James L. Capra has traveled around the world as a professional speaker, providing powerful and dynamic keynote speeches for conferences, conventions, association meetings and corporate events. With his unique experience serving in one of the most dangerous professions in law enforcement, Jimmy shares the challenges and leadership lessons while rising up through the ranks in the US Drug Enforcement Administration. Offering real world examples and uplifting stories of what it takes to lead from the heart and develop relationships of trust in any environment, James shares his walk leading at the front line while pursuing excellence with purpose and passion.
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Gig Length: 60 - 120 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Routine Coverage Through the Hartford
What to Expect
"Be prepared to be energized, inspired and entertained as James L. Capra shares and discusses the importance of leading with purpose and passion."
Jimmy, as he is known by his friends and colleagues, covers the importance and necessity for leaders to develop relationships of trust and loyalty in any organization; his presentations cover the importance of developing emotional intelligence and the willingness and necessity to care and love those that are entrusted to leaders in any organization. Throughout his presentation he discusses and shares with the audience the critical importance of building a foundation of trust by developing a moral position that employees, as does the organization, have a purpose. Our people not only have a purpose in the organization, but have a moral purpose in life. "SOP's don't develop a culture of trust...leaders do!" These are not presentations filled with fluff, this is the reality of being a leadership practitioner in today's global business environment.
James L. Capra is currently the CEO and Founder of The Front Line Leadership Group, a leadership training and development firm located in Argyle, Texas. He is the author of Leadership at the Front Line:Lessons Learned About Loving, Leading and Legacy from a Warrior and Public Servant; The Eagle and the Seagulls: A Wisdom Story for Children and Adults; and his recent book co-authored with his wife Michelle; Raising Courageous Children in a Cowardly Culture: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of our Children.
Jimmy, as he is known by his friends and colleagues, retired after nearly three decades with the Drug Enforcement Administration. Prior to his retirement from DEA, Jimmyserved as the Chief of Global Operations responsible for 227 domestic offices and 86 foreign offices in 67 countries. Throughout his tenure as a government executive, Mr. Capra was a highly sought after speaker throughout federal, state and local governmental agencies on national security issues as well as contemporary leadership challenges and practices.
Additional Booking Notes
I utilize a lapel microphone and walk around during presentations.
projector, screen for power point and lapel mic
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