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Jack Canfield

Success Coach & Founder of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series

Jack Canfield is an award-winning speaker and an internationally recognized leader in personal development and peak performance strategies. For over 40 years, he has been teaching entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, and people from all walks of life how to create the life they desire. As the beloved originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, he’s taught millions of individuals his modernized formulas for success, and now certifies trainers to teach his content and methodology all over the world.

Santa Barbara, California, USA


One Day to Greatness
Jack will walk you through a series of experiential exercises that will help you identify the blocks that are holding you back from creating the life you truly want. You’ll learn simple strategies you can implement immediately to start performing at a higher level in all aspects of your professional and personal life – and continue improving your results long after the event is over.

If you’ve never worked with Jack in person before, you will be blown away by the experience – and if you have attended one of Jack’s live events, you will love this opportunity to reconnect with his teachings and reinforce your priorities and commitment to your dreams. During the One Day to Greatness event, Jack will share his most powerful Success Principles and show you how to put them to work in your life right away. No matter what your goals and dreams are, the Success Principles will give you the roadmap you need to achieve them.

Mastering the Success Principles: How to Get from Where You are To Where You Want to Be
Knowing how to achieve success is like knowing the combination to a lock. If you are missing any of the numbers, or have them in the wrong order, the lock won’t open. In this fast-paced, entertaining and powerful seminar, based on his latest book, The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be—The 10th Anniversary Revised Edition, Jack will teach you his proven breakthrough success system that guarantees you greater levels of peak performance and success in every area of your life—your career, your finances, and your personal life. As a result of this presentation, you will be able to experience new confidence and commitment, on all levels—taking risks, making decisions, pushing through your fears and limiting beliefs, asking for what you want, creating the support teams you need, taking the necessary actions to achieve breakthrough success, and persevering in the face of obstacles and challenges. This engaging, thought-provoking program will leave your conference or meeting participants energized and excited about the material they have just learned. Though the time spent with participants during a Keynote is brief, Jack Canfield is a master at using illustrative examples, humorous anecdotes and proven research results to present the most important highlights in a way that stays with the audience even after they’ve proceeded to their next program session.


NSA | Speaker Hall of Fame

Business Digest | Motivator of the Year Award
Oprah's Angel Network Award

  • Your contributions to our program were too great for measure. By using our own language (amazing!) and tying together the many pieces of our two-day event, our attendees walked away believing in you and, most notably, in themselves. We will always count Jack Canfield as one of the building blocks in BMO Harris’ success!

    - Director Sales Effectiveness Design, BMO Harris Bank
  • You were outstanding! You were masterful in applying “The Success Principles” directly to the quick serve restaurant industry, specifically on the topics of customer service, brand loyalty and profitability. Every franchise operator, manager and corporate officer walked away from that day with concrete tools they could use to create lasting results in their lives and businesses.

    - Executive Director – National Jack In the Box Franchisee Association
  • When you speak, it seems you are speaking right to the individual. Your ability to engage each person with your exercises and bringing people on stage is brilliant.

    - President – Parker University & Seminars
  • Your message was right on target with our company’s culture and you presented it in such a way as to reach everyone in the audience. You spoke our language by incorporating lingo and key phrases that are part of our daily business.

    - President – Mobile Mini Inc.
  • Hearing your message in person is powerful and enjoyable. But it’s during the days, weeks and months after your visit that our organization, and I personally, experienced the real power of your ideas – by applying the concepts on a daily basis we’re reaping the rewards.

    - President – RE/MAX International
  • WOW! Was your time spent with us Powerful. Our families has been talking about the principles you taught all week.

    - President – Assn of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisees, Inc.

Summary Profile

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 more than 123 million books sold through the Chicken Soup for the Soul® franchise (and over 500 million copies in print worldwide), 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. Over the last 30 years, his compelling message, empowering energy and personable coaching style 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. 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.

Jack is a Harvard graduate with a Master’s Degree in psychological education and one of the earliest champions of peak-performance, developing specific methodologies and results-oriented activities to help people take on greater challenges and produce breakthrough results.

His proven formula for success reached global acclaim with his most recent National Bestseller, The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. This new standard in self-improvement contains 64 powerful principles for 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, coaching programs and branded retail merchandise —is Jack’s most recent offering to the more than 100 million readers he currently reaches worldwide.