Approximately 4 million people have attended awaken the giant within pdf download live seminars. 6 billion in annual sales. Robbins was born Anthony J.
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 semiprofessional baseball player who legally adopted Anthony when he was 12. He was elected student body president in his senior year. While growing up, Robbins worked as a handyman to help provide for his siblings. 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. In 1983 Robbins learned to firewalk, and incorporated it into his seminars. The infomercial helped Robbins gain wide exposure, selling his Personal Power self-help audiotapes. By 1991 an estimated 100 million Americans in 200 media markets had seen his infomercials. In 1997, Robbins began the Leadership Academy seminar. As of August 2012, his talk was the sixth most popular in the history of the event.