Jim Bottomley can help organizations develop innovative ideas and has worked as a consultant for the past 30 years with proven success. He is a futurist, an entrepreneur and a management consultant that can explain his research in a relatable way to corporate groups.
He understands trends and how they affect human needs. This understanding led Jim to assisting many industries and government to find direction and cope with change while identifying opportunities. Jim has boosted sales and marketing in new product development and owns a business related to software, retail, and consulting.
He offers a different view into developing ways to meet future needs and can relay the information with humour and high energy. His examples reduce fear and provide for innovation sessions. His time with corporations motivates, excites, and inspires.
Future Success Strategies
Success in the Innovation Age: Navigating Change
We’ve entered a new economy where technology disrupts. expanding the boundaries of all professions and requiring new forms of collaboration. Jim addresses the stress of change by stimulating innovative rethinking to leadership in the Innovation Age. Jim shares stories from across sectors and his seven start-ups to demonstrate that all success comes from lining up better benefits for those you serve. He enables leaders to better evaluate opportunity, apply new technologies, improve workplace processes, enhance customer satisfaction and more effectively lead change. From AI to blockchain to digital automation, a need-based approach makes the transformation simpler. Jim provides a fresh perspective, with practical tools to better navigate change.
Tuning to Tomorrow: Future Success Strategies
As a consultant for over 30 years, Jim facilitates planning sessions and has provided trend analysis services for clients across sectors. His value as a futurist is that he looks at the interplay between technology, economic, social and demographic trends to predict the changing needs for the stakeholders you serve. Change accelerates. Technology transforms. Social and geopolitical trends are causing political turmoil worldwide. Jim will showcase the key trends impacting your future and explains what is behind them, outlining how to uncover opportunities to meet growing needs in better ways. He works with teams of experts to identify the trends that will affect you most and shares strategies from across sectors to improve your future.
Breakthrough Branding: Building Better Benefits
With each of us confronted by over 4,000 ad messages a day, and with all of us facing information overload, effective targeting with an appropriate and clear sales pitch is key. Jim uses his unique approach developing Better Benefit strategies to boost marketing and sales performance. Increasingly, customer satisfaction measurement combined with social media campaigns will improve customer relationships and drive success.
Leading Innovation: Developing a Culture of Thanks
Jim examines the conditions that produce the best results in the Age of Innovation, looking at the latest methods and ways to improve workplace culture and promote positive change amongst the generations. Jim can demonstrate the power of creating a culture of thanks and can advise of how to avoid the traps that lead to the dark night of the innovator.
Rallying Regional Innovation: Networks & Clusters
Jim has helped organizations and regions innovate, building community capacity in Clusters of interrelated industries in which a region specializes. The Regional Cluster approach to Economic Development drives innovation by forging partnerships between the private and public sector to leverage research, develop new products and services for companies in the region and grow local employment. Jim’s Better Benefit planning approach helps Clusters succeed.
Jim can mix and match from any topic to customize your presentation.
“We have looked over the evaluations and we are pleased to say that the annual meeting was a great success! Your presentation was well received by our members and your message certainly gave our group tangible information to take back to their companies. Thank you for moderating the session, “Effective Manufacturer and Distributor Relationships”. The session was a huge hit among our manufacturers and distributors alike. They both walked out of the session with some great information. Thank you again for providing NAHSA with an outstanding experience.”
North American Horticultural Supply Association
“Your participation as a keynote speaker and presentation Future Success Strategies were very well received by those in attendance. Many of our members commented that the information and insights you provided on strategies in the health sector helped them to gain greater understanding of the environment that they will be operation in as pubic health collectively works to change the conversation toward health and illness prevention in the coming months. Thanks again for your valuable contributions to making our conference a great success!”
Association of Local Public Health Agencies
“Jim is a top-notch market analyst and futurist. In order to prepare his presentation he interviewed key people from our management/marketing team, provided us with useable ideas and left us with a practical understanding of our market. His talk brought clarity to issues like how population demographics affect future positioning of our products. Jim spoke to our top management and received nothing but praise from our experts: he does his job well and presents his research with great enthusiasm. Jim was rated higher than any speaker at one of our conferences for many years and I highly recommend Jim to any audience that values both content and enthusiasm.”
“Your research to learn more about the FCIDB and what is important to our membership and industry, both prior to the conference and by speaking to members and executive over the two days of the conference, was noticeable in your presentation. Your understanding of the business allowed you to take the information learned over the first day from other speakers, tie it together and relate it to our business in a way which was very informative and relevant. It is wonderful to have you come along to inspire, grow, develop and expand the boundaries we create.”
Federation of Canadian Independent Deposit Brokers
“Your presentation was right on the mark regarding the future needs and required focus of independent retailers in Canada. Based on the response from the group I would suggest that your messages were heard loud and clear. I also want to thank you for the efforts you made to customize your presentation to our group. Your pre-research added significantly to the quality of your presentation and helped to ensure it resonated with us.”
Mega Group Inc.