Speaking engagements

I’ve had the honor of speaking at numerous conferences, corporate events, and educational institutions. My engaging and interactive presentations captivate audiences of all backgrounds and ages. I customize my talks to cater to the specific needs of each audience, ensuring they leave with practical takeaways and a newfound appreciation for the transformative power of emotional intelligence.

Peak Performance with Emotional Intelligence

About Me

Hello, I’m James Burnham, a recognized authority in emotional intelligence and its profound impact on personal and professional excellence. With years of expertise and a passion for helping individuals and organizations harness the power of emotions, I am dedicated to equipping audiences with actionable insights and tools to excel in both their personal and professional lives.

Speaking topics:

Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

"In order to be vulnerable, we need to trust. In order to trust, we need to understand our emotions." — Brene Brown In this captivating talk, I delve into the core principles of emotional intelligence and its pivotal role in our daily lives. Audiences will discover how understanding and managing emotions can enhance self-awareness, improve interpersonal relationships, and sharpen decision-making abilities.

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

"Leadership is not about being in charge. It is about taking care of those in your charge." — Simon Sinek Leadership transcends mere strategy; it involves connecting with people on an emotional level. I explore the essential aspects of emotionally intelligent leadership and how it can transform workplaces, elevate team morale, and drive organizational success.

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

"Emotional intelligence isn't a luxury you can dispense with in tough times. It's a basic tool that, when deployed with finesse, is key to professional success." — Harvard Business Review In today's competitive business landscape, emotional intelligence is a game-changer for career advancement. I discuss how individuals can leverage emotional intelligence to thrive in the workplace, enhance communication, and build enduring professional relationships.

Cultivating Emotional Resilience

"Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But you keep going." — Brene Brown Life presents challenges, and emotional resilience is the key to bouncing back from setbacks. I provide practical strategies for cultivating emotional resilience, empowering audiences to navigate adversity with grace and determination.

EI for Personal Growth

"Emotional intelligence is the real secret to success." — Harvard Business Review Personal development is an ongoing journey, and emotional intelligence is a crucial aspect of that journey. I share actionable tips and techniques for individuals looking to enhance their emotional intelligence, ultimately leading to more fulfilling lives.


If you’re seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable speaker to inspire your audience and provide evidence-based insights on emotional intelligence, please reach out. I’d be delighted to discuss how I can contribute to the success of your event.