Developing World Class Leaders
"The key to building a thriving business and career is to develop the effectiveness, relationships & teamwork of the people who run them through masterful leadership"
Master Leadership so You Can Master Business & Career
Develop yourself, your people, teams & leaders in the four critical areas of effective leadership & your business & career will thrive
Become confident and capable by acquiring the skills and strategies of optimal performance
Develop critical thinking & precise judgement so you can work through difficult problems effectively
Build a reputation for being effective by delivering excellnt results and superior performance
Relationships & Cooperation
Become skillful at building rapport so you can develop positive engagement
Master influential communciations and effective conflict resolution and become excellent at problem solving & building cooperation
Understand group psychology so you can work effectively with all types of people
Teamwork & Cohesion
Learn an effective model of teamwork so you can maximize cooperation producitity and tempo.
Discover how to bring your people together and turn them from a group of people into cohesive, high performing teams.
Learn how to identify problems in your teams so you can fix them immediately.
Leadership & Influence
Become a highly effective & authentic leader & know what strategy to use in any situation
Develop excellent communication & influencing skils so you can create greater focus, engagement & momentum.
Learn how to navigate the corporate landscape skillfully, avoid traps, maximise opportunities & harness talent.
Comprehensive, personalized, solutions that go right to the heart of effective, leadership
We are able to help you, your business or your leadership and executive teams create greater influence and deliver superior results because our performance development solutions are:
- Comprehensive: Our programs address all 5 critical areas of optimal performance
- Personalized: All our programs are tailored to suit the your needs & how you learn best
- Built on Science and Research: Our solutions are built on 5 key performance sciences
- Affordable: Our programs are of highly effective and very affordable
- Measureable: You will be able to measure improvements in real time
- Effective: Above all our programs are effective and will deliver lasting improvements
We help you cut through the confusion & noise so you can be certain, confident & develop greater influence.
What Our Clients Say About Us
"Jim is the Answer to all the hard questions! Jim has a wealth of wisdom and an incredible way of projecting his thoughts and education onto me in a way that i could understand and follow. He is a personal resource I could not do without. I absolutely recommend Jim to anyone."
National Relationship Manager
"I have worked with Jim on a number of projects and have found him to be an excellent leadership coach. Clear and insightful, his advise is structured, relevant and respectfully delivered. He doesn't give fluffy-duck advice- if you're serious about understanding and applying leadership, he will walk you through the mechanisms that are most effective and mindful in practice"
PCEHR at NEHTA"
"I and members of my team have been working with Jim O’Connor for over 3 years. Jim has helped me turn some of the most challenging relationships into mutually beneficial and effective ones. His self assessment tool helps people focus on key areas they need to develop. Jim’s knowledge of relationships and communication makes him a highly effective business coach who delivers positive outcomes."
National Sales Manager
The Professional Effectiveness Audit
Our exclusive Professional Effectiveness Audit allow you to measure your effectiveness and capabilities across [TK] critical skills in three categories. It produces a customised report containing details of your strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.
- Quickly and accurately identify your strengths, weaknesses and area for development
- Receive a complete report that highlights where you need to focus to grow capabilities quickly
- Establish a plan for developing your professional effectiveness so you can accelerate your results
- Establish a benchmark and measure your progress
Download The Optimal Performance Framework for Successful Businesses & Careers
The Optimal Performance Framework will show you how to build high performing businesses and careers quickly, effectively and with the least cost in time and money.
In the Framework you will learn:
- How to achieve more with fewer people by developing effectiveness throughout your business
- How to optimize performance, increase morale & cohesion, whilst decreasing conflict & burnout
- The principles, skills & strategies that optimize business growth & performance
- How to assess the current level of effectiveness of your key people and develop their abilities
- How to develop a culture of optimal performance so your business and career can thrive
About Jim O'Connor Optimal Performance
Jim O'Connor is one of the leading authorities on the science behind the optimal performance of individual executives, teams & leaders in organisations. His programs are built on research and have helped many business owners, human resource and change managers, leaders and executive teams achieve their career goals, companies develop high performing teams, individual executives excel, leaders become masterful and organisations develop a culture of optimal performance. He commonly works with senior executives and leadership teams from some of the world’s top tier companies. He is also the CEO of a successful coaching company with clients around the world.
Jim's expertise is in developing highly skilled, highly capable leaders and senior executives who are authentic and effective and then helping them to grow a culture of optimal performance within their organisation from the individual, through the teams, right up to the leadership group. Using The Optimal Performance Framework he will teach you how to get the best out of yourself and your people, your leadership and your teams.
He will help you and your business succeed in the corporate world in an authentic yet highly effective way without losing your soul to the corporate machine. He will show you how to navigate life and career and get the best out of both. His programs are tailored to suit your requirements and create real and lasting learning outcomes.
He has a Master's degree in Applied Psychology, plus more than a decade of experience working as an executive career coach. Jim is also a clinical psychotherapist, giving him a detailed understanding and insight into the motivations, behaviours and objectives of people in workplace situations. This allows Jim to identify the underlying causes of common workplace difficulties and to develop techniques and strategies to assist in overcoming these challenges and achieving optimal performance in the individual, the team, and the company.
Jim uses a balanced, directive and outcomes focused approach. He has a wealth of knowledge, education and experience that enables him to help you find the answers and the strategies will work best for you in your situation.
Working either one on one or with groups, Jim teaches business professionals how to be personally effective, how to build highly effective teams and also how to be an influential leader with his carefully designed executive career coaching and extensive range of training solutions.