Gold Medal Training is a full service training division
of Jim Craig’s Gold Medal Strategies.

Jim Craig and his facilitators at Gold Medal Training are available for half-day and full-day training sessions and customize every event to meet your needs.

Based on Jim Craig’s 30+ year career of highly successful sales, marketing and training, and the topics for his highly successful business book, Gold Medal Training customizes each presentation to address your company’s needs while weaving in Jim’s knowledge, anecdotes and insights.

Prior to the training, extensive customization is done to ensure company objectives are met. The Gold Medal Training staff delivers an engaging, educational, and inspiring training session in which they deliver the customized company specific Gold Medal Strategies. During the training, video clips from the Disney movie Miracle and the HBO documentary Do You Believe in Miracles?, are chosen along with Jim’s book, Gold Medal Strategies, are integrated to illustrate specific traits and amplify the learning objectives

Training workshops have the ability to compliment Jim Craig’s KEYNOTE and drill down on Jim’s highly successful Gold Medal Strategies or act as a stand-alone session to fit your training needs.

Pre Meeting

  • Assess company needs
  • Analyze options to integrate keynote objectives and training needs
  • Build platform for training workshop


  • Prioritization of key message to Maximize Impact
  • Focus on opportunities with greatest business impact
  • Ensure customer-specific messaging
  • Weave Keynote and Workshop messaging for optimal impact

Message Sustainability

  • Continued Alignment with and commitment to Strategic Priorities
  • Align resources with customer-specific opportunities
  • Develop follow up tools & tactics for message sustainability

Materials we provide:

  • Customized workshop in a half day or full day format
  • Participant guide (depending on the type of training)
  • Post meeting survey questions specific to the training
  • Total proven plan of message sustainability through pre meeting, meeting and post meeting tools
I wanted to take a moment on behalf of Verizon to Thank You for helping us deliver an outstanding Expect the Best management leadership program. This trip scored a perfect 5.0 from our participants and I know that your contributions played a key role in us delivering a perfect score. You did an outstanding job linking your life experiences and business focus to our participants in a way that inspired all. We asked our participants what they liked the most about this program and here are several verbatims:
  • Jim Craig gave us “miracle” speeches every step of the way
  • Teambuilding, huddles and training were great!
  • Loved the training done by Jim and his team.
  • Right fit for the actions we need to take when we get back to the office
Jim Craig’s business savvy and winning spirit illustrates of what successful teams are made!"

Group Manager – Consumer Recognition,
Incentives & Channel Marketing