Brian Tracy is a renowned Canadian author, an entrepreneur, professional development trainer, and a motivation public speaker. He has published many audio books and launched an online course known as Brian Tracy University that is intended to assist business owners, entrepreneurs, and sales professionals. Brian Tracy is presently considered the best selling writer capable of gathering more than 250,000 audiences in each year.
Tracy was born on 5 January 1944 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island in Canada. He initially worked as a tramp steamer and made trips to more than 80 different countries for a period of eight years. Tracy is well known for his seminar training “The Phoenix Seminars” and his training audios such as the Psychology of Selling and The Psychology of Achievement. His work has featured in outstanding media including Fox, NBC, KPNS, Business Week, CBS, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, Success Magazine, and ABC News, not to mention Oprah.com.
Tracy’s life coaching programs are aimed at helping people achieve their goals and unleash their personal power for business. He has consulted for more than a thousand companies and he addresses more than 5 million people in more than 40 countries.
Prior to forming and establishing his company, the Brian Tracy International, he was Chief Operating Officer in a development company that was valued at $265 million. Tracy has researched, studies, written, as well as spoken for close to 30 years in various fields including history, economic, philosophy, business, ad psychology. He is also a top selling author of close to over 45 books, which are featured in different languages.
Tracy’s early days
Tracy grew up in an impoverished family and at some point; he had to wear charity store clothes. He worked is numerous laboring jobs while living in boarding houses after dropping out of school. At 21 years, he found work on a some Norwegian freighter ship that allowed him to travel around the world.
However, two years later, he found himself back to the laboring job and doing some commission sales. Tracy says that any achievement is worthless if it is not harmonious with a sense of some inner peace. Whatever your goals are, ensure they revolve around having a meaningful purpose of your life
In 1970, Tracy received his real estate licensure in Vancouver, British Columbia. He specialized in renting, leasing, and selling commercial properties. He became the Chief Operating Officer of Patrician Land Corporation in Edmonton, which is a real estate company.
Today, he serves as the chairman of his human resource company, the Brian Tracy International, which is located at California. Among the books he has authored are such as Eat That Frog; Maximum Achievement; Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life; The Art of Closing the Sale; The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires; and The Power of Charm.
Tracy, in 2012 was nominated for Small Business Influencer Awards. In 2011, he was awarded Lifetime Achievement Award. In the same year, he won Master of Influence Award. In 2010, Tracy won Harold Longman Award. And, in 2009, he was nominated for Best Content Producers on Twitter.
Brian Tracy – Wife and Children
He is married to Barbara and has four children.
Brian Tracy – Net Worth
As of 2015, Brian Tracy has a net worth of about $15 million.