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. He 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 Success Coach.” Jack 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 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 resultsoriented
activities to help people take on greater challenges and produce breakthrough
He’s 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, and branded retail merchandise — is Mr. Canfield’s next offering to the
more than 100 million readers he currently reaches worldwide.
Mr. 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, How to Build High Self-Esteem, has sold more than 350,000 copies through
He 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.