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Jim Madrid

Founder of Madrid Partners & Founder of Advance Sport Technology, Author of “Get Over It and Get On With It”

Founder of Madrid Partners & Founder of Advance Sport Technology, Author of “Get Over It and Get On With It”

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Jim Madrid Biography

Jim Madrid is the founder of Madrid Partners, LLC and the CEO and founder of Advance Sports Technology, Inc. He is the author of an Amazon 5-Star best seller of "Get Over It and Get On With It". He started his career at a young age of 15, working as a shoe stocker at Nordstrom in Seattle. Despite his modest start, Jim always held on to the belief that "Anything Is Possible", a principle that has driven him to become a globally recognized educator today. His unique teaching style allows him to simplify complex concepts and current research findings in cognitive and positive psychology, making them easily understandable and applicable. His approach of "It’s All About Mindset" has attracted students from all over the world.

Jim was recently diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic and lung cancer. However, his positive and optimistic mindset played a crucial role in overcoming both cancers within a year and a half, without any chemotherapy treatments or surgeries. He immediately had the choice of "it’s a death sentence or an opportunity to triumph". Doctors and psychiatrists have asked Jim to explain his approach, with some even calling him a 'freak of nature' or a walking miracle. Today, Jim is cancer-free and shares his journey of "It's All About Mindset" with audiences worldwide. His inspiring story teaches people about the power of a positive environment and mindset, and how they can turn life's challenges into triumphs, whether at home or work.

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Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 03/18/2024.

Jim Madrid Speaking Topics

  • It's All About Mindset

    Jim Madrid is the founder of Madrid Partners, LLC and the CEO and founder of Advance Sports Technology, Inc. He is the author of an Amazon 5-Star best seller of "Get Over It and Get On With It". He started his career at a young age of 15, working as a shoe stocker at Nordstrom in Seattle. Despite his modest start, Jim always held on to the belief that "Anything Is Possible", a principle that has driven him to become a globally recognized educator today. His unique teaching style allows him to simplify complex concepts and current research findings in cognitive and positive psychology, making them easily understandable and applicable. His approach of 'It’s All About Mindset' has attracted students from all over the world.

    Jim was recently diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic and lung cancer. However, his positive and optimistic mindset played a crucial role in overcoming both cancers within a year and a half, without any chemotherapy treatments or surgeries. He immediately had the choice of "it’s a death sentence or an opportunity to triumph". Doctors and psychiatrists have asked Jim to explain his approach, with some even calling him a 'freak of nature' or a walking miracle. Today, Jim is cancer-free and shares his journey of "It's All About Mindset" with audiences worldwide. His inspiring story teaches people about the power of a positive environment and mindset, and how they can turn life's challenges into triumphs, whether at home or work.

    During Jim Madrid's speech, the audience will gain valuable insights into the power of a positive and optimistic mindset. Here are some key points they will learn:

    • The importance of believing that "Anything Is Possible" as a driving force in life.
    • Jim's unique teaching style, simplifying complex concepts from cognitive and positive psychology for practical application.
    • How to apply the principle of 'It's All About Mindset' in various aspects of life.
    • The role of a positive environment and mindset in overcoming adversity.
    • Strategies for turning life's challenges into triumphs, both in personal and professional spheres.
    • Insights into the transformative potential of a positive mindset and its impact on well-being.
    • The importance of resilience and determination in pursuing one's goals and dreams.
    • Real-life examples and anecdotes illustrating the power of mindset in action.
    • A renewed sense of hope and inspiration to face setbacks and obstacles with courage and optimism.

  • Self-Esteem and Leadership-Self-Esteem and Leadership

    This keynote speech emphasizes the critical role of leadership in an organization and the importance of a leader's mindset, particularly their self-esteem, in achieving success. The central message revolves around the idea that a leader must be a thinker, an inspirer, and a persuader to effectively convey the organization's vision and inspire others to contribute optimally. The speech points out that a leader's self-esteem plays a crucial role in their ability to fulfill this function. A leader with healthy self-esteem is more likely to inspire and empower others because they do not operate from a place of anxiety or defensiveness. Instead, they focus on tasks, results, and the well-being of the organization. Self-esteem is defined as the disposition to see oneself as competent to cope with life's challenges and worthy of happiness. It comprises two components: self-efficacy, which is confidence in one's ability to think and make decisions, and self-respect, which is the belief that success and fulfillment are natural and deserved. The speech highlights the profound impact of self-esteem on decision-making, relationships, and overall happiness. Furthermore, the keynote mentions six essential practices for cultivating or strengthening self-esteem, although they are not explicitly detailed in this excerpt. These practices likely play a significant role in the speech's overall message about effective leadership and the role of self-esteem in achieving it. In summary, Jim’s keynote speech underscores the importance of leadership qualities such as thinking, inspiring, and persuading, while also emphasizing the critical role of healthy self-esteem in a leader's ability to fulfill these functions and lead effectively.

    Attendees of this speech will take away the following key points:

    • The primary function of a leader in a business enterprise is to convey a compelling vision and inspire others to contribute to its realization.
    • Effective leadership requires a healthy self-esteem, as leaders with high self-esteem are more likely to inspire and empower others.
    • Self-esteem consists of self-efficacy (confidence in one's thinking and decision-making) and self-respect (believing in one's worthiness of success and happiness).
    • Healthy self-esteem leads to rationality, realism, creativity, independence, and better decision-making.
    • Poor self-esteem correlates with negative traits and difficulties in personal and professional life.
    • The speech suggests six essential practices for cultivating or strengthening self-esteem, which may be elaborated upon during the presentation.

  • Take Change By The Hand

    Take Change By The Hand is an ever-present force that shapes our lives, and understanding how to navigate it is paramount to personal growth and success. In this keynote speech, titled "Take Change By The Hand: Jim will explore the significance of change and its profound impact on our journey.

    This keynote declares that change is the constant that life revolves around, encompassing the changes that happen to us, those brought about by external forces, and the changes we initiate ourselves. This keynote serves as the cornerstone of our discussion, setting the stage for a deeper exploration of its implications. Throughout this keynote, you will be reminded of essential concepts related to change, whether they are already familiar or entirely new to you. Even if you think you know it all, this presentation aims to rekindle your awareness of the fundamental role change plays in our lives. For those moments when you encounter something new, it's a chance for growth, those "Ah-hah"! moments that open your mind to fresh ideas and rejuvenate your creative energy. Jim reminds the audience to take change by the hand before it takes you by the neck! By the end of this speech, you will achieve the following objectives:

    • Realize or reiterate that change is an unending experience, presenting both challenges and opportunities.
    • Recognize the emotional responses people have to change, whether it is externally imposed or internally generated.
    • Understand the importance of minimizing the "down time" often associated with change and how it can be a significant advantage.
    • Establish a foundation for developing skills to effectively deal with change constructively in every aspect of your life.
    • Join us as we delve into the profound significance of change and how embracing it can lead to personal growth, resilience, and a brighter future. Together, we will learn how to "Take Change By The Hand" and make it our ally on the journey of life.

  • Open Your Mind and Your Eyes

    In this keynote speech titled "Open Your Mind and Your Eyes", Jim addresses the idea that our beliefs and behaviors may be influenced by our limited perception. The central message revolves around the concept that what we see or perceive is largely influenced by our mindset and the functioning of a specific brain network known as the Reticular Activating System (R.A.S.).

    Jim explains that the R.A.S. constantly scans for two types of information: valuable information and potential threats. If something is deemed important for our well-being in either of these categories, the R.A.S. ensures it reaches our conscious awareness. Conversely, if information doesn't fall into these categories, it tends to go unnoticed or is quickly forgotten. After attending this speech, the audience will gain the following insights:

    • Awareness of the existence of the Reticular Activating System (R.A.S.) as a highly effective brain network responsible for screening out unimportant information.
    • Understanding the fundamental workings of the R.A.S., including how setting goals can activate it.
    • Recognition of how rigidly clinging to a single idea can limit perception and prevent us from accessing a wealth of information.
    • Knowledge about "scotomas" and how they are constructed through our beliefs.
    • Comprehension of the connection between scotomas and the Reticular Activating System (R.A.S.).

    Overall, this speech highlights the importance of maintaining an open mind to expand our vision and improve our ability to perceive valuable information, ultimately emphasizing the role of mindset in shaping our beliefs and behaviors.

Jim Madrid Videos

  • Jim Madrid- Author, Thought Leader, Keynote presentor
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Jim Madrid Books

  • Get over It and Get on with It: Using the Ten Principles of Entelechy to Conquer Change and Create Abundance
    Get over It and Get on with It: Using the Ten Principles of Entelechy to Conquer Change and Create Abundance

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Jim Madrid is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as It's All About Mindset, Self-Esteem and Leadership-Self-Esteem and Leadership, Take Change By The Hand and Open Your Mind and Your Eyes. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jim Madrid for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Jim Madrid generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Stacey Hines, Diane Uniman, Mark Schulman, Don Yaeger and Vince Papale. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jim Madrid for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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