Jack Canfield received a BA from Harvard, a Masters degree in Psychological Education from the University of Massachusetts and several honorary doctorate degrees. He’s been a psychotherapist, an educational consultant, a trainer and an expert in the areas of self-esteem and peak performance. He is often called America’s #1 Success Coach, who knows what motivates and drives people and what inspires them. Originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, Jack developed it into a billion dollar market, selling more than 123 million books through his franchise. Jack is the founder of the Transformational Leadership Council and has conducted more than 2500 training groups, workshops and seminars and has consulted with and spoken to more than 500 school systems, universities, corporations, hospitals, and mental health organizations in 32 countries. He is a multiple New York Times bestselling author and once had seven of his titles on the bestseller list at the same time.