Great Author Bob Proctor Passed Away at 88
We are sad to announce that the great self-help author, Bob Proctor has sadly passed away on February 4, 2022. He was 88. RIP.
US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse any reason for his death, but according to an Email from one of his friends, “Bob Proctor died from Covid exposure resulting in kidney failure. He has visited Las Vegas on New Years and became ill 10 days after returning. He was hospitalized at NorthYork General Hospital are he was put on ventilator for 2 or 3 days. His health improved enough to be removed from intubation before his kidney’s starting failing. Prior to this he was in hospital several times during the fall and treated for lung infections including pneumonia as well as an operation for bladder cancer. His death was not sudden, he had been seriously ill for months and he refused the option for dialysis, instead choosing to die at home.”
Bob Proctor was a towering figure in self-help. He founded his company in 1973. He was famous for his motivational speeches on how to be a better version of yourself despite being an entrepreneur, teacher, writer, business consultant, and counselor.
Reading classic books by people like Napoleon Hill, Earl Nightingale, and Wallace D. Wattles had inspired him to have developed firm ideas and visions about how people should live life in order to be fully successful in whatever they wish to accomplish.
He helped people move beyond the place on which they are hoping to go and in doing so, recognize their true potential.
Here are some of his books:
- You Were Born Rich (1984),
- Become a Magnet to Money Through the Sea of Unlimited Consciousness (2006),
- It’s Not About the Money (2008),
- Stop Wishing, Start Winning (with Dean Philpott) (2011),
- The Infinite Power Within (with Lorie Gannon) (2011),
- Thoughts Are Things: Turning Your Ideas Into Realities (2014),
- Take Action Now! (with Maria Nemeth and Jimmy Mack) (2014),
- The Art of Living (2015),
- The ABCS of Success (2015),
- The 7 Power Principles for Success (2016),
- Destinies (with Peggy McColl and Sandy Gallagher) (2017),
- The Art of Thinking: Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life (with Sandra Gallagher) (2018),
- 12 Power Principles for Success (2019).
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More about Bob Proctor’s Life and Career
Mr. Proctor was born on July 5, 1934, in Toronto, Canada. He had a great deal of difficulty in finding a job and was unclear about what his future would be like.
He later recognized his true potential and he found himself reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, and this book became the turning point of his life.
He worked in many different companies around the world where he offered services to clean and opened up his own company as well. He decided to join Nightingale-Conant from where he received firsthand tutoring by the infamous Earl Nightingale to learn more things.
In his bestselling book You Were Born Rich, Bob instilled his concept of how elitism lies within us all and is waiting to be discovered, and his other works, including Mission in Commission, The Goal Achiever, The Winner’s Image, The Recruiting Puzzle, The Success Puzzle, The Success Series, and Being the Very Best, have gained a large following worldwide.
He also collaborated on a course based on the Science of Getting Rich curriculum with Michael Beckwith and Jack Canfield, authors of The Secret and Chicken Soup for the Soul, respectively.
Bob Proctor presented the concepts of self-development in his notable interview with Larry King, bringing to light his description of how one should be on a journey to find his best self, polish that version, and carry it with him on the route to success.
He also discussed how creativity and imagination play a key role in finding happiness and attaining extraordinary success in all aspects of life.
Reactions to Bob Proctor’s Death
After the tragic news that Bob Proctor has died, several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites following this tragic news.
Nordine Zouareg tweeted: “Bob Proctor was an amazing teacher. Thank you Bob for your contribution to making our world a much better place.”
One fan wrote: “Today we lost a kind soul. A mentor to millions and a dear friend to me. God speed Bob until we meet again.” Another tweeted: “One of my greatest mentors in the personal and professional development arenas and a true icon will be surely missed. His impact on the world and the mind will forever live on. #RIP #BobProctor“
Another fan also wrote on Twitter: “When I started my journey to self-growth and became serious with my love for business, Bob Proctor was one of the mentors that really inspired me to read more, learn more and do more.”
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