Jim is an international turnaround specialist and best-selling author of the new book Inner Excellence: Achieve Extraordinary Business Success Through Mental Toughness (McGraw-Hill). As a Master Practitioner of Neural Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Mental Skills Coach (as seen on Fox Sports News), Murphy’s motivational seminars apply the same fundamentals to business that have created stunning victories for sports teams at the collegiate, professional and Olympic levels.
Murphy played professional baseball in the Chicago Cubs organization before injuries moved him into coaching. His first book, based on his master’s paper, Dugout Wisdom: Ten Principles of Championship Teams, was called by Collegiate Baseball, “One of the most important books on baseball to ever hit the shelves.”
Inner Excellence, Murphy’s latest book, has been called “a book that will change your life” by Colorado Rockies Performance Coach Ronn Svetich. Murphy teaches the principles of high performance in sports to business men and women around the world. Murphy has also written articles for various newspapers including The New York Daily News, The Province and the Tri-Cities Herald. Follow his blog at www.innerexcellence.com.