Jim Endicott is a nationally-recognized management consultant, executive coach and author who specializes in helping business professionals compete more effectively for the hearts and minds of busy people. Jim has been a Jesse H. Neal award-winning columnist for PRESENTATIONS magazine and has contributed presentation-related content to magazines like Business Week, Consulting, Selling Power, The Portland Business Journal and dozens of industry websites.
Jim’s refreshing approach to the topic of personal communication transcends the overly simplistic do’s and don’ts of assembling presentations and brings a challenging perspective to the topic through personal stories, relevant research and powerful client case study. Speaking topics address the art of the high stakes presentation, audience-shaped messaging, critical psychology of influence principles, adaptive communication skills and important messaging and visual design techniques for competing more effectively for the hearts and minds of busy customers and partners.
Distinction’s client list includes companies like Adidas, Honeywell, Intel, Tektronix, Glaxo, Charles Schwab, FLIR Systems, Office Depot, Clear Channel and many smaller organizations. Jim and co-author and psychologist Dr. Scott Lee released their first book in 2001, The Presentation Survival Skills Guide (Distinction Publishing). Distinction Communication conducts foundational and advanced presentation skills workshops around North America and Europe for clients ranging from Fortune 500 executive teams to small business start-ups.