Tony Robbins

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Motivational Speaker(1960–)
Tony Robbins is a motivational speaker who has written popular self-help books and has worked with many public figures.

Synopsis

The author of several best-selling self-help books, including Awaken the Giant Within, Tony Robbins has become well known for his much-publicized "firewalk" seminars. Though Robbins theories, techniques and self-promoting style have received much criticism, he remains a popular figure and has coached several world leaders, including George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Profile

Writer, motivational speaker. Born Anthony J. Robbins on February 29, 1960 in Glendora, California. The author of several best-selling self-help books, including Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within, Robbins has become something of a celebrity for his much-publicized "firewalk" seminars. Based on his theory of neuroassociative conditioning, the seminars enlist particpants to walk over hot coals in bare feet to prove that it?s fear and inner doubt that often holds people back from achieving greatness and overcoming obstacles they believe to be impossible. Though Robbins theories, techniques and self-promoting style have received much criticism, he remains a popular figure and has a coached several world leaders, including George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev and Princess Diana.

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