Mar 3, 2021
Welcome back to The Main Thing Podcast! My special guest Jeff Johnson is an IT pro and a professional communicator. He’s gifted as someone with the best people skills among the thousands of people I’ve known in my lifetime.
Jeff is a self-described "military brat" who attended nine different schools before graduating high school. He says, "I know what it’s like to be the ‘new guy.’"
After his career in IT with stints at Nokia and Deloitte, Jeff moved into communications. He says, “I basically translate marketing to tech and back.” Today, Jeff works as Director of Technology Communications for Frontier Communications. He loves to bring teams and individuals together to accomplish amazing goals.
Jeff married his teenage sweetheart, and they have two teenage children. They’ve traveled and lived many places such as Finland, England and various states in the U.S. before settling in Dallas, Texas.
Get ready to discover why Jeff Johnson is one of the wisest people I know.
[02:35] - The Dallas, Texas area has been through a rough stretch. Tell us about the past week's #winter #storms and #power outages.
[04:03] - How we are connected. #connections #relationships
[05:05] - Jeff shares wisdom - his Main Thing. #wisdom
[06:40] - When an Apple phone is not a real Apple phone. #apple
[07:05] - He utilizes this wisdom lesson in approaching people.
[07:25] - Why each of us is “the good guy” in our story. #stories
[08:19] - Doing magic at the Nokia retreat in Finland. #nokia
[09:40] - We all want a home-cooked meal from Momma.
[10:02] - The blissful state, like an eagle soaring on an updraft. #bliss #flow
[10:31] - Dealing with an angry person. #conflict
[11:33] - Utilizing a judo move. #judo
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