“Jim brings a deep commitment to excellence, sensitivity, candor and results.  He has helped our high-potentials recognize their sharp edges, be self-aware. And increase their personal effectiveness as leaders.”

SVP Human Resources -Large Medical Device Company


“Jim Richardson has helped me become a more effective leader as judged by my key stakeholders; my people, my peers and my boss.  Jim helped me recognize some behaviors and actions that were de-railing my career and put action plans in place to achieve a new and improved me.”

 Region President-National Wireless Communications Company


“Jim is a great coach and teacher; he has done a lot to help me and members of my team.  His approach is practical, useful and right to the point.”

General Manager-Aruba Marriott Resort & Casino


“With Jim’s help, I identified three “mission critical” developmental opportunities and then went to work providing me coaching tips, tools and techniques to practice and get comfortable with.  It has made all the difference in my level of job satisfaction and how other people see and respond to me.”

 Executive VP/Chief Operating Officer Hospital & Health Centers


“Jim helps successful people get better and better.”

Hotel Director-Norwegian Cruise Lines


“Jim has a unique gift to get beneath the surface to identify the core developmental needs that must be fixed for someone to optimize their performance as a leader. He does this with feedback from your colleagues.  He sets up a feedback loop at mid-point and at the end of the coaching engagement to measure how much you’ve improved.”

 Erin McAndrew-VP Sales-Golden Living Centers


“Jim has a simple, yet powerful approach for helping leaders change.  He has a unique ability to deliver practical insights that leaders can act upon”.                                             

Krista Patrick, Senior VP Planning & Allocation, White House/Black Market


“Jim’s coaching partnership not only assisted my professional development, he assisted the development of executives on either side of the supervision spectrum.  His approach was comprehensive, customized and effective for the specific set of personalities and company culture.  His ability to build, foster and maintain trust was a key component to the coaching process.”

Adam Whitehill, Sr. V.P. Operational Finance, Golden Living