Welcome to Custom Management Solutions, LLC. Our mission is simple: Bringing Out the Best in You and Your Team. Bill James is uniquely positioned as a consultant, coach, strength-based management expert, and licensed psychotherapist to meet your individual, team, or enterprise-wide goals. Please take a moment to learn more about us and the services we offer. We take the “Custom” part of our name seriously. Use our contact page to reach out. Let’s formulate a plan to meet your needs together.



“More than just having an in-depth grasp of Strengthsfinder itself, Bill James brings a wealth of life experience, professional insight and strong interpersonal abilities to his consulting and coaching. In my own case, he helped me appreciate some unique innate strengths I sometimes overlook, and how those contribute to my goals and chosen purpose.”

T. Collins Logan, Creator, Integral Lifework

“Bill James is a dynamic trainer and facilitator who deftly engages large and small groups ensuring effective comprehension, development of skills and transfer of learning. He is also know to be an outstanding curriculum developer, specializing in innovative and highly interactive team-based learning techniques.”

Irene Becker, Curriculum Development Specialist, SDSU Research Foundation