Larry Jacobson

America's #1 Leadership and Entrepreneur Coach


A sought after and seasoned leadership and business coach, personal life-planning coach, and speaking coach, Jacobson uses his success in business and achieving his personal dream of sailing around the world as a model to help his clients reach their goals. His experience has attracted clients from entrepreneurs, to CEO’s, to public figures. Through coaching, motivational speaking, and publications, he teaches the skills, traits and characteristics needed to achieve great accomplishments in one’s business and personal life. In addition to the importance of having a vision and setting goals for achievement, he speaks with credibility from experience about managing fear, takings risks, decision-making, perseverance, and his favorite subjects of passion and leadership. 

A California native, circumnavigator and adventurer, Larry Jacobson grew up on the beaches of the Pacific Ocean sailing, kayaking, swimming, and scuba diving. A graduate of the University of California at Irvine, and Berkeley, he became a nationally recognized entrepreneur with 20 years in the business world. 

An avid sailor, he has over 50,000 blue water miles under his keel and authored the six-time award-winning memoir of his circumnavigation in the book, The Boy Behind the Gate. Other books include ReDefine Your Retirement, and The Retirement Challenge. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and welcomes new friends and inquiries at: www.larryjacobson.com