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Jack Canfield
Jack Canfield is the co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which has created more than a billion dollars in gross retail sales.
Jack is America's leading expert in creating peak performance for entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, sales professionals, employees and educators. Over the past 30 years has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve their dreams. Affectionately known as "America's #1 Success Coach", Jack has studied and reported on what makes successful people different. His books on success include The Success Principles, Jack Canfield’s Key to Living the Law of Attraction, The Aladdin Factor, The Power of Focus and Dare to Win.

Jack is a featured teacher in the movies The Secret, The Opus, and Try It on Everything. He has spoken to over a million people in 37 countries around the world. His latest project The Dream Big Collection, has been featured on an infomercial, a PBS special and The Today Show. For more information, go to

Blog Entries by Jack Canfield

What the 2012 Prophecy Is Really About

(8) Comments | Posted October 28, 2011 | 2:38 PM

The media is currently reporting about the end of the Mayan Calendar and Nostradamus' prophecies about the end of the world, slated to occur on Dec. 21, 2012. There is a lot of doom and gloom associated with this date, and much of it is based on absolute conjecture unrelated...

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The Essence Of Great Leadership

(22) Comments | Posted November 20, 2009 | 7:47 AM

In one of my recent books, The Success Principles, I taught 64 lessons that help people achieve what they want out of life. From taking nothing less than 100 percent responsibility for your life to empowering others, these are the fundamentals to success--and to great leadership. When people ask me...

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Jack Canfield's Top 7 Success Tips

(32) Comments | Posted November 5, 2009 | 7:36 AM

"Jack, if you had to give me just a few (under 10) pointers to success, what would you say? What's your best of the best advice?"

When I wrote The Success Principles, I had a hard time whittling my repertoire of material down to the best 64 principles. I had...

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Raise Children, Not Flowers!

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2009 | 5:18 PM

I'll never forget the story of David, my next door neighbor a while back, who taught me a great lesson one morning as I watched him trying to teach his seven-year-old son how to push the gas-powered lawn mower around the yard. As he was showing him how to turn...

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Will Your Life Work The Way You Want In 2010?

(51) Comments | Posted October 14, 2009 | 8:45 AM

It's never too early to start planning for next year, especially now that we've marked 2009 as one of recession and things may turn brighter in future months. This year carried with it uncertainty and unsettling economic news, but I say these circumstances compel us to take a deeper breath...

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"How Am I Doing?" The One Question That Can Change All Of Your Relationships

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2009 | 7:46 AM

One of life's fundamental truths states, "Ask and you shall receive." As kids we get used to asking for things, but somehow we lose this ability in adulthood. We come up with all sorts of excuses and reasons to avoid any possibility of criticism or rejection. This is especially true...

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5 Steps To Keeping Your (Busy) Life In Harmony

(0) Comments | Posted September 27, 2009 | 11:27 AM

A "harmonized" life these days sounds like a tall order. Between housework, homework, workwork, and busywork, there are perpetually too many things to do, and not enough time to find that mythical balance. Nothing is more frustrating than feeling like you're doing doing doing but getting nothing truly done that...

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Two Secrets To A Better You

(10) Comments | Posted September 1, 2009 | 7:43 AM

Pop quiz: when was the last time you acknowledged and appreciated yourself? That's right: YOU. Not your spouse, not your children, or not your boss, coworkers, or friends. Just YOU.

Seriously, think about it. And if it's been so long since you last pat yourself on the back, then I...

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Emotional Health In Down Times: 5 Steps To Staying Positive And Productive

(79) Comments | Posted August 26, 2009 | 7:57 AM

In these troubled economic times, when everywhere you look there's more and more evidence of how bad it is "out there," we have to remember that how successful you are and how peaceful or distressed you are is a result of what you focus your attention on. Remember that fear...

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6 Simple Secrets To Manifesting Financial Wealth Today

(97) Comments | Posted August 14, 2009 | 7:35 AM

There are many principles--"secrets"--about money and success that will serve you well if you want to increase your wealth. Above all, however, is to first make it a priority. Make your want of manifesting financial wealth a clear intention. So many people feel guilty about earning, spending and investing more...

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