Introducing,

Award-Winning Leadership Performance and Grit Development Expert, Keynote Speaker, Creator of the Global G.R.I.T. System™, Founder of Be a Legend, and G.R.I.T. Global™, Author, Athlete, and Executive Coach.

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Lara Jones Featured on the NASDAQ Billboard in New York Times Square

Lara Jones is recognized as an International ‘Top Leadership Performance and Grit Development Expert’ of the Year, working with leaders, teams, individuals, and companies to enhance their grit, increase performance and teach the skills through her Global G.R.I.T. System™ to do the hard things when it matters most without burning out and how to use grit effectively through times of change. As a result of Lara Jones’ grit work, Lara Jones’ Global G.R.I.T. System™ and Lara Jones’ Grit Type Indicator™, she was selected to be featured on the NASDAQ billboard in New York Times Square.

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The Global Grit Girl™: Pioneering the Global G.R.I.T. System™

As the renowned Global Grit Girl™, Lara has channeled her deep expertise and research into creating the Global G.R.I.T. System™. This innovative and tailored framework identifies the four pillars and ‘types’ of grit, accompanied by a bespoke adoption process that transforms theory into action, creating a bespoke quadrant for grit. Serving a diverse clientele, from Fortune 100 and 500 companies, mid-size businesses, elite executives, collaborative teams, to military personnel, celebrities, and individuals, Lara guides you in both identifying your grit strengths through the Grit Type Indicator™ and honing your abilities across all dimensions of grit to achieve peak performance and unparalleled excellence.

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Unlocking the Potential Within: Books & Keynotes

Lara stands as an eminent authority, a captivating keynote speaker and a transformative executive coach capable of catalyzing individual and collective journeys toward untapped potential. Her groundbreaking book, “Hunt or Be Hunted: How Anyone Can Develop Grit and Lead Like a Legend”, unveils her revolutionary Global G.R.I.T. System™, providing the tools necessary to unlock the behaviors for anyone to develop and enhance their grit, regardless of experience and assume legendary leadership to impact not just themselves, but those around them.

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Lara has delivered hundreds of keynotes and spoken in front of the world's largest companies and organizations

Leading with Grit: Lara Jones Keynote Speaker & Author

Lara Jones stands at the forefront of grit and leadership expertise. Lara’s impact extends far and wide, having been entrusted by some of the world’s most renowned organizations, including some of the top banks in America, for exclusive keynote speaking and book signing events. Her incredible commitment to personal growth and her remarkable insights make her the go-to expert for those striving to unlock their full leadership potential and grit insights for not just themselves but for entire organizations.

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From Adversity to Resilience: A Personal Journey

After enduring the devastating loss of her youngest son in 2021 and grappling with her own near-fatal ordeal, which resulted in a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Lara leveraged her experience, extensive background in neuroscience, psychology, and cognitive sciences to create a system for grit known as the Global G.R.I.T. System™ that has transformed lives, leaders, and organizations worldwide. The Global G.R.I.T. System™ isn’t just a methodology; it’s the embodiment of Lara’s determined commitment to inspire, uplift, and catalyze transformative change in the hearts of many.

Catalyst Behind the Grit Movement: Meet Lara

Lara Jones is one of the most requested speakers on grit and is an award-winning Leadership Performance Expert, Keynote Speaker, Creator of the Global G.R.I.T. System™, Founder and CEO of two global businesses “Be a Legend” and “G.R.I.T. Global™,” accomplished author, athlete and executive coach. Originally from the UK, and now residing in Arizona, United States, she has a track record of skyrocketing companies into multimillion-dollar empires. She has been crowned the WORLDWIDE STEVIE® Award Winner for “Woman of the Year,” “Female Entrepreneur of the Year,” “Female Executive of the Year,” and “Best Female Thought Leader of the Year” for her creation of the Global G.R.I.T. System™, including the Grit Type Indicator™.

Lara has worked with Fortune 100 and 500 companies, US military, celebrities, and executives to develop and enhance performance on multiple levels for leaders, teams, and entire organizations. Lara has been featured on numerous podcasts, worked with and spoken in front of many well-known household names including Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, KPMG, Northwestern Mutual, Schlumberger and more.

Lara has been featured by PBS Brainline for her grit and resilience facing the loss of her youngest son and nearly her own life. As the renowned Grit Girl™, Lara has channeled her deep expertise and research into creating the Global G.R.I.T. System™ that is unveiled in this book. This innovative and tailored framework identifies the four pillars and “types” of grit, accompanied by a bespoke adoption process that transforms theory into action, creating a bespoke quadrant for grit. Lara guides you in both identifying your grit strengths through the Grit Type Indicator™ and honing your abilities across all dimensions of grit to achieve peak performance and unparalleled excellence through her proprietary Global G.R.I.T. System™.

Lara is a wife to a US Marine and mother to her children, while also serving on the advisory board for Warrior Rising, a national non-profit organization helping veterans transition from military to entrepreneurship. She also sits on the committee for Dignity Health’s Foundation “Heaven Hummingbirds,” providing program development, emotional and psychological support for parents who have lost children through pregnancy and infant loss.

Purpose

Empower belief, Transform Futures.

Mission

To Impact at least ONE person, for at least ONE day, for EVERY day I am breathing.

Vision

Revolutionizing leadership and personal development by scaling the Global G.R.I.T. System™, aimed at cultivating a world enriched by getting it done, reframing thinking, impacting others and taking responsibility. 

Values

Grit, Responsibility, Innovation, Transparency.

Reshape Your Reality with Lara Jones

Simultaneously managing two thriving global enterprises (Be a Legend and G.R.I.T. Global™), she crafted her pioneering Global G.R.I.T. System™. This multi-faceted approach is designed to elevate leadership, optimize team dynamics, and drive organizational excellence. Acknowledged by PBS (‘Brainline’), and with recognition from Goldman Sachs, IBM and many more with her revolutionary Global G.R.I.T. System™, Lara’s transformative narrative serves as an educational beacon. It offers actionable cognitive tactics that not only refocus and fortify thought processes but also fortify leadership capabilities, tackle adversities head-on, and provide insights on attracting, nurturing, and retaining top talent.

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Volunteer Services & Community Involvement

Warrior Rising Advisory Board Member

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Warrior Rising Mentor

Dignity Health Foundation - 'Heaven Hummingbirds' Committee

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Lara Jones is not just a business leader but also a community leader, investing her time and talents to make a difference. Her volunteer work embodies her commitment to fostering growth and resilience in both business settings and personal lives.

Elevate Your Event with Lara as Your Keynote Speaker!