Jack Canfield

Discover the extraordinary life and transformative wisdom of Dr. Jack Canfield. From bestselling author to success guru, explore his inspiring journey and timeless principles.


  • Guinness Book of World Records holder for Most Books on the New York Times Best-Seller list.
  • Acclaimed author with an impressive portfolio of 210 books, boasting over 125 million copies in print across 47 languages.
  • Recognized as the world’s leading success guru, prominently featured in the renowned documentary film, “The Secret”.
  • Notable book titles include “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” “The Success Principles,” “Key to Living the Law of Attraction,” “Life Lessons for Mastering the Law of Attraction,” “Self-Esteem and Peak Performance,” and “The Success Principles for Teens”.
  • “The Success Principles” stands as a highly regarded success book, ranking at the top on Amazon.com, the world’s largest book supplier, with an exceptional 5-star rating.
  • Extensive media presence, having made appearances on over 600 radio shows and 200 television shows, including prestigious platforms such as Oprah, Larry King, 20/20, Inside Edition, The Today Show, Fox and Friends, CBS, NBC, and CNN.
  • Distinguished as the Founder and Chairman of the Canfield Training Group and Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprise, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.
  • Impressive roster of clients, encompassing renowned organizations such as Sony Pictures, FedEx, GlaxoSmithKline, University of Michigan, Virgin Records, General Electric, Siemens, Agilent Technologies, and Accenture.


  • Personal Development & Excellence.


Dr. Jack Canfield stands as an icon in the literary world, renowned for his exceptional work as the author of the beloved “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series. With an unwavering global following, he has earned his place as one of the most sought-after speakers, captivating audiences not only across the United States but worldwide.

A distinguished alumnus of Harvard University, Dr. Canfield holds a Master’s degree in Psychological Education. This academic background, coupled with his extensive experience, has made him an authority on performance enhancement, specific methodologies, and results-driven activities that facilitate profound transformations.

Time Magazine aptly labeled his publishing empire as “the phenomenon of the decade,” testament to the impact Dr. Canfield has had on countless lives. His expertise extends far beyond the realm of writing, encompassing performance improvement, leadership training, and corporate management. Over the course of three decades, he has coached and mentored hundreds of thousands of individuals, playing a pivotal role in their journeys towards the realization of their dreams.

Recognized as the foremost expert in Success Coaching, Dr. Canfield has dedicated years to researching the differentiating factors that set accomplished individuals apart. He possesses a keen understanding of the core drivers that ignite and inspire their relentless pursuit of excellence. These invaluable insights have been shared with audiences worldwide, spanning various media platforms, corporate settings, universities, and professional associations in more than 20 countries.

Coaching for Breakthrough Success

“Coaching for Breakthrough Success” – co-authored by Dr. Jack Canfield & Dr. Peter Chee, ITD World’s CEO

Peter Chee, Thomas G. Crane, Jack Canfield và William Rothwell

Co-creators of ITD World’s Certified Coaching & Mentoring Professional (CCMP) program – from left to right: Dr. Peter Chee, Thomas G. Crane, Dr. Jack Canfield & Dr. William J. Rothwell

At the helm of the Canfield Training Group, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Dr. Canfield holds the positions of founder and President. The group’s mission revolves around empowering entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, and individuals to accelerate their personal and professional growth, facilitating the realization of their goals. Additionally, he has established the Self-Reliance Foundation in Culver City, California, an organization dedicated to training social workers and human resources professionals, underscoring his commitment to fostering self-sufficiency and empowerment.

Dr. Jack Canfield’s impact on the world is immeasurable. Through his profound insights, unwavering dedication, and visionary leadership, he continues to transform lives, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to cross paths with him.

Website: https://www.jackcanfield.com/