James K. Richardson

jim pic matchingCoaching and Consulting Experience

Jim Richardson is an International Executive Coach who helps business leaders recognize their sharp edges, become more self-aware, and increase their personal effectiveness as leaders. He is a Principal with CRG Coaching Partners and is President of Paradigm Group, Inc. based in Tampa, Florida.

Jim draws on more than 25 years of management expertise, organizational knowledge and consulting experience to deliver performance-based development programs and executive coaching services for business leaders and their teams. His work has focused on optimizing leadership performance, team effectiveness, change strategies, employee engagement, service excellence, organizational design, quality improvement and talent management.

Jim has worked closely with clients in a variety of industries including: telecommunications, travel & hospitality, manufacturing, retail, marketing, healthcare and banking. Jim’s diverse background in business and human resources enables him to help individuals, teams and organizations build key capabilities and change behaviors to achieve business goals. He also understands the challenges and nuances necessary to create cultural change within an organization to engage employees and inspire them to perform at the highest levels.

Business and Organizational Leadership Experience

Jim serves as a Principal with CRG Coaching Partners and as an associate consultant with some of the top consulting companies in the world: Right Management, Korn/Ferry International, Boston Consulting Group, Center for Creative Leadership, Humanetics Consulting, Inc. and Pilot Consulting, Inc.

He has served as Executive Vice President with DHR International, an executive search firm. Clients included Fortune 500 to small businesses, working with organizations such as: Burger King Corp., Coors, Dannon, Frontier Airlines, Regal Hotels, Vail Associates and Wendy’s International.

Jim has also held leadership positions with Regal Hotels, Richfield Hospitality Services and PepsiCo, Inc., where he linked people, strategy, and business outcomes. Jim has delivered improvements in customer satisfaction, increased productivity and cost savings to the organizations in which he has served. He is adept at helping senior managers in strategic planning and change implementation, middle managers in skills development, and new managers/high potential individuals understand their leadership roles.