Jim Sheils helps busy entrepreneurs succeed at home.


“Jim is an amazing person and an inspiring speaker. I am overwhelmed and grateful to Jim for introducing the rhythms into my family. To call it game-changing is an understatement. Jim’s teaching and encouragement has impacted my family’s life forever. Thank you!”

-John Ruhlin



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Helping busy entrepreneurs succeed at home.

“I am overwhelmed and grateful to Jim for introducing the rhythms into my family. To call it game-changing is an understatement. Jim’s teaching and encouragement has impacted my family’s life forever. Thank you!”


“You deserve the relationship you want with your family.”

We are dedicated to fixing the epidemic of entrepreneurs not spending enough quality time with their family by teaching entrepreneurs how to reconnect with their spouse and children, and most importantly, how hold that connection FOREVER.

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Inspiring Keynote Speaker

When you are filling the seats for your next event, Jim Sheils is the speaker you want to hire. He possesses meaningful and refreshing insight on how to add depth and meaning to your family relationships.

The messages, challenges and insights Jim brings to his keynotes and 10-minute talks have directly impacted thousands of entrepreneurs and the messages are relevant for the whole family.

With practical and immediately executable concepts, Jim has helped his audiences see near-instant and remarkable results in re-connecting with their children and spouses. People refer to Jim as “Crazy Glue” for entrepreneur families. His popular “Board Meeting” strategy helps thousands of business leaders worldwide continue to succeed at home.

Keynote Topics include:


18 Summers: How to Make the Most of the Time You’ve Got


The Family Board Meeting: Reconnect and Deepen The Relationships with Your Children


Pizza Friday: Using Service and Contribution to Teach Our Children Confidence & Purpose


The Education Matrix: How to Ensure Your Kids are Getting the Important Lessons Not Taught in School

Available for hour-long keynote presentations, workshop-style talks, or private retreat training, Jim  Sheils is sure to inspire, challenge and set in motion your audience or team.

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Jim’s Speaker Reel

David Bach, 11-time National Best Selling Author, and Speaker says:

“Jim’s teaching and the principles of Family Board Meetings concept exceeded anything I could have hoped for in my wildest imagination.

I’m already super close to my son, probably like you’re already super close to your kids. But this gave Jack and me the opportunity to bond in a way we’ve never bonded before. I feel closer to him; you can’t put a price tag on that.”

“This might sound harsh – but I believe our traditional educational system is letting us down. Even though my family lives in one of the top school districts in the country but I truly cannot say with confidence my kids are learning the most important skills for the 21st century. Learning from Jim and Jamie, we’ve started applying key concepts and ideas in our family to develop deeper bonds, connections and shared values. I highly recommend their work.”

Yanik Silver
Founder Maverick10 and author Evolved Enterprise


“Jim and Family Board Meetings has the best actions and principles I have ever seen for entrepreneurs with family. By building Rhythms into our week, we now have more time, more connected conversations, and a relationship that is beyond what I ever thought possible. My family life is richer than I could have ever dreamed.”

Rick Sapio


“Proud to say that I came out of your presentation and booked Board Meetings with my kids RIGHT AWAY. Your stuff is so simple, but now I know it to be the most profoundly important and significant lesson I’ve learned in some time. I’m deeply grateful for having met you!”

Govindh Jayaraman

“The Rhythms and Experiences with Family Board Meetings is multiplying deep connections into the future of my relationship with my child. It puts them on the same page as me, and me on the same page as them. Family Board Meetings game me a framework to invest in my relationships that has delivered exponential results.”

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“Family Board Meetings gave us the tools to take our relationship to a much deeper and connected level. I feel as though we have been handed a gift that everyone needs. My relationship with my son is now far more open, trusting, and alive. Thank you.”

Marci Lock

“I was first exposed to Jim’s family board meeting framework when I attended a dad’s retreat where Jim spoke. It instantly made sense to me as it seemed like a simple rhythm I could implement to deepen my relationship with each of my children.”

Brad Johnson

“Jim’s strategy is one that I think is an absolute pillar in family life. In order to connect, in order to influence our kids, in order to truly help to raise them into the humans that they were born to be, this is one of the most effective strategies I’ve ever come across and the results speak for themselves.”

Jon Vroman

“My daughter was really young when I started (3 years old). If anything, the benefit initially was more for me as I had a hard time establishing a connection with my daughter the first few years of her life. Now, the benefit of Family Board Meetings are mutual, and we both eagerly anticipate them. My daughter looks forward to them months in advance.”

Jayson Gaignard

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