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Welcome to Wisdom Parlor, the podcast where interesting people gather to discuss important ideas in an open and in-depth format. Hosted by Jim Cathcart, a renowned professional speaker and author with 25 published books, the show features guests from various fields who set the tone for the topic before engaging in an interactive discussion with the audience. 


In addition to the Wisdom Parlor, Jim also leads a year-long program called the Going Pro® Experts Academy, where he guides individuals towards becoming leading experts in their chosen niche through the acquisition of essential professional skills such as leadership, decision making, public speaking, leading meetings, human relations, communication, sales, and problem-solving. 


Tune in to Wisdom Parlor for a thought-provoking and insightful experience.

It’s fascinating to hear about the different traditions and rituals that have shaped our lives and it’s impact on us. Join us as we explore the timeless rituals and practices that connect generations and shape our identities. In this episode, we’ll hear heartwarming stories from individuals who have cherished family traditions and discuss how these … Family Rituals and Traditions Read More »
Ever wonder how some people just seem to seize every opportunity that comes their way? Or how they always have an enviable state of readiness to take control of their lives? Join us as we explore the power of taking charge in our lives and the transformative effects of speaking out when we witness something … The Day You Took Charge Of Your Life & “See Something, Say Something” Read More »
Get ready to unlock the mysteries of the human psyche as we take you through the intriguing world of personality measurements. By the end of this episode, you’ll have a profound understanding of different personality models, and grasp the crucial differences between a behavior test and a personality test. In our quest to understand ourselves … Cracking the Code of Human Personality Read More »
Listen to another thoughtful, insightful and fun conversation about the concept of rich and famous, which one should someone focus on? What’s it been like to become rich versus famous? If you had to choose, which would you rather be? The choice between being rich or famous depends on personal preferences, individual goals, and aspirations. … Rich or Famous? Read More »
Discover the true potential of personal change and transformation in our fascinating conversation in this month’s Wisdom Parlor. We promise to challenge your beliefs on whether people can truly change and present you with inspiring examples and techniques to foster growth and evolution in your own life. Join us as we explore the power of … Embracing Change and Overcoming Resistance Read More »
In this Wisdom Parlor episode, Jim and the Council explore whether success comes from within or from external efforts. They emphasize the importance of a balanced approach in various aspects of life for overall success, such as mental, physical, family, social, spiritual, career, financial, and emotional aspects. Learn about the power of adopting an abundance … A Balanced Approach to Personal and Professional Growth Read More »
Can professionalism be learned, measured and taught? In this Wisdom Parlour, the council dives deep into the concept of professionalism and its importance in various fields. Jim shares his journey of rising to the top 1% in both the Junior Chamber of Commerce (JC) and the National Speakers Association, demonstrating the power of dedication, continuous … Cultivating Professionalism Read More »
Dive deep into the power of conversation and connection. Jim and the Parlor discuss the various levels of expertise one can aspire to and the importance of being valuable, intentional, disciplined, accountable, and honorable in achieving success. They also delve into the art of public speaking, mastering abundant living through the Experts Academy mentorship program, … The Power of Connection Read More »
Welcome to the Cathcart Institute Wisdom Parlor’s maiden voyage! In this epsiode, Jim and the Wisdom Parlor Council discuss the importance of engaging the audience, identifying target markets and effectively reaching out to perspective clients. They explore the benefits of mentorship and the role of a mentor in guiding and advising individuals to make better … Networking, Mentorship, and Client Engagement Read More »
Wisdom Parlor is not your ordinary podcast. To kick off this podcast Professional Speaker and Author, Jim Cathcart explains that Wisdom Parlor is not a lecture or interview series but instead a collaboration of Jim's colleagues, friends, and the public to join in-depth discussions about important ideas. it is an open discussion where everyone can participate. Jim believes that developing skills in human relations, communication, sales, leadership, management, and psychology is essential for professional expertise in any field. And that is the goal for Wisdom Parlor.