Customized To Your Organization's Unique Needs

Jim Thomas

World-Renowned Negotiating Coach

Don't Leave Money On The Table.
Increase Your Profits Through Good Negotiating.


"Hello! This is Jim. Welcome to Common Ground Seminars.

All of us are negotiators in the 'big haggle' we call life. We share a challenging future that will test our negotiating skills as never before. My proudest accomplishment has been to help a whole lot of people negotiate a whole lot better. I hope to have the opportunity in a workshop, a speech or at a retreat, to do the same for you!"

Jim Is An Expert In:

Mergers & Acquisitions
Domestic & International Business
Trade & Diplomacy
Real Estate
Labor Relations
The Environment
Arms Control
And a host of other subjects

His Clients Include:

Fortune 500 Companies
Trace and Professional Associations
Nation, State & Local Governments
Multi-National Corporations & Organizations

*Jim is a Faculty Member of The Pacific Coast Banking School and Louisiana State University's Graduate School of Banking.  





Improve Your Negotiating Skills & Increase Your Profits With Our Workshops, Keynotes, Coaching and Consulting.  


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Check Out Jim's Best-Selling Business Book:


  • Nominated for a Pulitzer.
  • Best Business Book of 2006.
  • Available in Many Languages.

Also Available on Audio From!
- Narrated by Jim




Chinese, Hebrew, Indonesian, Japanese, Polish, Russian,
Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Italian, Hindi, Portuguese, German, French





World-Famous Negotiating Coach

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Sharpen your negotiation skills, and give your business the edge it needs to profit.

Our negotiation training programs are presented as in-house, client-sponsored programs that are custom-designed from one of our existing courses. Learn More


Common Ground Seminars, Inc. is a consortium of organizations and individuals with an expertise in the fields of negotiation and conflict resolutio

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Client Testimonials

"Jim's wisdom and energy touched all of us. It was a uniquely beneficial experience for everyone fortunate enough to be in the audience."...

Owner, Real Estate Development Firm

"I hope our customers don't take this training!"...

Marketing Representative, INC 100 Company

"Jim gives you the tools you need and shows you how to use them."...

Finance Director, Major Telecommunications Company