Is risk anathema to your organizational culture? It’s time to discover what you’re missing. Premier business strategist and thought leader Jim McCormick sets the record straight on the value of cultivating risk.
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The Intelligence of Risk – Unleashing Organizational Courage
Good business is about learning to manage risk properly. In this presentation, Jim McCormick unpacks how risk helps produce agile, innovative and profitable businesses. He presents the three Organizational Risk Postures and the secrets to unleashing organizational courage.
The Intelligence of Risk – Unleashing Professional Courage
Professional performance improvement starts with the courage to leave your comfort zone. This story-based presentation gives you the secret to overcoming performance-limiting fear and much more as Jim shares insights gained as a World Record and North Pole skydiver.
In today’s reality, it’s simply too risky not to risk.
Jim McCormick set the stage for all of us to become stronger individuals in every aspect of our lives. By applying the principles Jim put forward we will experience tremendous success in our personal lives and as an organization.More Testimonials Request Booking Info
Al Bolles, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Worldwide Beverages & Quaker Foods
PEPSICO BEVERAGES AND FOODS
Thank you for a great inspirational talk this morning. It was very well received and it really helped to shape the day and atmosphere in the right direction. You managed to deliver easy understandable messages.
Jens Renstrup MD MBA
Head of Global Medical Affairs
In my forty years with Modern Woodmen, you rank as one of the most powerful speakers we have ever had.
Gary L. Snyder, CLU
Divisional Field Manager
MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA
Feedback ranged from “frickin phenomenal” to “a wonderful break from the norm, and someone who challenged me personally”. Your presentation and delivery was described as:
Senior Vice President and Regional Manager
WELLS FARGO WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP
I would like to personally thank you for a thought provoking presentation. It was such an appropriate message for what our organisation is embarking upon. The desire and willingness to embrace change and take the necessary risks will mean the difference between success and failure for us. In your presentation you challenged each participant to take it upon themselves to do something different. The feedback from your presentation was very positive. On behalf of Invensys, thank you for your significant contribution to our summit.
You were thorough and able to extract critical organization issues from our discussions. The end result was a highly charged message that reinforced my direction and strategies.
Edward T. Hawthorne
Senior Vice President
BANK OF AMERICA
You were a great hit and right on target with the message that we needed to have delivered. Thank you for your time, effort and focus on the things we needed to hear and that we needed to communicate to our people.
President & CEO
I was looking for someone to be our featured speaker at our annual Excellence in Business Forum on the topic Taking Risks, Reaping Rewards. Companies were reeling from uncertainty. From the start you approached the programme with professionalism and ease. You covered every aspect of the topics that I wanted dealt with and a few that I didn’t think of. We are still receiving accolades from our Forum. I whole-heartedly recommend Jim!! Thanks for a job well done!
Manager - Marketing Planning and Development
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
The premier thought leader in organizational risk, with publications to help your business benefit from the power of calculated risk.Request Booking Info
The Power of Risk provides guided self-assessments and insightful discussions that will help you harness intelligent risk-taking as a powerful success tool. You’ll discover your personal Risk Quotient, learn how to analyze opportunities with a fresh perspective, and uncover strategies that will change the way you make decisions.
No guts, no glory. A guide to X-treme success – with insights from forty amazing athlete executives. What does it take to succeed in business? Risk-taking. Preparation. Self-confidence. The same principles that drive these athletes to the highest levels of performance. This action-ready guide shows readers how to capture the winning mindsets of champions.
Jim McCormick is one of America’s premier organizational risk experts, a noted author, founder and president of the Research Institute for Risk Intelligence, and a world-class skydiver.
He has spoken in front of top-level executive audiences at Accenture, AFLAC, Bank of America, Blue Cross Blue Shield, FedEx, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard, Pepsico, Siemens, Unilever and Wells Fargo; academic audiences at Rutgers University, San Jose State, University of California at Irvine; and Governmental agencies such as the FBI and US Army.
Jim draws on his diverse background of engineering, business administration, governmental work within a presidential administration, and as one of the most decorated skydivers in history to audiences around the world on the Intelligence of Risk.Request Booking Info
Fresh business insights from forty successful executives who are also accomplished extreme athletes.
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