Laurie Johnson, BS, ACC

4 Elements Coaching
Moving you from Surviving to Thriving

4 Elements Coaching is dedicated to the growth and development of small businesses through coaching, training and consulting. Laurie Johnson started this business because she was a new entrepreneur and looked for support by hiring a coach, seeking out a mentor and learning from other successful women entrepreneurs. In fact, she co-founded the very successful Women Entrepreneur’s program with several other new business owners and still serves to promote and develop that program today.

Laurie works with entrepreneurs and nonprofit executives who are looking for growth and success through the development of solid business foundations and human capital. She works with individuals, boards or teams to discover how to develop their own personal performance while simultaneously executing business or nonprofit strategies. Her degree in Psychology, combined with her extensive training and credentialing in coaching and her experience as a business owner come together in creating a synergy that helps her intuitively and practically help clients discover and integrate their strengths to achieve their desired performance.

Laurie brings over 15 years in the nonprofit sector into her business, helping her to work easily with entrepreneurs or nonprofit executives in every aspect of their organizational development. Her experience with budgeting, strategic planning, grant writing and grants management, team development and career transitions assist her clients in developing and executing a personal and professional strategic plan.

Laurie has been a trusted speaker and partner with several Chambers of Commerce and small business organizations in the areas of leadership development, time management, quality of life and work, strategic development and more. She has served on numerous boards and has participated in panel discussions for local SBA and womens’ success conferences.

Laurie’s areas of expertise include:

  • Communication
  • Team Development
  • Quality Assurance and Compliance
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • Public Speaking and Dynamic Training

Laurie began coaching in 2008 and is an ACC accredited coach through the International Coach Foundation (ICF) and a member of the International Association of Coaching (IAC). She is a certified PRINT® Coach and a past Better YoUniversity certified coach and trainer. Laurie has also been certified to train on various subjects through NASW, Lambda Legal and the MS Health Department.

She graduated with highest academic honors from William Carey University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a certification from the American Gerontological Society, MS Chapter. She graduated from both the Core Essentials and the Advanced Coaching Program offered by Coach U. She’s received numerous awards and was nominated as one of the Women of Achievement for 2015 by the Lighthouse Business Professional Women, Biloxi Chapter.

Laurie lives in beautiful Olde Town Bay Saint Louis, MS in the historic district. Most of her clients are virtual, but she is always open to a coaching walk along the beach for those who desire an in-person coaching experience.

Contact Laurie at 228-437-5747 or by email at Her website is and she can be found on
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