James Mapes

James Mapes

Speaker: James Mapes

Speaker, expert on the psychology of “applied imagination,” for extreme success, peak performance coach, and author: Quantum Leap Thinking: An Owner’s Guide to the Mind and Imagine That! Igniting Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance.d.

Speech Topics Include:

  • Imagine That! Ignite Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance
  • True Leadership: 5-Core Traits of Effective Leaders
  • Mind Over Body: Harness Vision to Create a Wellness Strategy

An extraordinary keynote speaker for the uncertainty of 2017, keynote speaker James Mapes defies categorization.   When philanthropist/Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen quizzed Mapes as to how one person could do so much during his life, James’ answer was simple: “Because no one told me I couldn’t.”

A true Renaissance man, keynote speaker James Mapes is considered the world’s foremost authority on applied imagination, having studied human behavior for more than 30 years.  Since childhood, James wanted to make the impossible into the possible.  This has led to a life-long fascination with the subconscious and the power of the imagination.

Speaker, coach, best-selling author, clinical hypnotist and performer, Mapes is recognized for his ability to inspire, motivate, educate and guide others to develop and enhance the unlimited potential of their creative imagination and incalculable powers of the mind.   His programs address creativity, motivation, leadership, change, wellness and peak performance.

As creator of Quantum Leap Thinking™ and the Transformational Coach™, keynote speaker James Mapes is one of the most sought-after international speakers in the corporate industry today.  He has worked with hundreds of public and private companies in more than 70 countries.

His clients include financial institutions, software companies, the military, the healthcare industry, major non-profit organizations, along with training & development divisions of large corporations. Companies, associations, universities and business schools including – IBM Corporate, U.S. Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin, The Pentagon and The Princeton Center for Leadership Training – have quoted Mapes in training manuals and textbooks.

In addition, keynote speaker James Mapes has ignited audiences with his critically acclaimed hypnosis show, Journey Into the Imagination.  More than two million people have marveled at this unique presentation at Performing Arts Centers and universities, plus Manhattan’s Town Hall and Lincoln Center – winning praise from the media, including the New York Times, Variety and the New York Daily News.  He is branded as “The Imaginologist.”

His engaging, enlightening new book, IMAGINE THAT! Igniting Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance is the first web-enhanced volume of its kind.  A provocative adventure of the mind, IMAGINE THAT! is a cutting-edge roadmap showing readers how to lead an exceptional life by learning to apply their imagination for productivity.

Mapes delves into hot-button topics like reframing thinking patterns, shattering limiting myths, self-hypnosis, transforming fear into love and forgiveness.  The beauty of this ground-breaking book is not only the relevant information but also how it rides the wave of technology by giving the reader access to 21 short video clips of James Mapes’ demonstrations and coaching.

His previous book, Quantum Leap Thinking: An Owners’ Guide to the Mind has been published in ten languages.

James is a weekly contributor to The Huffington Post and The Good Men Project.

Imagine That! Ignite Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance

In our fast-paced business environment success literally depends on how we manage our thinking, focus our imagination and communicate with others. Lessons include concepts and practical strategies on how to influence your subconscious mind by applied imagination for maximum creativity, motivation, stress reduction and exceptional communication. Participants will learn by creating their own vision for success.

True Leadership: 5-Core Traits of Effective Leaders

In order to lead effectively in today’s environment, a true leader must know precisely how to craft and communicate an emotionally-charged vision that unites, motivates and produces harmony in the workplace.  Lessons include: strategies to ignite passion and motivation by identifying personal and organization values; how to create a vision that inspires and motivates; how to influence others and why empowerment is necessary to generate loyalty and personal accountability.

Mind Over Body: Harness Vision to Create a Wellness Strategy

All members of an organization need to be partners in their wellness. In this program, James combines his work with pre-surgery patients, leaders, athletes and relationship coaching, with the lessons he learned from having an aortic value replacement.  Life lessons presented include crafting a vision to overcome fear and create a positive outcome.  Learn to use mental imagery to reduce anxiety and increase self-confidence.


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