About the Author

Teri Mahaney, PhDteri

is a woman of action for personal and social transformation.

Her passion is thinking – clear, creative, life-changing thinking.

An award winning teacher and author, she is committed to helping people change their minds to make their lives work better on all levels.

Her current focus is on helping our next generation – our kids – succeed.

“Make SMART Choices with Tyler and Friends” teaches a 5 step program for critical thinking and decision making.

Heal Bullying, her non-profit, provides free resources to help heal the negative effects of bullying,

Student Success, her 6 CD series, covers all aspects of personal improvement for students.

An award winning teacher, author, and management trainer, Teri is a former Associate Professor of Business. She was recognized for her innovative teaching. She developed dozens of Supertraining programs, – integrating accelerated learning into business and management classes. She was a highly respected management trainer and consultant to over 500 organizations ranging from the Stennis Space Center to the Girl Scouts of America. She taught leadership classes for the Departments of Defense and Interior.

Though listed in the World Who’s Who of Women, honored as an International Leader in Achievement and an Outstanding Woman of the Year,

Teri measures her success by the success of her students.

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