker Hall of Fame, CPAE (1985), Certified Speaking Professional, CSP (1981), and winner of The Cavett Award (1993).
Recognized as one of the world's best keynote speakers
Jim Cathcart is one of only 4 speakers in the world who hold the following honors: Toastmasters Golden Gavel Award (2001), President of the National Speakers Association (1988-1989), Speaker Hall of Fame, CPAE (1985), Certified Speaking Professional, CSP (1981), and winner of The Cavett Award (1993). Jim is also a member of the exclusive Speakers Roundtable, 20 of the most popular speakers in the world. Among professional speakers worldwide Jim Cathcart is a leader. He has risen to the top of his profession through 30 years of presentations to a worldwide audience and decades of unselfish service to his profession. He believes in serving his industry as well as his customers.
Jim has been a corporate executive, training director, entrepreneur, psychological researcher, meeting planner and association executive. He has managed people, products and payrolls for over twenty five years. He has also researched and field tested his methods through two and one half decades of speaking and training before over 2,500 audiences in virtually every discipline. His client list includes: ASAE, Merck & Co., Motorola, Mass Mutual, Norwest Bank, Becton Dickinson, John Deere, Levi Strauss and the U.S.Treasury.
Jim Cathcart's works are published by the world's top publishers: St. Martin's Press, Putnam-Berkeley, Dartnell, Prentice Hall, Nightingale Conant and the University of Southern California. Relationship Selling is now translated into Chinese, Japanese and Finnish. The Acorn Principle, Jim's 12th book, achieved #2 bestseller status as an e-book for the year 2000. Jim has created over seventy video programs and is as comfortable in front of a camera as he is on stage. This provides many ways to reinforce Jim's messages.
Skilled for a new era of growth
As cofounder of MentorU.com and ProfessionalSpeaker.com he is leading a new wave of digital learning. In addition to being active on-line, Jim sometimes follows up his speeches with interactive live video conferences and on-line forums.