“James helped me identify career challenges and solutions that I could apply to them. He listens intently, challenges assumptions and provides focused and straight forward feedback that leads to practical actions. The coaching program and modules that he provided set an excellent base for the conversations and were adjusted as needed for the current need and my leadership style. As a result of the coaching I received from James I find myself achieving my leadership and strategic business goals and highly recommend him to anyone else looking for an executive coach.”  Erik Kuleba, Edmonton, AB

“James has taken me on an incredible journey of self-discovery, discovery of what leadership looks like, and how an individual can grow when challenged to look at life in new and interesting ways. James draws from his own life experiences in his varied leadership roles and applies them in meaningful ways.”  Sheldon Hirschfeld, Prince Albert, SK

” My coaching with James has given me a heightened awareness of my leadership style, the way I approach situations and the effect that can have on others.  I now have tools that help me to build a deeper understanding and better working relationships with others.  The Leadership Coaching Package material was highly relevant to my reality as a leader which made it very powerful.  I believe that anyone could benefit from this sort of Coaching.”  Jocelyn Santos, YMCA Calgary, Assistant General Manager Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge

“James is a thoughtful coach who listens intently not only to what I am saying during our coaching sessions but also probes further into what hasn’t been said in support of getting to the root of issues.  James’s coaching has had a positive impact for me because he asks powerful questions and challenges me in a way that has a direct and favourable result.  He is very committed to our coaching relationship and to ensuring that I commit to tangible action items at every coaching session which lead to sustainable enhancements in my being and I am very grateful to him.”  Jayne Paquin, Director of Human Resources, PenFinancial  Credit Union

“I was new to coaching when I started working with James…I [am] amazed at the benefits of coaching and how applicable the sessions have consistently been to my professional and personal life…the work I have done with James has helped me to make better decisions, have better conversations with my peers and clients [and] in turn has increased the value I can provide to my clients on all levels.”  Jody Cormier, JCormier Consulting Ltd., Edmonton, AB

“James coached me after an unexpected layoff.  He showed me how to view my skills through a forward thinking lens.  I was able to plan a new career trajectory with his personalized and detailed coaching sessions.  I highly recommend James’ coaching and support services for those facing employment transition.”  F. Porter, Edmonton, AB

“I have found James’ coaching very effective.  He meets me where I am and holds me accountable for the things that I have committed to.  He is a patient and effective coach who helps me to draw clarity from the noise of my thoughts and to realize I have the answers. I recommend him highly.” Wayne Pratt, President, Motive8U, Kingston, ON