Jim Bagnola

International speaker&executive coach represented in Romania by HPDI

Jim Bagnola is an international speaker and executive coach. He is an expert in leadership and body-mind management with emphasis on the influence of thinking patterns on health, happiness, success, and the capacity to lead.

In the last thirty years he has been speaking and educating worldwide on Leadership, Stress Management, Customer Service, Coaching Skills, and Change—all in relation to “The Secrets of the Mind-Body Connection.” Jim’s goal is simple: to build Professional Human Beings. In 2011 he published a book called “How to Become a Professional Human Being: How to enjoy STRESS FREE WORK and PERSONAL HAPPINESS using the Mind/Body/Work connection”.

He graduated in Political Sciences at Akron University, Human Development at the European Research University of Switzerland and Psychology at the University of Santa Monica. Since 1975 he is a stress management certified instructor, he is also the executive coach for Fortune 500 US Leaders.

He held the Vice Presidency for various corporations, was Deputy Director of Financial Assistance at the University of Akron and Director of Conferences at the West University of Illinois. He also had the opportunity to manage for 7 years the activity of world-famous magician Doug Henning at Hollywood in his tours, shows and performances.

A few years ago, Jim became CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). This distinction was given by the National Speakers Association has so far been provided for just 600 professional speakers around the world, which makes him part of the top speakers in North America. Jim was also included in the Top 30 Professional Leaders in the World between 2006 and 2010 by Leadership Gurus International.
Jim Bagnola is president of The Leadership Group International and guest member of the Western Management Development Center in Denver. He is the chairman of the LEADERS Advisory Board and spends much of his time on AIESEC, an international student organization founded in Rotterdam. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Olive Branch Foundation in Ohio and Honoris Causa of USAMV in Bucharest.

Jim cherishes all opportunities to significantly influence and interact with public and private organizations, including: Shell Oil Company, Kroger Company, US Secret Service, U.S. Department of State, Air Force Department, NATO, Marriott Hotels, Siemens, Motorola, Scotiabank (Canada), McEearney Alstons Ltd. (Trinidad), PT ISPAT (Indonesia), Hella, Ecolab, Castle & Cooke .
In Romania, Jim designed customized training and coaching programs for Hella, FM Logistics, Flextronics, Continental Automotive, Celestica, Hilton, Marriott, Romtelecom, Siemens, Porta Doors, Toyota Material Handling etc.


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Ce spun oamenii despre Jim Bagnola:

The words aren’t enough to describe a training session or coaching held by Jim. He has his own own to find solutions to the presented problems and through his practical activities he manages to relax the auditorium.

- Liana Brasoveanu, Human Resources Manager Solectron Romania

Probably one of the best connection to the leadership experience. Jim has the rare ability to energize the people while transmitting his knowledge.

- Catalin Olteanu, General Manager FM Romania

Jim means leadership / human values made easy to understand and follow.

- Gelu Murariu, General Manager Hella Romania