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Jim Hartigan

Jim Hartigan, Chief Business Development Officer and Partner joined OrgWide Services, a Training/e-Learning, Communications, Surveys and Consulting firm in April 2010 after nearly 30 years experience in the hospitality industry, including the last 18 as a senior executive with Hilton Worldwide. Jim's last position was that of Senior Vice President – Global Brand Services where he provided strategic leadership and business development and support to the $22B enterprise of 10 brands and more than 3,400 hotels in 80 countries around the world. His team was responsible for ensuring excellence in system product quality, customer satisfaction, market research, brand management, media planning, and sustainability.

Articles by Jim Hartigan (17)

3 Tips to Improve Your Communication Skills

In the book "Point Man," author Steve Farrar recounts how Albert Einstein was once invited to speak at Swarthmore College. Before a sizeable crowd, the great theoretical physicist stepped up to the podium and said, "Ladies and gentlemen, I am very sorry, but I have nothing to ...

Innovation Magic - The Secret Revealed Part

In my discussions with business leaders across multiple industries the need for "Innovation" seems be in vogue these days. I don't know if it is a sign of the recovering economy and the results of cutbacks in R&D during the downturn, or if innovation is just the newest buzzword ...

Paper Anniversary for the Hartigan Files

We shared our Orgwide brand personality through our light-hearted learning approach. You've responded to our "we take our work seriously, but not ourselves" approach and we appreciate your feedback! Over the past year, we've written a good bit about effective communication being ...