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
  • “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
  • “"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

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, 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.


Sunday, March 16th, 2014

If I guaranteed you would lower your anxiety, calm your mind, renew, recharge, think more clearly, reduce your fear response and enhance your creativity – just by investing two five-minute periods of time, twice-a-day – to meditate – would you commit to do it?

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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

Create Mental Space for Creativity

Monday, July 21st, 2014

If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind


Monday, July 14th, 2014

My grandfather drove a steam engine, and as a young boy all I ever dreamed about was to be like him, controlling the Iron Horse. I remember the blast of heat from the furnace against my face as I watched two muscular, sweating men shovel coal into the fiery hole. Most of the time I rode in the engineer’s cabin, watching Grandpa work

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Latest News

May 28 – Global Entrepreneurs Radio

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Listen to James Mapes on Wednesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. – James will discuss How to live an Exceptional Life. Find Out More

May 12 – “Mind Over Body” Presentation

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Creativity speaker and bestselling author James Mapes will present “Mind Over Body – Harness Vision to Create a Wellness Strategy” on Wednesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. at The Ferguson Library’s Third Floor Auditorium, Bedford & Broad Streets, Stamford. Find Out More

April 24 – Today’s Inspiration With Lisa Barry

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

James joins Lisa Barry this week on BlogTalkRadio. Listen

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