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Motivational & Inspirational Keynote Speaker, James Parrish Hodges, Ph.D.

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True Stories of George Washington's Ethical Leadership Principles come alive through the Motivational Speeches of James Parrish Hodges, Ph.D.

As a professional speaker and author, Jim Hodges has a special calling that brings the ethical leadership principles of George Washington to life. For many years as a public speaker, Jim has shared the principles of our Patriarch with a fundamental reverence for what General Washington was able to achieve for his country. Through these efforts, Jim has proven to be a truly inspirational speaker.

As a keynote speaker with breakout sessions, Jim utilizes his experience as a public speaker to inspire his audiences to appreciate and strive to emulate Washington, who was a superlative leader and mentor for all generations. Jim is a compassionate and gifted storyteller, who gives vivid accounts of Colonial history, both serious and amusing, while imparting messages of hope, strength, perseverance and universal faith.

Using his skills as a motivational speaker, Jim enables audiences to go away knowing that George Washington's leadership principles are as valid and appropriate today as they were in the 1700's. Audience members are motivated to use Washington's principles to become effective leaders in their own right.

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by James P. Hodges, PhD and Cynthia F. Hodges, JD, LLM, MA

“Leadership by George” explores the profound influence of George Washington's leadership on shaping not only American history, but also timeless principles applicable to contemporary leadership issues. Through meticulous research and insightful analysis, this book illuminates Washington's remarkable life path and extracts invaluable lessons for leaders in various sectors, from business to governance. Read more or listen to Chapter 1...

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"Your personification of George Washington this morning was wonderful! It was entertaining, enlightening and enriched my memory which inspired me with the educational antidotes." Bob Sandler, Designer Jewels, Inc

"Jim, your presentation as General George Washington was outstanding. Your characterization was inspirational. The first person account of the tribulations faced by our Revolutionary War veterans transported us to that time in American history."
Karyl Fischer, HUD

James Parrish Hodges, Ph.D.
Jim, one of America's foremost authorities on Revolutionary War history and the life of George Washington, is an author, motivational speaker, member of the National Speakers Association and several historical and patriotic groups. He is the recipient of the "George Washington National Honor Award" from the "Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge." After a long and successful business career, Jim is now a full-time author and public speaker on George Washington, conveying his principles to today's business leaders and others wishing to learn from Washington's wisdom.

Sadly, Dr. Hodges passed away in February 2023. Please see his obituary (PDF version here) or watch video obituary.

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