Brian Tracy Biography - Profile
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is a leading self development author and
coach in the United States of America. Tracy
is a best selling writer with more than
40 books published, more than 300 video
and audio programs produced, and a live
audience of more than 250,000 each year.
Tracy was born in Canada to a family that
struggled financially and had very few luxuries
in life. He was a high school drop out and
started his career as a laborer, working
in several physically demanding jobs during
his teenage years.
When Brian Tracy turned twenty, he left
Canada to travel the world like he had always
dreamed of. After driving to North America
he got a ship to England and then cycled
to France, Spain, and Gibraltar. Tracy also
drove through the harsh and sometimes life
threatening Sahara Desert with a couple
friends, and eventually settled in Johannesburg,
South Africa for two years where he worked
and lived. After briefly returning to London
to work, Tracy traveled through areas of
Europe, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, Malaysia,
and Singapore. He then spent a further 2
years working and living in Thailand, Asia.
The 8 years of travel and adventure molded
the life of Tracy. He worked with the famous
Dr. Albert Schweitzer, experienced life
and death situations, and trained with martial
arts experts to gain his black belt in Shotokan
Karate. Tracy has since traveled to more
than 80 countries throughout the world.
"I've found that luck is quite predictable.
If you want more luck, take more chances.
Be more active. Show up more often."
Brian Tracy eventually went on to earn his
Masters Degree in Business at the University
of Alberta in his 30s. He then worked in
real estate development, automobile importating
and distribution, marketing, sales, advertising,
training, and consulting. Before coming
the Chief Operating Officer of a company
with $265 million in assets and had more
than $75 million in sales annually.
Traveling to Europe, Australia, New Zealand,
South East Asia and Canada several times
each year, Brian is a well-known speaker
all over the world. He is the author/narrator
of countless best-selling audio learning
programs and the author of 16 books, including
Maximum Achievement, Advanced Selling Strategies,
The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business
Success, and The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made
Millionaires. Brian has been on countless
television and radio shows, and is featured
regularly in major publications across the
country, and overseas.
"I believe through learning and
application of what you learn, you can solve
any problem, overcome any obstacle and achieve
any goal that you can set for yourself."
Tracy has produced more than 300 different
audio and video learning programs covering
the entire spectrum of human and corporate
performance. These programs, researched
and developed for more than 25 years, are
some of the most effective learning tools
in the world.
Brian Tracy is happily married to his wife
Barbara and lives in San Diego with their
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