Most people know Jack Canfield as co-creator of the New York Times #1
best-selling book series Chicken Soup for the Soul®. With more than 73 titles in
print and over 80 million copies sold in 39 languages, Jack is a world-renowned
expert at warming hearts and changing lives.
But behind the empire Time Magazine called the “publishing phenomenon of the
decade” is America’s leading expert in creating peak performance for
entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, managers, sales professionals, and
corporate employees. Jack knows how to accelerate the personal achievement and
career fulfillment of workgroups and individuals everywhere. He is a compelling,
empowering and compassionate coach who has helped countless individuals achieve
their dreams over the last 30 years.
He’s trained more than 1,500,000 people in 19 countries via his live
presentations and his popular PBS specials on the science of living your dreams.
Additionally, Jack is popular in the education field where his books and
training tools on self-esteem in the classroom have transformed the lives of
millions of students.
His background includes a BA from Harvard University, a Masters degree in
Psychological Education from the University of Massachusetts, and three honorary
doctorates in human behavior and public service. For the past 20 years, Jack’s
been the CEO of the Canfield Training Group and president of Self-Esteem
Seminars in Santa Barbara, CA. He has designed and conducted seminars on Maximum
Confidence, Self-Esteem and Peak Performance™, Creating Breakthrough Results,
Abundance and Prosperity, The Success Principles™, Couples Relationships, and
Training the Trainer.
Jack is also the founder of the Foundation for Self-Esteem in Culver City,
California, where he has designed programs for and worked with prisoners,
welfare recipients, gang members, and inner-city youth. As a result, he was
appointed by the state legislature to the historic California Task Force to
Promote Self-Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility. He has also served
on the Board of Trustees of the National Council for Self-Esteem.
Jack has conducted trainings for over 600 corporations, network marketing
organizations, professional associations, school districts and universities —
including Accenture, American School Counselors Association, Campbell's Soup,
Century 21, Federal Express, General Electric, Honda, ITT Hartford Insurance,
Johnson & Johnson, Monsanto, NCR, New England Telephone, New Jersey School Board
Association, RE/MAX, SONY Pictures, UCLA, Virgin Records, the World Business
Council, and the Young Presidents Organization, among others.
Millions of fans have seen him on television on Good Morning America, The
Today Show, the NBC Nightly News, 20/20, Eye to Eye, Oprah, CNN Talk Back Live
and enjoyed Chicken Soup for the Soul via Jack’s popular television show aired
on PAX and ABC Television Networks.