Stories and Examples of Everyday Connectivity

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47 People

By Ginger Johnson | May 14, 2019

What if you were asked to connect with 47 people in one day? How would that make you feel? Would you welcome it, enthusiastically? Would it make you say, “What??!!” Would I be watching you quickly fade away from my view, running for the hills? Would you shrug your shoulders…

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Get Comfy With “I Don’t Know”

By Ginger Johnson | May 9, 2019

Connectivity isn’t about comfort. It’s about confidence and competence. It’s about practice and diligence. Constancy to purpose and real relationships. Get comfy with “I don’t know’s” and connect anyway. That’s how I got started. I just started…. We have no way of knowing what’s ahead. Being a connector and practicing…

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Connectors Are Optimists

By Ginger Johnson | May 7, 2019

Connectors are optimists. Do you look on the sunny side? Do you look for the silver lining? Do you make things happen? Is everything possible to you, like it is to me as a connector? If you’re a connector, you looking to the positive. And guess what – people are…

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Life Is A SuperHighway

By Ginger Johnson | May 6, 2019

If life is a highway, connectors are adept at moving between the lanes of a super highway. Navigating smoothly – or at least knowing how to change lanes, speed up, slow down and go with the flow around them. Connectors create the flow they want to go with.

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Seekers And Avoiders: Which One Are You?

By Ginger Johnson | May 3, 2019

Seeker: a person attempting to find or obtain something Seekers are the ones searching for pleasure. They’re the ones who see silver linings, when the avoiders see the storm clouds. They see the gift of fire, when others focus on the strike of lightning. They are the positive thinkers, when…

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Forward Positive Movement

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 25, 2019

“An interesting awareness I had while watching your most recent video: I find that positive forward movement often happens with a project or direction or dream when I am fueling it with time, awareness, sweat, and/or other energy. If I am not focused on it and/or not engaged with it,…

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The Connecting Power Of A Hairstyle

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 24, 2019

The first time my head was shaved it was part of a costume for a Halloween party. The very next night I went to a red carpet Symphony gala – long dresses, black tie, the whole nine yards…. It was at that Gala that I met somebody who became a…

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How Do You Connect With People You Don’t Agree With?

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 18, 2019

I wanted to share a recent email conversation with you. The connection started per a business meeting I was invited to speak about Connectivity with, for a tight group of focused HR pros. As I always do, the door is open for questions that follow our time together for all…

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Super Damn Lucky

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 17, 2019

When’s the last time you felt super damn lucky?   Would love to hear about your own ‘luck’ with connecting – please comment below.

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Airport Connections

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 15, 2019

I was already looking forward to seeing them… hopefully. As I rounded the wide hallway curve, scanning the moving mass of people, I didn’t see them at first. Then, there they were! An airport concourse is a busy place. That afternoon was no exception, with hundreds of people and bags…

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Connectivity Requires Change

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 14, 2019

Connectivity requires change. (That’s it.) Are you changing?

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Connecting requires Work

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 13, 2019

I’ve had a conflicted relationship with the word WORK in the last few years. Why does it have such a negative connotation? When did work become a villain, to be blamed and mocked? Why do we choose the word to describe our endeavors to begin with? Dictionary.com describes the first…

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Connectivity Speeds Up Results

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 12, 2019

When you think of connectivity, you may wonder, “Okay – fine, Ginger. You’re talking about Connectivity. But what does it do for me – how does it drive results?” Relevant question. Here’s how I’d respond. 1. Connectivity = real, in-human, person to person relationship creation and development. 2. Technology =…

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Connecting for HR Pros

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 3, 2019

If you’re an HR – Human Resources – Pro, we’re seeking your input today: What are the biggest areas of opportunity (some call them challenges) to help you with your duties in human development, related to connectivity? How can we be of service, answering questions you have about how to…

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Connecting In Our Communities, In-Person

By Ginger Johnson | Apr 1, 2019

One of the communities I have robustly engaged with to connect with go-getters, change agents and interesting people is LinkedIn. One reason I engage is the responses (read: conversations) by thoughtful, smart and equally engaged people – connectors, like my friend and colleague, Paul Garcia. I asked: how do you…

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Why Try Story

By Ginger Johnson | Mar 25, 2019

I’m sharing this story today because knowing your own WHY is crucial – dare I say, the floor – upon which you build your life and future.

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How Do You Find Your Why?

By Ginger Johnson | Mar 12, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to find or determine your purpose? Meaning, why you’re doing what you’re doing? Is there something else you’d rather be doing?

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Connecting With Middle Schoolers

By Ginger Johnson | Mar 9, 2019

My connection to middle school people is one I relish and will forever enjoy.

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Your Why Is Your North Star

By Ginger Johnson | Mar 8, 2019

The North Star or Pole Star – aka Polaris – is famous for holding nearly still in our sky while the entire northern sky moves around it. That’s because it’s located nearly at the north celestial pole, the point around which the entire northern sky turns.

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Why “Why”?

By Ginger Johnson | Mar 7, 2019

why drives everything we do. It’s the molten core of our decision making. Based on what we know, what we know about it and how we feel about it because of what we know, that’s where our Why comes from.

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How Do You Turn A Ship?

By Ginger Johnson | Mar 6, 2019

How Do You Turn A Ship? Watch the video…

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