Manage episode 271754508 series 2362211
From his earliest days teaching inner-city high school students how to discover their potential and succeed no matter what their circumstances — to becoming a world-renowned transformational speaker and trainer who has conducted more than 2,500 workshops and events all over the world — Jack Canfield has devoted his life and career to helping others achieve their personal definition of success and create lives of greater joy, meaning, and fulfillment. Jack is the founder and former CEO of Chicken Soup for the Soul® Enterprises, which encompasses licensing, merchandising, and publishing activities around the globe. As its beloved creator, Jack fostered the emergence of inspirational anthologies as a genre — and watched it grow into a billion-dollar market. With well over 500 million books sold to date worldwide, more than 250 titles in print, and translations into more than 43 languages, “chicken soup for the soul” is one of the world’s best-known phrases and is regularly referenced in pop culture.