I felt that once in a while you just need a pick me up and so I have found one of the best motivational speakers in the world to listen to. Tony Robbins is one of my favourite motivational speakers of all times and just by watching him has helped me tremendously in life through tough patches when I needed help most, so I thought you might like to take a look.
Tony Robbins was born Anthony J. Mahavorick in North Hollywood, California, on February 29, 1960.Tony Robbins is the eldest of three children and his parents divorced when Tony Robbins was 7. Tony Robbins’s mother then had a series of husbands, including Jim Robbins, a former semi-professional baseball player who legally adopted Anthony when Tony Robbins was 12.
His father couldn’t provide for their family so Tony Robbins left them. Tony Robbins’s mother started abusing alcohol and prescription drugs sometime after. While growing up, Tony Robbins was a primary care-giver, and helped provide for his siblings. Tony Robbins was raised in Azusa and Glendora, California, and attended Glendora High School.
Tony Robbins was elected student body president in Tony Robbins’s senior year, and grew 10 inches in high school, a growth spurt later attributed to a pituitary tumor. Tony Robbins has said his home life was “chaotic” and “abusive.” When Tony Robbins was 17 years old, Tony Robbins’s mother chased Tony Robbins out of the house with a knife, and Tony Robbins never returned. Tony Robbins later worked as a janitor, and did not attend college.
Tony robbins careers:
Tony Robbins began his career promoting seminars for Jim Rohn. According to Tony Robbins, Rohn taught him that, “The secret to life is to come up with a way to add the most value — you must find a way to do more for others than anybody else is doing. Happiness and success in life are not the result of what we have, but rather how we live and what we give.”
Later, Tony Robbins began his own work as a self-help coach. Tony Robbins taught neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) and Ericksonian Hypnosis after training with NLP co-founder John Grinder. In 1983, Tony Robbins learned to firewalk from Tolly Burkan and began to incorporate it into Tony Robbins’s seminars.Tony Robbins usage of board breaking, skydiving, and later firewalking in Tony Robbins’s seminars is intended to help participants learn to push through their fears.
Tony Robbins promoted Tony Robbins’s services as a “peak performance coach” through Tony Robbins’s books and TV infomercials. Tony Robbins’s first infomercial, Personal Power, was released in 1988 and produced by Guthy Renker. Early infomercials featured celebrities such as Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton and actor Martin Sheen. By 1991, an estimated 100 million Americans in 200 media markets had viewed his informercials.
In 1997, Tony Robbins began the Leadership Academy seminar.Tony Robbins is a featured speaker on the seminar circuit sponsored by Learning Annex. Tony Robbins appeared as a featured speaker at the 2007 Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) conference. As of August 2012, Tony Robbins’s talk was the sixth most popular TED talk.
Tony Robbins is involved with the Tony Robbins-Madanes Center for Strategic Intervention, which focuses on personal, family and organisational psychology, and claims to help people “find breakthrough strategies and solutions for overcoming the problems that confront us all.”
In 2014, Tony Robbins along with a group investors including Magic Johnson, Mia Hamm, and Peter Guber acquired rights to launch a Major League Soccer franchise in Los Angeles, California. The soccer team is scheduled to begin competition in 2017.
Tony Robbins Authorship:
Tony Robbins has written three best-selling books: Unlimited Power, Awaken the Giant Within, and Money: Master the Game.