James Whittaker

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James Whittaker is a three-time bestselling author, award-winning entrepreneur, and host of the Win the Day with James Whittaker podcast.


After a successful 10-year career in financial planning where he ran a company with more than $2 billion under management, James began his own entrepreneurial journey. James’s superpower is helping ambitious but frustrated people gain immediate clarity on what they want and give them a bulletproof plan to achieve it. Today, through his podcast, media commitments, and social media channels, he helps 2M+ each month to Win the Day®, and has personally coached Olympic gold medalists, billion-dollar founders and CEOs, and special forces operators.

James has been featured extensively in television, print and digital media around the world, including The Today Show, Entrepreneur, Money Magazine, and The Sydney Morning Herald. In 2019, James launched his own show, Win the Day with James Whittaker, available on Spotify, YouTube, Apple Podcasts and more.

He is author of bestselling personal finance and motivation book The Beginner’s Guide to Wealth, named book of the month by Money Magazine. His second book, Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy, was released in 2018 and has been translated into six languages. In September 2020, James’ latest book Andrew Carnegie’s Mental Dynamite was released in conjunction with the Napoleon Hill Foundation. James is from Brisbane, Australia. Today, he lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and two children.

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Win the Day: How to Activate Your Winning Life
Win Your Authority: How to 100x Your Influence, Income, and Impact
Win Your Influence: How to Create, Manage, and Leverage High-Level Relationships


James Whittaker is a master of motivating and providing vision to those who want it. His encouraging style and objective feedback enables you to achieve your goals as quickly as possible. There is no one I would recommend more highly than James to assist you in achieving your goals. Elizabeth McIntyre, Group CEO of billion-dollar construction industry
James has an extremely accessible style. His genius is in making you so comfortable that you open your heart and can unlock the treasure you’ve kept hidden within. At its core, that’s where we find meaning and purpose in each day—and James is a master at connecting you with it. Nick Lowery, Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame NFL player
When opening our new office, we needed to do something special for our clients and guests, so we brought James Whittaker in. We received extremely positive feedback. James combined the perfect amount of motivation and engagement for our audience. Brad Monk, Director, LifePath Financial Planning