Brian Bagnall

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Brian Bagnall
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Born1981 (age 38–39)
Chicago, US

Brian Bagnall (born 1981) is an American author, motivational speaker and coach.[1] He is the author of The Happiness Bible: Your Timeless Guide to Finding True & Lasting Happiness.[2]

He is known for his Craigslist giveaway of most of his possessions[3]in protest of 2013's Black Friday fights.[4][5] He has appeared in digital and print media including CBS, Fox News, Mother Nature Network, and Chicago Tribune.[6]

Early life[edit]

Bagnall has created companies in the technology, real estate, and marketing sectors.[7] He founded Bagnall & Associates, LLC in 2002.[8]


  1. ^ Martin, Sami K. "'Happiness Bible' Author". The Christian Post. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  2. ^ "The Trouble with Perfectionism and How to Overcome It". CNN. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  3. ^ Krauser, Mike. "Man Gives Away House Full Of Possessions In Franklin Park". CBS Local Media. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Walmart's Black Friday Going About As Badly As You'd Expect". Huffington Post. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Man Gives Away Belongings to Counteract Black Friday 'Craziness'". NBC News. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  6. ^ Thayer, Kate. "Unique giveaway clears outs Franklin Park man's home". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  7. ^ "153: Brian Bagnall The Happiness Expert". Entrepreneur on Fire. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  8. ^ Marshall, Perry; Krance, Keith; Meloche, Thomas (2014). Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising: Access More Than 1 Billion Potential Customers in 10 Minutes. Entrepreneur Press. p. 217. ISBN 9781599185460.