Why 1 % Succeed – Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, philanthropist and Business Strategist. A recognized authority on the psychology of leadership, negotiations and organizational turnaround, he has served as an advisor to leaders around the world for more than 40 years.

Tony Robbins was born Anthony J. Mahavoric in North Hollywood, California, on February 29, 1960. Robbins is the eldest of three children and his parents divorced when he was 7. His mother then had a series of husbands, including Jim Robbins, a former semi-professional baseball player who legally adopted Anthony when he was 12. Tony Robbins was raised in Azusa, California, and attended Azusa High School. He was elected student body president in his senior year. While growing up, Robbins worked as a handyman to help provide for his siblings. During high school, Robbins grew ten inches, a growth spurt later attributed to a pituitary tumor. He has said his home life was “chaotic” and “abusive”. When he was seventeen years old, he left home and never returned.Robbins later worked as a janitor, and did not attend college.

Here he talks about the 1% who succeed. It is important to realize that the action you take on a daily basis to push you towards your goal is crucial in strengthening your resolve. Enjoy.