Archive for October 2018

What Do I Do To Prep For Speaking?

Thanks to Jackie Cuneo for her connectivity question today. She asks: “I’m passionate about my own profession (mortgage) and would like to connect with more women and minorities in the financial services realm. What do you do before you speak in front of a large group to get yourself in the right frame of mind?”…

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How Do You Meet And Connect With People? 5DCC starts soon!

Last January, I launched the first-ever 5 Day Connecting Challenge. (here’s the intro video) An intrepid group of people decided to join me and we sallied forth into becoming better Connectors. What’s a Connector? Someone who connects with people on purpose with a service mindset. They’re out to change the world by creating and developing…

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Connectivity Isn’t Complex – It’s Simple

Guess what?? Connectivity isn’t complex. It’s straight forward and simple. Marti Barletta, long time colleague and mentor – and now friend – sums it up: “Don’t make it complicated, Ginger. There’s too many people making things complicated.” She’s right. When we complicate a process or system or thinking, we ball up the works. We end…

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Connecting Question From Ig

In life as we know it – or at least how I’m experiencing it – I get questions from people. Specifically, connecting questions. How to do this or that, what to do, how can I and so forth… Today’s question comes from a connecting via LinkedIn, Igboanugo. He asks: “Okay, I would love to learn…

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5 Day Connecting Challenge

Last January, I launched the first-ever 5 Day Connecting Challenge. An intrepid group of people decided to join me and we sallied forth into becoming better Connectors. What’s a Connector? Someone who connects with people on purpose with a service mindset. They’re out to change the world by creating and developing relationships that change their…

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Be An Agent, Not A Gatekeeper

Often the first part of my morning involves a visit to LinkedIn. In the last several months I’ve had my eyes opened to what the platform has to offer – how it’s experiencing a renaissance with new contributors, thinkers, movers, doers and people all over the globe making the LI community robust. In my activities…

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How Do I Find Trustworthy Connections On LinkedIn?

Q: “Hey Ginger! Since being active on LinkedIn, I’m getting messages like what am I doing, exactly what, they ask for details. When I ask them what are they looking for or why so much details they say just curious or looking for ideas. And then they don’t talk further. I came to LinkedIn to…

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Sinatra And White Shower Curtains

Make Up Reasons Day …that’s what the 9th of October had printed in the date square on my Brian Andreas hanging calendar in my bathroom. So we did. [scene] Yesterday morning, before brushing teeth in the bathroom. Me: “Larry, (My Fine Husband) can you tell me why blahdeblahblah?” Larry: “Because Sinatra sings songs.” . *blink,…

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Nobodies and Invisible Invincibles

Shelli Johnson call’s them “nobodies” in this worthwhile article; I call them “invisible invincibles.” Whatever the words you choose, SEE the people around you. Interactions = connections. Connections = lead to mind expanding experiences. Experiences = what life’s about.

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Trade Booth Connectivity

I recently shared ideas* on how to make a Trade Booth worthwhile for buyers of those spaces to build business. Thanks to Midge, one reader & tribe member, for being compelled to give me some more great ideas. Midge adds: To not read your favorite novel. Same thing, your head is down and well, people…

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