There are so many motivational quotes and so few motivated people, because motivation doesn't move people. Passion, purpose, and meaning is what sparks action. Build that within yourself, and you will move mountains.
Building confidence, either in yourself or others, is not accidental. It requires consistent action and accountability to accomplish goals, establish credibility, and pursue greatness.
Many people are unhappy in their personal or professional lives because they've lost sight of their purpose. Their focus has become external. Quotas. Expectations. Deadlines. What about being heard and respected? If you want to perform at a higher level, you must reconnect with your passion and purpose (in work AND in life).
A More Human Approach
Progress through Purpose
Limitless Leadership Workshops
Building stronger teams, together.
These team-wide leadership workshops are designed to take an individualized approach to each team member in an organization to help build a deeper understanding of what drives them as human beings. The mission is to uncover wants, needs, motivations, and understand how to build deeper relationships through stronger communication.
In-person and Virtual Coaching
1-1 Focused attention and support.
Not just life coaching, but coaching for life. It's easy for executives and leaders to become so caught up with their own pressures and responsibilities that they are unable to take the time to truly connect with their team.
Through individual coaching, professionals enjoy shifts in mindset and perspective that allow them to better organize their priorities for the maximum productivity and happiness.
A customized and results driven approach to your conference or event.
More than just a motivational speaker: For the past 10 years, James has been bringing a unique and engaging energy to talks in front of groups ranging from 15 to 25,000. Entertaining and impactful, the ultimate goal of every presentation is for the audience to walk out of the room more energized, informed, prepared, and excited than when they walked in.
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James Michael Sama is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and personal development coach. Having spent over a decade in unhappy corporate cultures where employees felt undervalued and unmotivated, James branched out to pursue his passion for helping people live more fulfilling lives.
Finding success in creating hundreds of viral articles and videos on the topic, James has accumulated over 38 million pageviews on his website and a collective social media following of over 400,000.
James speaks at live events and in the media across the U.S. and has become a go-to expert with outlets such as CNN, Bravo, The New York Post, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, CNBC, and more.
What partners are saying
James is kind, intelligent and humble- unique in advisory and consulting. He understands what it's like to both lead and be part of an effective team. He has the gift of making you feel valued, heard, and important- and conveys that skill to others around him.
Allen Goldman, CEO
Immediately after James spent a day of management coaching to the team here at Pivot.com, I witnessed an uptick in staff enthusiasm coupled with clarity in their communication with each other. James brings genuine enthusiasm to his practical examples of relationship building. I’d bring back James anytime.
Brian Caroll, CEO
James Michael Sama is an excellent speaker. He is a leader in his field and provides impactful and practical content that certainly enriches others. It was an absolute pleasure sharing stage with him at the Global Digital Marketing Summit. The audience feedback was phenomenal!
Erica McKenzie, President & CEO
Relatable. Conversational. Impactful. James Sama spoke at our Acura Precision Team Award dinner and connected how individual paths and career goals combine to form a singular team purpose. Each member of the team, no matter which role they play, has a huge impact on the success of a business. James was a welcome addition to our event and is highly recommended.