Jack Canfield is the co-creator of the mega-bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series, with over 500 million books in print worldwide.

Between that series and his other books, such as The Success Principles, Power of Focus and The Aladdin Factor, Jack has launched 47 different books to the New York Times Best Seller List, including ten books which hit #1 on the Times list.

Originally from West Virginia, Jack wrote his first book, 100 Ways to Enhance Self-Concept in the Classroom, as a result of his experience teaching in an inner city Chicago high school and discovering innovative ways to motivate his students.

A featured teacher in the movie The Secret, Jack has appeared on Oprah, Today Show, CNN and over 1,000 other radio/TV programs worldwide.

Jack is also the CEO of the Canfield Training Group, founder of the Transformational Leadership Council and a highly-sought-after speaker who shares his inspiring message with audiences around the world.

His success as an author positively impacted Jack's life in so many ways that today he's on a mission to encourage and help others become successful authors.

He lives with his wife, Inga, in Santa Barbara, California.

Steve Harrison developed his love of writing in high school while working for the local newspaper as a freelance writer.  

Since then Steve has helped more than 12,000 authors attract radio/TV publicity for their books, including such bestselling books as Chicken Soup for the Soul (which is how he met Jack Canfield), Rich Dad Poor Dad and Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

His clients have appeared on Oprah, Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel as well as many major print publications and radio/TV shows.

Along with his brother/partner Bill, Steve runs Bradley Communications Corp. which offers publications, services and training events including  Radio-TV Interview Report (RTIR), the twice-monthly magazine 4,000 radio/TV producers read to find interesting guests; the National Publicity Summit, where attendees get to personally meet top journalists and producers, Reporter Connection, a free daily service that connects journalists with expert sources and the year-long Quantum Leap Publicity & Marketing Program.

A 2:44 marathoner in his younger days, today Steve’s running around is mostly limited to the tennis court. Steve has been happily married for 22 years to his wife, Laura.