Jim Rohn was and still a famous motivational speaker, born in Yakima, Washington, to Emanuel and Clara Rohn.
He left college after just one year and started his professional life by working as a stock clerk for a department store, he also worked as a distributor for a company and then go on and become the Vice President for Nutri-Bio.
When Nutri-Bio went out of business, Rohn entered the world of motivational speaking, telling his story of “rag to riches”.
He has mentored many international speaker such as Mark R. Hughes and life coach Tony Robbinsin the late 1970s. Others who credit Rohn for his influence on their careers include authors Mark Victor Hansen and Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup book series), author/lecturer Brian Tracy, Todd Smith, and T. Harv Eker. He was and still one of the greatest motivational speaker in the world. Jim died on December 5, 2009.
These 5 quotes from him will change your perspective about personal development.
1. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn
2.“Formal education will make you a living; Self education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn
3. “The difference between where you are today and where you’ll be five years from now will be found in the quality of books you’ve read” – Jim Rohn
4. “Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better, don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom” – Jim Rohn
5. “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn
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