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Jim Fannin    

World's #1 Coach of Champions, Bestselling Author & Peak Performance Expert

Jim Fannin is America’s ZoneCoach®, coaching more champions in sports, business, and life than anyone on earth for over 50 years. As one of the world’s foremost thought leaders, he is more than a life, business, or sports coach. He is a "change your life" coach. With the ONLY proven blueprint for attracting the Zone mindset, Fannin has helped transform millions of lives by providing proven tools and techniques to create simplicity, balance, and abundance.

In 1974, Fannin discovered five markers for “thinking like a champion” and attracting the peak performance mindset called the Zone in all aspects of life, business, and sports. They are Self-Discipline, Concentration, Optimism, Relaxation and Enjoyment. Collectively they form the acronym S.C.O.R.E.®, which is the cornerstone of Fannin’s teaching that unlocks one’s full potential.

Fannin has over 50 years of professional coaching, consulting, and public speaking experience. He has coached hundreds of professional athletes from 10 sports including members of the PGA and LPGA Tours, NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, MLB, US Equestrian Association, World Series of Poker, and the Olympics. He has trained tens of thousands of individuals and hundreds of companies from 50 industries in peak performance. He’s been featured on ESPN, NBC, ABC, CBS, and Lifetime and published in the Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, Golf Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Fortune Small Business and hundreds of other respected newspapers and magazines.

As one of the foremost platform speakers in the world, Fannin has successfully presented over 2000 keynotes from 50-15,000 attendees. He will customize his message to fully engage your audience, while meeting your corporate theme or mission.

Fannin has addressed hundreds of major corporations, including Mitsubishi Electric, Navistar, Merrill Lynch, General Electric, IBM, Apple Computer, Transamerica, Allstate Insurance, New York Life, Life Technologies, BMO Bank Group, Northern Trust Bank, Domino’s Pizza, Carnation, Sports Illustrated, Blue Cross, Starwood Hotels, Silhouette Optical, Bertram Yacht, Miles Labs, Mercedes, Dominick’s Finer Foods, Toyota, Honda and Chrysler; and non-profits Worldview International Foundation, UAW Ford, YEO, YPO, YMCA, PGA of America, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Hugh O’Brien Foundation, Cancer Wellness House, and Boy’s Clubs of America, to name a few.

Today, Fannin divides his time between public speaking, writing, personal coaching (6500 coaching minutes per month via cell phone), corporate consulting, physical fitness, and travel. Fannin and his family live outside Chicago, IL.

Speech Topics

The Blueprint: A Proven Plan for Successful Living

This keynote will deliver the proven plan to living your best life possible. With an eye on maximizing results in your business, Jim will reveal how to keep your life simple and balanced while producing maximum profit.

You will learn how to:

  • Prepare like a world champion.
  • Use synchronized visualization to get what you want.
  • Activate and sharpen intuition for uncanny results.
  • Use the last 30-minutes before sleep to gain an edge on the competition.
  • Narrow your focus and lengthen concentration.
  • Bolster confidence in all you do.
  • Relax when adversity arrives.
  • Maximize enjoyment even in the most challenging of times.
  • Think less while achieving more.

Think Like a Champion

Jim doesn’t just throw around the word “champion.” As the “world’s #1 coach of champions,” this iconic, interactive talk reveals the five intangibles world champions manage and maximize in order to reach the top in their business or sport.

You will learn how to:

  • Prepare like a world champion.
  • Make swift adjustments especially during “moments of truth.”
  • Evaluate with no emotion.
  • Use the last 30-minutes prior to sleep to gain an edge on the competition.
  • Increase the power of concentration.
  • Bolster confidence in all you do.
  • Eliminate worry, anxiety, and negative stress
  • Maximize enjoyment even in the most challenging times.
  • Think less while achieving more.

The Sales Blueprint for Setting Records

The art and science of setting sales records is the theme of this powerful, interactive keynote.

You will learn how to:

  • Read body language like a master
  • Overcome rejection and turn a No into a Yes.
  • Develop and leverage recurring sales.
  • Gain maximum confidence in less than 7-10 days.
  • Wield the power of synchronized visualization to bolster sales.
  • Leave a lasting, profitable impression after every sales call.
  • Achieve elusive work-life balance

The Leadership Blueprint

Jim has coached the world’s best leadership teams. He will share his process for developing great leaders from small to multi-national companies which employ anywhere from 10-100,000 workers.

You will learn:

  • How to influence and manage thoughts, not just people.
  • How to increase EBITA by turning your profit and loss statement from a dead P/L into a living P/L.
  • Why the organization chart matters to your clients.
  • What is needed to lead an individual to peak performance.
  • Why leaders are great teachers and what needs to be learned in order for one to be their best.
  • How to conduct a Zone meeting.
  • How a one-page report can change your direct reports into Zone performers.
  • To gain maximum confidence in less than 7-10 days.
  • The power of synchronized visualization.
  • How to build a championship team.
  • How relaxation bolsters creativity and imagination.
  • The art of work-life balance
  • How “less is more” messaging reaches your entire organization, prospects, customers and more.
  • Simple analytics to assess the mindset of your team.

The Couple’s Blueprint to a Great Relationship

Jim has helped thousands of couples re-ignite their relationship with simple 90-Second Rule™ tools. This keynote talk, full-day seminar or couples retreat will provide insight into developing a consistent, long-term relationship.

You will learn:

  • What to think, say and do every morning to reignite your relationship.
  • Why the first 90-seconds when you’ve been away from your significant other at least two hours is so impactful.
  • What to say before bedtime to insure a long-lasting relationship.
  • How to be calm when no one is calm.
  • The real reason going to bed unhappy with your spouse is so detrimental.
  • The power of your good-byes.
  • The power of shared vision.
  • The anatomy of divorce and how to avoid the pitfalls that can take you there.
  • How 1+1=3 is the most powerful couple’s formula.

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