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New Directions Consulting is a professional services firm specializing in human capital consulting, executive coaching and team capacity building. Jim Ward, the Managing Principal, brings 30 years of business and professional experience to each project. He believes for any organization to succeed and thrive, having superior talent is the only sustainable competitive advantage.

Testimonials


  • "I worked with Jim through a transitional period in my career. Initially, I was reluctant to work with a coach; however, my reservations dissipated within the first few minutes of our initial meeting. Jim is an outstanding coach, mentor, and confidant"



    "I worked with Jim through a transitional period in my career. Initially, I was reluctant to work with a coach; however, my reservations dissipated within the first few minutes of our initial meeting. Jim is an outstanding coach, mentor, and confidant"


    Amanda Robinson, Portfolio Manager, Race Street Management

  • "Jim uses his outstanding professional and academic experience to bring the best out of clients and business counterparts. His approach to helping individuals understand their strengths and weaknesses and how to achieve the goals they have set for themselves is both creative and comprehensive. I would gladly recommend Jim to friends and colleagues and would not hesitate to work with him again!"



    "Jim uses his outstanding professional and academic experience to bring the best out of clients and business counterparts. His approach to helping individuals understand their strengths and weaknesses and how to achieve the goals they have set for themselves is both creative and comprehensive. I would gladly recommend Jim to friends and colleagues and would not hesitate to work with him again!"


    Sean Olesen, CFA, Investment Officer, Cornell University Investment Office

  • "Recommending Jim Ward is an easy task. He is more than a coach; he is a true mentor who can strategize around one's goals. Not only was Jim instrumental in connecting me with recruiters and high level executives, Jim strategized my job search, and coached me through informational meetings. I would recommend Jim Ward to anyone who is serious about career advancement and needing professional career advice and counsel"



    "Recommending Jim Ward is an easy task. He is more than a coach; he is a true mentor who can strategize around one's goals. Not only was Jim instrumental in connecting me with recruiters and high level executives, Jim strategized my job search, and coached me through informational meetings. I would recommend Jim Ward to anyone who is serious about career advancement and needing professional career advice and counsel"


    Myles Weinstein, Chief of Staff, Coupa Software

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