Jim Knight is an accomplished executive leader and certified coach with more than 30 years of real-world interactions and experience. His deep understanding and expertise in team building, transformational change, and multi-level leadership development will give you the insights you need for the ongoing success of your career, your business, or your team.
“We partnered with Jim to design and implement our Digital Transformation Strategy. He brought a unique third-party perspective which enabled us to clearly articulate our objectives, refine our expected outcomes, and successfully complete the task ahead of the original plan. He is a thoughtful, empathetic partner who guides people to be their best possible self while delivering their desired objectives. To use Jim's own mantra, he leaves no stone unturned in seeking optimal solutions.”
— Herb H., VP, Information Technology, Financial lndustry
"Jim has the unique ability to quickly make you feel comfortable, build rapport, listen carefully and hone in on the core issue or challenge. Through his thoughtful approach and insights, I was able to gain clarity regarding my life goals and how to realistically and effectively achieve them. Partnering with Jim has left me highly motivated and energized to make it happen. I enthusiastically recommend him as an Empowerment Coach."
— Daria Z., Small Business Owner / Entrepreneur
“Jim has coached and mentored me regarding both career and life challenges. He's part collaborator, part thought-provoker and part cheerleader. He has a way of re-framing your own thoughts in a way that adds meaningful direction. If you're looking for someone to confide in and learn from about yourself, your professional skills, your career ambitions, and your potential, Jim may just be the right partner for you. ”
— Barb M., Senior Program Manager, Insurance Industry
“With his open and straightforward approach, Jim effortlessly establishes a high level of trust, which leads to delving into each topic of discussion in an efficient manner. He is empathetic throughout the process, which makes it extremely easy to discuss any topic at any level, and his breadth of experiences enables him to quickly draw upon relevant concrete examples that align well with each discussion point. Jim has helped me build confidence and regain focus for taking the next step forward in my career.”
— Frank G., Senior Director Enterprise Functions, Energy Company
"I highly recommend Jim as a career coach. I spent many sessions with Jim discussing what I would enjoy doing with my career before leaving an organization I had been with for over 30 years. We discussed what was important in my life and what made me feel fulfilled. Jim brought a lot out of me and gave me homework after each session so we would be able to get closer to determining the next steps with my career. "
— Andy Z., Director IT Infrastructure, Financial Industry
“When you work with Jim, you are guaranteed to get the very best in leadership, professionalism, and strategic visioning. Most importantly, you get the privilege of working with someone who is truly empathetic and principled.”
— Caren S., CIO and EVP, Mortgage Industry
“Jim’s counsel and mentorship have shaped the way I approach difficult business problems. He sets expectations for achievement and delivery, and follows up with rigor to ensure my success. Jim's wisdom and expertise helped me to navigate tough organizational challenges. I highly recommend working with Jim. The result is simple. He has made my life better.”
— Howie C., Head of Digital Capability, Pharmaceutical Company
“Over a three-month period, we met regularly for intense, thought-provoking, and actionable conversations. Jim’s engagement style and ability to quickly grasp the underlying and most important element to focus on, resulted in true insight and value. Jim’s life experience and ability to bring this and other tools into the mix of the coaching relationship has given me a fresh perspective and understanding. I’d highly recommend Jim as a coach.”
— Jeff M., Executive Advisor, Management Consulting
"I engaged Jim’s expertise to help guide my management team and me with developing our IT Strategy. Jim’s experience of having led an IT transformation effort at a Fortune 500 company as the company’s CIO — and his ability to lead others through this process — is very valuable. His talent for creating mission and vision statements as well as helping others define their strategic imperatives, objectives and defining KPI’s is proving to be very beneficial to my team."
— Timothy J., CIO, Energy Industry