Jim Lawless


A leading authority on AQ, a pioneer in the fields of change and performance shift, acclaimed author and one of the world’s most significant motivational speakers, Jim Lawless has inspired and empowered over half a million people across five continents with his engaging talks on change and innovation.

Jim has a highly effective methodology, personality and presenting style that differentiates him from the crowd. With the ability to connect to his audiences of all sizes, Jim is able to offer a fascinating talk that will not only educate and inspire, but will keep the audience entertained from the very start.

As a professional and world class keynote speaker, Jim wants to inspire and empower his audience to plan and commit major, personal strategy-supporting changes. He will teach the basics of the skill of change in an engaging and motivating way by providing encouragement to improve confidence, drive and creativity in both business and life. Jim will also discuss topics based around the future of work, AI, market disruption, geopolitics, technology and managing risk.

As a result of his vast experience and success with a number of organisations and senior leaders, Jim has had the opportunity to work with and inspire some of the largest corporations in the world. Some of these include, ITV, BP, Fiat, Virgin, Vitality, Xerox, Microsoft, Unilever and Apple.

Author of the incredibly successful, Taming Tigers, Jim delves into his own and others’ experiences on the ground-breaking Rules that Jim has developed in order to change a business or an individual’s life around. These Ten Rules have been tried and tested by Jim himself by becoming a Jockey in 12 months and taking the British freediving record, becoming the first Briton to dive deeper than 101m on a breath, and by others such as the CEO that turned the bank, Northern Rock, around.

Furthermore, Jim was elected fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts in recognition of his business writing and is the author of the bestselling book Taming Tigers.

To book Jim Lawless for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Jim is known to cover the following topics:

  • Taking on Challenges
  • Peak Performance
  • Maximising Success
  • Business Speaker
  • Motivational Speaker

“Thanks – Jim put on a great performance for us.  We were all very impressed and left the meeting in high spirits.” –  Trudi, Karcher

“I am being approached all the time with new ideas and challenges from those who heard you speak … I love it!”John, Vodafone