Internationally renowned motivational speaker and best-selling author, James Amps, III rose to national prominence by conveying his “message of action” to more than 550 worldwide corporate and professional audiences, inspiring them to accept responsibility and unleash the greatness within.
Amps combined his professional experiences in team building, diversity and executive coaching, and founded AMPS International, LLC (1993), a company with a goal of providing management consulting and organizational development training to corporations, colleges, federal and the non-profit sectors.
Throughout his life, Amps, with persistence and determination, has undergone a process of endless self-education resulting in his expertise on issues of accountability. He is impelled by a desire to assist others in facing obstacles head on, to achieve their goals; put ideas into action and help them redefine and improve their lives.
Amps served in the U.S. Navy (1980-1986) where he toured Grenada, Lebanon and Bahrain. There he worked as a communications officer. This exposure has leveraged his abilities to attract large audiences comprised mostly of military personnel and employees from fortune, 50, 100, and 500 corporations as well as government sectors.
In 2000, Amps was the recipient of the Celebrity Enterprise Speaker of the Year Award. In 2003, he founded the A.M.P.S. Entrepreneurship/Leadership Institute (Advanced Minds Pursuing Success), an organization dedicated to advancing the goals and growth of small business leaders, and empowering young entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams of achieving success. He also serves as managing partner of AMPS Entertainment.
In Amps’ highly acclaimed book, Speaking to Excel, he lays the groundwork for success in communicating in a business like manner by sharing tips and practical methods used by many professional speakers. This interactive publication delivers a message that focuses on holding individuals accountable by concentrating on solutions, not blame.
James and his team will train employees and leadership effective methods of problem-solving, employee engagement and overcoming communication challenges within the workplace.
In his Accountability Program, James provides a 4-step process to help organizations and individual employees become more accountable within the workplace; eliminate risk and help reach organizational goals.
Working together is crucial to organizational success. James understands what it takes to rally a team and motivate others to use their unique strengths together to deliver a collective desired result.