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Dain Johnson, Engineer-turned-Psychologist

Coach for technical experts and organizations.

Through his talks, Dain shares insights and provides practical tools for his audience to access their full potential in technical innovation and personal growth.

With an engineering background in global corporations, multinational projects, and high-tech startups, he brings a unique and pragmatic perspective to leading technical teams. With a master's degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University, Dain's fusion of technical proficiency, understanding of human behavior, and business operations allows him to help others develop transformational leadership and foster cultures of excellence.

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Topics Include:

Technical Leadership

Change Management

One-on-One Meetings

Project Management

Psychology at Work

Organizational Planning


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American Society of Civil Engineers

Presentation: "Leading With or Without Authority" 

Larimer and Weld County Workforce Symposium

Workshop: "One-on-One Meetings: A Powerful Tool for Growing Your Organization"

Fort Collins Internet Professionals

Presentation: "How to Get Others to Adopt Your Technical Solution: The Four Phases of Successful Change"

Blue Margin Expert Insights Series

Podcast: "Data-Driven Change Management"

Founded in FoCo

Presentation: "Solopreneurship is Never Really Solo"


Dain makes the art of leadership tangible and easy to adopt in practice. His balanced style demonstrates his knowledge base with a human touch - he is a unique engineer!
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Hope Hartman, Executive Director of Larimer County SBDC
Dain uses his own experience to deliver critical information for all levels of leadership by presenting practical tools, specific questions to ask, goals to consider, and references for further learning
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Rae Doner, PE and Owner of Structural Support Consulting Engineers
Dain’s presentations are always engaging and focused on practical takeaways. His talk on 1:1 Meetings was particularly insightful, and I’m already putting his advice into action.
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Peter Bostwick, Co-Founder Mainn

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