Your Coach, Teresa J Pool, MCC

Coaching for Your Best Performance
Teresa Pool, the President and founder of Transitions For Business,

Leading with Experience

Teresa Pool is a highly experienced coach and human behavior specialist with over 25 years of working with leaders and teams to select the best talent, overcome barriers and create a higher degree of success.  Her passion is identifying and resolving the people component of challenging business problems. Her work spans multiple industries and companies of various sizes including the US Missile Defense Agency, Fermi Nuclear Plant, Stryker, Computer Associates (Asia Pacific), State Farm, United Way, Ericsson, YMCA USA, Best Friends Animal Society and the Perot Museum.  Her specialty is partnering with senior executives and high potential leaders that want to move quickly to the next level of performance.  She has a reputation for creating a powerful learning experience that challenges and develops the leader at multiple levels.  

Teresa’s personal and professional experience gives her a unique perspective and understanding of her clients’ needs. She spent two decades in global technology industry, focused on developing leaders, business planning, market strategy, and change management. Teresa has coached professionally since January 2001 and is credentialed by the International Coach Federation as a Master Certified Coach with over 3,500 coaching hours. She also holds credentials as a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst, Talent Selection Specialist, Neuro Linguistics Master Practitioner, and Equine Facilitated Coaching Specialist. 

In addition to her nation-wide private practice, Teresa has been a staff member of the University of Texas at Dallas since 2005. She provides career development coaching for the Executive MBA program, teaches in their Executive Coaching program, and serves as an International Coach Federation (ICF) certification examiner.  Teresa also uses her coaching, human behavior and communication skills to lead problem solving workshops across the country. Her credentials include:

Perspectives on Leadership
“Leadership is a process of metamorphosis as a leader progresses through the ranks.  What makes a leader great in the early career stages can become a handicap in later stages.  The leader must adapt, acquire new perspectives and skills, and often let go of what made them successful previously in order to be successful at the next level. Leaders that recognize and embrace adapting, learning and letting go are the ones that create a legacy; the rest are rarely remembered.” ~ Teresa J Pool

Giving Back
In her community, Teresa led the International Coach Federation of North Texas as its president and continues to donate time to her local chapter. Teresa has helped the sight- and physically-impaired  achieve their full potential through her work as a volunteer puppy raiser for Southeastern Guide Dogs
and IMPACT director for the FMC Carswell “cell dogs” program.  She now focuses on bringing health and healing to others through her partnership with Solace Equine Center..

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