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.
Trend: Why Spatial Data Bubbles are Going to Be a Big Part of Your Life (And Why You Need to Know What they Are!)
Location intelligence was the hot new opportunity 20 years ago as spatial (GIS) data came to be a big part of the
Trend: The Future of Packaging & Retail: I’m Featured in Frame, the Leading Global Design Magazine!
My insight on the future of packaging is featured in the May/June issue of Frame magazine, ostensibly the the
Lessons from My Youngest Son: Taking Initiative!
My youngest son Tom turns 22 today. Time flies! Both of my sons have been a huge inspiration to me on my approach
The Story Behind the Picture: “Those Who Succeed Possess a Daring Need for Speed” – and the Chief Momentum Officer
One of my key themes through the years has been that "faster is the new fast" -- that the biggest challenge that
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
Things I’ve Learned from Golfing with a Grade 5 Teacher!
I spend a lot of time in conversation with CEO's, leading researchers, scientists and others as I prepare for my
Article: What’s the future of the office workplace?
Office Products International Magazine contacted me for an article about the future of the workplace, for their 25
3D Printing Michelangelo’s David in Concrete! – What’s Your Boldest Goal?
[caption id="attachment_14974" align="alignright" width="322"] “Using 3D-printed wax moulds for concrete
Questions for Association Executives: #2 Nomadic Workers
The Canadian Society of Association Executives had me write a series of articles with some of the unique
The Future of Education: “Why Are You Here?”
For years, I've made the observation that 65% of children in pre-school today will work in a job or career that does
Customized Keynotes: The Fall of 2016 (so far)
One thing I always stress to potential clients is that they are getting much more than just a keynote or
Failing at the Future: Why Are Some Organizations Clogged with Organizational Sclerosis?
Let's talk about organizations that are clearly failures with the future -- those who are stuck in a rut, and
Innovation: Are You a Timid Warrior or a Bold Strategist?
A common focus for many of the keynotes I've given for senior executive as of late revolves around the theme,
Innovating Post-Brexit – And – Can America Innovate Again?
We certainly live in interesting times! Here's what I've noticed in this new era of hyper-turmoil and uncertainty --
Innovation: Do it Now. Rethink it. Experiment – a Lot!
I do a lot of Fortune 1000 leadership events. By way of example, I'll be spending time with a massive manufacturer
Do These Things to Adapt to The Era of Acceleration!
Every industry and business will find more change in the next 5 years than in the last 100. What will YOU do with
Innovators Ask the Tough Questions No One Dares to Address!
Not only are innovative people unafraid to ask questions, they are prepared to go even further. They aren't
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...