James’s core commitment is to human potential. This driving force compelled him to write RESUCCEED. For James, he believes the purpose of life has all to do with avoiding the trap of survival success which offers little to no fulfillment, passion, and joy in life. James challenge a life of a purpose where we are moved to contribute beyond ourselves, to fully show up in our lives, and fully integrate our talents and skills with our purpose, our meaning, and what brings us joy.

With over two decades of executive and entrepreneurial experience including nonprofit leadership and oversight, real estate investments, for profit and nonprofit marketing design and implementation and business development consulting, James offers a unique and refreshing approach to his work and all of our potential. His direct approach is centered in the practical and approachable for every day, already successful but real people looking for that edge, that area of improvement that dispels the myth that you have to sit alone on a mountaintop for 20 years to attain a life with purpose, fulfillment and joy. 

James has a BS in Marketing/Management and a MA in International Care and Community Development. He is the Chairman Elect of Family Lines, an organization that reaches families from all walks of life by recognizing the value of an involved, engaged, loving father. He and his wife, Maurita are members of the Medical Teams International Puget Sound Leadership Council, a global health organization that empowers communities to live full and healthy lives. 

James is also a Guest Lecturer at Northwest University College of Social and Behavioral Sciences speaking on Leadership and entrepreneurialism from a global context. 

As an accomplished Resucceed Coach, James works with successful already achieved individuals seeking the fullness that a life with success can offer. 

James, his Wife Maurita and his three children Eliot, Lucas and Madeline live in Bothell, WA, a suburb of Greater Seattle. When James is not teaching, coaching, or writing he enjoys spending cherished moments with his family, enjoying sunsets in warm weather, or finding time to reflect and gain new perspective on age old challenges and problems of the human condition.  

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