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Jack Canfield

Forfatter af Chicken Soup for the Soul

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Jack Canfield earned his Bachelor's of Arts from Harvard and a Master's degree from the University of Massachusetts. he also has an honorary doctorate from the University of Santa Monica. Canfield has been a high school and university teacher, a workshop facilitator, a psychotherapist and a leading vis mere authority in the area of self esteem and personal development for approximately 30 years. Canfield is the founder and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, which has over 36 titles, 53 million copies in print and is translated into over 32 languages. He is the founder of Self Esteem Seminars in Santa Barbara, California, which trains entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and employees in how to accelerate achievement. Canfield is also the founder of the Foundation for Self Esteem which provides self esteem resources and training for social workers, welfare recipients and Human Resource professionals. Some of his clients include Virgin Records, Sony Pictures, Merrill Lynch, Caldwell Banker, Federal Express, Bergen Brunswig Pharmaceuticals and the American Alzheimers Association. In 1987, Canfield was appointed by the California Legislature to the California Task Force to Promote Self Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility. He is the co-founder of the National Association for Self Esteem, and a member of the association for Holistic Education, as well as the National Association for for Self Esteem, where he was also a past member of the Board of Trustees and the recipient of the 1993 National Leadership Award. He is also a member of the National Staff Development Council and the National Speakers Association. In 1989, Canfield was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional designation, an honor that is held by less than 5% of NSA's membership. In 1997, he was nominated by three of NSA's past presidents for the coveted CPAE designation. Canfield has appeared on such television shows as Oprah, The Today Show, 20/20, Eye to Eye, the NBC Nightly News and the BBC. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Jack Canfield

Chicken Soup for the Soul (1993) 2,804 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul (1997) — Redaktør — 2,568 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II (1998) 1,512 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul (1996) 1,482 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul (1998) 1,389 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul (1997) 1,327 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul (1998) 1,092 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul (2000) 1,025 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul III (2000) 1,000 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the College Soul (1999) 665 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Couple's Soul (1999) 622 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul (2005) 451 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work (1996) 424 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul (2000) 411 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul (1999) 410 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul (2002) 406 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul (2000) 364 eksemplarer
The Aladdin Factor (1995) 353 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2 (2004) 345 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul IV (2004) 330 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul (1999) 302 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Soul of America (2002) 265 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Parent's Soul (2000) 254 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul (2001) 207 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul (2001) 204 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Grieving Soul (2003) 204 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Father's Soul (2001) 194 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Country Soul (1998) 191 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Single's Soul (1999) 182 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Sister's Soul (2002) 181 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Soul Cookbook (1995) 163 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul (2000) 163 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Veteran's Soul (2001) 146 eksemplarer
Dare to Win (1992) 145 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Romantic Soul (2002) 142 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Teen Soul (2007) 127 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Bride's Soul (2004) 116 eksemplarer
A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul (1996) 107 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul 2 (2006) 97 eksemplarer
Life Lessons For Women (2004) 83 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Ocean Lover's Soul (2003) — Redaktør — 72 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul (2003) 72 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for Every Mom's Soul (2005) 71 eksemplarer
Heart At Work (1558) 66 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul (2002) 56 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Child's Soul (2007) 40 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Dieter's Soul (2006) 37 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners (2010) 33 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul (2008) 33 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul (2008) 27 eksemplarer
Life Lessons for Busy Moms (2007) 25 eksemplarer
Self-Esteem & Peak Performance (1987) 24 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul (2005) 23 eksemplarer
Gratitude: A Daily Journal (2007) 10 eksemplarer
Sopa de pollo para el alma (1997) 7 eksemplarer
El Poder de Mantenerse Enfocado (2004) 5 eksemplarer
Mehr Hühnersuppe für die Seele (2001) 4 eksemplarer
Brodo caldo per l'anima: 3 (2002) 4 eksemplarer
The Big, Bad Bully (2019) 4 eksemplarer
Chicken Soup for the Tween's Soul (2005) 3 eksemplarer
Whispers of Inspiration (2002) 2 eksemplarer
Take 4! Little Book Library Chicken Soup Stories (2000) — Complier — 2 eksemplarer
Es suvida, acepte el reto (2001) 2 eksemplarer
Aladinov faktor (1997) 2 eksemplarer
Mastering The Art Of Success (2017) 2 eksemplarer
Pérolas de Sabedoria (2014) 1 eksemplar
Das große Hühnersuppen-Lesebuch (2005) — Forfatter — 1 eksemplar
Balsam for sjelen 1 eksemplar
Bouillon de poulet pour couple (2008) 1 eksemplar
The Turning Point 1 eksemplar
Osez gagner (1997) 1 eksemplar
The Soul of Success (2015) 1 eksemplar
Law of Abundance (2012) 1 eksemplar
Supa de Pui Pentru Suflet (1999) 1 eksemplar
Chicken soup (2010) 1 eksemplar
Das Erfolgsprinzip (2009) 1 eksemplar
ASK,ASK,ASK 1 eksemplar
Drugi Balsam dla Duszy kobiety (2001) 1 eksemplar
I Can Believe in Myself (2021) 1 eksemplar
The Success Secret (2012) 1 eksemplar
Perlas de Sabiduria (2014) 1 eksemplar
Odhodlaj sa zvíťaziť (1997) 1 eksemplar
Atreva-se a vencer (1999) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules (1998) — Forord — 420 eksemplarer
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The Best Guide to Meditation (1998) — Forord — 105 eksemplarer
The Courageous Life (2008) — Forord — 3 eksemplarer

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Harvard University (BA|1966)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (M.Ed|1973)
workshop facilitator
Canfield, Oran (son)
Kort biografi
He is a Democrat and a Christian, and his hobbies include tennis, travel, skiing, running, billiards, reading, and guitar. In 1962, he graduated from high school at Linsly Military Institute in Wheeling, West Virginia and he received a BA in Chinese History in 1966 from Harvard University and an MEd at University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1973.[6] In 1971 he married Judith Ohlbaum, with whom he had two children. In 1978 he was named Outstanding Young Man of America by the U.S. Jaycees.[6] On September 9, 1978, he married Georgia Lee Noble, with whom he had a son. They divorced in December 1999. On July 4, 2001, Canfield married for a third time to Inga Marie Mahoney.



���A fabulous book on techniques used by the world's wealthiest and most successful people on productivity, motivation, relationships, finance, and other aspects of their lives. Jack Canfield's writing style is accessible and empowering. The book is filled with anecdotes and the success stories of many people, including folks like Sylvester Stalone and Debbie Macomber. I highlighted quite a few techniques, and already started implementing some of them. I noticed a swift change in the way I think about things, and as a result, an increase in my motivation levels and my productivity. Great read. (A)… (mere)
Elizabeth_Cooper | 10 andre anmeldelser | Oct 27, 2023 |
I’m not going to name and shame, but I figured out what to say about CSS#2 when I compared it in my mind to another popular contemporary inspirational memoir. It was a pop Buddhism thing: religion, death, ultimate meaning. The cool kids, and the villain’s cat, dismiss this popularization of intellectual themes as a betray, you know, but for better or worse it is sometimes similar. Of course, it does touch on the difference between deadening to feeling and healthy detachment, but it remains to be said that even attempting healthy detachment is not the right answer for all people at all times. Of course, CSS#2 does mention the mystery of death—it’s nothing to scoff at—but this book also emphasizes various forms of healthy love, you know. I notice in my own case that being embarrassed by love and trying to be “an unenlightened Buddha”, as someone once put it, just ends up making me nom love until I get sick or at least a little tired, whenever love is mentioned, either by the attention-seekers or the scoffers, you know. Like a man in the desert, then all water is holy, and not just the pure, or so it seems…. So, I don’t know, I used to think that decent love was permissible and even “occasionally interesting” 🧐, but now I see it as more desirable. I never really wanted to be a scoffer, as much as an attention-seeker can grate on you in public, you know…. But now I think that giving in to embarrassment all the time is to forget something good. Dale Carnegie (I think it was) seems to me much less dated than some even later sales guys, you know, some of whom are kinda macho, kinda apologetic in their defense of joy…. But anyway, once Dale (or maybe it was Nappy Hill) said, ‘People who are blessed with a highly sexed nature—/yes, blessed/….’
Or as Toni Morrison put it, yes the dirty man loves a dirty love and kills himself, “but the love of a free man is never safe.” You don’t quite get the sense of danger from CSS, it’s true, but there is the sense that you’re endangering your reputation; and I don’t think it’s some average sitcom, you know. It’s the lessons of holy and decent love, and that’s a good thing, right.

…. Lord knows if you find good love, you shouldn’t give it up to become Professor of Knowledge, you know. They won’t really let you be professor of knowledge anyway, and they’ll just call in you for bureaucrat meetings about the correct way to eat cereal, right. —We’re going to have fun in the correct, bureaucratic way; lord knows people don’t want love, they don’t respect that. So c’mon guys, doing the drudgery of life for people you don’t even like, what’s tiresome about that? 🤪

If you find good love, don’t give it up because she’s not the clerk at Knowledge University, College of Bureaucracy, you know. 😸

…. Although they’re thematically similar in an abstract way, the death & dying stories are so much better than the famous Dying Professor memoir I read. “Ah, I never really liked people much. Maybe in the next life, there won’t Be so damn many of them.” Versus, cultivating courage, you know: finding the good.

…. And Mommy has to take care of herself, you know. Otherwise, she’s teaching the girls/the “good” kids to be victims, and the bad boys to play hard and loose because people will take it, you know.

People have a way of taking it for granted that people say that now, or even pretzel-braining a reason to argue just for the sake of arguing/shaming the plebs, or because a lot of radicals don’t want the world to change, deep down—they’re too comfy with the world of sin and judgment and hyper-masculinity, you know.

But it needed to be said, and somebody had to say it; she was right. (And people didn’t always say it like that, either!)

…. There is a value to kindness, and not just to knowledge, or even avoiding harm, as worthy as those two things are.
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goosecap | 3 andre anmeldelser | Sep 8, 2023 |
Here's what I wrote in 2012 about this read: "Very good - 64 "timeless" principles to setting and achieving big goals. Next up is to use is as a guide to get more effective."
MGADMJK | 10 andre anmeldelser | Sep 6, 2023 |
LaRayadelPalancar | Jul 19, 2023 |



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