Recognized as one who can educate, motivate and entertain, JIM TUNNEY has worked with many Fortune 500 companies, from Apple to Xerox, All-State to State Farm, Cadillac to Toyota, Frito-Lay to Nabisco, Arco to Unocal, teaching the skills needed to set S.M.A.R.T. goals and produce effective action. Drawing from 28 years experience as an educator and 31 years as an NFL referee, Tunney emphasizes ways to develop and monitor accountability and build teams that work with synergy and organizational responsiveness. His essays on motivation, productivity and self-management appear in business and trade magazines. His book, Impartial Judgment, "The Dean of NFL Referees" Calls Pro Football the Way He Sees It chronicles his career in the NFL. CSP? CPAE? THE MEANING BEHIND THE ALPHABET SOUP. JIM TUNNEY, Ed.D. holds both of the National Speakers Association's awards for professional excellence. These are:

  • CSP - CERTIFIED SPEAKING PROFESSIONAL The CSP designation is earned by those professional speakers who complete a stringent list of requirements, starting with subscribing to the NSA Code of Ethics. It recognizes those professionals who have demonstrated commitment and proven excellence. The NSA requires continuing education and application for renewal for CSP every five years.
  • CPAE - COUNCIL OF PEERS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE The CPAE is awarded - to a select few after peer review by a seven-member panel of judges The judges consider material originality, uniqueness of style, experience, delivery technique, image and reputation, professionalism and ability to relate to their audiences. Hundreds may apply; no more than five CPAE designations are awarded each year. Less than 4% of NSA members hold the CPAE.

Jim's Current Programs Include:

  • THE POWER OF MOTIVATION: Improving Employee Enthusiasm and Resourcefulness
  • CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: Exceeding Customer Expectations Every Time
  • WELLNESS: Living Every Day for Peak Performance
  • LEADERSHIP: Six Essential Qualities of a Leader
  • T*E*A*M BUILDING: Involving Everyone in the Process
  • HERE'S TO THE WINNERS: The Basics of Increasing Productivity

What people are saying about JIM TUNNEY: The Fresno Trade Club's Community Business Conference was a huge success and your participation was greatly responsible. The next day, the phone went crazy with calls praising you. We would recommend you to anyone looking for an excellent speaker. Howard M. Dull - Business Manager, Fresno Trade Club Dr. Tunney followed our requests as to topic and was able to match his delivery to the mood of the audience. Just great. Jeff Powell - Program Coordinator, Edward Don Company It was an absolute pleasure listening to the presentation you made to the Huntington Beach Management Association. Your delivery was exceptional and your suggestions most useful. I received numerous positive comments from our members. To summarize, they were THRILLED. Jan M. Martinson - Director of Programs, Huntington Beach Management Association Jim, your presentation and message was on the mark and a great closing to our national sales meeting. You earned our highest rating. Donald E. Crawford - Libbey, Inc. ...Your experience, style and delivery kept a "tough room" not only engaged, but entertained as well. The points you made regarding the development of relationships with people in general and customers in particular drew the praise of those who were in attendance. Steve Gronski - National Accounts Meeting Coordinator, ADT Security Systems, Inc. Your presentation at our first company-wide meeting made the event an outstanding success. You brought out all of the important points. Comments on the evaluation forms reveal the attendees were very inspired. Kermit H. Boston - Director of Education Computer Curriculum Corp. The responsibility of doing the close of a meeting is awesome and challenging. You met the challenge. Everyone left with a positive mindset and can-do attitude. Just what we wanted. Dee Webb - Manager Marketing Services, Vascular Systems Division, BARD Your talk couldn't have been better received. The general feedback on the conference has been very good, with especially positive comments across the board for your presentation. A number of the conferees have asked about the possibility of getting you back for next year's conference. Roland Seidler, Jr. - Chairman of the Board, The Seidler Companies Your message was perfect for the occasion and the response has been remarkably positive. It takes the unique skill of a true professional to bring an audience to the edge of their seats as you did that morning. We consider it a privilege to have had you with us. Mike Kileen - Assistant Superintendent, Panama-Buena Vista Union Your message was powerful, and the presentation was moving and memorable. The DCA Board of Directors extends our collective congratulations and thanks for an outstanding performance as our 1994 Keynote Speaker. Royce R. Heebner - President, Distribution Contractors Assn With great pride, I would like to thank you for the tremendously powerful speech you gave for the California Police Chiefs Conference. People who attended the conference are still talking about your inspirational message. Dave Fortune - Captain, Monterey Police Department



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