René Johnson is the author of Leaving Your Comfort Zone and CEO of Power Zone Coaching. René’s passion for leadership and instruction using her Power Zone PrinciplesTM helps people break through to their “inner” leader and activate their Power Zones to achieve goals and develop positive influence. René is an ICF accredited, certified empowerment coach, a graduate of IPEC, an internationally recognized motivational speaker, and a nationally awarded leadership development consultant and trainer for corporate, private, and non-profit communities. René loves outdoor activities, spending time with friends, volunteering for a local dog rescue. She considers civic engagement crucial. René is blessed with two grown daughters and several adorable grandkids.