Brian Tracy, the Canadian-born American author of more than 70 books, he is a motivational speaker and also a successful businessman behind Brian Tracy International, a company he found in 1984 in Canada.
Tracy is popular for his work in the personal development and sales industry. He has given consultation to over 1,000 companies and reached more than 5 million people through his 5,000 seminars and talks throughout 70 countries worldwide. He is the keynote speaker and his seminars have reached more than 250,000 people each year.
Tracy grew up in poverty and he has to drop out of school to make a living. Despite the hardship, he managed to make it through working hard and traveling to over 107 countries.
Tracy started in sales and eventually, he became a successful salesman in his company. He learned his way and became the Chief Operating Officer of a $265 million dollar development company. Not only that he had ventured into sales and marketing, he has developed a successful career in other industries such as real estate development, investments, import and export, distribution, syndication, and management consulting. He has also done high-level consulting with billion-dollar companies as his clients.
Tracy has written and published many bestselling books including Maximum Achievement, Eat That Frog, The Psychology of Achievement, No Excuses, Earn What You’re Really Worth, Focal Point and more. Apart from that, he has also produced more than 300 audio and video learning programs. And his best work, The Psychology of Achievement has been translated into more than 28 languages.
Today, Tracy is one of the most sought after speakers in the business development and personal achievement industry. Many considered him the General of Business Success and his work have been credited by a lot of mainstream media. Tracy is active in both national and community affairs and is also the president of three successful companies based in California.