Personal Development & Motivation

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Anthony “Tony” Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American self-help author and motivational speaker. He became well known through his infomercials and self-help books, Unlimited Power: The New Science Of Personal Achievement and Awaken The Giant Within.

Robbins writes about subjects such as health and energy, overcoming fears, persuasive communication, and enhancing relationships. Robbins began his career learning from many different motivational speakers, and promoted seminars for his personal mentor, Jim Rohn.

He is deeply influenced by neuro-linguistic programming and a variety of philosophies. Robbins’ books include Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement and Awaken The Giant Within. (more)

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Timothy Ferriss (born July 20, 1977) is an American author, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Nominated as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People of 2007” and Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know in 2011,” and author of the new #1 New York Times bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek.

He is also author of the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller, The 4-Hour Body, which has been sold into 35 languages. He is listed as #13 in the “100 Most Influential VCs, Angels & Investors” rankings.

Tim has been featured by more than 100 media outlets–including The New York Times, The Economist, TIME, Forbes, Fortune, CNN, and CBS–and has been a popular guest lecturer at Princeton University since 2003. (more)

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John Maxwell (born 1947) is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 13 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide.

Dr. John Maxwell is the founder of INJOY Stewardship Services and EQUIP. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and organizations as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point and the National Football League.

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, John Maxwell was one of 25 authors and artists named to Amazon.com’s 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame. Three of John Maxwell‘s books, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader have each sold over a million copies. (more)

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Jack Canfield (born August 19, 1944) is an American motivational speaker and author. He is best known as the co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, which currently has nearly 200 titles and 112 million copies in print in over 40 languages. According to USA Today, Chicken Soup for the Soul and several of the series titles by Canfield and his writing partner, Mark Victor Hansen, were among the top 150 best-selling books of the last 15 years (October 28, 1993 through October 23, 2008).

In July 2004, Jack Canfield founded the Transformational Leadership Council, a group of thought leaders, speakers, authors, coaches, trainers, researchers, consultants, and other leaders in the fields of personal and professional development…(more)

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Stephen Richards Covey (born October 24, 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is the author of the best-selling book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Other books he has written include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families.

In 2004, Covey released The 8th Habit. In 2008, Covey released The Leader In Me—How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time.

Covey earned a B.S. in business from the University of Utah, an MBA from Harvard University, and a Doctor of Religious Education (DRE) from Brigham Young University…(more)

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Jim Rohn (September 17, 1930 – December 5, 2009) was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. His rags to riches story played a large part in his work, which influenced others in the personal development industry.

In October, 1955, Rohn joined AbundaVita and began a process of personal development that culminated in his becoming a millionaire by age 31.

Rohn was the recipient of the 1985 National Speakers Association CPAE Award for excellence in speaking. He is also the author of 17 different books, audio and video programs. (more)

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Napoleon Hill: (October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) He is widely considered to be one of the great writers on success. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich (1937), is one of the best-selling books of all time.

Hill’s works examined the power of personal beliefs, and the role they play in personal success. He became an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933-36. “What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve” is one of Hill’s hallmark expressions. (more)

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Les Brown: Motivational speaker (born 1945) made his name encouraging others to overcome any odds that might stand in their way.

Les Brown was one of the highest paid speakers in the nation. His company, Les Brown Unlimited, Inc., earned millions of dollars a year from his speaking tours and the sale of motivational tapes and materials.

Brown’s audience is wide: from Fortune 500 companies to automobile workers to prison inmates to special-education classes to ordinary individuals. His mission is to “get a message out that will help people become uncomfortable with their mediocrity,” “A lot of people are content with their discontent. I want to be a catalyst to enable them to see themselves having more and achieving more.” (more)

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Hilary Hinton “Zig” Ziglar (born 6 November 1926) is an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. He has published over 48 works, including the 2007 book titled God’s Way Is Still the Best Way.

In 1970 Ziglar went into the business of motivational speaking full-time, with an emphasis on Christian values. Until then he had called himself by his given name, Hilary, but now started using his nickname, Zig, instead

As of 2010 Ziglar still travels around taking part in motivational seminars, despite a fall down a flight of stairs in 2007 that left him with short-term memory problems. (more)
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t-harv-ekerT. Harv Eker is a motivational speaker and touring lecturer best known for his bestselling book, Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, and his mobile business school, Peak Potentials Training. He has a set of his principles printed on illustrated cards published by Hay House.

Hailed as one of the top business and personal success coaches in North America, T. Harv Eker began his financial journey to success by starting up and managing a small group of fitness retail stores. Within a few years, Harv Eker had gone on to develop Peak Potentials Training – a success and wealth training company that grossed for over $10 million in 2004. (more)
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