Inspirational Speaker & Motivational Speaker – The Ten Rules for Taming Tigers
Jim Lawless is a record breaking freediver who was voted number 1 Motivational Speaker outside of the US in the Global Guru rankings, and has inspired over a million people on five continents through his speeches alone.
As CEO of transformation innovators Symmetry, Jim Lawless is a leading architect of change and trusted advisor to international organisations, fast-growth companies and Olympic Teams.
As a speaker, Jim Lawless is loved internationally for his energy, humour, engagement and his lasting impact on mindset and action. He leaves a new vocabulary behind that lives on in meetings and in thinking.
Audiences are captivated by his storytelling and his empathy for their unspoken fears that surround change. They give weight to his practical takeaways because he has proven them personally in extreme adaptations.
Author of the international best seller ‘Taming Tigers’ (Random House), Jim became a televised jockey (and lost 25% of his bodyweight) within 12 months of sitting on a horse. He became the deepest freediver in British history within 8 months.
Both of these rapid adaptations were done to test and validate his approaches. Both were done alongside his day job – just as all work transformations are.
Outside of work, Jim Lawless is a dad, friend, helicopter pilot, kundalini yoga practitioner, freediver, pianist and novice tennis player.
Taming Tigers – Inspiration – Mindset Shift – Bold Action – Sticky Vocabulary
An inspiring, motivating and life changing series of stories, proven approaches to personal change and profoundly simple questions to each member of the audience. All delivered with an infectious energy and humour. Audiences leave with a simple and sticky vocabulary ensures the audience can remind colleagues of the experience during the challenges ahead. A compelling framework that has been personally tested in extreme change challenges by the man on stage and some of the world’s leading organisations.
The Future of Work – The Future of Transformation – Informative – Thought Provoking – Urgent Call to Action
Certain trends accelerated so clearly in the pandemic that we can begin to see clearly what the future looks like and the pace with which we are meeting it. Given the well-studied challenges that humans and their leaders encounter in adapting, and the proven ways of overcoming those challenges, the infrastructure, mindset and skills and leadership required to build the organisation of the future – today – become clear. And many organisations have already begun
The Inspirational Team Leader- A New Inspirational Role – New Tools to Inspire and Change Lives
The Future of Work is a flat, fast and smart organism. Each cell needs the information, inspiration and skill to decide and respond locally – and the environment to support those decisions. That environment is, largely, the team. Today’s Team Leader has a more profound impact on the people they lead, their success and the success of the organisation than ever before. A new set of skills is required, the skill of inspiring adaptability, mixing empowerment with accountability and support and coaching peak performance.
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"Jim Lawless related to our current situation – an organisation going through massive change – with wit, enthusiasm and challenge."
— Isabel Nisbet, Acting Chief Executive, OFQUAL
"We at Apple pride ourselves in thinking differently, that is why we work in partnership with Jim. Our big conference pitches and our key sales presentations have both been inspired by the Lawless touch."
— Human Resources Director, APPLE EUROPE
"Jim Lawless related Taming the Tiger to our current situation – an organisation going through massive change – with wit, enthusiasm and challenge.
— Isabel Nisbet, Acting Chief Executive, Ofqual
"This was a very important event for my department. Your challenging and inspiring presentation and professional (but hilarious) hosting made the day for us. One of the delegates went straight back and ran a 'Taming Tigers' training session for his own team! No racehorses where involved, thank heavens. "
— Ian Dyson, Finance Director, Marks and Spencer plc
"I have worked with Jim on stage at three high-profile Barclaycard leaders' conferences. Not only is he engaging, challenging, inspiring and very funny but he delivers a practical, compelling model for achieving results which he has risked his life on the racecourse to prove."
— Gary Hoffman, Group Vice Chairman, Barclays Bank Plc