Jack Canfield - AEI Speakers Bureau

Jack Canfield Biography

Jack Canfield

As the beloved originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, Jack Canfield fostered the emergence of inspirational anthologies as a genre - and watched it grow to a billion dollar market. As the driving force behind the development and delivery of over 100 million books sold through the Chicken Soup for the Soul franchise, Jack Canfield is uniquely qualified to talk about success.

Behind the empire Time Magazine called the "publishing phenomenon of the decade" is America's leading expert in creating peak performance for entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, managers, sales professionals, corporate employees and educators. Jack Canfield is a compelling, empowering and compassionate coach who for the past 30 years has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve their dreams.

Affectionately known as "America's #1 Success Coach", Jack Canfield has studied and reported on what makes successful people different. He knows what motivates them, what drives them, and what inspires them. He brings this critical insight to countless audiences internationally - sharing his success strategies in the media, with companies, universities and professional associations in over 20 countries around the world.

Jack Canfield is a Harvard graduate with a Master's Degree in psychological education and one of the earliest champions of peak-performance, developing the specific methodology and results-oriented activities to help people take on greater challenges and produce breakthrough results.

Jack Canfield has personally taught millions of individuals his unique and modernized formulas for success and has packaged them in his latest book The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. This new self-improvement standard contains 64 powerful principles of success utilized by top achievers from all walks of life and all areas of commerce. The Success Principles - and the entire empire of "Principles" books, products, coaching programs and branded retail merchandise - is Mr. Canfield's next offering to the more than 100 million readers he currently reaches worldwide.

Mr. Jack Canfield's other best-selling books - The Power of Focus, The Aladdin Factor, and Dare to Win, - have generated millions of bookstore and Internet sales, and have launched complementary products such as audio programs, video programs, corporate training programs and syndicated columns to enthusiastic corporate buyers. His audio program, Maximum Confidence, has sold more than 350,000 copies through Nightingale-Conant alone.

Jack Canfield is Founder and Chairman of the Canfield Training Group in Santa Barbara, California, which trains entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and motivated individuals how to accelerate the achievement of their personal and professional goals.

Jack Canfield is also the founder of The Foundation for Self-Esteem in Culver City, California, which provides self-esteem resources and trainings to social workers, welfare recipients and human resource professionals.

Jack Canfield is the CEO of Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises, a billion dollar empire that encompasses licensing, merchandising and publishing activities around the globe. Jack's nationally syndicated newspaper column is read in 150 papers worldwide, and the Chicken Soup for the Soul radio shows are syndicated throughout North America. Jack is also syndicated columnist through King Features Syndicate and is a popular news subject featured not only in major trade publications, but in every major metro newspaper across America and in hundreds more around the globe.

Chicken Soup for the Soul has also been a featured television program for both the PAX and ABC networks. Additionally, the company's licensing division produces dozens of top-selling items including Chicken Soup for the Soul nutriceuticals, pet foods, greetings cards, music, collectibles and other licensed merchandise. A Chicken Soup for the Soul magazine also launched in the summer of 2005.

Jack Canfield's background includes a BA from Harvard University and he also holds a Masters degree in Psychological Education from the University of Massachusetts and a Honorary Doctorate from the University of Santa Monica, Parker College of Chiropractic and St. Ambrose University. Over the past 30 years, he has been a psychotherapist, an educational consultant, trainer and a leading authority in the areas of self-esteem, achievement motivation and peak performance.

Jack Canfield holds the Guinness Book World Record for having seven books simultaneously on the New York Times Bestseller List - beating out Stephen King. He even holds the Guinness Book World Record for the largest book-signing ever for Chicken Soup for the Kids Soul. And he's the only author to have won both the ABBY Award and the Southern California Book Publicist Award in the same year - honoring him as both an outstanding writer and a consummate book marketer.

Jack Canfield has also been a featured guest on more than 1,000 radio and television programs in nearly every major market worldwide - many of them on a repeat basis. A sample of these shows include Oprah, 20/20, Inside Edition, The Today Show, Larry King Live, Fox and Friends, The CBS Evening News, The NBC Nightly News, Eye to Eye, CNN's Talk Back Live!, PBS, QVC and many others.

Jack Canfield Topics

  • The Success Principals: How to Get From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be
    Greater levels of performance and achievement are attainable by anyone. Yet most people have never learned the proven self-empowerment tools and time-tested performance strategies that are the basis for personal and professional success. Over his 30-year career, Jack Canfield has developed the specific methodology and results-oriented activities required to help participants take on greater challenges and produce breakthrough results. Jack's Ten-Step Action Plan shows exactly how to plan for and create greater achievement. In fact, it's a blueprint for living a life of expanded results, greater impact and more measurable on-the-job performance. Whether your organization needs to increase sales, boost income, increase output, expand creativity, enhance problem-solving, find more balance or improve customer service - these disciplines, when put into practice, will create massive and permanent change in the lives of your participants and in the day-to-day operations of your organization. Participants will learn how to: * Take 100% Responsibility for Their Lives * Decide What They Want and Be Willing to Pay the Price * Invest Every Day in Developing Their Knowledge Base and Core Skills * Manage Time the Way Successful Entrepreneurs Do * Say No to the Good, So They Can Say Yes to the Great * Take Five Action Steps Each Day Toward Achieving Any Goal * Climb Under the Wing of Someone Who Can Help Them on Their Path * Face Up to What Isn't Working in Their Lives * Focus on Their Unique Abilities * Celebrate Their Victories as a Way to Insure Future Success * Transcend Other People's Limiting Beliefs and Opinions About Their Goals * Develop and Trust Their Intuition and Reasoning Abilities * Change Their Outcomes By Reacting Differently to Any Event In this exciting new program, The Success Principles will leave participants excited about the potential they have for their career, their company, their personal life and their success goals. But more than just a motivational experience, this program offers the actual methods, strategies, activities and exercises participants need to achieve what they want...and what you as a company or professional association want for them!
  • The Power of Focus: How To Hit Your Business, Personal, and Financial Targets with Absolute Certainty
    Do you know the #1 reason that stops people from getting what they want? IT'S LACK OF FOCUS! People who focus on what they want prosper. Those who don't, struggle. This treasury of practical wisdom includes easy-to-implement Action Steps that will significantly free up time, dramatically improve your income and solidly enrich those important relationships. That's the promise Jack makes in his bestselling book, The Power of Focus: How to Hit Your Business, Personal and Financial Targets with Absolute Certainty. And it's what he helps participants put into action during his 2-hour keynote or full-day seminar! Jack's spent 30 years studying the peak performers and highest 3% of achievers in all areas of life - from sales superstars, to key managers, to the world's most successful entrepreneurs, world-class athletes, top entertainers, successful politicians, most highly respected doctors, most competent educators and the super rich. Jack has discovered there are certain "disciplines of success" that high achievers practice in a systematic way - and focus on for consistent, breakthrough results and optimum success! Your audience will learn these principles and discover how to incorporate them into their day-to-day routine for a more fulfilling and satisfying workday and a more dynamic personal life! Your participants will learn: * Three key differences that separate super high-achievers from everyday people * The single success discipline that can put anyone in the top 1% of their field * Three major breakthroughs in the entrepreneurial use of time * How to create a compelling vision for yourself and your staff * How to develop and use a personal Mastermind Alliance * How to identify and use one's own unique abilities * How to eliminate the mental and psychological blocks that hold people back * How to keep yourself and your staff motivated for peak performance When Jack Canfield's time with your group is over, your employees, managers and corporate leaders will be excited about getting back to work. They'll be more enthusiastic at home and at work, more confident in dealing with difficult situations and assignments, and more comfortable when being honest and assertive.
  • Chicken Soup For The Soul: Inspiring Stories and Lessons to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit
    In this powerful presentation, Jack Canfield uses intensely moving and highly motivational stories from his best-selling book series Chicken Soup for the Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit, currently 31 titles published! As he speaks, Jack masterfully weaves the messages of being more loving, nurturing and responsible with the importance of having a dream, setting specific goals and overcoming obstacles. Participants will be moved to participate more fully in life, love more fully in their personal relationships, show more compassion and caring in their professional relationships, dream bigger dreams, replace blaming and complaining with responsibility, action and appropriate requests, and persevere in the face of fear, obstacles and setbacks. Sales people will learn to overcome any fears of rejection they might have and to set higher goals for themselves. Managers will learn how to better understand the key dynamics that make for improved supervisory relationships. Chicken Soup for the Soul, the live program, is delightful and full of wisdom. But more importantly, attendees will leave with the important message that defining one's vision is 90% of the battle - and that believing one can is the only difference between dreaming a dream and living it. Through Jack Canfield's Chicken Soup for the Soul live program, audiences around the world, from all walks of life, are uplifted, inspired and motivated to action when Jack shares his gentle humor and powerful insights, motivational stories that have made Chicken Soup for the Soul series (and his five other books) best-sellers.

 

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