As a former drug user and self-proclaimed failure, martial arts transformed Jim's self-perception, raising himself up to becoming a successful entrepreneur and Black Belt. He earned his Master Rank with Cane Masters International under Grandmaster Mark Shuey, and was twice featured in Inside Kung Fu magazine. In 2004 he was inducted into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame as Master Instructor of the Year.
As a speaker and author of Amazon bestseller, Think Like a Black Belt, Jim tours internationally presenting his philosophy of Black Belt Mindset for corporate and conference audiences and how he continues to move forward by utilizing the power of Social Media.
Recognized as one of the country's leading motivational speakers, he is a regular guest on TV and radio programs including FOX News, BBC Worldview and FOX Across America.
Regardless if you are beginning a new business, seeking to grow your business or facing major obstacles as in the case of professional drivers, Mr. Bouchard has proven that any hardship can be overcome when you can "Think Like a Black Belt."