Tracy has written numerous self-help books during his career, including the iconic Maximum Achievement: Strategies and Skills That Will Unlock Your Hidden Powers to Succeed, which has been recognised as a motivational classic. An enthusiastic author, he has written more than 45 books in total, many of which have been translated into multiple different languages.
To date, Tracy is estimated to have held more than 4,000 seminars across the world, helping motivate over a thousand businesses and many thousands of individual employees.
Keeping up with modern trends, Tracy has set up his own online course for business owners and salespeople. The Brian Tracy University aims to educate and provide inspiration. In 2008, Tracy was involved in setting up another online resource named iLearningGlobal.
Tracy is married to Barbara and the couple have two daughters named Christina and Catherine and two sons named Michael and David.
In 2010, Tracy was diagnosed with stage three throat cancer. In order to help himself and others suffering adversity, he recorded the stages of his treatment and experience of the illness on video. This video has helped many of its viewers, just as Tracy wanted. He is now free of cancer.
Tracy is a board member of the Heritage Foundation, a think-tank which addresses issues concerning the continuation of the USAs founding principles into the modern age.