December 21, 2016

JON LUTHER – MENTOR SERIES

Among the nine traits of great teams – traits that I call Gold Medal Strategies – that I speak and present on, that I write about, is Great Teams Are the Product of Picking the Right Players. Is a trait that almost all great teams hold – whether a sports team or company, or other type of organization. These organizations have the right players – those with the right skills, right attitude, right work ethic … and right values. One […]
October 3, 2016

JIM CRAIG SERVES AS SON’S BEST MAN

In 1986 I was lucky enough to marry my best friend and the love of my life, Sharlene “Charlie” Craig. I cherish that day not only because I found my soul mate but also because I had my dad standing next to me as my best man. As most of you know from the Olympics, my dad means the world to me. After we won the gold against Finland, I searched for him in the stands to share what I […]
April 25, 2016

MENTOR SERIES: BEN SMITH

It’s funny. When Ben Smith discovered that I wanted to include him in my series of mentors who have most influenced and improved my life, he was a bit surprised. He maintains that, while he and I have long been good friends, and he knows that I think highly of him, he had not considered himself much of mentor to me. A reason that Ben didn’t think of himself as mentoring me is that the help and opportunities he provided […]
December 21, 2015

TEAMWORK & CULTURE KEYNOTE – LIME ENERGY’S MANAGEMENT TEAM

“Jim spoke to Lime Energy’s Management Team during our integration of two industry-leading companies. He spent time researching our situation which made his presentation very relevant, and he did a fantastic job of relating his athletic and business successes to Lime’s mission. Jim’s keynote message on teamwork and culture resonated with every participant at the meeting. His surprise meet and greet appearance following a screening of Miracle was moving, and he spent time one on one with many members of […]