Meet Jay Forte – MBA, CPC, ELI-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 Get Your Kids Ready For Life.

Jay writes the blogs, Ready for Life and Life’s Too Big to Play Small, as well as a frequent contributor to many business, leadership, talent and workplace periodicals and webinars.

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 was the Henry Isaacson Entrepreneurial Challenge Advisor for the College.

Jay earned his undergraduate degree at Assumption College, and MBA 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.

Jay is a highly sought-after motivational speaker who regularly speaks at business and organization conferences, community and workplace associations, at  high schools and colleges. He is a consultant to many businesses assisting with attracting, hiring, engaging and retaining top talent, driving results through more mindful work and training managers to act more like coaches to encourage employee engagement and performance.

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 and strength-based tools through our many workshops, programs and teaching. Click here for the workshops and events related to The Greatness Zone, and click here for consulting, programs and coaching in the workplace. 

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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Click here for Jay’s promotional video about The Greatness Zone.

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