Jim‘s passion is helping successful executives achieve their full potential while they enjoy their life’s journey. Jim has extensive experience in executive coaching and development, business strategy, communications, and change programs that produce lasting results in business expansion and transformation. He is the founder and president of The Balanced WorkLife Company. Jim’s roots are in science with degrees in physics, chemistry and mathematics. Jim is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst and a Certified Professional Values Analyst and is a member of the International Coach Federation. His business acumen starts with 25 years at IBM in a variety of technical, marketing and senior management positions. When he left IBM he was the Practice Leader for the Business Transformation consulting practice. Since 1991, Jim has also been the managing partner of JRD & Associates Ltd. with offices Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm’s vision is to dramatically improve the productivity and effectiveness of executives and knowledge workers. Jim lives at The Retreat in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife and business partner, Lori.