Jim Harris

#1 International Bestselling Author on Disruptive Innovation
Management Consultant
Keynote Speaker
Strategic Planning Facilitator
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Jim Harris is one of North America’s foremost thought leaders, management consultants, and authors on disruptive innovation. Association magazine ranked him as one of the nation’s top ten speakers. He works internationally conducting strategic planning sessions with executive teams focusing on future trends, smart technologies, and cities, mitigating risk, employee engagement, and change.

Jim’s clients include Association of Research Libraries, Barclays Bank, Certified Management Accountants, Cleantech, Columbia Tristar Pictures, Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), IABC, IDG, IBM, IEEE, International Council of Shopping Centers, Johnson & Johnson, MasterCard, Munich Re, NEC, Novartis, SAP, Society of Professional Engineers, the UK Cabinet Office, the World Future Society, and Zurich Insurance. He has worked extensively with the health care sector, government, financial services, retailers and professional services firms.

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His book, Blindsided! is published in 80 countries worldwide and is a #1 international bestseller and named one of the best business books of the year by a number of organizations.  The Miami Herald calls Blindsided! “Brilliant stuff!”

Mr. Harris’ second book, The Learning Paradox, was nominated for the National Business Book Award, and has appeared on numerous bestseller lists. Books for Business ranked it as one of the top 10 business books in North America. There are now over 40,000 copies in print. Mr. Harris co-authored the national bestseller The 100 Best Companies to Work for in Canada. As a management consultant, Mr. Harris works with leading businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations aspiring to join these ranks. From 1992-1996 he represented the Covey Leadership Center in Canada teaching Dr. Stephen Covey’s work, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

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Surviving & Thriving Amid COVID-19

With the contagion of Coronavirus has come a crisis for companies and contractors. For many people the fear of COVID-19 (particularly people in high risk categories), the isolation and economic uncertainty means that some people are experiencing more fear and anxiety than ever before. This seminar will explore how you can pivot in this unprecedented time. What can you do to survive and thrive? #1 International Bestselling author Jim Harris will provide tools, tips, tricks and strategies that apply both personally and professionally.

Risk Management
Artificial Intelligence & Big Data
Collaboration and Engagement
Future Trends
Blockchain & Crypto Currencies
Smart: Smart Cities, Buildings, Smart Homes, Smart Tech
CRM (customer relationship management)
Coping Change Personally
Deconstructing Jobs & Nursing Shortage



“Jim was one of our key note speakers at People Planet Profit – Leadership Prioritized seminar. He inspired and informed with humor, wisdom, practical tools, and a deep authenticity. Wow!”

- Darryl Culley, Franchise Owner at Signal 88 Security

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