For close to 25 years, Jim has been
motivating and inspiring audiences worldwide.
Some of his most recent events are covered below. This is but a sample of his work! Topics covered include keynotes on the future of self driving cars & trucks, agriculture & farming, banking and financial servics, food & retail, architecture and construction, and smart homes and the Internet of Things.
The Story Behind the Picture: “You won’t get BMW i8 quality insight on a Ford Focus budget!”
The life of a speaker is always kind of interesting, because you get approached by all kinds of people who try to
Video: The Future of Retail? It’s Fast!
Do you want to book the same old boring speaker who will show up and deliver a canned message - or do you want to
National Rural Electrical Cooperative (NRECA), Nashville, Tennessee
The future belongs to the fast – particularly in the world of the fast moving energy industry! There’s a
Gemalto, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Security, security, security! Gemalto is one of the global leaders in providing complex solutions to the complex
The Story Behind the Picture: “Don’t Fear the Future – Change It!”
Back in the fall, I was the opening keynote speaker for the Annual Coffee, Tea & Water show in Dallas, put on
Ontario Road Builders Association, Toronto, Canada
This event had a similar theme to the one above – with a more specific look at what is happening with the future of
Disruption: Self-Driving Cars and the Sharing Economy, Mercedes Benz, Detroit, Michigan
Obviously, this is a HOT topic, and being invited in by one of the pre-eminent automative companies in the world
Video: Interview – Mastering Complexity in the Era of Acceleration!
It's always fun to watch the crystallization of a trend that you've been speaking about on stage for over 15
Video: “It’s All About the Batteries”
I was recently invited in to keynote the annual SAP Utilities conference in Southern California, and had a room of a
Nikon 100th Anniversary Celebration, Tokyo, Japan
This was certainly a treat – they invited me in to headline a dinner with my observations on the future! I opened
Disney Predicted Self-Driving Cars, Intelligent Highways, the Hyperloop (And Maybe, the Jetsons) – in 1958!
What is the role of a futurist? We share with you ideas and insight that might help you to figure out what comes
BBC Interviews me on #IoT : “The Brain Inside Our Homes” : It’s Early Days Yet in This Most Complex of Machines!
The BBC gave me a call to chat about what is really going on with the Internet of Things (populalrly known as IoT)
The Story Behind the Picture: “Agility is the Only Antidote for Velocity”
One recent client engaged me for a talk for their global team, with the keynote title “Achieving Agility: Aligning
The Story Behind the Picture: “Why Suggestion Boxes are a Stupid Idea, and 10 Powerful Lessons for Innovation!”
With 25 years of working with some of the leading organization in the world on issues related to creativity and
The Story Behind the Picture: “What Will You Do Today To Do the Tough Stuff? Ask Tough Questions!
Here's a good quote to live by: it is said that doing the right thing when it's easy to do is easy -- it's doing
The Story Behind the Picture: “Establishing a Committee is a Guaranteed Prescription for Innovation Paralysis”
How many times does this happen - you have a great idea that you know will succeed - only to have it go to a committee,
The Story Behind the Picture: “Surround Yourself With Optimists!”
Some of the most fascinating organizations in the world have brought me in to encourage their people to
“Focus Forward & Be a Slinky” – Powerful Lessons in Leadership from One of the World’s Fastest Ski Racers!
I'm always thinking about my clients and my keynotes and the messages that I need to deliver on stage. With that,
Daily Inspiration: “The Future Always Knows When You Cheat on the Way There…”April 19, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“You might be able to cheat your way to the future, but it always knows about it when you get there!” Hey, remember Enron? Like, back in...
Daily Inspiration: “In the absence of clarity, focus faster!”April 18, 2019, BY JimCarroll
“In the absence of clarity, focus faster!” Hey, is there anything on the news …. SQUIRREL!!! One of the best scenes in the Disney...