Tony Robbins is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. For more than thirty-seven years, millions of people have enjoyed the warmth, humor, and the transformational power of Mr. Robbins's business and personal development events. He is one of the nation's top life and business strategists. He's called upon to consult and coach with some of the world's finest athletes, entertainers, Fortune 500 CEOs, and presidents. Robbins is a founder or partner in over a dozen companies in industries as diverse as a five-star Fijian island resort to custom 3D printed Prosthetic limbs. Through the Tony Robbins foundation and his matching funds, Tony has provided over 400 million meals in his partnership with Feeding America. He lives in Palm Beach, Florida.
Robbins's previous books (Giant Steps, etc.), along with his Personal Power audiotape series and seminars, have kept him at the forefront of the personal improvement industry for the past decade. Here, Robbins, who is white, adapts his book Unlimited Power (1984) for African Americans, who have mostly ignored his work. Although Robbins's name appears on this volume, the voice on nearly every page is that of his colleague, McClendon, head trainer of Robbins Research International, Inc., who is black and the owner of his own company, Succeleration Research Group. In a relentlessly positive and encouraging tone, he uses his own personal experiences and many examples of famous African Americans to explain Robbins's theories. Behavior modification exercises for achieving personal, career and financial success are included as well. The information here is universally appealing and applicable, but people of color accustomed to receiving information that is supposedly meant for everyone, and yet is presented only by whites using only whites as examples, will find this book a refreshing change. According to Robbins's own theory, however, readers will have to be "visual strategists" to make it through this lengthy volume; audiotapes and seminars-for those who are more "auditory" or "kinesthetic"-are sure to follow. 75,000 first printing. (Feb.)
The testosterone-rich Robbins teams with McClendon, president of Succeleration Research group, in this motivational tract for African Americans.
Scott DeGarmo Editor in Chief and Publisher of Success Magazine If you read one book this year to help you become successful, this is it.