MIND OVER BODY: Harness Vision to Create a Wellness Strategy

James has presented to organizations worldwide on the importance of leading healthier and more balanced lives.
Attendees will leave this thought-provoking and inspiring program having learned:

  • The mechanics of thinking, how the brain works and the importance of focus.
  • How vision sways the subconscious to create positive outcomes.
  • How to apply mental imagery to reduce anxiety and worry, recharge and spark creativity.
  • Why creating and communicating a clear, emotionally charged vision is the core of leadership.
  • How to break through the fear that impedes creativity, motivation and instill hope and confidence.
  • How to "reframe" thinking to mute fearful thoughts and instill hope and confidence.



Highly acclaimed business speaker, consultant, seminar leader and personal excellence coach. For over 30 years, James has been helping individuals, teams and organizations identify and break through barriers to reach their goals and achieve success. His goal is to help everyone make the "quantum leap" toward more creative, productive and confident lives. The results have been nothing short of extraordinary, creating key breakthroughs in both organizational and personal excellence.

Program Topics From Our Speaking Series


In this groundbreaking, interactive program, participants learn - the power of vision to lead, motivate, break through self-sabotaging fears, manage negative stress and communicate for high performance.
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Imagine That!

James demonstrates that success can be achieved by a clear understanding of how the imagination works and how people can learn to use it.
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True Leadership

James incorporates humor, movie clips and an array of audience exercises to get down to a fundamental understanding of what leadership traits are essential to success.
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  • “"I find Quantum Leap Thinking brilliant, insightful, practical, inspiring, profound and entertaining. The practical examples and exercises that you give make it easier to assimilate the insights into human behavior." ”
    John Elefteriades, MD. – Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine
  • “"Mapes insists that there is no such thing as 'impossible'. After I finished the book, I believed him." ”
    Lou Holtz – Former Head Coach of the University of Notre Dame Football
  • “There is no higher priority these days than becoming a change master. James Mapes' Quantum Leap Thinking offers a kind, provocative… and challenging... path to the mastery of change and creativity.”
    Tom Peters – Best-selling author of In Search Of Excellence

Quantum Leap Thinking - An Owners Guide to the Mind

Positive change can happen in sudden and profound leaps. Quantum Leap Thinking provides the foundation for breakthrough thinking that will trigger astonishing growth in your personal and professional life.

James Mapes - Articles


Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Communication is the glue that holds relationships together. So, the question is – Do you believe that you communicate often enough and in the right way to create and sustain positive relationships in all areas of your life?


Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Some time ago I was hired to present a keynote and to develop and facilitate a series of half-day programs on leadership, communication and the power of imagery to both mid-level and senior management of a large oil company.

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Guest Blog

Think it, Ink it, Do it, Review it, by Sunil Bali

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Think it, Ink it, Do it, Review it, by Sunil Bali

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James Mapes - Blog

Employee Satisfaction or Bust

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Every once in a while, I see a segment on television that both delights and dismays me. It delights me because it


Friday, August 15th, 2014

The passing of Robin Williams has generated an overwhelming number of responses but the bottom line is that his death sparks a search for understanding within us all. We reach down within our deepest self to find an explanation.

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Latest News

Mind Over Body Presentation – October 7, 2014

Monday, August 25th, 2014

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp’s Hospital Outreach Program has engaged James Mapes to present Mind Over Body: Harness Vision to Create a Wellness Strategy to kick-off their annual Conference, October 7, 2014 in Ashford, CT.

Keynote Presentation – Sept. 16, 2014

Monday, August 25th, 2014

James Mapes will present a keynote, Imagine That! for Clarity Software Solutions, Inc. – Client Summit in Madison, CT, Sept. 16, 2014

Mind Over Body – August 28, 2014

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Creativity speaker and bestselling author James Mapes will present “Mind Over Body – Harness Vision to Create a Wellness Strategy” on Monday, August 25 at 7 p.m. at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT. Public invited.
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