GUEST SPEAKER

Our Keynote Speaker this year is Jim Cathcart.

Jim was selected as a 2017 Top 25 Speaker (#9) out of 1,300 speakers in an online survey by Speaking.com. 27,000 people voted in this survey to isolate the Top 25. This is the 3rd year in a row that Jim achieved this ranking.

He was designated as the first “Entrepreneur in Residence” by California Lutheran University’s School of Management in late 2016. Jim was chosen as one of the Top Sales Influencers of 2014, 2015 & 2016 by Top Sales World Magazine based in London & Paris. In December of 2012 Jim Cathcart was inducted into the Sales & Marketing Hall of Fame in London, England. This is in addition to his existing Speaker Hall of Fame listing.

Jim’s presentation will focus on:

  • Relationships between players throughout the system and communications up, down and laterally.
  • How to gain credibility with people in different disciplines.
  • How to overcome resistance and connect in more productive ways with others.
  • How to apply the “Promise” mindset to achieve; faster, better, with less use of resources in multiple contexts.
  • How to increase your own “Relationship Intelligence®” to achieve greater results with everyone you deal with.

His TEDx video is in their Top 1% worldwide with over 1,250,000 views in just under 4 years. (Top 200 out of 101,000 videos)

With over 40 years of professional speaking around the world, Jim Cathcart is one of the best known and most award-winning motivational speakers in the business. He has delivered more than 3,100 presentations to audiences in every state of the US, most provinces of Canada and countries from Scotland to Singapore. Some of his most recent international engagements were for thousands of business leaders in Taiwan and Mainland China; hoteliers in Bali, Indonesia; engineers in Toulouse, France; business owners in Bogota’, Colombia; Costa Rica; Panama; sales people in Warsaw & Wroclaw, Poland; Santiago, Chile and Macau, China! A business strategist, psychological researcher and philosopher at heart, Jim is also a down-to-earth regular guy. He has worked in warehouses, driven trucks, sold door to door and at trade shows, been a bank teller, plays guitar in night clubs and pubs, and has toured much of the world on a motorcycle.


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