Brendon Burchard

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Brendon Burchard
Brendon Burchard
Birth Name Brendon Burchard
Birth Date September 18, 1977 (1977-09-18) (age 39)
Residence U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Motivational Speaker Entrepreneur, Author
Specializations Speaking, Coaching, Information Marketing
Earnings US$1.75 million (est. 2013)
Earnings (all-time) US$8.25 million
Years Active 9
IM Rich List #7

Brendon Burchard is an American entrepreneur, coach, speaker and New York Times Best Selling Author of "The Millionaire Messenger". Burchard began his rise to fame after publishing the #1 Amazon Bestseller "Life's Golden Ticket" and followed up by establishing his High Performance Academy, a personal development program for high achievers. He is perhaps best known for his "Experts Academy" program which is a comprehensive marketing training course for aspiring authors, speakers, coaches and internet marketers. He is also a shooting star on the training circuit and is currently one of the highest paid speakers on motivation and marketing.


Early Life

Burchard has an impressive track record from a young age, holding numerous positions of responsibility throughout his school, college and university years. He was managing editor for America's #1 ranked student newspaper, conducted workshops on romantic relationships and communication and chartered a peer mediation program.

Burchard taught public speaking courses, worked as a peer counselor, and served as a commissioned facilitator and mediator for his university. He maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout. Burchard graduated from The University of Montana with a BA in political science and an MA in organizational communication.

Since graduating, Burchard has served as a leadership and performance consultant for many top US companies including Accenture, JCPenney, eBay, Best Buy, Nordstrom, Levi Strauss & Company, Gateway, and Walgreens. He has designed a Fortune Global 500 company’s leadership and innovation program, co-created several university leadership curriculums and conferences, developed an executive coaching training for a large retailer, moderated on a panel of CEO's for a History Channel production, and served on various nonprofit advisory boards. Burchard regularly speaks to thousands of students and professionals each year and is currently the education advisor for, where he publishes bi-monthly newsletters reaching over 2 million military members and their families.


Burchard had a regular American upbringing until tragedy struck and he was involved in a car accident in a developing country. Fortunately he survived and managed to recover from his injuries, feeling like he had been given a second chance at life. This led him to write his first book, "Life's Golden Ticket". Since then, he has dedicated his life to helping individuals, teams, and organizations find their "charge", share their voice, and make a greater difference in the world.


Burchard's books, videos, newsletters, products, and appearances now inspire two million people a month worldwide. His latest book is called "The Charge: Activating the 10 Human Drives that Make You Feel Alive."

Media Appearances

Burchard is now a regular on TV including appearances on Anderson Cooper, ABC World News, NPR stations, Oprah and Friends, and other highly regarding outlets like SUCCESS magazine,,, and the Huffington Post.

Brendon has shared the stage with the Dalai Lama, Sir Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, Tony Robbins, Wayne Dyer, Stephen Covey, Deepak Chopra, David Bach, John Gray, Jack Canfield, Tim Ferriss, and more. His clients include entrepreneurs and executives from 59 countries, and his advice and training has been in use at, or sought by, Accenture, Alcoa,, The United States Naval Academy, and 34 of the top 50 universities in the world.


Burchard has experienced an extremely high level of success, especially considering his age. He has a very friendly, professional and inclusive style which has no doubt been a big part of his success. He offers a great deal of information freely on the front-end to entice new prospects to test his programs and products before buying. According to various statements made by Burchard in his numerous free videos he has now had 5 successful million dollar product launches. Judging by the quality of his products and the hard work and dedication that has obviously gone into producing them, it is easy to see why Burchard has had the success he has. Burchard continues to gain popularity on the speaking circuit and online.

Information Products

Books & Resources

  • Burchard, Brendon (2006). The Student Leadership Guide - Burchard's earliest published work.
  • Burchard, Brendon (2009). Life's Golden Ticket - An Inspirational Novel. Harper-Collins ebooks. ISBN 0061173916.
  • Burchard, Brendon (2011). The Millionaire Messenger - Make a Difference and a Fortune Sharing Your Advice. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4516-6599-4.
  • Burchard, Brendon (2012). The Charge: Activating the 10 Human Drives that Make You Feel Alive. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4516-6753-0.
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