So Much More Than A Motivational Speaker…

James Mapes has been dedicated to helping people live exceptional lives for more than 30 years. His lively, interactive programs on wellness, creativity and leadership provide results-based strategies to take ‘quantum leaps’ in all areas of life. When you blend together a storyteller, an expert on the power of the imagination, and a clinical researcher of the mind, you have “The Mapes Experience.”

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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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MIND OVER BODY – WELLNESS

“Learning to become a partner in our wellness” is at the core of this unique, interactive program. Participants learn easy-to-master strategies and techniques to enhance their lives on all levels – mentally, physically and emotionally – for on-going wellness.
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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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JAMES MAPES – THE POWER OF THE IMAGINATION


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.
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PAUL NEWMAN’S “THE HOLE IN THE WALL GANG CAMP” VISION EXPANDS

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

More than two decades ago, Paul Newman had a vision of possibility with no idea how to make it a reality. As all great visions begin, he started with a “What if…” question. What if children with serious illnesses had a chance to just be children and have fun in a safe and nurturing environment?

COMMUNICATE TO MUTE THE DARK SIDE OF THE IMAGINATION

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?
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Face Reality or Perish

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Following my heart surgery more than five years ago, I embarked on an extensive journey to help others achieve a successful surgery, heal quicker and enhance their lives. The result was "Five Keys for Living an Exceptional Life."

Insight into Fear of Failure

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

“Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true.” —JOHN KEATS, English poet Many year ago, while working on the film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, I became friends with Roger, a middle-aged man who was working
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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

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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

Getting started with what you have is the key to reaching where you want to go – by Josh Hinds

Monday, April 21st, 2014

There will always be barriers -- at least when it comes to accomplishing anything of significance. The challenges of life bring with the important opportunities to grow, to become better, and
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"I had the great pleasure to listen to your presentation recently. It was the best presentation I have heard in my life and it was incredibly motivating."


Abbott Canada Brian Archer
Pharmaceutical National Account Manager

2014-10-10T13:46:05+00:00
“I had the great pleasure to listen to your presentation recently. It was the best presentation I have heard in my life and it was incredibly motivating.” Abbott Canada Brian ArcherPharmaceutical National Account Manager

"James is one of the most insightful and motivational business speakers I have seen. He is personable and energizes the audience with his enthusiastic delivery."


Omnicom Europe Limited
Gavin Stark, Project Manager, Group Secretariat

2014-10-10T13:46:52+00:00
“James is one of the most insightful and motivational business speakers I have seen. He is personable and energizes the audience with his enthusiastic delivery.” Omnicom Europe Limited Gavin Stark, Project Manager, Group Secretariat

"What an inspirational evening! You truly captivated HP's management team with your presentation and opened their minds to 'anything & everything' is possible. Your message is perfect for peak performers."


Hewlett Packard Company
Dan Vertrees, VP

2014-10-10T14:45:47+00:00
“What an inspirational evening! You truly captivated HP’s management team with your presentation and opened their minds to ‘anything & everything’ is possible. Your message is perfect for peak performers.” Hewlett Packard Company Dan Vertrees, VP

"James was FANTASTIC. I've gotten extremely positive feedback from all our senior executives. His personalization of the material really impressed everyone, as well as his energy. He was a great way to end the conference. James is the ultimate professional."


Colliers Turley Martin Tucker
Lynn A. Miller, Director of Corporate Training

2014-10-10T22:10:19+00:00
“James was FANTASTIC. I’ve gotten extremely positive feedback from all our senior executives. His personalization of the material really impressed everyone, as well as his energy. He was a great way to end the conference. James is the ultimate professional.” Colliers Turley Martin Tucker Lynn A. Miller, Director of Corporate Training

"James Mapes' session IMAGINE THAT! was a huge success. James has a very engaging style and he focused on making sure that audience takes away something tangible. His high audience ratings reflected the impact he made."


Majesco Mastek
Ketan Mehta, CEO

2014-10-10T22:11:51+00:00
“James Mapes’ session IMAGINE THAT! was a huge success. James has a very engaging style and he focused on making sure that audience takes away something tangible. His high audience ratings reflected the impact he made.” Majesco MastekKetan Mehta, CEO

"I have seen many programs regarding self-help and motivation, and James' program was among the very best that I have ever seen – right up there with Zig Ziglar. You have a most valuable program."


State Farm Insurance Companies
Dave Wells, Senior Sales Agent

2014-10-13T19:04:44+00:00
“I have seen many programs regarding self-help and motivation, and James’ program was among the very best that I have ever seen – right up there with Zig Ziglar. You have a most valuable program.” State Farm Insurance CompaniesDave Wells, Senior Sales Agent

"I've seen many conference speakers in my career. James Mapes is one I'll remember. His genuine approach engages you in a delightful mind journey that will improve both your personal and professional life, long after you hear him speak."


Riverside Health Systems
Kendra Cooper, Director, Quality Outcomes

2014-10-13T19:09:56+00:00
“I’ve seen many conference speakers in my career. James Mapes is one I’ll remember. His genuine approach engages you in a delightful mind journey that will improve both your personal and professional life, long after you hear him speak.” Riverside Health SystemsKendra Cooper, Director, Quality Outcomes

"I want to thank you for your brilliant Keynote Speech. You did everything that one could possibly do and then more. Your ideas were challenging. You provided practical information which could immediately be implemented by our attendees. You got rave reviews."


National Association for Home Care & Hospice
Val J. Halamandaris, President

2014-10-13T19:10:52+00:00
“I want to thank you for your brilliant Keynote Speech. You did everything that one could possibly do and then more. Your ideas were challenging. You provided practical information which could immediately be implemented by our attendees. You got rave reviews.” National Association for Home Care & HospiceVal J. Halamandaris, President

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