Invest In Communication and Be An Optimist with James Malley

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James Malley

James Malley is the CEO and Co-Founder of Paccurate. He has been working in the logistics tech space since 2009 and has helped create a variety of enterprise shipping technology. He spearheaded the design of an award-winning multi-carrier TMS (Transportation Management Software) and since 2015, he’s been evangelizing the use of AI to achieve cost-efficient and environmentally sustainable packing. James talks about the importance of investing in communication to make the innovation process easier. He also discusses the value of optimism and trying to see the best side of every situation.


James Malley

Resources – Click on the link to check out the Paccurate website!

2 Top Career Tips

1) When building something new that has no precedent, it’s always best to focus more upon communication in the early stages, to make the process easier.
2) Be a micro-pessimist, but a macro-optimist. It’s easy to be pessimistic and difficult to see the best in a situation. But the best of the best can see the light in everything.

Show Notes

Worst Career Moment

During a joint venture with a large company, James’s work was not matched by his partner. Through this he learned to be wary of partners and what they can provide in terms of value.

Career Highlight

Conversely, a partnership entered into after gaining experience, proved entirely fruitful, especially when it came to sustainability.

The Future

There are always problems to be solved – innovations to be found – even when we think we’ve come as far as we can. This makes the world of IT perennially exciting and challenging.

The Reveal

What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?

James found his love for IT through design and problem solving.

What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?

Say yes to everything.

What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?

To again, say yes to everything!

If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?

James would work on problems that other people are dealing with, and not things that nobody is asking for.

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Becoming a better CEO, helping others to achieve more and finding better ways to work remotely.

What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?


What do you do to keep your own career energized?

Making the supply chain more sustainable and less wasteful.

What do you do in your spare time away from technology?

Spending time with his three-year-old son and trying to prevent household accidents!

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