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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 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)
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Chicken Soup for the Soul 2,592 copies, 21 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul (Editor) 2,330 copies, 23 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II 1,369 copies, 9 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul 1,328 copies, 8 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul 1,241 copies, 5 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul 1,196 copies, 3 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 955 copies, 5 reviews
Chicken Soup for the College Soul 619 copies, 7 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul 403 copies, 4 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work 392 copies, 2 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul (Author) 339 copies, 6 reviews
The Aladdin Factor 277 copies, 3 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Country Soul 178 copies, 2 reviews
Dare to Win 131 copies, 2 reviews
Chicken Soup for the Teen Soul 112 copies, 1 review
Heart At Work 64 copies
Self-Esteem & Peak Performance 22 copies, 1 review
I Can Believe in Myself 1 copy, 1 review

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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.
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