Brendon Burchard

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Brendon Burchard
Born (1977-02-28) February 28, 1977 (age 44)
OccupationWriter, High Performance Coach, Motivational Speaker
Notable worksThe Motivation Manifesto, High Performance Habits, The Millionaire Messenger

Brendon Burchard is a #1 New York Times best-selling author[1] and "the world's leading high performance coach".[2] His latest book, High Performance Habits, was a The Wall Street Journal best-seller[3] and named by Amazon as one of its top three best business and leadership books of 2017.[4] Burchard was on the cover of SUCCESS Magazine in October 2017 where the article named him the world's highest-paid motivation and marketing trainer.[5] He has several online personal development courses with the Oprah Winfrey Network,[6] and according to Forbes he has trained over 1.5 million students in his online courses.[7] O, The Oprah Magazine, named him "one of the most influential leaders in the field of personal growth."[8] His podcast is called The Brendon Show.[9]


Burchard cites surviving a car accident at age 19 as the inspiration for his core teaching questions: “Did I live? Did I love? Did I matter?[10] His video about his story became a viral hit, with over 27 million views.[11]

Burchard is the founder of the Experts Academy and High Performance Academy.[12] Both training programs provide students Burchard's lessons in business, entrepreneurship, psychology, productivity, and persuasion.[13]

In 2011, Burchard's second book, The Millionaire Messenger was published and reached #1 on The New York Times best seller list that year.[14] The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and bestseller lists.[12][15]

In 2012 his book The Charge: Activating the 10 Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive reached #1 on The Wall Street Journal bestseller list.[16]

In 2012, Mashable named Burchard at the top of their "Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Daily Inspiration".[17]

In 2014, his book The Motivation Manifesto spent 32 weeks on The New York Times best-seller list.[18]

In 2016, he was named a member of Oprah Winfrey Network's Super Soul 100.[19]

In 2017, his book High Performance Habits became a Wall Street Journal best-seller[3] and was #2 on Amazon's "Best business and leadership books of 2017" list.[20]


  • Life's Golden Ticket: An Inspirational Novel (2008) ISBN 0061173916
  • The Millionaire Messenger (2011) ISBN 1451665997
  • The Charge: Activating the 10 Human Drives that Make You Feel Alive (2012) ISBN 1451667531
  • The Motivation Manifesto: 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power (2014)
  • High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way (2017)


  1. ^ "Paperback Business Best Sellers". The New York Times. April 1, 2011. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  2. ^ Caprino, Kathy. "The World's Leading High Performance Coach Shares 3 Steps For Breaking Bad Habits". Forbes. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 8". The Wall Street Journal. October 13, 2017. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  4. ^ "Business & Leadership @". Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  5. ^ "Brendon Burchard's High Performance Habits". SUCCESS. September 1, 2017. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  6. ^ "OWN Lifeclasses". Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  7. ^ Caprino, Kathy. "The World's Leading High Performance Coach Shares 3 Steps For Breaking Bad Habits". Forbes. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  8. ^ "What Oprah Learned About the Art of Motivation". Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  9. ^ "THE BRENDON SHOW by Brendon Burchard on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  10. ^ "Author Shares Keys to Living a Fully Charged Life". Christian Broadcasting Network.
  11. ^ "Brendon Burchard - Live. Love. Matter". Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  12. ^ a b Tabaka, Marla (July 25, 2011). "Brendon Burchard, the Millionaire Messenger". Inc.
  13. ^ Grisanti, Jen (July 12, 2011). "Accepting Your Role as the Messenger". Huffington Post.
  14. ^ "Bestsellers: Paperback Advice". The New York Times.
  15. ^ "The Millionaire Messenger". USA Today.
  16. ^ "Best-Selling Books, Week Ended May 20". The Wall Street Journal.
  17. ^ Pittman, Amanda. "11 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Daily Inspiration". Mashable.
  18. ^ "Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous Books - Best Sellers - November 16, 2014 - The New York Times". Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  19. ^ "Brendon Burchard - SuperSoul 100". August 3, 2016. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  20. ^ "Business & Leadership @". Retrieved January 15, 2018.

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