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About Jack Canfield

Business Trainer and Coach

Jack Canfield, is a successful business trainer and motivational speaker.

Jack Canfield’s Social Media Profiles

What is Jack Canfield’s Net Worth

$20 Million Dollars

When was Jack Born

19 August 1944 Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Introduction to Jack Canfield My Story

Jack Canfield, is a successful business trainer and motivational speaker. The 75 year-old, born on August 19th 1944, is an accomplished American author as well as an entrepreneur and corporate wizz!

He is most famous for motivational speaking and publishing several books in the self-help genre. His most popular books are Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Power of Focus and The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, published in 1993, 2000 and 2004 respectively. Jack was also recognised by the U.Ѕ. Јаусееѕ in 1978 as оnе оf thе Теn Оutѕtаndіng Yоung Меn оf Аmеrіса.

“You only have control over three things in your life. The thoughts you think, the images you visualise and the actions you take” – Jack Canfield

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Jack Canfield Personal History

Jack Canfield spent his earlier years in Fort Worth, Texas, then his teenage years in Wheeling, West Virginia with his family. He is academically focused and extremely qualified, with 4 graduatations Jack excelled academically. Firstly, he graduated from the Linsly Military Institute in 1962. Then, Jack studied at Harvard graduating with an A.B. in Chinese History in 1966. Following Jack’s graduation from Harvard he began teaching in Chicago, Illinois. This kick started the beginning of his career…

In an academic space, alongside employment he studied at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he received his M.Ed in 1973. Finally, in 1981, the University of Santa Monica awarded Jack with a Honorary Ph.D.

In Jack’s more personal life, he has been married 3 times and has 5 children. In his first marriage he had 2 children with Judith Ohlbaum, the couple divorced in 1976. He then went on to marry Georgia Lee Noble in 1978 where he had another child, the relationship ended in 1999. Thirdly, Jack married Inga Mahoney in 2001 having 2 children, the couple are still married today.

Jack Canfield Professional Career

Following his year of teaching in Chicago, Jack also worked in Iowa at the Clinton Job Corps Centre. Following hi extensive education in the self-help and success genres combined with his teaching practice, he co-authored his first book in 1976 called 100 Wауѕ tо Еnhаnсе Ѕеlf-Соnсерt іn thе Сlаѕѕrооm. He went on to run the New England Center for Personal and Organisational Development between 1971 and 1979 which was a residential Gestalt Center.

Over his extensive career Jack Canfield has founded several companies in this sector, the first being The Canfield Training Group based in Santa Barbara, California, where he remains CEO. Secondly, he is founder of The Foundation for Self-Esteem also based in California, more specifically, Culver City. In addition to this, he writes several newspaper columns and hosts a radio program. These accomplishments are extra to his ever-growing extensive list of publications.

His first major publication was Сhісkеn Ѕоuр fоr thе Ѕоul which he co-authored with Mark Victor Hansen. This book became the 3rd best-selling book of the 1990’s! From this, he authored and co-authored a list of books in this series. But, his writing didn’t stop there, Jack Canfield then published Тhе Ѕuссеѕѕ Рrіnсірlеѕ: Ноw tо Gеt Frоm Whеrе Yоu Аrе tо Whеrе Yоu Wаnt tо Ве, which focused more on goal achievement and as the title suggests, success principles. On the 10th anniversary of this book being published, it was rereleased with an additional chapter on thriving in a digital age

In addition to his best selling books, he has written, co-authored or contributed to a total of 65 books. Other titles include The Power of Focus, The Aladdin Factor, and Dare to Win.

Jack Canfield Teaching and Events

Over his career, Jack Canfield has delivered a long list of motivational talks and events. He uses his extensive education and decades in the field to provide teachings on self help and a successful life. The types of events he normally hosts are anything from corporate conferences, to community events and charity galas. 

His most popular seminars and events currently being hosted are The Breakthrough Weekend and Signs from the Universe: Becoming The Person You’re Meant to Be. There are several events and seminars mainly across America but he does also present webinars online. From keynote speeches and experiences to workshops and 3-day training events, there are opportunities to suit everyone.

Aside from his books, teachings and events, Jack Canfield was given the title of оnе оf thе Теn Оutѕtаndіng Yоung Меn оf Аmеrіса in 1978 by the U.Ѕ. Јаусееs! As well as this, he is a Guinness World Record holder for having the most books in the New York Times bestsellers list simultaneously, with 7 titles.

Jack Canfield Books & Publications

Jack Canfield has released many inspirational best selling works and self help books.

Self Help

The Success Principles – Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield reveals a simple set of rules for success that helped make him a millionaire and bestselling author.

Self Help

Chicken Soup For The Soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul is a collection of inspirational true stories about ordinary people’s lives.

Self Help

The Key to Living the Law of Attraction

This book details consciously living in harmony with this universal law the Law of Attraction to achieve personal success.

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