James Collister earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from UCLA. As a businessman and entrepreneur, he owned his own management consulting and business service company for 35 years, working with over 400 employers on a continuing contract basis. He has educated and coached thousands of supervisors and managers on improving employee relations, team building, sales, and customer service.

After selling his business in 1996, he wrote a book entitled The Last Relationship Book You’ll Need and began conducting public seminars in California. As a student of human potential, he has participated in many learning and educational programs ranging from personal development, ontological design, philosophy of language, and professional coaching and mentoring.

His lifelong commitment is to explore the question of “What does it mean to be human, living in relationship?” His 50 years of research and learning is the foundation for his creation of Relationship Learning Seminars.