When it comes to achieving personal growth and making both the personal and the professional strides you need to be successful, sometimes taking the advice of a complete stranger is one of the best thigs that you can do to grow. That is, if you take the time to really listen to and follow the advice of some of today’s top personal growth experts. Here are nine of the most influential personal growth experts that you should be following. Whether you read their books, follow them on social media, attend their speeches, or subscribe to their websites, these are the pros you need to be turning to in order to start growing and living up to your full potential.
1. Darren Hardy
Darren Hardy is one of today’s most-recognized figures in personal development. He’s the former publisher of SUCCESS Magazine, a New York Times bestselling author of The Compound Effect and Entrepreneur Roller Coaster, and he is a mentor to some of the world’s leading CEOs. Darren has inspired people around the world and helped them change their lives through discipline, work ethic and personal growth. He is perhaps one of the most influential mentors of our time.
Timothy Sykes is perhaps the most famous figure in penny stock trading. He originally became famous for turning $12,500 from his bar mitzpah into over a million dollars while he was still in college. He then went on to launch his own hedge fund, write a book called An American Hedge Fund, and he now runs an online teaching empire that teaches thousands of people around the world to trade stocks and become financially free. His mentorship has created several millionaire students from scratch with more to come. Tim is also a social media powerhouse with over 600,000 followers on his famous Instagram account.
3. Tony Robbins
Tony Robbins is perhaps one of the world’s most recognized life coaches in the world and is known for his empowering words and messages. You may have seen Robins on the big screen before, but this motivational coach is more than just a popular face on movies and television, he is one of the most successful personal growth experts on the planet with a net worth of nearly $500 million. Just pick up one of his tapes, listen to one of his speeches, read one of his books or attend one of his seminars in person to see for yourself. Tony Robbins has changed more lives than perhaps any other coach in history.
Grant Cardone is a high energy sales trainer, motivational speaker and New York Times bestselling author. He has penned some of today’s most popular personal growth books including Sell or Be Sold, If You’re Not First, You’re Last, and most recently, The 10X Rule. Grant also has his own online television network dedicated to entrepreneurs called The Whatever It Takes Network on Grant Cardone TV. He’s also a social media phenomenon with over a million followers across his networks, including regular live streams on Periscope. We have an exclusive one-on-one interview with Grant Cardone coming out later this month so do not miss that!
5. Robin Sharma
Robin Sharman is a Canadian author and inspirational speaker who is most known for his work as a leadership expert. As a former litigation lawyer, Sharma decided to follow his true calling to serve others and help them reach their full potential. His books, including famous titles such as The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari and The Leader Who Had No Title, have helped him sell more than 15 million copies around the world. He is known as a mentor to billionaires, celebrities and the world’s top CEOs.
6. Joel Brown
Joel Brown is the founder of successful motivational website AddictedtoSuccess.com. Hailing from Perth, Australia, Brown has created a worldwide brand out of helping others develop and find their own level of success. His personal site receives millions of visitors per month from individuals looking to learn more about success and reaching their own personal development goals. He also speaks around the world and has worked with or interviewed the world’s leading influencers such as Tony Robbins and Grant Cardone.
7. Lewis Howes
Lewis Howes is one of today’s fastest rising stars in personal development. A former professional arena football player, Lewis burst onto the self help scene with his New York Times bestselling book The School of Greatness as well as his hugely popular podcast show. He has a massive and growing social following of fans and students who seek to better themselves through his leadership.
8. Tai Lopez
Tai Lopez is a self growth-guru, investor, entrepreneur and author with a staggering 1.5 million followers who abide by his simple yet effective approach to self-improvement. Tai became famous for his Ted Talk which garnered millions of views. He’s parlayed that into a personal growth empire with a loyal following. Most recently, he is perhaps most famous for his viral “Here in My Garage” and “Here in My Home” videos featuring his garage full of exotic cars and his Beverly Hills mansion.
9. Daymond John
Many people know Daymond John for his work on the ABC reality television series, Shark Tank. He is the founder of the world-famous clothing line FUBU and is also an author and motivational speaker focused on helping others transform their lives and their business. He is the best-selling author of books such as Display of Power, The Brand Within and most recently, The Power of Broke. John uses his own stories of hard work and of coming from nothing to build his career as a motivator to help others do the same thing. His new book, The Power of Broke, should be required reading for all entrepreneurs.
Christine Hassler left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she would feel passionate about. She is focused on motivating people, particularly young people to follow their dreams and to pursue their passions, no matter what their societal expectations may be. She is also the author of several books including works such as Expectation Hangover and hosts several summer retreats designed to empower women to live the lives they have always wanted to.