Patti Johnson

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Patti Johnson is a career and workplace expert and the CEO of PeopleResults, a change and human resources consulting firm she founded in 2004. Previously, she was a senior executive at Accenture and has been recently featured as an expert in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, NBC, Money Magazine and Working Mother. Patti is also an instructor for SMU Executive Education and a keynote speaker on “Leading Change.” Her first book, Make Waves: Be the One to Start Change at Work & in Life, hit shelves in May 2014. Visit her website at

Articles by Patti Johnson

The Contradiction of Judging Other Women

The Contradiction of Judging Other Women

Progress is needed in our society and culture. Progress is also needed in how we view each other and the choices we make.

May 13, 2016

Change Is Hard—Here's How to Influence People to Get on the Same Page

Step outside of your own shoes and put on someone else’s if you want to create a change in behavior.

March 11, 2016

How Do You Inspire Confidence From Others? Do These 5 Things to Be a Go-To Person

Inspiring confidence relies on honoring commitments and partnership—doing the things you say you’ll do.

January 25, 2016

Get Your Mind Right: 5 Tips for Untangling Your Can’t-Do Mindset

I often ask my clients, “If anything will get in your way, what will it be

December 16, 2015