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Tim Jones is a thought leader, communicator and writer. Tim has found success in providing a context, different from the expectation. He provides influence and perspective on topics such leadership, organizational health, motivation & inspiration. He currently keynotes, hosts and facilitates discussions throughout the city of Chicago and the nation.

Born into a heritage of community leaders on the south side of Chicago, Tim also provides leadership addressing the social issues plaguing the city of Chicago and Urban America in the areas of Economic Development, Public Safety/Violence, & Education Equality.

He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Northern Illinois University. He is currently the Executive Director of Good News Partners, a housing continuum that provides affordable housing to the homeless in Chicago, serving over 500 residents a year. He specializes in challenging and persuading audiences, to live by the mantra he created: “Leave No Potential On The Table”.

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Leadership Laws for Your 2019

Leadership Laws for Your 2019

January 01 2019 | No Comments

Leadership Laws for Your 2019

January 01 2019 | No Comments

Accountability is crucial: Conversation. Documentation. Escalation. Allow processes & procedures to lead you:when there is no process you will blame a personality and that's not leadership. Sit in PoSITivity. Super Vision > Supervisors Goal Setting > Goal Settling Roll M [...]

Leaders & Vision

Leaders & Vision

January 02 2018 | No Comments

Leaders & Vision

January 02 2018 | No Comments

From professional failures: 60 percent of NBA players file for bankruptcy within 5 years of leaving the league. To personal hang ups: nearly 50% of smokers who’ve had surgery for early stage lung cancer go back to smoking in just a year. We struggle with planning for what’s next in our l [...]

Boomers, Millennials, & Legitimacy

Boomers, Millennials, & Legitimacy

January 02 2017 | No Comments

Boomers, Millennials, & Legitimacy

January 02 2017 | No Comments

The idea of legitimacy is such a silent killer in leadership. Legitimacy issues somehow are always linked to equity. Think about the transfer that's taking place in America's workforce right now. Millennials/ young professionals will be almost 50% of the workforce in 2020, on the flip side everyday [...]

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International Association of Workforce Development (IAWP). Fall Workforce Development Summit.

Diversity & Inclusion Talk at Conagra Brands

Live on WGN Talking Black Lives Matter

150th Church Anniversary for First Presbyterian Church of Evanston

First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights