Who Are The Top Self Improvement Masters?

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Hey all (especially the self improvement enthusiasts),

I'm taking self development more seriously than ever now and since I'm passionate about Internet Marketing that I subscribe to Internet Marketing related mailing lists, why not do the same for Self Improvement?

That said, who are the top 'go to' guys when it comes to Self Improvement, especially in the area of 'empowering lives' and creating success? (think of those who have motivated and helped people who seemed hopeless at first later become successful stars themselves)

Would definitely like to see their site and if really good, also join their mailing list as well.

Thanks!

-- Edmund Loh

P.S. Even if you consider yourself a Self Improvement expert, don't hesitate to post it here - would definitely like to check out your stuff as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kim Roach
    Hey Edmund,

    StevePavlina.com is one of my favorites. I think you'll like it.

    Some other really good ones include Zen Habits, PickTheBrain.com , and The Four Hour Work Week blog by Tim Ferriss.

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    • Profile picture of the author Ephrils
      I'm gonna go old school here, since the guy is dead :p, and say Napoleon Hill. His book Think and Grow Rich changed the direction of my life and I never even finished reading it. He knew what he was talking about.
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      • Profile picture of the author Mark Nehs
        The Mind Warriors made a list of their favorite self help blogs about a year ago and I put it on a Squidoo lens if you want to check them out Self Help Blogs

        Several good ones!!

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      • Profile picture of the author LeonEdward
        Originally Posted by Ephrils View Post

        I'm gonna go old school here, since the guy is dead :p, and say Napoleon Hill. His book Think and Grow Rich changed the direction of my life and I never even finished reading it. He knew what he was talking about.
        Agreed,
        Some Very Successful multimillionaires and Successful philanthropists have read his books repeatedly .

        Dr Wayne Dyer is my FAV. as he is a testament of changeing thoughts and changeing lives
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      • Profile picture of the author Gavin Abeyratne
        Originally Posted by Ephrils View Post

        I'm gonna go old school here, since the guy is dead :p, and say Napoleon Hill. His book Think and Grow Rich changed the direction of my life and I never even finished reading it. He knew what he was talking about.
        Haha same here! Its one of my favourite books and I don't think I've even read it cover to cover.

        Im sure we both will one day, and it will all seem so clear....
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      • Profile picture of the author winsonong
        Originally Posted by Ephrils View Post

        I'm gonna go old school here, since the guy is dead :p, and say Napoleon Hill. His book Think and Grow Rich changed the direction of my life and I never even finished reading it. He knew what he was talking about.
        Think and Grow Rich is the first self improvement book I read. Currently, I am reading The Magic of Believing. Both are talking about mindset
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      • Profile picture of the author davidlewis
        Bill Mayer wrote "The Magic in Asking the Right Questions" and is an accomplished speaker and consultant. He is definitely one of my all time favorites.

        "Bill Mayer is the Norman Vincent Peale of the 1990's."

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    • Profile picture of the author DenRich777
      I agree with Kim Roach..Steve Pavlina is amazingly smart, one of the best bloggers for sure.
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  • Profile picture of the author Loren Woirhaye
    Above all I would recommend Maxwell Maltz. Of course
    he died in 1996, but his influence is profound. Any of
    his books can help you make a lot of money if that's what
    you want.

    For sales: Brian Tracy, Dan S. Kennedy, David Sandler,
    Tom Hopkins, Joe Girard, many more.

    Most of the really good sales ones write books and give seminars
    and the internet is only a small portion of their marketing.

    For health and spiritual growth you have your choice of many
    authors. It depends on what you are looking for.
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    • Profile picture of the author Matt James
      Wayne Dyer is pretty cool. In fact if you start with his early books and work your way up you'll see his own gradual spiritual transformation over time.

      Stuart Wilde used to be great but he's a bit too "far out" these days, what with his flitting about between worlds!
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      • Profile picture of the author Ronwag
        Great wisdom in the Bible. You can apply the teachings like putting others first, respecting others, kindness, patience, fairness, etc. to all phases of your life, including business. I recommend the New King James version for accuracy and easier reading.

        Maxwell Maltz is good, as mentioned in an earlier post. also Canfield and Pavlina.
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  • Profile picture of the author cjv01
    Edmund

    Napoleon Hill is right up there -as he did it the other way around to most people...discovered what made successful people the way they were, then used it for himself. The fact that he also failed a great deal is interesting to me as it just proved he was just like us :-) I'm biased -but I much prefer "Law of Success" to "Think & Grow Rich" -just because it is a lot more comprehensive. I scanned over 1,100 pages by hand to convert it into the ebook you see everywhere online as I believed in it so much! lol

    If you get past the 'source' of where the information is coming from - the channelled Abraham Hicks stuff is great. Even if you think that Esther Hicks is a fruitcake and is making it all up - what she says is some of the most clearest commonsense stuff about sprirituality out there. (Website Abraham-Hicks )

    Also - although it is every online so it is disregarded in terms of value by most people - Wallace D. Wattles "The Science of Getting Rich" is an excellent law of attraction based book from 1910. The interesting thing for me is that people forget to mention that it tackles the action vs only thinking 'argument' that raged after "The Secret" - and I love the angle he took with it. Just search google you'll find it.

    Of course, even though I've been doing this stuff myself for a number of years, I'm not vain enough to mention myself! lol

    To Our Success!

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      Richard Bandler.
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      • Profile picture of the author DanGTD
        Old School:
        Anthony Robbins
        Napoleon Hill
        Brian Tracy

        New School:
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        • Profile picture of the author EdmundLoh
          Hey all,

          Awesome man! Just to let you know I have been keeping an eye on this thread (just that I've been up to my neck in stuff yesterday).

          Thanks for all the helpful names you throw in, and some of their websites as well. (this is one I look forward to)

          Keep 'em rolling.

          Btw any good word about Jon Gordon? I bought a book of his recently called the "Energy Addict" - quite good stuff as well.

          -- Edmund Loh
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    • Profile picture of the author LynnLewis
      Originally Posted by cjv01 View Post

      Edmund
      If you get past the 'source' of where the information is coming from - the channelled Abraham Hicks stuff is great. Even if you think that Esther Hicks is a fruitcake and is making it all up - what she says is some of the most clearest commonsense stuff about sprirituality out there. (Website Abraham-Hicks )
      To Our Success!

      Gary
      I listen to the "Teachings of Abraham" series almost every day. I discovered the Hicks' from reading "Steering by Starlight" by Martha Beck.
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  • Profile picture of the author domodomo
    Anthony Robbins
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  • Profile picture of the author naonline
    If it wasn't for Tony Robbins I wouldn't be here. Not sure if that's a recommendation yet!

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    PS When I say I wouldn't be here, I mean the WF, he's not like my dad or anything!
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    • Profile picture of the author tommyfocus
      Originally Posted by naonline View Post

      If it wasn't for Tony Robbins I wouldn't be here. Not sure if that's a recommendation yet!

      Nick

      PS When I say I wouldn't be here, I mean the WF, he's not like my dad or anything!
      I found out about nlp, Richard Bandler and John Grinder through reading Unlimited Power by Tony Robbins back in 89!! Since then I have read, watch or listen to all the heavy hitters in the field of personal development. I mean from Ross Jefferies to Stuart Wilde to Dr. John la Tourrette, you name them and I more than likely got something by them. Now I recently found out that I was an information junkie and not a doer!! Much to my surprise (lol), I found out that listening to tapes, reading books, and going to seminars are not enough. It a good start, but you actually have to use the material!!! And I don't mean half a**ed. You really have to drill yourself in this stuff over and over again, until it becomes an unconscious pattern.
      My advice would be to study the best in the field and the best, hands down, is of course Tony Robbins. I have trained with Richard Bandler in 2000, at his persuasion engineering seminar and left feeling like I did not learn anything. I will be going to the UK in 09 to train with John Grinder. I've seen Tony in Chicago and have been observing him for years. He really seems to walk his talk.
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      • Profile picture of the author lilmechante01
        Depends a lot on what you're self-improving
        My most reads are Napoleon Hill, Wayne Dyer, Eckhart Tolle, and my absolute fave..Deepak Chopra (in fact, I'm reading another one by him right now lol)
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      • Profile picture of the author deanoram
        I also found Tony Robbins only this year, he was doing an Interview with Frank Kern a great Internet marketer who makes Million of dollars per year. after watching the short video I was left on a high, I have read Tony Blog and some of his ebooks Tony can be found @ tonyrobbins .com you must find Tony On google as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sid Kaplan
    Yup - depends on what you are looking for and how you learn best. Some teachers can over power you and some are so subtle that you wonder!

    For sheer energy and a kick in the butt - Anthony Robbins
    For spiritual grounding - Wayne Dyer, Echart Tolle, Esther and Jerry Hicks (Abraham)

    The old masters like Napoleon Hill, Wallace Wattles etc but be patient as they are written with a different style of writing than we are currently used to.

    I have also taken an interest in Steve Palina and may get his new book based upon the strength of his blog.

    Pick a teacher or mentor whose style and message resonates with you and you will do better.

    Cheers
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  • Profile picture of the author Karen Blundell
    one who has been overlooked: Charles F. Haanel who wrote The Master Key System - which is the basis of The Secret
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  • Profile picture of the author ThomasW
    Check out Steve Chandler. Also John Harricharan. The best one of course is inside of you!
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  • Profile picture of the author drkellogs
    Brian Tracy
    Napoleon Hill
    Jack Canfield

    I feel are the best in this industry
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    • Profile picture of the author Samsmiles
      There is only one (in my opinion) and sadly he is dead. I would love to have met him . The man who inspired Napoleon Hill to write "Think and Grow Rich" (I have seen a copy of the letter Hill wrote him).
      The man it is said, caused Bill Gates to drop out of college and start Microsoft.
      The man who's work I have been studying daily now for 2 years.
      The man who's teaching helped me make $100,000 (after taxes) last year.
      Charles F Haanel businessman and author of "Master Key System". The greatest work on "thinking for success" ever written (again just my opinion).

      If anyone would like a text copy of the work send me a p.m.

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      • Profile picture of the author Li Weng
        Originally Posted by Samsmiles View Post

        There is only one (in my opinion) and sadly he is dead. I would love to have met him . The man who inspired Napoleon Hill to write "Think and Grow Rich" (I have seen a copy of the letter Hill wrote him).
        The man it is said, caused Bill Gates to drop out of college and start Microsoft.
        The man who's work I have been studying daily now for 2 years.
        The man who's teaching helped me make $100,000 (after taxes) last year.
        Charles F Haanel businessman and author of "Master Key System". The greatest work on "thinking for success" ever written (again just my opinion).

        If anyone would like a text copy of the work send me a p.m.

        Prosperity to us all!

        samsmiles

        I'm not so into this stuff, but Master Key seems like a real system, because it looks like it's actually a course. You learn the theory and you apply through exercise. Learn and apply is the best way to approach anything in my view.
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    Brian Tracy
    Jim Rohm
    Napolean Hill

    just to name a few
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  • Profile picture of the author MarkHBE
    I would also recommend looking for self help coaches / life coaches in your area that you can talk to personally. You can look in your yellow pages or search online for "life coach + your city" or "productivity coach + your city".
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  • Profile picture of the author MaskedMarketer
    Originally Posted by EdmundLoh View Post

    That said, who are the top 'go to' guys when it comes to Self Improvement, especially in the area of 'empowering lives' and creating success?
    Hey Edmund,

    As far as self improvement, the above mentioned should be good, but have all of them actually walked the talk? Some self improvement "experts" out may actually be dangerous as they give bad advice. Be careful who you listen too.

    I would recommend finding a few experts in everything you want to learn because you won't learn everything from one person. Its always good to get other perspectives.

    One of the self improvement guys I listen to is Kevin Hogan. Not only is he an internationally known expert in persuasion, but he also did a national campaign to get kids off drugs (against there will). It has been recognized by people like Goerge Bush and Nancy Reagan. Hes also a master hypnotist thats been recognized by the national guild of hypnotist (something like that).

    And his newsletter is all about giving valuable information. Check him out.
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  • Profile picture of the author John M Kane
    I really enjoyed listening to Jim Rohn as well. Reminds me of Johnny Carson.
    I also second the late GRRReat! David Sandler as a pioneer in sales techniques.

    and finally the superb Jack Handey and his "Deep Thoughts"
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnB23
      I'm a huge fan of Jay Abraham.

      Use to be into Tony Robbins, some Napoleon Hill, etc. Jay focuses on marketing/business, and he's at a much higher level than 98% of his competitors. His old tapes (that are 20 years old) still sell for $200-300. Most authors, experts don't have that kind of staying power. Alot of them flame out, or they ride gimmicks, etc. The other authors mentioned here are good.

      Also with Jay...

      -He sells out $5,000, $15,000 seminars. With no high pressure sales tactics, no tricks. Nothing unethical. no bait and switch.

      -Besides the marketing and business skills you learn, he teaches you a mindset. The people that have gone through his courses know what I'm talking about.

      -I've never re-read other authors so many times. You can spend 6 months listening to one of his seminars, and you'd only know a fraction of what he teaches.

      -Nothing cheesy or fluffy. He doesn't waste a word.

      He doesn't cover everything in business/marketing/sales. But he gives you a huge education....something you wouldn't even get at the ivy league schools.
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      • Profile picture of the author DanGTD
        Older ones: Tony Robbins and Jay Abraham
        Newer ones: Eben Pagan and Steve Pavlina
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  • Profile picture of the author warrenhw
    On the old school list, I definitely rate Wallace Wattles, Napoleon Hill and Dr. Joseph Murphy.

    For the new school, Andy Andrews is tremendous in such a non-guru way.

    That's my 2 cents ...
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  • Profile picture of the author CyranoSmith
    I was most impressed by one of Og Mandino's rarest, or at least most obscured, books "The Greatest Saleman In The World - PART 2".

    He took the famous character from his most famous book and told the story of Hafid's final achievement. I think that this book was also Og's great final swan song, too.
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  • Profile picture of the author cupbucket
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    Something you must realise is that in order to be truly successful you must learn the spiritual aspects of life. I'm talking religion, just remember how to connect with the divine in the universe. When you do, everything will flow much easier for you
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    • Profile picture of the author MaskedMarketer
      Originally Posted by cupbucket View Post

      Something you must realise is that in order to be truly successful you must learn the spiritual aspects of life. I'm talking religion, just remember how to connect with the divine in the universe. When you do, everything will flow much easier for you
      I agree with the spiritual aspects, but you do not need religion, and you may be better off with out it as it can cloud the mind for some people.

      There are 3 ways to effect your reality:

      Basic- Self: This is your environment/ behavior/ and capabilities.

      Conscious- Self: Your beliefs, values, self- image.

      Spiritual- Self: Spiritual beliefs/ purpose in life.

      The highest order is the Spiritual- Self and effects your conscious and basic self. Effecting your basic-self won't necessarily change your conscious/spiritual self, but chancing your spiritual-self will effect conscious and basic self.

      This why your Conscious self and basic self MUST ALIGN with your spiritual-self, or you will not be truly successful.

      The truth is, you CAN NOT achieve ANYTHING- just because you put your mind to it. If it does not fit with your spiritual purpose in life, you can be sure you WILL NOT be truly successful. DO NOT BELIEVE all the HYPE.

      Once you find your spiritual purpose in life, everything will come together much easier and make more sense. Once your on track and aligned with your purpose in life magic will happen

      My advice is this- find out your purpose in life, what you came here to do, what your traits are, your talents, your passions, what you love to do- following this path will result in the quickest path to success, as success is defined differently for each person.
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  • Profile picture of the author todd wetzelberger
    Edmund-
    I've been involved in pers dev. since high school (i'm 41) when I read Psychocybernetics by Maxwell Maltz. It started me on a path to at least 100 diff books, thousands upon thousands of dollars for courses, seminars etc and I picked up at least something from all of them.

    Went through diff stages depending upon age, business/ career I was in etc. I think the most important thing I can pass on is it's individual for each person. Some messages will ring more true for you than me and the next person.

    I know that's a bit ambiguous but I'd start doing search and see what appeals to you. The greats are Jim Rohn, Napoleon Hill, Nightingale/Conant is a staple resource, Jack Canfield, Tony Robbins. Steve Pavlina has probably the most visited pers. dev. blog on the internet today. There are so many more out there that are excellent as well.

    Last, to help you consume books more quickly (only one medium of choice) I'd strongly recommend you learn to Photoread. Google it. I wish I would have learned this 20yrs ago. My reading speed is above 12k wpm and growing. Totally new way of reading that gets past your limited conscious mind.

    Hope that helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author scannura
    Osho.
    he gets to the core of your being which allows you to easily create your own life. He speaks with an easy depth and understanding that penetrates to your core and dissolves your false prisons of limiting beliefs.
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  • Profile picture of the author mark z
    My top 5 list of self improvement gurus
    and most inspirational people:

    Nikola Tesla
    Andrew Carnegie
    Earl Nightingale
    Og Mandino
    Dr.Stephen Covey
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  • Profile picture of the author Will Edwards
    Quoting Dickens, in an 'ever so umble' way, you might like to add to the list ...

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  • Profile picture of the author GT
    Originally Posted by EdmundLoh View Post

    Hey all (especially the self improvement enthusiasts),

    ... who are the top 'go to' guys when it comes to Self Improvement, especially in the area of 'empowering lives' and creating success? -- Edmund Loh
    Hello:

    I have several who I turn to regularly for info and inspiration. I have to say that, at the top of my list, Brian Tracy is a leader you can't go wrong turning to for guidance.

    Here's why: Brian's published books, audios, videos and other resources number in the hundreds and they cover just about any self-improvement area of your life you want to improve.

    I have become a very strong promoter of Brian's materials, as you will see from my StarrBizz website, web biz blog and the iLG affiliate opportunity - all with links in my forum signature.

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  • Profile picture of the author wwgroup
    Self development to me means being aware that we are more than what is apparent. It is finding out who we really are and learning to live life from that expanded inner space. It is Being yourself. I have read a lot about it. Lately what has influenced me the most is this site: Morning Messages. Go there and watch the video on the front page. Then subscribe to their list. They have 88 short messages and they send one every 3 days. It takes around 5 minutes to read it. This has transformed my life and I am very grateful to them.
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  • Profile picture of the author cathyanderson
    1. Bible
    2. Napoleon Hill
    3. Maxwell Maltz
    4. Jay Abrahm
    5. Tony Robbins
    6. Dr. Wayne Dyer

    Look at all the great posts!!! Lots of suggestions! I am going to look up some of the different people the warriors posted.

    Thanks,
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  • Profile picture of the author lakishacopeland
    Ohh Jim Rohn, Tony Robbins, and Les Brown just to name a few
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  • Profile picture of the author Nik Karlil
    I'm not much of Steve pavlina fan, I would say Leo Babauta of Zenhabits. He's good.
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    • Profile picture of the author erwindegrave
      This 3 are good..

      Anthony Robbins
      Napoleon Hill
      Brian Tracy

      Even though Napoleon Hill is dead, His legacy is still alive and is contineously changing other people''s lives..
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  • Profile picture of the author JustinP
    Check out W. Clement Stone.

    He was a student of Napoleon Hill and a mentor to Jack Canfield.

    I put together a really old school selection of his Success System on an older blog of mine. Check out...

    Self and Wealth Development: The Success System That Never Fails - W.Clement Stone
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    • Profile picture of the author Bobster0007
      I have full audio programs / seminars from most of the ones listed here. If I can help someone shot me a pm.
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    • Profile picture of the author abundantlife
      I think it depends on where you are in your own self development who might be a best master. Earl Nightengale was in at the beginning of self improvement with his famous recording, "The Strangest Secret". That seemed to open up a whole new genre for leaders to express their wisdom and share ideas that had helped them succeed.

      Many of today's Motivation Masters would say that their greatest inspiration was Jim Rohn. I think he was one of the giants in that industry and though he is with us no longer in the flesh, his spirit and works live on to inspire other generations.

      Another one, who can tell you how it was coming up from poverty and succeeding beyond his own imagination, is Les Brown. I always enjoy whatever he has to share.

      I can't imagine any list of great motivators that did not include, Zig Ziglar. His wit and entertaining style will always be classic.
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    I am a big fan of Wealth Masters, I have been with them since 2007. They provide solid information and they bring in a lot of big name speakers. They just launched a great DVD called the Conspiracy Against Your Money. I am very impressed.

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  • Profile picture of the author livehappy5
    I get really motivated to take action when I watch Tony Robbins.

    His video with Frank Kern and John Reese helps me refocus when I get overwhelmed with my internet marketing business. (I can't post links because I am a new user, but Google "Tony robbins interview with Frank kern and John Reese" to find it)

    All the best-
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard_Thorne
    I'm surprised no one mentioned Christopher Howard!
    He is the Modern day Tony Robbins (no offence, Tony Robbins fans, I don't mean Tony is old) Chris Howards training includes some cutting edge stuff, He holds free personal development seminars around the world. Here's his website

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    Anthony Robbins and Jim Rohn
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    • Brian Tracy's awesome!

      Love his "Psychology of Sales" audio program.

      He has a very simple yet effective way of

      presenting certain complex selling tactics.

      He makes it seem so easy.
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  • Profile picture of the author Neurons
    Hey Edmund, didn't know you're active on the Warrior Forums! Could I be your intern? I bought your book 2 years ago, now I'm 20. I've a diploma in financial management, have pre-requisite knowledge of marketing, and think I can contribute something. I was from gifted education, so my basic intelligence is there.

    My top self-improvement masters are:
    1. Daniel Amen(Change Your Brain, Change your Life)
    2. Stephen Covey (7 Habits of Highly Effective People)
    3. Steve Pavlina
    4. you(Secrets of Millionaire Students), of course.
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  • Profile picture of the author Anny11
    Hi All,
    Self improvement always helps.

    Self Improvement is plainly about rising yourself in whatsoever areas you'd like, which typically means improving or changing skills, attitudes, or beliefs that will help lead to the desired effect.
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  • Profile picture of the author Lindap07
    Edmund, Hi

    Firstly, I just want to say I'm new to WF but it looks like there are some great folks here, so hi to everyone. I am an NLP practitoner and have a self-improvement blog and have been following the topic quite closely for some time. Yeah, there are many experts out there, most of whom have something to offer. Personally, I find that the most important works you can do to improve yourself is to change your sub-conscious beliefs: It's very difficult and takes work but it's definitely worth it. Hands down, the best guy on this subject is Alan Tutt. I love his work as he just talks about what he talks about with no hype. Here's a good link to one of his pages, I think he has a special on at the moment or something:

    You can also download this e-book for free about sub-conscious programming from my sig box below.


    Good luck with these things and be sure to let me know how they go

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    What do you guys think of Joe Vitale? Especially lately?
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  • Profile picture of the author drmfitz
    all the people mentioned are good for sure. some not mentioned i have seen and met, zig ziglar and les brown. but if you desire a true "break through", and want GREAT, dr. john demartini's breakthrough event will dissolve whatever is holding you back-we all have events in our pasts that potentially stunt our growth if not dealt with. his own story of overcoming his childhood events are an amazing story. he is also friends with most of the men mentioned. best wishes with your journey! Dr. Mike
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  • Profile picture of the author cwvisions
    I have read numerous books mentioned here and listened to thousands of hrs of audios and have gained a lot of knowledge but the most rewarding was a 14cd set called "your wish is your command" It breaks down the law of attraction and how to create success in you life unlike any other I have listened to. I do have extra copy's of the cd's if anyone wants to listen to them.
    They do mention a global society called global information network that I am also a member of and you get access to even more knowledge and free events nationwide but just the knowledge in "your wish is your command" is a huge life changeing experience. if you want info on either feel free to pm me or contact me on facebook
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  • Profile picture of the author xiaozhuozi
    I'm gonna go old school here, since the guy is dead , and say Napoleon Hill. His book Think and Grow Rich changed the direction of my life and I never even finished reading it. He knew what he was talking about.
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    me myself and i
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    I love tony Robbins
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  • Profile picture of the author Mary McLean
    This list is impressive to say the least...
    Napoleon Hill, Tony Robbins, Brian Tracy, Joe Vitale, Chris Howard and on and on it goes!

    Personally, I glide from one great teacher to another over a period of months, but I love Dr John Demartini and Wayne Dyers info on how to eliminate the emotional charges around things we hold onto, either good or bad.

    The amazing thing with understanding this has been the break throughs that occur when you write out at least 20 benefits of whatever it is that bugs or stops you moving forwards.
    eg...You want something and are scared to go after it. What fear is preventing movement forwards...Find that, then write out the 20 benefits of not doing it, 20 benefits of doing it and so on!

    It's got to be the single most powerful electrical/emotional charge breaker there is!

    Am so thankful to all those mentioned and heaps of others not mentioned here, that after all these years (and there are many!), that I can do what I want as the underlying fears were dismantled, discharged, dissolved, whatever fits, by these people sharing their findings with us.

    Isn't technology great?

    Kindest...
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  • Profile picture of the author theomegaformula
    I'm going to have to go ahead and be the person to say that YOU are your best self improvement master. If you need help being a better person then I would look into the lives of people that influenced the people you see as "masters" and "gurus" today for self improvement. Those people are Socrates, Plato, etc.
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    if you can think and grow rich then you will be on the right path
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  • Profile picture of the author nathanro
    Anthony Robbins deserves my respects.

    Although he has not done much for me.
    The ones I look up to are JoreJj Elprehzleinn, Lester Levenson, Wallace D. Wattles, Neville Goddard.

    I myself teach The Life Transformation System A to Z and am very succesful with it, I have been blessed with it by helping others to change their lives.

    Nathan
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  • Profile picture of the author Mary McLean
    Anthony Robbins pops up everywhere!
    He does indeed command respect, as you say, Nathan, but I find him hard to get into also.

    I like the meta physics guys and their teachings...
    John Demartini, John Assaraf, and the ones headed in that direction.

    As we learn more about our 2 minds, the Implicit and Explicit, we are able to gain more control over stuff happening in our world and life!

    For the top guys in self improvement, I think one's opinion would vary from month to month, as we each learn and grow from different teachers.

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  • Profile picture of the author DenRich777
    Originally Posted by EdmundLoh View Post

    Hey all (especially the self improvement enthusiasts),

    I'm taking self development more seriously than ever now and since I'm passionate about Internet Marketing that I subscribe to Internet Marketing related mailing lists, why not do the same for Self Improvement?

    That said, who are the top 'go to' guys when it comes to Self Improvement, especially in the area of 'empowering lives' and creating success? (think of those who have motivated and helped people who seemed hopeless at first later become successful stars themselves)

    Would definitely like to see their site and if really good, also join their mailing list as well.

    Thanks!



    -- Edmund Loh

    P.S. Even if you consider yourself a Self Improvement expert, don't hesitate to post it here - would definitely like to check out your stuff as well.
    Hi Edmund

    As far as books, "The Master Key System" by Charles F. Haanel is the best book anyone could ever put their hands on, I got the original and updated version book.
    Very intelligently written.
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  • Profile picture of the author Swientek
    Lisa Diane is awesome. She has many inspirational audios. She is also really into helping people!
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  • Profile picture of the author happykate
    I think Tony Robbins is currently one of the best - many others have modelled on him, I saw him speak live and his energy is amazing. But I also like Napoleon Hill, Louise Hay and Dale Carnegie.
    Wallace Whattles 'The Science of Getting Rich' is a must read for everyone.

    And of course me!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Auswarrior996
    I like Brian Tracy. I found his stuff the most helpful for me. I needed goals, and I also learned some other life empowering stuff from Brian Tracy which really does change things.
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  • Profile picture of the author Navi Otsen
    For me, it has to definitely be Napoleon Hill, he really turn the motivational field into mainstream. After him, I'd say Anthony Robbins, for impacting so many people.

    Also, there are plenty of good resources on the internet. I've found good information on the following websites:

    Steve Pavlina
    Positivity Blog
    Change your thoughts
    To improve me
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  • Profile picture of the author tjaysen70
    For me lately it has been the jolly giant, Tony Robbins. I had this completely different opinion of him, until lately when I started watching his seminar videos where he spoke on stage in front of 3 thousand people.

    I always thought TR was this like motivational speaker guy, but that is not an accurate description of what he does. TR is a "WHY" guy, he wants to know why humans do the things we do.

    What really hit home for me, was when he talked about how our emotions control our lives. And yeah while we understand that intellectually, we have to understand what that means on a physical level.

    Meaning, once we understand how our own emotions control everything we do, we can better understand why we do the things we do. So knowing and understanding this was a huge break through for me.
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