Posts by Ginger Johnson

Summit Question Answered

At the 2019 Art of Connecting Summit, I invited guests to submit concerns, questions and challenges along with things they’d like to learn in advance. Several people did and I’ll share some of the questions here on the blog.   This isn’t so much a question as an observation. As an introvert, networking can be…

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High Vibe and Connectivity

High Vibe. What does that mean to you? High energy? High frequency? Crazy? Calm? Vision? Whatever it is, be clear that your vibe is yours. And whatever vibe is yours is how you connect. It hit me as I was prepping for a live event: high vibe isn’t necessarily high energy. Connect how you best…

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Where People Sit Says A Lot

One thing I love to host is live events. One element of live events I’ve long noticed and wondered about is where people sit & why. At the Art of Connecting Summit recently (a signature live event for us), it hit me: people sit where they want to based on numerous factors. Time of entry.…

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New Word: Connectovert

Introvert (old word) noun a shy person. Psychology. a person characterized by concern primarily with his or her own thoughts and feelings (opposed to extrovert). Zoology. a part that is or can be introverted. adjective Also in·tro·vert·ed. verb (used with object) to turn inward: to introvert one’s anger. Psychology. to direct (the mind, one’s interest,…

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Ditch The Pitch, Tell Your Story.

Last month at a business meeting I hosted, after I got to introduce myself as host I asked the attendees to tell their story instead of “what you do”. EVERYONE blew us away, I mean – everyone. The Mayor The person working in emergency services The charter school pro The financial services rep et al…

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The Hops Effect

530 pm, 9.30.19 Hops and Züc come ambling out to greet me, as I drive into the garage. Wagging tails, happy vibes – so so so good to see them, every single time. 600 pm It’s dinner time. Where’s Hops?? She’s the world’s most accurate clock when it comes to mealtimes. 602 pm She’s out…

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Stories That Connect

“What was great about Uncle Lenny was that….” Thus started a story that helped an entire room build empathy, understanding and a new perspective. It was a room full of good people – a business organization meeting. You know, the ones where you get together on a regular schedule, talk about your business and trade…

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Words To Purge, Words To Use

Years ago, I started giving a talk called The Power of The Customer Experience. Part of the talk was Words To Use & Words To Purge I recall people literally jumping out of their chairs when I shared these lists and reasons. (love me an enthusiastic audience!!) Here’s the (short) list, enhanced with a few…

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