James R. Lucas

Previously a CEO and senior leader in a number of organizations, James R. Lucas, P.E., is the author of fourteen books, including five recent, acclaimed books on high-impact leadership, designing high-performance organizations, and identifying and conquering the Fatal Illusions that keep organizations from top-tier performance. He consistently challenges conventional wisdom about common business obstacles and has been recognized as a provider of thought-leadership on a variety of leadership topics for more than 20 years.

Mr. Lucas is an award-winning senior faculty member of the American Management Association, where he teaches its premier course, The Course for Presidents. Jim has an extensive speaking schedule, in which he addresses topics from his books and research and has been interviewed frequently on radio and television.

 

 

Mr. Lucas' principles and leadership approaches are being practiced at senior levels within a diverse group of organizations, including the following: Procter & Gamble, Kerr-McGee, Cintas, Ernst & Young, FifthThird Bank, Logitech, IBA Belgium, New York State, and the US Army

Speaking Events

  May 6, 2010

Capturing the Power of Passion™ at The CEO Club Luncheon
DALLAS - James R. Lucas is addressing The CEO Club at a Luncheon at the Cooper Aerobics Center.
This presentation features the first facet of the Luman Diamond of Excellence™: The Passionate Organization™. Learn how yourorganization’s VMVB™ (Vision, Mission, Values and Behaviors) can fuel passion and how The Rule of the 5 and the 95™ can impact your employees’ results. For more information and to register for this event, please visit The CEO Club website at www.ceoclubs.com.

  May 4, 2010

Capturing the Power of Passion™ at The CEO Club Luncheon
NEW YORK- James R. Lucas is delivering the keynote for The CEO Club luncheon at the Harvard Club of New York. The presentation is based on the highly popular book The Passionate Organization. Attendees will learn The 10 Key Elements of a Passionate Organization™ and hear Why Passion Trumps Engagement™. For more information and to register for this event, please visit The CEO Club website at www.ceoclubs.com.

  November 2009

Leading Passionate Teams™ with the New York State Bureau of Training
ALBANY - James R. Lucas presented a five-part asynchronous course on Leading Passionate Teams for the New York State Bureau of Training. The series, to be distributed online, covers the groundbreaking concepts ofPassion DNA, Passion Infrastructure, Passionate Leadership, Passionate People and Passion Transformation.