Jim Ballard works as a writer and instructional designer and also has many years of experience as a corporate trainer. His book projects include parables, life stories, how-to and coaching books. He also writes about the people side of business and has co-authored many books with well-known business author and speaker Ken Blanchard. 

Jim is a consultant to Moving Mentor, Inc. and regularly collaborates with Dr. Barbara Perman on the writing of educational and marketing materials and programs for the company. He is the co-author of No Ordinary Move, Relocating Your Aging Parents.