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Dr. James, The Full Story
Author. Speaker. EDUCATOR. Coach.

Dr. James is a lightning rod in the professional and personal development arenas. He will fire up your organization, your team and you! He disrupts ordinary! If you’re looking for performance breakthroughs, greater levels of trust, personal power, communication and authenticity call Dr. James.

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TAKE CONTROL OF EVERY ASPECT OF YOUR LIFE - Solutions to help you jump into your BIGNESS!


Open. Sincere. Honest. Unfiltered. These books, written by Dr. James Smith, Jr., are the basis for all of his trainings and coaching. This is the perfect jumping off point for anyone ready to make meaningful steps towards improving their life.


Philadelphia’s top rated public speaker, Dr. James Smith, Jr., is available for private speaking engagements for your group or organization. With a variety of impactful topics and options, allow us to custom tailor the perfect presentation for your team by contacting us.


Over 30 years of experience. Hundreds of thousands JIMPACTed. Informational and transformational experiences.


The greatest athletes on the planet will tell you they would be nowhere without good coaching. Why not apply this same philosophy to your personal and professional life?

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Client Testimonial
"According to surveys, James was the most inspirational and dynamic speak ever... His ability to involve all staff and get individuals to interact with those they would probably never speak to was second to none. The employees were engaged before they even knew what happened because James speaks with a passion from his heart"
― Dan Robichaux, Chief Administrative Officer
"The presentation of "Fair to Famous" is one that will not be forgotten. It would be Fair to say that the presentation was a hit, but it's Famous to say you were AWESOME!"
― Joleen Flory Lundgren, EVP, HR & Training @ Famous Daves
"Your passionate message allowed participants to imagine the possibilities for a bright and successful future - both personally and professionally. And as rated by participants, you were our highest scoring presentation of the conference! You were awesome!"
― Rodney Morris, SVP, HR @ Fired Up, Inc.
"In a tough economic like we are facing now, it is sometimes a difficulty decision for leaders of corporations to invest in growth and enhancement training. ...I am confident Boot Camps result in retaining more employees in the organization with a better skill set to their job!"
― Juli Fussell, Director of Performance Training @ Aimco
"I am a HUGE Jim Smith Jr. Fan! No matter how big the room is, no matter how many people are present, you feel as though he is only speaking to you! You leave wanting to change and be a better person,whether for work of personal life. He really draws you in and motivates you"
― Laurie Adashek @ ASTD
“Thanks so much for your presentation! Your advice was compelling, engaging and actionable.Great mix of presenting, video and interaction.Your presentation style is so inviting! Cannot thank you enough!””
― Liz Dow, CEO of Leadership Philadelphia
"...Dr. Smith’s enthusiasm, passion, creativity, and storytelling was in full effect during the session, and the attendees were energized and motivated by his presentation..."  
― Dr. Charlene Glenn, Business Professor, Peirce College
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“During Dr. James’ talk, every word he spoke, the audience was mesmerized as it felt like he was talking to each of us directly. His natural story telling put everything into perspective, providing each of us with own takeaways. ‘Don’t Let Your Start be Your Stop’ was the message we all needed. I would highly recommend Dr. Smith for any speaking engagement as his message is genuine and truly from the heart.”
― PCMA Greater Philadelphia chapter
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“CFGP thanks Dr. Smith and his organization for their professionalism and assistance in making this event a great success. We highly recommend Dr. James Smith, Jr. to others looking for a dynamic, creative, and enthusiastic presentation.”
― Sarah O. Hanley, President and CEO of The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia
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“His talk was engaging and he used excellent videos to reinforce his topic --- holding the attention of an audience in a remote conference setting is very challenging, but Dr. James pulled it off! He has so much life experience to bring to the discussion and he uses humor and stories to bring the conversation to life! It was great to work with him and we hope to be able to partner with him again in the future.”
― Dana Dillard, Principal, Housing Finance Strategies


Dr. James Smith, Jr. presents to the general public on limited engagements. View our upcoming opportunities below.

October 10-11, 2024
Dr. James Smith, Jr. BOOT CAMP

Philadelphia, PA‍

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