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(Video) The Inspiration Behind Tony Robbins…….The Motivational Master ‘Jim Rohn’

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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We are all familiar with Anthony Robbins who is a common household name where the subjects of Success and Motivation are concerned. Anthony Robbins started his career, promoting seminars for his mentor and well-known public figure, Jim Rohn. According to Anthony, Jim Rohn taught him thathappiness and success in life are not the result of what we have, but rather of how we live and what we do with the things we have makes the biggest difference in the quality of life”.

Read on to learn a thing or two about the master of Motivational Speaking.

Jim was born and raised on a small farm in Idaho and grew up as an only child. Once graduated from school he went on to college, completing a year before he dropped out to join the work force. Jim struggled financially as he worked for $57 a week at the age of 25 as a stock clerk for Sears and saw no way out of his financial difficulties.

Jim was invited to attend a lecture being given by Entrepreneur, John Earl Shoaff. John spoke of business, wealth, accomplishments, charisma and life philosophy’s which inspired Jim, giving him a new sense of hope and drive that he could do more with his life. John was VP of sales at a Nutritional company; Abunda Vita.

They say that when you want something that bad, you surround yourself with people you inspire to be like, mimic their ways and learn as much as you can from them and how they got to where they are today. This is exactly what Jim Rohn did when he made a decision to leave his clerk position with Sears to join Abunda Vita where Jim began his process of personal development that culminated in his becoming a millionaire by the age of 31.

Jim was invited to share his story with others at his local rotary club which he kindly accepted, naming his talk “Idaho Farm Boy Makes It To Beverly Hills”. So many people enjoyed his story that he was then asked to speak at various luncheons and other local events. This soon lead to his first public seminar at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1963 which was the beginning of Jim Rohn presenting Seminars all over the country telling his story and teaching others the personal development philosophy he believed led to his accomplishments.

Jim Rohn presented seminars for more than 40 years and has been credited for his influence by other well-known motivational speakers and authors such as; Tony Robbins, Mark Victor Hansen, Jack Canfield and Brian Tracy.

One of Jim’s 17 published books was named ‘Five Major Pieces to the Life’ and was built around what he considered to be the five key components of success:

–          Philosophy – how you think

–          Attitude – How you feel

–          Action – What you do

–          Results – Measure often to see if you are making progress

–          Lifestyle – the kind of life you can make for yourself out of the first four pieces

 

Anthony Robbins Tribute To Jim Rohn:

 

Watch this 3 part video of Advice from Jim Rohn on how to have your best year ever!

 

Jim Rohn Quotes To Live By:

To attract attractive people, you must be attractive. To attract powerful people, you must be powerful. To attract committed people, you must be committed. Instead of going to work on them, you go to work on yourself. If you become, you can attract.– Jim Rohn

We can have more than we’ve got because we can become more than we are. – Jim Rohn

The big challenge is to become all that you have the possibility of becoming. You cannot believe what it does to the human spirit to maximize your human potential and stretch yourself to the limit. – Jim Rohn

Pity the man who inherits a million dollars and who isn’t a millionaire. Here’s what would be pitiful: If your income grew and you didn’t. – Jim Rohn

The most important question to ask on the job is not “What am I getting?” The most important question to ask on the job is “What am I becoming?” – Jim Rohn

It is hard to keep that which has not been obtained through personal development. – Jim Rohn

After you become a millionaire, you can give all of your money away because what’s important is not the million dollars; what’s important is the person you have become in the process of becoming a millionaire. – Jim Rohn

Income seldom exceeds personal development. – Jim Rohn

What you become directly influences what you get.– Jim Rohn

Values were meant to be costly. If it doesn’t cost much, we probably wouldn’t appreciate the value. – Jim Rohn

Count the cost first. Don’t pay too big a price for pursuing minor values. – Jim Rohn

I am the the Founder of Addicted2Success.com and I am so grateful you're here to be part of this awesome community. I love connecting with people who have a passion for Entrepreneurship, Self Development & Achieving Success. I started this website with the intention of educating and inspiring likeminded people to always strive for success no matter what their circumstances.I'm proud to say through my podcast and through this website we have impacted over 200 million lives in the last 10 years.

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    Feb 13, 2012 at 11:48 pm

    Nice Post! I look forward to reading more from you in the future. There are some very clever ideas above.

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    plafond stukadoren

    Oct 29, 2011 at 1:14 am

    Thanks for such a fantastic post. Where else could someone get that kind of info written in such a perfect way? I have a presentation that I am presently working on, and I have been on the look out for such perfect information.

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    Alan

    Jun 30, 2011 at 3:50 am

    jim rohn is the best, i grew up on h9im, tony robbins follows very well i n his footsteps, great post

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