For twenty years Jim Comer has worked as a writer, speech coach and creative consultant for Fortune 500 companies such as Avon Products, Advanced Micro Devices, Universal Studios, Rockwell International and Glendale Federal Bank. Jim has spoken on communication and given presentation skills workshops from Los Angeles to Halifax, Nova Scotia. During his years as anread the rest
Jim Comer, the On-Stage Strategist, is a speaker, author, speech coach and communication consultant. He works with people who want to be more confident, persuasive speakers in their professional and personal lives. Jim has more than 25 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and has coached five CEOs, as well as candidates for Governor of Texas and Lt. Governor of California.
In both his individual coaching and presentation skills workshops, Jim specializes in helping speakers create content that reflects their own style and stories — avoiding jargon and corporate-speak. Then he helps them bring out the best of their own unique personality – the one that their friends and colleagues know and enjoy.
As a speaker, Jim has informed, inspired and entertained audiences in from Cancun, Mexico to Halifax, Nova Scotia with keynotes including “YOU Are the Message” and “How to Survive Caregiving with Sanity and a Sense of Humor”. His speeches provide valuable content that audiences can use immediately, along with laugh-out-loud humor and lively interaction.
His work as a writer includes How to Survive a Roommate, a book about his early days as an actor in New York, that landed him on the “Today Show”. His book, When Roles Reverse: A Guide to Parenting Your Parents, was nominated by the Texas Writers’ League as Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007. Jim’s articles have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post and Reader’s Digest. He has ghostwritten three biographies, is a veteran of six quiz shows, including Jeopardy, and appeared in a comedy act at the Improv in New York..
Jim is a graduate of Trinity University with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Drama. He worked at the Dallas Theater Center, studied acting in New York with David LeGrant and has performed in theaters across America.read less