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Jim Dethmer

Co-Founder, Conscious Leadership Group

Jim has been coaching leaders and supporting individuals, groups, and organizations to optimize their effectiveness. Potent and practical, he see issues clearly and communicates next steps crisply. Jim works with leaders across all industries to support them to lead and live more mindfully, masterfully and potently. See more of Jim’s work on the Conscious Leadership Group.

“Jim Dethmer is a master teacher of the hardest subject of them all: leadership.  His no-nonsense feedback is direct, constructive, never judgmental and loaded with compassion. His teachings have transformed our workplace and our lives.”
Mellody Hobson
President Ariel Investments
Chairwoman DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., Board of Directors of the Starbucks Corporation, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Groupon.
“Jim Dethmer and his team have facilitated our company’s awakening consciousness around what we should be doing, what we want to do and how we can achieve our goals. His work with our team has challenged us in ways previously unimagined, fine tuning our communication, improving our performance, focusing our actions and advancing our culture.  The positive impacts are too many to list here and yet, I feel we are just getting started.”
Mark Kaufman 
MS, PT, ATC
President, AthletiCo
“Jim Dethmer and his team helped us in some important ways: decision making (clarity and speed), enhancing trust and team dynamics, defining our culture more precisely, and thinking through our strategic direction and business model. They are very skilled in their work.”
Rob Arnott, CEO

Rob Arnott, CEO
Research Affiliates, LLC
“I can’t speak strongly enough about how working with Jim Dethmer and The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership has changed our organization in both profound and practical ways.  There is not a single day  that we don’t think, talk, practice and challenge ourselves with the gifts presented to us through Jim.  As a result, our Executive Team is more supportive and respectful of each other, our corporate performance has risen to a whole new level and we have created a culture of trust, openness, alignment, candor, collaboration, friendship and love.”
Uzi Yemen
CEO and President Delek US Holdings
“Jim Dethmer is a master teacher of the hardest subject of them all: leadership.  His no-nonsense feedback is direct, constructive, never judgmental and loaded with compassion. His teachings have transformed our workplace and our lives.”
Mellody Hobson
President Ariel Investments
Chairwoman DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., Board of Directors of the Starbucks Corporation, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Groupon.
“Jim Dethmer and his team have facilitated our company’s awakening consciousness around what we should be doing, what we want to do and how we can achieve our goals. His work with our team has challenged us in ways previously unimagined, fine tuning our communication, improving our performance, focusing our actions and advancing our culture.  The positive impacts are too many to list here and yet, I feel we are just getting started.”
Mark Kaufman 
MS, PT, ATC
President, AthletiCo
“Jim Dethmer and his team helped us in some important ways: decision making (clarity and speed), enhancing trust and team dynamics, defining our culture more precisely, and thinking through our strategic direction and business model. They are very skilled in their work.”
Rob Arnott, CEO

Rob Arnott, CEO
Research Affiliates, LLC
“I can’t speak strongly enough about how working with Jim Dethmer and The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership has changed our organization in both profound and practical ways.  There is not a single day  that we don’t think, talk, practice and challenge ourselves with the gifts presented to us through Jim.  As a result, our Executive Team is more supportive and respectful of each other, our corporate performance has risen to a whole new level and we have created a culture of trust, openness, alignment, candor, collaboration, friendship and love.”
Uzi Yemen
CEO and President Delek US Holdings

Praise

“Jim Dethmer is one of the best executive consultants I have ever worked with. He really walks his talk!”
Gay Hendricks
Author of over 30 books on personal effectiveness including The Corporate Mystic Chairman, The Hendricks Institute
“My first meeting with Jim was likely the most significant turning point in my professional development.  Simply put, my sessions with Jim have dramatically improved my productivity and reduced my level of stress.  He has served as a masterful guide in leading me into a state of flow in all aspects of my life.”
James Placio
Managing Director,
Macquarie Corporate and Asset Funding, Inc.
"Jim's work with our team has challenged us in ways previously unimagined, fine tuning our communication, improving our performance, focusing our actions and advancing our culture. The positive impacts are too many to list here.”
Mark Kaufman
MS, PT, ATC
President, AthletiCo
“Jim has played a critical role in not only identifying the key aspects of the culture at Analytic, but also in developing a systematic process to ensure we maintain this culture as the firm grows.”
Harin de Silva
President
Analytic Investors
“For the past three years Jim has facilitated our YPO Forum retreats.  I have found his facilitation to be very skillful.  He has created both a safe and challenging environment that has supported my growth as an individual and our connection to one another as group members.”
Shantanu Narayen
President and CEO
Adobe

Experience

Jim has been coaching leaders and supporting individuals, groups, and organizations to optimize their effectiveness. Potent and practical, he see issues clearly and communicates next steps crisply. Jim works with Fortune 200 CEOs across all industries, and co-authored the book—High Performing Investment Teams—to supported his work with the leading asset management organizations around the world.