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Jim Lawless

Jim Lawless
Jim Lawless
Jim Lawless

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Jim Lawless is best known for being an architect of high performance and change who has delivered in global organisations, government departments and Olympic teams.


Jim Lawless is one of the world’s leading inspirational speakers. Over half a million people on five continents have been inspired by Jim’s presentations and countless thousands more by his book “Taming Tigers”.


As founder and CEO of Taming Tigers, which works with a wide variety of blue chip clients to establish and achieve bold and aligned goals throughout the organisation, high performing teams, and long term change in culture, mindset and performance.

Ranked number 1 Motivational Speaker outside of the USA and number 6 globally in the current Global Gurus rankings, Jim has inspired and educated over half a million people on five continents through his keynotes and workshops and many more through his internationally bestselling book, ‘Taming Tigers’

He tests his frameworks personally and in extreme settings, giving him unparalleled credibility with his audience.

He used ‘Taming Tigers’ to become a televised jockey within a year of starting to ride and to become the deepest freediver in British history in just 8 months of training. Both whilst delivering his day job.

Jim’s keynotes and whole-conference action-planned workshops are legendary and provide immediate culture shift. He now delivers around 100 major presentations annually from Las Vegas and Bankok.

Jim was elected a fellow of the UK’s Royal Society for the Arts in recognition of his writing on culture and change.

Topic areas

  • Adaptability and QA
  • Change
  • Motivational
  • Inspirational
  • AI and Digital : Rapid Adaption
  • Disruption / Digital Disruption
  • Leadership
  • Culture
  • Productivity & Performance
  • Coaching
  • Wellbeing & Mental Wellness

Fee range:

Up to 5,000 GBP