James Baston, MBA, BBA Consulting Group Inc.

President, Author

Jim is a business consultant, trainer and coach who offers business consulting and training to technical service providers, distributors and manufacturers in the area of business development.  He teaches business leaders how to reap the windfall profits in their organization by aligning the resources of sales, service and other customer facing personnel.  Jim has worked extensively with field service personnel in a variety of industries to help them generate more business by taking proactive ownership of promoting their firm’s capabilities.  He is the author of Beyond Great Service, a book about engaging field service teams in business development.

www.bbaconsulting.ca jbaston@bbaconsulting.ca 905.841.9998


The Hire Net.Work

The Hire Net.Work is a professional team of highly trained Business Leader Coaches, Facilitators, and Trainers. Kathleen Redmond is a member of this team, which has extensive senior business experience at all levels across a variety of industries in North America, and has a significant number of years of successful business leader coaching. All Business Leader Coaches are credentialed and are members of the International Coach Federation, strictly adhering to the ICF code of ethics.



University of Guelph, MA Leadership Program

Centre for Open Learning and Educational Support and the College of Management and Economics

Kathleen Redmond teaches Coaching and Developing Others to MA leadership and MBA students at the University of Guelph.



Coaching for Leadership

Online Certificate Program through Continuing Education

Employee engagement and performance management are essential drivers in high performing organizations. This online certificate program focuses on developing leadership skills using the coach approach.

Kathleen developed the Coaching for Leadership program and is teaching the 2012 program.

www.coachingforleadership.ca Program Brochure


The Executive Roundtable Inc.

The Executive Roundtable Inc. is dedicated exclusively to supporting and accelerating the performance of ambitious mid-career leaders. Through a variety of mentoring and coaching-based programs, fast trackers learn about leadership from people who’ve been there.