Meet Jay Forte – MS, CPC, ELI-MP, GZC-MP

Jay Forte is a business and motivational speaker, certified workplace, CEO/Life and Greatness Zone coach, author, and nationally ranked Thought Leader. As President and Founder of The Greatness Zone, he provides talent and strength-based tools to help people live extraordinary lives organizations achieve exceptional results.

He is the author of Fire Up! Your Employees and Smoke Your Competition and The Greatness Zone – Know Yourself, Find Your Fit, Transform the World. He is also the host of the weekly podcast The Greatness Zone – Finding Your Greatness Road in Life.

Jay writes the blogs, Life’s Too Big To Play Small, and Manage For Big Bold Results, as well as for many other workplace and life blogs including ERE.netHuman and

Jay is an adjunct professor at Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL and is the creator of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation course at the College, required of all freshmen business majors. He is the Henry Isaacson Entrepreneurial Challenge Advisor for the College.

Jay earned his undergraduate degree at Assumption College, and graduate degree from Northeastern University. He is a certified workplace, CEO and Life coach and is a certified energy leadership index master practitioner, and a certified Greatness Zone Coach master practitioner.

Jay is a highly sought-after motivational speaker who regularly speaks at SHRM conferences, community and workplace associations and at high schools and colleges.

When not helping companies attract, hire and retain A-level talent, or helping people learn to discover and live great and happy lives, he writes, gardens and cooks (as any good Italian) with his partner in Ft Lauderdale, FL. His three daughters are now out of the house, done with college and are living and working in their Greatness Zone.


The Value of The Greatness Zone

The Greatness Zone provides  talent-based tools through our Life Possibilities  and Consciousness Coaching Workshops (The Present Parent, The Conscious Couple and The Mindful Manager,  and our Greatness Zone Coaching to help you discover what makes you great and how to bring it to your personal and professional world.

All of these tools are based on Jay’s Rhodium Rule: Know Yourself. Be Yourself. Help Others Be Themselves. The tools develop your consciousness and awareness of who you are – your talents, strengths and passions. Couple this with tools to better know your world and you have the ability of finding your fit – your greatness road in life. This supports the first two parts of the Rhodium Rule – know yourself, be yourself. Know and living as yourself helps you show up big to life.

But, don’t stop there. Take it to the next level by realizing that we have a responsibility to help others discover and live who they really are. Powerful consciousness coaching tools are offered to help you become more successful as teacher, parent, manager, pastor, partner or leader by learning how to guide, support and coach others into finding and living their greatness.

Live in your Greatness Zone by living the Rhodium Rule – Know Yourself. Be Yourself. Help others Be Themselves. Your tools and support are here. Welcome.

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