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  • Profile picture of the author bravo75
    I don't think much of Tony Robbins.
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    • Profile picture of the author Joe Mobley
      So... we'll put you down as a "No"?

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      Originally Posted by bravo75 View Post

      I wouldn't listen to that tosser, if you gave me a free ticket to the States, stuck me in the Hilton hotel, and threw in a couple of high class hookers for good measure. The guy is a snakeoil salesman. I'd rather watch a "The Rock" movie than listen to this muppet.
      As a matter of fact, I'd sooner listen to Dr. Phil.. and that says a lot!

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    • Profile picture of the author Joe Mobley
      I have to tell you that this bothers me at some level. I can appreciate that you may not like something that someone else is excited about. But your response comes across as a personal slam towards someone who just ask a fair question.

      Originally Posted by bravo75 View Post

      I wouldn't listen to that tosser, if you gave me a free ticket to the States, stuck me in the Hilton hotel, and threw in a couple of high class hookers for good measure. The guy is a snakeoil salesman. I'd rather watch a "The Rock" movie than listen to this muppet.
      As a matter of fact, I'd sooner listen to Dr. Phil.. and that says a lot!

      Another unfortunate aspect of this type of post is that it reflects poorly on the Warrior Forum and it's members. Also unfortunate is that I am sure that I have made similar posts in the past. My apologies. I will endeavor to correct that going forward.

      Jeffery, go and have a great time.

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      • Profile picture of the author Big Rob
        Originally Posted by Joe Mobley View Post

        I have to tell you that this bothers me at some level. I can appreciate that you may not like something that someone else is excited about. But your response comes across as a personal slam towards someone who just ask a fair question.



        Another unfortunate aspect of this type of post is that it reflects poorly on the Warrior Forum and it's members. Also unfortunate is that I am sure that I have made similar posts in the past. My apologies. I will endeavor to correct that going forward.

        Jeffery, go and have a great time.

        Joe Mobley
        Well said, Joe.
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        • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
          I've just finished reading Unleash the Giant Within.

          Good read. Quite empowering even if the old "BS Detector" sounded many a time - namely when he appears to be fabricating a situation in order to communicate a moral, but this appears to run thick throughout many "self-help" books.

          I did buy another book tonight and I was tempted to get another of Robbins but decided to opt for something else.

          I read something related to the "coming of the end" recently online and it spoke of the expected emergence of Satan. It described in detail the traits of this "person", what he would do, how he would gain trust in people initially in a bid to control of the world, how he'd look, how he'd act, how his voice would sound like etc.

          Nothing but Tony Robbins filled my mind.

          .....and then I discovered he features firewalking in his shows....

          Case closed!
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        • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
          I wouldn't listen to that tosser, if you gave me a free ticket to the States, stuck me in the Hilton hotel, and threw in a couple of high class hookers for good measure. The guy is a snakeoil salesman. I'd rather watch a "The Rock" movie than listen to this muppet.
          As a matter of fact, I'd sooner listen to Dr. Phil.. and that says a lot!

          Dr Phil!!!!

          Hmmm, l won't jump on the bandwagon, since it is getting rocks thrown at it, l will only say l live in AU! :rolleyes:


          But on a more serious note, l am a bit of a fan as well, and have bought several of his books, some did have some usful info, in them.

          But l have also heard of someone who went to one of these things, paid $5000 and apart from dancing around, etc, he really didn't learn anything he could have got from one of his books, it is just done in a more social setting!

          Being motivated in a group can be good, but after a week, the motivating wears off!

          So, if the ticket is $100 more or less, and you have deep pockets then l would say give it a try, but if you are spending $5000 and don't have a business you are using as a tax rightoff, then stay home!

          A good Tony Robbins, $30 book will do just as well, over the long term, and you will have $4970 left to make you dreams come true!

          Shane
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          • Profile picture of the author Jeff Baxter
            Wow ddnt know a simple question would turn to this lol, but quite interesting. But yea this will be my first event of his that I'd attend, just want to get out and write off some taxes..

            I will let you guys know how it goes!

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            • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
              Originally Posted by Jeffery Baxter View Post

              Wow ddnt know a simple question would turn to this lol, but quite interesting. But yea this will be my first event of his that I'd attend, just want to get out and write off some taxes..

              I will let you guys know how it goes!

              Jeff
              I'm sure you'll get something out of it. For the price you paid, you better, lol.
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      • Profile picture of the author bravo75
        Originally Posted by Joe Mobley View Post

        I have to tell you that this bothers me at some level. I can appreciate that you may not like something that someone else is excited about. But your response comes across as a personal slam towards someone who just ask a fair question.



        Another unfortunate aspect of this type of post is that it reflects poorly on the Warrior Forum and it's members. Also unfortunate is that I am sure that I have made similar posts in the past. My apologies. I will endeavor to correct that going forward.

        Jeffery, go and have a great time.

        Joe Mobley
        You're right and I apologize to the OP if my post offended him. Tony Robbins just irks me no end.
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        • Profile picture of the author Joe Mobley
          Good man.

          Joe Mobley

          Originally Posted by bravo75 View Post

          You're right and I apologize to the OP if my post offended him. Tony Robbins just irks me no end.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    His price page has a sold out column named Diamond Premiere, which just happens to be the highest priced column ($2,595). Don't fret, they can still get you a seat for $2,095.

    This text is above the pricing columns:
    Select Your Level of Commitment
    Ask yourself, are you committed?
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  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    if the beatles were his backing band, it might just be worth it
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    • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
      Originally Posted by yukon View Post

      His price page has a sold out column named Diamond Premiere, which just happens to be the highest priced column ($2,595).
      Originally Posted by hardraysnight View Post

      if the beatles were his backing band, it might just be worth it
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  • Profile picture of the author barefut
    I have some of his audio books and they're good motivators, but I doubt I'd ever spend thousands to see him.
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  • Profile picture of the author ratracegrad
    I have noticed that lots of the negativity toward Tony Robbins or the price of a ticket is not backed by any concrete reason for the negativity. If you were to learn something that allowed you to change your mindset where you end up paying off all of your debts (mortgage, car and credit cards) and then take steps to increase your income by over 50% then I would pay more than $100 for that ticket. Heck even paying $2,500 for diamond premier would have resulted in a great ROI. In reality I paid $495 for my ticket to UPW and what you read above are the results I have accomplished.

    I think UPW is a great event for everyone to attend. The problem is that some people who attend will not take the effort to apply what is taught. It is called staying in your comfort zone. Some people won't get out of their comfort zone so they end up blaming Tony and saying he is ineffective. The flip side is if you do apply what you learn and get out of your comfort zone then your life will change. I guarantee this will threaten people around you and they will do their best to cut you down because they are afraid your success will leave them in your dust and that frightens and scares them.

    Does what he teaches work on 100% of the attendees. No. It does work for everyone that applies what they have learned. Some of the transformations that people experience are totally unbelievable. In fact when you attend this week there will be just shy of 450 people there wearing black CREW shirts. All of these people have previously attended UPW and now they are paying out of their own pockets for fights to LA, hotel, car rental and food just for the opportunity to volunteer to help people that are attending this week. No other public speaker is able to garner 10% of the participants that are willing to return to an event and give back without being paid. Just another example of how effective Tony is and the value he adds to their lives that they are willing to commit their time and resources to help out.

    Good on you for taking action and attending. I hope you continue with the momentum after the event. Take lots of business cards with you and give them to people when you are waiting in line to register or when you are waiting in line to enter the event or sitting next to you. Put these people into your mastermind group and help each other grow after the event.

    The firewalk Thursday night will be an amazing experience. Once you understand the metaphor of why you do it then you can apply it to many things in your life. And no there is no "secret" wood or coals used in the firewalk.
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    • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
      Originally Posted by ratracegrad View Post

      I have noticed that lots of the negativity toward Tony Robbins or the price of a ticket is not backed by any concrete reason for the negativity. If you were to learn something that allowed you to change your mindset where you end up paying off all of your debts (mortgage, car and credit cards) and then take steps to increase your income by over 50% then I would pay more than $100 for that ticket. Heck even paying $2,500 for diamond premier would have resulted in a great ROI. In reality I paid $495 for my ticket to UPW and what you read above are the results I have accomplished.
      If you feel that someone standing on a stage who motivates people in bulk is the make or break between you failing and succeeding, then you are as free as the next person to pay the asking price.

      For many, they don't require that so you'll find that those people are going to have their say.

      What you see as "negative" the next person may see as "realistic".

      Effective personal development teaches us to see the view from the shoes of the next person.
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  • Profile picture of the author John Durham
    No thanks, I think I'll pass on having my feet burnt off for now...
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    • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
      I think they set up the firewalk incorrectly in one of the events which led to burns.

      Generally the coal is light and "fluffy" so that it doesn't serve as an effective conductor so you can walk across it without any considerable pain.

      Some info on firewalking here:

      Why Fire Walking Doesn't Burn: Science or Spirituality?
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      • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
        I have noticed that lots of the negativity toward Tony Robbins or the price of a ticket is not backed by any concrete reason for the negativity. If you were to learn something that allowed you to change your mindset where you end up paying off all of your debts (mortgage, car and credit cards) and then take steps to increase your income by over 50% then I would pay more than $100 for that ticket. Heck even paying $2,500 for diamond premier would have resulted in a great ROI. In reality I paid $495 for my ticket to UPW and what you read above are the results I have accomplished.

        I think UPW is a great event for everyone to attend. The problem is that some people who attend will not take the effort to apply what is taught. It is called staying in your comfort zone. Some people won't get out of their comfort zone so they end up blaming Tony and saying he is ineffective. The flip side is if you do apply what you learn and get out of your comfort zone then your life will change. I guarantee this will threaten people around you and they will do their best to cut you down because they are afraid your success will leave them in your dust and that frightens and scares them.

        Does what he teaches work on 100% of the attendees. No. It does work for everyone that applies what they have learned. Some of the transformations that people experience are totally unbelievable. In fact when you attend this week there will be just shy of 450 people there wearing black CREW shirts. All of these people have previously attended UPW and now they are paying out of their own pockets for fights to LA, hotel, car rental and food just for the opportunity to volunteer to help people that are attending this week. No other public speaker is able to garner 10% of the participants that are willing to return to an event and give back without being paid. Just another example of how effective Tony is and the value he adds to their lives that they are willing to commit their time and resources to help out.

        Good on you for taking action and attending. I hope you continue with the momentum after the event. Take lots of business cards with you and give them to people when you are waiting in line to register or when you are waiting in line to enter the event or sitting next to you. Put these people into your mastermind group and help each other grow after the event.

        The firewalk Thursday night will be an amazing experience. Once you understand the metaphor of why you do it then you can apply it to many things in your life. And no there is no "secret" wood or coals used in the firewalk.
        I wouldn't say negative, just weighing potential gains with huge outlay!

        I know that you would probably have to do some strange things with the people next to you, etc to push your comfort zone a little, or motivate you, which is a good thing, but for that kind of cash, l would expect some pretty cool business strategies that would pay for the stint and then some!

        I did a course with Brad Sugars, about 6 or 7 years ago, it cost me $800, and eventhough l learned a lot of great business ideas, since l was into setting up a craft type mini business, at the time, most of the info, wasn't that effective.

        And the $250 1 hour consultation, was rushed, and they basically said that they couldn't help me that much, because l didn't have a more conventional business model.

        If l had a conventional business, it could have been of immense help, but l was in a corner.

        Buying a $30 book would have been just as effective!


        So Tony Robbins events, eventhough reflecting his books, probably isn't worth the cost. Going on a holiday to Fiji and bungy jumping and buying a handful of motivational books, in most cases would be just as good!

        It is the tax right-off, that gives these very expensive events the steam they need. Even Brad Sugars has one of his events at a luxury resort on the Gold Coast, (AU) and does similar things that Tony does over a course of a week!


        How effective it is, is another thing!


        I would personally stay with charity's, as a tax right-off, and go to Fiji, with some books under my shoulder! :rolleyes:

        Shane
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  • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
    Well, I enjoyed a Yanni concert, so I could hardly judge someone for attending a Tony Robbins event.
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by thunderbird View Post

      Well, I enjoyed a Yanni concert, so I could hardly judge someone for attending a Tony Robbins event.
      Did you pay $2,095 for a ticket?
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      • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
        Originally Posted by whateverpedia View Post

        Did you pay $2,095 for a ticket?
        No, but if that is pocket change for someone, they probably know what they're doing.
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