At his core, Colby B. Jubenville, PhD is a coach who uses the obstacles and challenges people face in search of achievement as “teachable moments” that help make sense of their life, work and relationships. Dr. Jubenville holds an academic appointment at Middle Tennessee State University and is the Director of the Center for Student Coaching and Success. There, he connects Narrative Based Coaching and Harrison Assessments to help students develop their unique perspective, education, and experience grounded in the belief that if you want “more,” the first thing you must have is “more” of yourself. Jubenville is also certified in EQ-i 2.0 and EQI-360 (MHS) and Cylient’s Coaching In the Moment.
He is the author of two books: Wiley published Zebras and Cheetahs: How to Look Different and Stay Agile to Survive the Business Jungle and Me: How To Sell Who You Are, What You Do & Why You Matter to the World. During his tenure, Jubenville has published over 50 peer reviewed, professional and trade articles. His work on campus is funded through a generous seven figure gift from the John D. Floyd Foundation and focuses on 1 on 1 and group coaching helping students become gainfully employed prior to walking across the stage at graduation.
Jubenville works with organizations and companies throughout the U.S. in human capital, harnessing the power of the intersection of personal brands and personal relationships, as well as emotional intelligence. He was selected by The Nashville Business Journal as a member of its 40 Under 40 class, and by YP Nashville as its Impact Award Winner, which recognizes top leaders who have made a significant impact on the city’s YP demographic. He is also the recipient of the St. Paul’s Episcopal School (Mobile, AL), Distinguished Alumni award.
As one Linkedin recommendation states, “Spending five minutes with Colby Jubenville will leave you with tools to more effectively pursue the goals you’ve set for your life.” Jubenville is a member of the Forbes Councils and publishes content on Forbes.com; and is the host of The Goat Consulting Podcast, which drops weekly on Apple Podcast and YouTube or wherever you choose to listen!
As an international speaker, Dr. Jubenville is recognized for his ability to inspire, motivate, and challenge his audiences. In addition to speaking for businesses and trade associations, Colby has been an invited lecturer at California Polytechnic University, The University of Florida, Elon University, The University of South Florida, The Atlanta Falcons, The Nashville Predators, Florida State University, The University of Alabama, and Vanderbilt University. His insights have been published in The Washington Times, The Nashville Business Journal, The Tennessean, The Nashville Post, Canvas Magazine, and AthleticBusiness.com.
Dr. Jubenville completed his doctoral studies at the University of Southern Mississippi and competed as a NCAA D-III student-athlete at Millsaps College. He calls Mobile, Alabama home and resides in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.