Jim Cathcart is the recipient of the Golden Gavel Award, which is presented to arguably the best speaker in the world each year by the Toastmaster's International. Previous winners of this award include Tony Robbins, Walter Cronkite, Zig Ziglar, John Maxwell, Dr. Stephen Covey, Tom Peters, Dr. Wayne Dyer, and other world-class speakers. Jim Cathcart was invited by the Napoleon Hill Foundation to be featured on the 17 Principles of Success audio series. He has been the speaker and trainer of choice for many of the world's leading organizations including Marriott Hotels, Century 21, Bank One, IBM, Farmers Insurance Group, Toshiba, Ritz-Carlton, American Medical Association, GE Medical Systems, Pfizer, Motorola Inc, New York Life, Sony, Pacific Mutual, U.S. Bank, Re/Max Promotions, Thrifty Rent-a-Car, and United Van Lines. Jim is a renowned sales training and leadership expert who was chosen as one of the Top Sales Influencers of 2014 by Top Sales World Magazine based in London & Paris. In December of 2012 Jim Cathcart was inducted into the Sales & Marketing Hall of Fame in London, England. This is in addition to his existing Speaker Hall of Fame listing.
His TEDx video is in their Top 1% worldwide with 320,000 views in just over a year.
For five years in a row Jim Cathcart has been selected as one of the Top 5 Speakers on Sales & Service in an online survey of over 14,000 people. With over 39 years of professional speaking around the world, Jim Cathcart is one of the best known and most award-winning motivational speakers in the business. He has delivered more than 3,000 presentations to audiences in every state of the US, most provinces of Canada and countries from Scotland to Singapore. Some of his most recent international engagements were for thousands of business leaders in Bali, Indonesia; Toulouse, France; Bogota’, Colombia; Costa Rica; Panama; Warsaw, Poland; Santiago, Chile and Macau, China! A business strategist, psychological researcher and philosopher at heart, Jim is also a down to earth regular guy. He has worked in warehouses, driven trucks, sold donuts door to door, been a bank teller, plays guitar in night clubs and pubs, and has toured much of the world on a motorcycle.