NFL Athlete Turned Scholar Dr. Jason Carthen Accepted into Prestigious Forbes Coaches Council

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Dr. Jason Carthen, known as the Leadership Linebacker™, has been accepted into the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business and career coaches.

The NFL taught me that we all need coaching at certain stages of our lives...

A former member of the World Champion New England Patriots and now founder and CEO of Jason Carthen Enterprises, a highly successful global training & organizational development firm, Dr. Jason joins other Forbes Coaches Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and receive access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on 

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

Dr. Jason had this to say about this exclusive recognition for his coaching and leadership training impact. “As I reflect on this tremendous honor, I recognize that my passion for speaking, executive coaching and leadership development is all about capturing the heart of people and helping them reach their personal best. The NFL taught me that we all need coaching at certain stages of our lives, but the true test is whether we will make the effort to obtain it and then act on the input we receive from that coach!”

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Dr. Carthen into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

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About Forbes Councils
Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on

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