Jay Coughlan: Speaker


Jay Coughlan is a national keynote speaker, a CEO and a mentor to aspiring business leaders. He was also a convicted felon, and has spent time in prison. During this dark part of his life, he began developing a framework for dealing with the troubles that life inevitably brings. Jay uses lessons gleaned from his own missteps to help change the paths of individuals and organizations. He has captured the energy from his true passion and combined it with his experience as a chief executive, creating TruBalanced™: Building Better Business Leaders.

Jay’s speaking focuses on the Five Bold Choices that help good people find their potential as they go through challenging times. Jay believes the difficulties and failures we avoid are the very portals to our success and significance. Jay offers a plan and process for getting unstuck so we can reclaim the life we’ve been called to lead.

Jay has truly lived through each one of his Five Bold Choices; his ability to transform these experiences into coaching and speaking that can change the direction of a person’s life is indeed rare.
— Scott Meyer, Former Chairman, Weber Shandwick
Jay is a no nonsense leader with heart. He’s been there and succeeded in the business of business. He can help anyone clarify life as well as business direction.
— David Frauenshuh, Founder, Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate and Healthcare Real Estate Solutions.

Jay Coughlan: Author


Five Bold Choices helps you break free from the barriers that prevent you from realizing your untapped potential. What if the very things you fear and avoid are the very portals of your success and significance as a leader at work and at home? No one seeks trials but they oftentimes put us on a pathway toward realizing our true purpose and potential.

In this book, best-selling author Larry Julian and Jay Coughlan map out five bold choices that get you unstuck and enjoying the journey God intended. This book will not only inspire you to triumph over your most challenging issues, it will provide a practical plan to persevere and realize the true potential that lies within you.