Archive for January 2019

Standing In Integrity

“Hi _____! I wanted to say how nice it was to connect on the phone yesterday. After sitting with our conversation, speaking for free doesn’t feel aligned. I’ve worked my butt off for the last 12 years and the expertise I have gained is a worth a speaker fee. I can’t be speaking to inspire…

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The Culture of Connectivity

The phone call went for almost two hours…well, it was a screen to screen long distance call, thanks to modern technology. Two hours. It flew by because the person across country who had made time for me was so engaged, glad to help and provide decades worth of experiential insight and support, specific suggestions and…

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Connecting Vs Networking: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between Connecting and Networking? I explain it here because there’s a critical difference you need to know. So…why does it matter? Good question. And it was one I was really struggling with…why do I not use the word ‘networking’? What was I stuck on?? I was stuck on the literal nature of…

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What Three Things Connect You The Most?

Ask yourself: if I had to group the THINGS I did each day, toward my vision and my life’s work, into 3 basic groups, what groups would those be? When I ask myself that, my three are Speak, Teach, Write. How did I get to that clarity point? With an Org Chart. A few years…

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Excellent Examples of Websites Well-Connected to Their Mission

As I set out to redo my own website, I want to share a few sites by a few remarkable people. They’re examples of very well designed, clear & savvy sites to provide the necessary and desired information for their audiences. Win Without Pitching Kindra Hall Mel Robbins Brendon Burchard When you’re communicating with your…

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Cornfields, Cows and Connecting

The day started for me before the sun was a glimmer in the sky. The air outside was cool, some would call it cold. Having grown up in a robustly 4-season state, I find it refreshing and welcome. A bracing slight breeze accompanied me to my car, as I headed on down the road to…

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Connectivity Builds Better Business Connections

Do you want to build better business connections? Great! Aim to be a Connector. If you are one, great! You can always strive to improve. Connectivity build better business relationships. If you want to know how, stick around – reach out to me at ginger@gingerjohnson.com to learn more about how. I talked with a gent…

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If You Want To Speak, Seek Out Service Clubs

So, you want to speak? Alright – get to it! Here’s one way you can do it: Reach out to service clubs. Service clubs are terrific practice. If you’re unsure or you have a new message you want to practice, get out and contact service clubs. I just got off the phone this morning with…

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One Of My Top Speaking Tactics

So, you want to be a good speaker? Great! Here’s one of my top tactics: Get to the room as soon as possible. An hour before? Yes! Waiting outside the room, only 15 minutes breaks between speakers? Yes! Go in, meet every single person you can – rapidly, though not pushy. Here’s my groove: [offer…

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