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Teri Johnson

Chapel HIll, North Carolina

Soar Coach since August 2018

About Teri


I build winning teams that produce results. I help leaders bring out the best performance in each member of their team, and identify successors.

I've helped hundreds of clients get results like this: - Greater confidence in their leadership ability and executive presence - Higher engagement among team members, leading to better retention - Improved relationships with boss and reports - The right people in the right roles, leading to increased sales figures and high energy performers

I learned that my sweet spot is creating community quickly among geographically and ethnically diverse teams. Through using techniques like Improv and role play, these groups have fun, build trust quickly and let their guard down, which leads to cementing tight relationships that collaborate well. In the last two years, I've facilitated six international teams that are interdependent and high functioning. I love working with people from varied cultures and helping them appreciate the strength in that diversity.

Teri Johnson is the president and founding partner of Personal Best Partners, LLC. She has spent her career helping business leaders, managers, and employees improve performance, effectiveness and engagement through personal development workshops and coaching. One of Teri's significant contributions is helping to develop leaders who inspire innovation and high performance in teams. Her goal is to help people do what they do best, at work and in life by stepping confidently into the roles in which they have evolved.

To create and sustain a high-performance culture within an organization, we use the research-based concepts of Strengths-Based Development and Employee Engagement. Research from Gallup indicates that:

*People who use their strengths every day are six times more likely to be engaged on the job. *Teams that focus on strengths every day have 12.5% greater productivity.

Teri is an expert in training and coaching using the StrengthsFinder assessment, and works with organizations to create a Strengths-based approach to performance, leadership development, and team building. By revealing the ways in which each person most naturally thinks, feels, and behaves, StrengthsFinder helps individuals discover and build upon the areas in which they have the most potential to develop and succeed.

Teri launched her own consulting practice in 1999, and she now works with organizations to provide coaching and facilitation in the areas of Strengths-based performance, leadership development, employee engagement, and team building. Teri is also faculty and mentor coach for People Acuity, a Strengths Strategy Company, where she has mentored over 50 coaches in the Strengths-based approach.

Teri is passionate about helping each client contribute at their highest level. Her top 5 strengths are Strategic, Maximizer, Self-Assurance, Relator and Ideation.

Her clients have come from companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Mobil, The City of Redmond, Moore and Associates and Boeing.

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