James is a rare mix of management consultant, adventurer and motivational speaker. He has been teaching leadership and peak performance for the last 17 years.  James is also the author of Nine Minutes on Monday; The Quick and Easy Way to Go From Manager to Leader.

James first career was in ministry before founding the The Robbins Group to help organizations increase their productivity and lower their employee turn over. He has given over 1,000 presentations in the last 10 years and has been teaching, training and coaching leaders since 1995.

James combines stories of his adventures with practical truths that help audiences make simple changes that stick. His greatest expedition is being married to his wife Kelly and raising their teenagers. James lives in Ponte Vedra Florida.