Bio – Jim Richardson

Jim RichardsonJim Richardson is an International Executive Coach and Management Consultant who helps organizations maximize individual and team performance.

Jim draws on more than 30 years of management expertise, organizational knowledge and consulting experience to deliver performance-based development programs and executive coaching services for business leaders and their teams. His work has focused on optimizing leadership performance, team effectiveness, change strategies, employee engagement, service excellence, organizational design, quality improvement and talent management.

Jim has worked with a diverse list of clients in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia, South Pacific and Caribbean Regions. As an executive coach, Jim’s diverse background in business and human resources enables him to help individuals, teams and organizations build key capabilities and change behaviors to achieve business goals. He also understands the nuances of matching individual and team leadership to an existing or changing corporate culture.

Jim has worked as an associate consultant with Right Management, Korn /Ferry International, Boston Consulting Group, Center for Leadership, Humanetic Consulting, Inc., and Pilot Consulting Group, Inc.

He has served as Executive Vice President with DHR International, an executive search firm. Clients included Fortune 500 to small businesses.

Jim has also held leadership positions with Regal Hotels, Richfield Hospitality Services and PepsiCo, Inc., where he linked people, strategy, and business outcomes. Jim has delivered improvements in customer satisfaction, increased productivity and cost savings to the organizations in which he has served. He is adept at helping senior managers in strategic planning and change implementation, middle managers in skills development, and new managers/high potential individuals understand their leadership roles.