Brendon Burchard

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Brendon Burchard
Burchard with Motivation Manifesto in 2014
Burchard with Motivation Manifesto in 2014
Born (1977-02-28) February 28, 1977 (age 46)
OccupationWriter, High Performance Coach, Motivational Speaker
Notable worksThe Motivation Manifesto, High Performance Habits, The Millionaire Messenger

Brendon Burchard is a bestselling author from the New York Times. His latest book, High Performance Habits, was a Wall Street Journal bestseller and was nominated by Amazon as one of his top three business and leadership books of 2017[1] Success Magazine covered Burchard in October 2017 where the article named him the world's highest-paid motivational and marketing trainer.[2] He has authored online personal development courses with the Oprah Winfrey Network.[3] O, The Oprah Magazine, named him "one of the most influential leaders in the field of personal growth."[4] Burchard also hosts a podcast, The Brendon Show.[5]


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?[6] A video sharing his story has garnered over 27 million views.[7]

Burchard is the founder of the Experts Academy and the High Performance Academy.[8] Both training programs provide students Burchard's lessons in business, entrepreneurship, psychology, productivity, and persuasion.[9]

In 2011, Burchard's second book, The Millionaire Messenger was published and reached #1 on The New York Times best seller list[10] as well as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and bestseller lists.[8][11]

In 2012, The Charge: Activating the 10 Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive reached #1 on The Wall Street Journal bestseller list.[12]

In 2014, The Motivation Manifesto spent 32 weeks on The New York Times best-seller list.[13]

In 2016, Burchard was named a member of Oprah Winfrey Network's Super Soul 100.[14]

In 2017, High Performance Habits became a Wall Street Journal best-seller[15] and was #2 on Amazon's "Best business and leadership books of 2017" list.[16]


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

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