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Jim McCarthy

Founder, Jim McCarthy Leadership

San Francisco

Jim McCarthy is an internationally recognized expert on peak performance teams - the Silicon Valley Way! He has led inspirational, practical, science-based programs on Leadership, Goal-Setting, Hiring, and Stress Reduction from Ecuador to Washington DC, from New York City to San Francisco. He became employee # 258 at Yahoo in 1997, and later built high performance teams at NexTag, BlueLithium, and Drawbridge. His roles have ranged from sales to operations, from product management to business development -- both in the U.S. and internationally. Earlier in his career, Jim was an English teacher in Frankfurt, a business journalist in Madrid, and a McKinsey consultant in Munich. He received a BA in Political Science from the University of Iowa (Phi Beta Kappa), was a Fulbright Scholar in Germany, and earned his MBA from Stanford. He lives in San Francisco.

Upcoming:

Secrets of Silicon Valley Teams: From Dysfunction to Peak Performance

Secrets of Silicon Valley Teams: From Dysfunction to Peak Performance

Whether a manager is new or experienced, this workshop gives leaders the tools and best practices from Silicon Valley to take their teams to the next level, starting immediately.

24
Tue, 24 October 10:00 - 1:00pm PDT
Happiness Workshop: Create Your Pleasure, Purpose and Peace

Happiness Workshop: Create Your Pleasure, Purpose and Peace

This workshop helps you contemplate transitions, your career, legacy, relationships, and purpose.

12
Tue, 12 December 10:00 - 1:00pm PST

Previously (50):

Happiness Workshop: Create Your Pleasure, Purpose and Peace

Happiness Workshop: Create Your Pleasure, Purpose and Peace

This workshop helps you contemplate transitions, your career, legacy, relationships, and purpose.

27 Times

Happiness: A Day for Exploration and Transformation

Happiness: A Day for Exploration and Transformation

Whether you're depressed, delighted, or simply going through a life transition, this workshop will help you rethink, refocus, and reenergize.

7 Times

Goal Setting Workshop: Keep Calm & Get Stuff Done

Goal Setting Workshop: Keep Calm & Get Stuff Done

What exactly do you want? How are you going to get it? In this workshop, you develop an action plan to achieve your goals without losing your mind.

6 Times

Goal Setting Bootcamp: Keep Calm & Get Stuff Done

Goal Setting Bootcamp: Keep Calm & Get Stuff Done

What exactly do you want? How are you going to get it? In this workshop, you develop an action plan to achieve your goals without losing your mind.

4 Times

Secrets of Silicon Valley Teams: From Dysfunction to Peak Performance

Secrets of Silicon Valley Teams: From Dysfunction to Peak Performance

Whether a manager is new or experienced, this workshop gives leaders the tools and best practices from Silicon Valley to take their teams to the next level, starting immediately.

Happiness How To's: Set Goals, Reduce Stress, and Be Grateful

Happiness How To's: Set Goals, Reduce Stress, and Be Grateful

Learn some of the most popular practices from Jim's internationally recognized workshops, with advice ranging from operational to inspirational.

Team Building for Results

Team Building for Results

How do you hire great people onto your team? Once you hire them, how do you set them up for success? Learn how.

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