901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

}
back to Speakers
Jim McCormick

Jim McCormick

    Organizational risk expert Jim McCormick helps organizations find their ideal path between the extremes of excessive risk and excessive caution.

Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

Colorado

The Power of Risk - Unleashing Professional Courage - Jim McCormick

The Power of Risk - Unleashing Professional Courage - Jim McCormick

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 Record skydiver. As an in-demand speaker, Jim has addressed some of the most distinguished executive audiences ranging from Accenture, AFLAC, Bank of America, CDW, FedEx, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard, PepsiCo, The Clorox Company, Siemens, Unilever, Verizon, Wells Fargo; governmental institutions such as the FBI and US Army; and academic institutions such as Rutgers University, San Jose State, University of California at Irvine, and the National World War II Museum.

Jim maintains that all business is about utilizing risk effectively. He has spoken internationally to organizations about how they can to harness risk to be more competitive and innovative. The result is organizations that are responsive to opportunities, market changes, competitive moves and emerging technologies. In his keynote presentations, “The Intelligence of Risk – Unleashing Organizational Courage” and “The Intelligence of Risk – Unleashing Professional Courage,” Jim reminds audiences that risking well is not an option, it is a necessity. And done well, it produces more agile and profitable businesses.

Jim has lived this vision in settings as diverse as The White House as a member of a Presidential administration; various executive level positions in the real estate, construction, and architecture industries; and as a holder of six skydiving World Records. He is a thought-leader in the field of organizational risk practice, and the author of Business Lessons from the Edge, The Power of Risk and The First-Time Manager.

Jim travels from Denver, Colorado.

To book Jim McCormick call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

The Intelligence of Risk – Unleashing Organizational Courage

Jim engages the audience by evoking joyous memories of their early risks. With positive thoughts of risk in mind, the discussion turns to the perceptions we have been given about risk. Examples of organizational risk done well and poorly lead the presentation to the Risk Imperative, the Risk/Judgment Imbalance and Group Polarization.

Central to the presentation is a vital concept developed by Jim called the Organizational Risk Posture (ORP). The necessity to identify the ideal ORP for each element of the organization is emphasized along with how to instill it effectively into the organizational culture.

Five key action steps are provided that can be implemented immediately along with access to proprietary on-line tools that can be used to advance the discussion of the intelligence of risk.

Jim concludes the presentation by drawing from his experience as a member of the international team that set the current skydiving World Record. This extraordinary story reinforces the message that has been presented and leaves the audience inspired to pursue their own records.

Target audience: Leaders, future leaders and key individual contributors

The Intelligence of Risk – Unleashing Professional Courage

Professional performance improvement starts with the courage to leave your comfort zone. This story-based presentation centers on using intelligent risk-taking as a performance improvement strategy. Jim draws on insights from research and his experiences as a World Record and North Pole skydiver to share how to overcome performance limiting fear. Audience members receive four clear steps they can use to harness risk for the benefit of them and their organization.

Target audience: Individual contributors in all roles and sales professionals

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Dov Seidman

Dov Seidman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LRN and Author of “HOW: Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything…in Business (and in Life)”

Phillip Newbold, Healthcare Speaker

Phillip Newbold

CEO of Beacon Health System

Jim Brazell, Education Speaker

Jim Brazell

America's "What's Next?" Speaker

Mitch Lowe Speaker

Mitch Lowe

Co-Founding Executive of Netflix

Vivek Wadhwa

Vivek Wadhwa

Academic

Shane Snow

Shane Snow

Bestselling Author of Smartcuts & Co-Founder of Contently

Jay Shetty speaker

Jay Shetty

Host

Alberto Savoia, Business Strategy Speaker

Alberto Savoia

Co-founder

Kyra Bobinet Speaker

Kyra Bobinet, MD

Innovator

Andy Stefanovich, Business Trends Speaker

Andy Stefanovich

Chief Curator and Provocateur

Jackie Freiberg, Speaker

Jackie Freiberg

International Best-selling Author

Ari Popper, Futurist Speaker

Ari Popper

Founder and CEO of SciFutures

Testimonials

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Bridgeworks was awesome!!! Great feedback from all!! Thanks for all of your collaboration and positive we'll use you in the future.  

You ladies really are the BEST!  After this event I am going to be on the hunt for keynote speakers in May.  I really want to work ..

The Nebraska Hospital Association along with numerous other state hospital associations have enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Execut..

Thank you to both of you for everything surrounding Mr. Will as our special guest. I suspect, soon, I will be in touch regarding our next eve..

We could not have done it without you.  Thank you for the outstanding suggestions.  The speakers were by far the best we have ever..

"You made my job so much easier! You are the only bureau I will use."     

We truly appreciate the excellent support and attention to detail we have received from Executive Speakers Bureau.  They have provided u..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call us to discuss how we can help find the right speaker for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below