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Douglas Gerber Bio [PDF]

Douglas R. Gerber is Founder and CEO of Focus One, a consulting firm that helps leaders create High Performance Teams. After 23 years as a corporate executive, he developed a reputation for building successful teams. Later, as a consultant, he has personally worked with leaders from over 70 companies to develop their own winning Teams.


Drawing from his own extensive background and 10 years of research, Douglas innovated the concept of “Team Quotient” (TQ). He is a thought leader in the area of team transformation.


The former Vice President of PepsiCo Greater China, Douglas is an IAF (International Association of Facilitators) Certified Professional Facilitator, and an ICF (International Coach Federation) Professional Certified Coach. He earned a Masters degree in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and is a graduate of the Penn State Executive Program. Douglas has lived in 10 countries and speaks 8 languages.

Contact Info

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Book Specs

Title: Team Quotient: How to Build High Performance Leadership Teams that Win Every Time 

Author: Douglas R. Gerber

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

Date of Publication: January 15th, 2019

Retail price: $ 35.99 US (Hardcover)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1684422477

ISBN-13: 978-1684422470

Pages: 334

Sales Copy

Leaders are only as good as the teams they build.

-Douglas Gerber

After twenty years as a corporate executive when he created for his final employer, PepsiCo, a highly successful leadership team, Douglas Gerber followed the suggestion of his mentor, Leadership Coach Marshall Goldsmith, to teach executives how to build High Performance Leadership Teams.

The fundamentals of Team Quotient (TQ) is based on a 10-year study with 108 teams from Fortune 500 and other global companies, on the essential elements of High Performance Teams. Using numerous case studies from the companies with which he has worked, Douglas describes how he helped to turn mediocre and even dysfunctional teams into High Performance and WINNING teams with measurable results.

Douglas’ method for building High Performance Leadership Teams has been proven to work in companies across a vast array of industries. An Operating Manual is included for leaders who are ready to transform their teams and WIN every time.

Sample Interview Questions

What is Team Quotient (TQ) and why do you call it that way?

How did you come up with the concept of Team Quotient?

Why people need to develop their Team Quotient?

Who could benefit from your book and why?

How would you sum up your book in one sentence?

What Leadership Manual is about, which is included in the book?

What are the elements of Team Quotient?

How people could develop and increate their TQ?

What Leadership Teams in the corporate world are lacking the most in regards to TQ?

What is Personal TQ?

What is Team TQ?

How does Personal TQ relates to Team TQ?

What managers can do in order to achieve higher level of performance?

Fan Resources

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