Mr. Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan

I teach people to be more alive, to engage with their life, to have dreams and live them. In short, I teach people how to be happier in all aspects of their life.
If you ask most people if they are happy in their job, they will say to say that they aren’t. In fact, a study done by Gallup in 2013, discovered that, worldwide, 2 out of 3 people aren’t happy in their job.

Let’s look at that figure again: 2 out of 3 people are unhappy at work!

This is a huge problem, since it’s been verified, in studies conducted by Harvard Business School, that positive, happier people are more engaged at work. This means that people who are happy are going to be more productive and do a better job in their workplace.

I’m going to suggest that the opposite is also true. People who have learned ways to be more engaged will be happier and more productive as a result of being more engaged with their life overall.

This is why I wrote my book, Happy at Work: 60 Simple Ways to Stay Engaged and Be Successful. Let’s look at some numbers.
If you work 40 hours a week, with two weeks of vacation, it means you work in one year:

1960 hours
117,600 minutes
7.056,000 seconds
That’s a lot of time to be unhappy!

A major web site, named me as one of the "Top 20 Mindfulness Coaches to watch for in 2015” and Fast Company magazine proclaimed me a “Happiness Expert.”

I’ve written several personal development books that have been published in a total of twenty-six countries. I have six books currently available in the U.S. and Japan.
I have helped millions of people by sharing life-changing, motivating ideas with associations, business groups, and government agencies for more than 20 years.

I know that you are saying to yourself that everything sounds great, but you’re probably wondering:

Why should you listen to what I have to say?
Why hire me to speak to your group?
Why do I care about your success and the success of your business?

Let me tell you some things about myself that help me have a different perspective:
I didn’t go to an Ivy League college. As a matter of fact, I didn’t go to any college.
I’ve never worked in the corporate world. I’m not prone to the limiting beliefs shared by so many people who have.
I’m not in your box. I didn’t even know there was a box.
My Mother taught me that I don’t know what I can’t do until I try. That belief has served me well.
I know what I know as the result of more than thirty years of, as philosopher Herbert Otto said, “Experimenting with my own life.”

I am not a superhero. I am just a regular guy who has found the things have served me well and has passed it on to others. I have read and studied the books, I’ve attended the seminars, and I have gone from upper middle class to complete destitution and back again.

I learned a lot of valuable life lessons during my ten year journey of self-destruction. I have combined this with my personal development study that I began nearly 30 years ago. This powerful combination has given me a unique perspective on life and armed me with an arsenal of idea, strategies and tools for life and business.

In conclusion, if you’re looking for some “rah-rah guru wannabe” who’ll have you singing and holding hands on the way out, hire someone else.

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind speaker and not just another feel-good guy, contact me.

Let me show you how to change your life and be happier in all you do!

Books Jim has Published

What are you waiting for? It’s Your Life

Proven principles for creating the life of your dreams

“In What Are You Waiting For, It’s Your Life, Jim Donovan has put together a magnificent ‘success manual’ that is down to earth, fun to read, and right on target. Read and apply Jim’s proven success principles and you will achieve extraordinary results in your life!” Jeff Keller, Author, Attitude is Everything What Are You Waiting For-its-your-life This book contains simple, practical ideas and techniques that anyone can use. By following this step-by-step success system, you can change