Jim Boneau is an internationally recognized leadership coach and facilitator of leadership and organizational development workshops. Leaders and teams who work with Jim strengthen their ability to effectively communicate strategy, build bonds of trust, and serve as leaders who demonstrate the organization’s values and vision to their teams, partners and customers. Jim’s approach challenges leaders to renew their individual leadership beliefs and engage in meaningful dialog with their colleagues to turn those beliefs into actions that increase performance and create positive work environments.
Jim honed his facilitation skills through years of classroom hours teaching Emotional Intelligence, interpersonal relationship skills and other leadership development topics in corporate settings internationally. Jim’s expertise as an experiential facilitator has been sharpened by his work as a drum circle facilitator. Jim is a trainer for Village Music Circles, certified to teach the VMC drum circle facilitator workshops. In addition, Jim is the developer and trainer of VMC Mentor program, building leadership skills for community development. Jim has partnered with Arthur Hull for 20 years, leading workshops around the globe.
Jim’s passion for drum circle facilitation shows in his commitment to community drumming in his hometown of Seattle, WA. Jim has served as President of the Seattle World Percussion Society and Chaired the Seattle World Rhythm Festival. For the past 8 years, Jim is part of the team facilitating 3 days of community rhythm circles at the Northwest Folklife festival, creating opportunities for hundreds of new families to learn about drumming. Jim supports multiple small community circles throughout the year.
As Founder of The Rumble Group, Jim is merging the worlds of traditional leadership development and rhythm to create a new, immersive growth and development methodology. Igniting innovation, accelerating change and creating new pathways for personal and professional development are benefits clients are discovering through Rumble.