Morris, Jim 1958-

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Morris, Jim 1958-


Born January 25, 1958; son of James R., Jr. (an educator) and Myrtle (an actress and homemaker) Morris; children: Jesse, Jodi Morris Hudson. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Attended College of Wooster and Virginia Commonwealth University. Politics: Democrat.


Home—Pagosa Springs, CO. Office—Bristecone Learning Press, 135 Country Center Dr., Ste. B5, PMB 225, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. E-mail—[email protected]


Virginia Health Center, Richmond, director of Challenge Discovery program, 1981-89; Santa Fe Mountain Center, Santa Fe, NM, associate director, 1989-93; Outward Bound, Rockland, ME, program director, 1993-94; Pecos River Learning Centers, Eden Prairie, MN, director of Adventure Learning Programs, 1994-97; One World Learning, Atlanta, GA, chief operating officer, 1997-2000; Experiential Training and Development Alliance, Portland, OR, chair. Bristlecone Learning Press, senior partner; Outward Bound Discovery, board member; Pagosa Springs Art Alliance, member.


(Coauthor) Pat Costello, senior editor, The A-Z Guide of Experiential Training and Development, ETD Alliance (Portland, OR), 2006.

The Five Insights of Enduring Leaders, Bristlecone Learning Press (Pagosa Springs, CO), 2007.

Contributor to periodicals.


Jim Morris told CA: "The Five Insights of Enduring Leaders is based on my experience teaching executive-level leadership classes through my business. We spent billions of dollars each year sending executives to expensive, pedigreed training programs that are amazing, except for one thing: they (we) are teaching the wrong thing. I wanted to write a book that included relevant examples of twenty-first century leaders, with exercises to help leaders stretch and develop their skills. I tied this around an invitation to senior leaders to build businesses that are socially and environmentally responsible."