Philonda Johnson is a MasterPurpose Coach, Audacity Advocate and Radio Show Host who focuses on leadership development, motivational speaking and one-on-one coaching. She is the CEO of The Leadership Playground, a development company that focuses on kick-starting the growth of a leader by focusing on the power of play, creativity and whole-hearted living. She often draws from her background in psychology and 8 years of experience in as a senior urban education leader to inspire and support her coaching and leadership work. Philonda has a unique appreciation of emotional intelligence and the power it has to change patterns of behavior.
Philonda has a deep passion and heart for women of color, spirit-led entrepreneurs, and PS-12 school administrators and teacher leaders. Philonda is thrilled to be the host of her own online radio show, The Audacity to Shine with Coach Philonda, on the Life Coach Radio Network, which debuted this past March. Philonda is currently pursuing her ACC credentials from the ICF at Coach University. Coaching is her life’s purpose as she loves empowering others to live audaciously.