Jim Smith Jr

Jim Smith Jr Jim Smith Jr

Jim Smith Jr Bio

Jim "Mr. Energy" Smith Jr. JIMPACT President & CEO Jim is an author, empowerment/motivational speaker, trainer and coach who has transformed the lives of thousands of people across the world, through his call to transform our lives from within. Some have referred to him as part Joel Osteen and part Oprah Winfrey, because Jim has a gift that enables people to overcome their inner fears and take their leadership and public speaking skills to heights that were previously unimaginable. Individuals who have been JIMPACTED often leave emotionally drained yet inspired to reach new levels of personal success and make a positive impact to the world around them. His enthusiastic and passionate style of speaking has earned him the distinction of "Mr. Energy!" Jim is the bestselling author of From Average to Awesome: Lessons for Living an Extraordinary Life, Crash and Learn: 600+ Road-Tested Tips to Keep Audiences Fired Up and Engaged! and the co-author of The Masters of Success (along with Ken Blanchard, Jack Canfield, John Christensen and others).Jim s newest book is entitled The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss or LIfe Throws at You, provides valuable insight into ways to create positive outcomes through ownership and personal accountability. He is also the creator of the acclaimed JIMPACT BOOTCAMP, series of workshops that have created JIMPACT performance breakthroughs for numerous attendees. For over 27 years, Jim has developed creative, inspirational and high-energy approaches toward creating organizational and individual performance breakthroughs including his experience at the Bob Pike Group, Simmons Associates, CoreStates Bank, the Vanguard Group of Investments and Prudential s American Association of Retired Persons (AARP Operations). Jim presently serves as a faculty member for both Rutgers University and Temple University International Executive MBA Programs. A sought-after trainer and speaker, his workshops, keynotes and executive coaching experiences span across several industries including speakers, trainers, radio show hosts, managers and leaders in how to deliver "mistake-free," memorable and powerful presentations. Jim has been featured on the cover of the National Speaker s Association SPEAKER Magazine (November 2008) and the New Jersey PERFORMANCE Magazine (with President Barack Obama, Newark, New Jersey s Mayor Cory Booker, Donald Trump, Joel Osteen and others) Professional Awards: Prudential s Minority Interchange Constance O. Garretson Award for Service and Professionalism The Vanguard Group of Investments Award of Excellence Temple University Gallery of Success Inductee Featured on the cover of the New Jersey Performance Magazine Featured on the cover of the NSA Speaker Magazine Philadelphia INROADS Frank C. Carr Award for Community Service