Jim Temple

Jim Temple


Saskatchewan, Canada

Leading in a Culture of Gentleness: Cultivating Safe and Valued Teams

Jim Temple, MA, is the Chief Operating Officer at Creative Options Regina. Born and raised in Regina, Jim received his Business Diploma from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and later completed a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Jim began his career in the financial services sector, but quickly realized through his volunteer work with Big Brothers of Regina that he found greater meaning and fulfillment in helping others. Jim began working with COR upon its inception in 2009 and has helped guide the organization to become one of the largest and most reputable service providers in Saskatchewan. Jim is passionate about learning and growing together, he credits his colleagues and friends in the Gentle Teaching community for his knowledge on caregiving and community. In his spare time, Jim loves spending time with his partner Kelsey and their two young daughters Aubrey and Isla. In the event that Jim has any spare time you can find him on the golf course or cheering on the Green Bay Packers.

Program Description

Strong, interdependent teams do not simply happen by putting a group of people together. These teams are built on trust!

During this session, Jim and Dee will demonstrate how a Culture of Gentleness threads together, leading with emotional intelligence and focusing on building trust at all levels of support. They will share the work they have collaborated on for the past two years and how this work has directly correlated to helping leaders build strong teams to positively impact the people they serve/support. 

When ensuring a culture of gentleness, not only with those we serve but also among our employees, we can sustain an authentic community and nurture lasting relationships.

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