Corporate Trainer | Speaker


Dr. Deborah “Dr. DJ” Johnson-Blake is the CEO of The Writing Pad, LLC, a writing, editing, and consulting firm focusing on helping clients solve their writing and editing challenges. 

This tenacious and extroverted leader provides personal and professional development training and time management coaching. She is an award-winning assistant professor, dissertation research chair, and subject matter expert at Liberty University. She is a servant leader whose life’s purpose is simply serving others. She is the 2021 American Business Woman of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), a 2021 Top Ten Business Woman of ABWA, and a past president of the Douglas County Charter Chapter of ABWA.  

Dr. Johnson-Blake serves on several boards including the Douglas County Partners in Education and Beyond the Front Porch. She is a member of the Junior League of Douglas County (Nominating Committee) and the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce. Dr. DJ serves as a Douglas County Chamber of Commerce Diplomat is its 2020 Diplomat of the Year and is the Lead Coach for Woman University. 

She is a founding member of the National Council of Negro Women Northwest Georgia Section and a member of the Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education (GAWHE) and serves on the executive council as its parliamentarian and is a Georgia Continuing Education Association member.

 This self-proclaimed Time Management Diva is committed to helping people improve productivity and efficiency and is a leading authority on time management. She is a certified time management and life coach and best-selling author of 52 Time Management HACKS. On a Saturday, you might find Dr. DJ cooking a delicious meal or hosting a dance party to Chaka Khan’s I Am Every Woman because living life on purpose is her mantra.