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The Keeping it Personal show, hosted by Teri Johnson, strives to bridge the gap in women's lives, personally and professionally. Through authentic conversations with leading experts and real women on topics that are relevant to moving you forward in all areas of your life: emotionally, spiritually, in health & wellness, financially, professionally, and in relationships.

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The Keeping It Personal Show Teri Johnson

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

The Keeping it Personal show, hosted by Teri Johnson, strives to bridge the gap in women's lives, personally and professionally. Through authentic conversations with leading experts and real women on topics that are relevant to moving you forward in all areas of your life: emotionally, spiritually, in health & wellness, financially, professionally, and in relationships.

We encourage balance.
We empower.
We equip you with tools to grow.

Join the conversation!

    068. Big News About a Recent Decision I Made

    068. Big News About a Recent Decision I Made

    As one door closes, another begins to open!
    In her final episode, Teri Johnson encapsulates the essence of her 14-year journey with 'Keeping It Personal.' Diving deep, she offers 15 impactful insights, drawing from life and business lessons that emphasize meaningful conversations and selfless service. To further empower her audience, she announces a comprehensive bundle of her most valuable courses and workshops. While her immediate future might be uncertain, Teri's unwavering faith, commitment to family, and passion for personal growth shine through. Her heartfelt gratitude and the possibility of a future return leave listeners with hope, admiration, and inspiration for their own journeys.
    If you would like to grab the Keeping it Personal Business Content Bundle, you can do that here » https://keepingitpersonal.com/bundle
     
    [00:01 - 06:20] Closing a Chapter: Faith, Business Blueprints, and the Power of Active Engagement
    After 14 remarkable years of empowering Christian women entrepreneurs, Teri announces the conclusion of her business journey, marking the end of a significant chapter in the show's legacy Teri shares 15 tips for achieving both business and personal success Three scripture verses are shared as parting thoughts: Matthew 6:33, James 4:8, and 1 John 3:18 Teri details essential business strategies, such as the "Six Ms" ( Mindset, Message, Market, Monetize, Map, and Monitor) and the "Seven Phases of Revenue Roadmap," encapsulating lessons that led to her success Teri champions direct, active marketing as a key to immediate business growth, and encourages business owners to identify and list the main problems they can address for their clientele  
    [06:21 - 12:58] Teri's New Chapter: Embracing the Unknown with Gratitude
    A bundle of over 10 workshops, courses, and trainings are available at keepingitpersonal.com/bundle for $397 Teri wants to focus on being the best wife, mom, grandma, daughter, sister and friend She is open to what God has for her next in this new phase of life While uncertain of her exact next steps, the host radiates optimism and gratitude, leaving open the possibility of returning in a new capacity Teri thanks everyone for being a part of her extraordinary journey  
    Quotes: 
    "It's an honor to be a part of your world; thank you again for being a part of this extraordinary journey. Until we meet again, remember to look up and shine on!" - Teri Johnson
    "Remember the equation: ask a lot of questions, discover a need, and then offer up a solution." - Teri Johnson
    "Challenge yourself to set goals that inspire growth, aim for the best, and celebrate every step of the progress along the way." - Teri Johnson
     
    If you’re feeling disconnected and looking for a place to plug in – we would LOVE to connect with YOU and have you as a guest at our VIRTUAL Gathering! We meet each week to network, collaborate, encourage each other, and discuss strategies to grow our businesses. Just go to https://keepingitpersonal.com/vipguest to pick your date and get registered!

    • 12 min
    067. The Power of Meaningful Conversations and the Paradigm Shift you Need About Sales to Generate More Revenue

    067. The Power of Meaningful Conversations and the Paradigm Shift you Need About Sales to Generate More Revenue

    Ever felt the resistance when it comes to sales, fearing to come off as 'salesy' or 'sleazy'? Dive in with us today as we address this universal business challenge!
     
    Teri and Jen are back to address the elephant in the room – sales resistance. In today's rapidly evolving marketing landscape, there's a tried and true method that remains effective: meaningful conversations. As business owners and professionals, we're passionate about our offerings. However, the thought of financial transactions can often deter us. Jen opens up about her personal sales resistance and the mindset shift she had to make. It's not about being 'salesy', but about finding the genuine purpose behind our products and services. Teri emphasizes on the principle of serving rather than selling and calls for a paradigm shift. The equation? Ask a lot of questions, discover a need, and then offer a solution.
     
    And remember, you may not always be the solution, but you can always offer one. The goal is to transition from transactional to relational interactions. If you're grappling with sales, seeking a change in perspective, or just need a strategy, Teri and Jen are here to assist.
     
    [00:00 - 19:19] Cultivating Relationship Power
    Both Teri and Jen emphasize the importance of meaningful conversations to address client resistance and facilitate sales. Many of us face resistance to sales due to fear of appearing salesy or sleazy; it's essential to shift this mindset. Teri discusses the significance of active marketing, suggesting that it's a quicker path to revenue. Embracing sales and marketing, and being passionate about serving rather than just selling, is key for business success.  
    If you're struggling with sales and needing help to develop YOUR strategic plan, schedule your power call here: https://keepingitpersonal.com/powercall
     
    Quotes:
     
    “You don't sell, you serve. You are not a salesperson. You are a problem solver." - Teri Johnson
     
    "Your goal is to help enough people get what they want, and in return, you will get what you want. We don't give to get, but it's just the way it works." - Teri Johnson
     
     
    If you’re feeling disconnected and looking for a place to plug in – we would LOVE to connect with YOU and have you as a guest at our VIRTUAL Gathering! We meet each week to network, collaborate, encourage each other, and discuss strategies to grow our businesses. Just go to https://keepingitpersonal.com/vipguest to pick your date and get registered!
     
     

    • 12 min
    066. From Strife to Strength: The 3 P's Approach to Resolving Marital Conflicts – AND the Power of Consistency

    066. From Strife to Strength: The 3 P's Approach to Resolving Marital Conflicts – AND the Power of Consistency

    Navigating the complexities of modern life can be challenging, especially when it comes to maintaining a strong and healthy marriage. For many couples, faith plays a crucial role in providing support and guidance during these trying times.
     
    In today’s episode, Teri sits down with Mark and Donna Shepherd to explore the delicate balance required to keep a relationship thriving in our fast-paced world. Mark and Donna introduce the concept of the "Three P's" - Pause, Pray, and Proceed - a formula that has the potential to reshape the very essence of relationships. Mark and Donna use their own experiences to showcase the distinct differences and complementary qualities of men and women; they stress the importance of preserving these bonds. Finally, they offer hope reminding us them that there is always a silver lining even during difficult times.
     
    Tune in, as this conversation is not only about revisiting the fundamentals of marriage but also serves as a reminder that love and faith can conquer all, even amidst life's chaos.
     
    [00:00 - 19:19] Cultivating Relationship Power
    Relationship Power: Mark and Donna emphasize that strong relationships and community are essential in various aspects of life, emphasizing the value of connecting and supporting one another. Three P's Approach: To resolve marital conflicts, remember the three P's: Pause to interrupt emotions, Pray for guidance and humility, and Proceed with intentional action. Awareness and Growth: Conflict exposes opportunities for growth by choosing responses overreactions, recognizing triggers, and seeking to understand before being understood. Spiritual Foundation: Incorporating prayer and biblical wisdom helps navigate conflicts, fostering an environment of forgiveness, understanding, and growth in relationships.  
    [19:20 - 34:05] Transforming Marriages: Communication and Growth
    Communication & Conflict: Mark and Donna emphasize couples' challenges with communication and conflict resolution due to diverse behavior styles. Abound Program's Impact: Through the Abound program, they offer tools for couples to enhance their marriages, leveraging behavior styles and community support. Gender Roles & Understanding: Mark advises men to cherish and protect their wives, while Donna encourages women to trust in Jesus for guidance.  
    Connect with Donna and Mark through their Date Night Webinar: How to stay best friends with your spouse while working through conflict HERE: https://keap.page/swx840/staybestfriends.html
     
    Quotes:
     
    "I believe there is power in relationship. So, whether we're connecting with our friends, our family, our spouses, our clients, anything, relationships are key and community is key and connecting with others... it's like the backbone of everything." - Teri Johnson
     
    "Courage, wives. There's always hope, no matter what, and that Jesus is always with you in every single circumstance. Just obey what His steps and not to be so attached to the outcome; he will take care of the outcome a hundred percent." - Donna Shepherd
     
     
    If you’re feeling disconnected and looking for a place to plug in – we would LOVE to connect with YOU and have you as a guest at our VIRTUAL Gathering! We meet each week to network, collaborate, encourage each other, and discuss strategies to grow our businesses. Just go to https://keepingitpersonal.com/vipguest to pick your date and get registered!

    • 34 min
    065. Blocking the Noise that Doesn't Serve Us Well in Business and Life

    065. Blocking the Noise that Doesn't Serve Us Well in Business and Life

    Ever felt overwhelmed by life's clutter, pulling you away from your true purpose?
     
    In a heartfelt journey through faith and personal growth, this episode provides women with seven transformative strategies, each rooted in biblical wisdom, to declutter the mind and soar in purpose. Grounding Teri's insights in biblical verses, she discusses the significance of surrounding oneself with positive influences, speaking truth, trusting God's plan, embracing forgiveness, practicing gratitude, seeking strength in God's presence, and the art of learning from past mistakes. Wrapping up, the importance of continual self-reflection and renewal is emphasized.
     
    Tune in to recognize the path to aligning actions, thoughts, and faith!
     
    [00:00 - 06:47] Living a More Positive Life Through Scripture
    Positive Influences: Teri underscores the importance of choosing uplifting companions, reflecting on Proverbs 30:20. Letting go of negative relationships allows space for supportive ones Speaking Truth: Based on Proverbs 18:21, the power of words is emphasized. Replacing self-doubt with affirmations grounded in God's word can reshape one's outlook Trusting in God's Plan: Highlighting the challenge of surrender, Teri cites Proverbs 3:6, urging listeners to let go of control and embrace God's superior wisdom Embracing Forgiveness: Referencing Philippians 3:13-14, Letting go of past mistakes and accepting God's grace is highlighted  
    [06:48 - 11:64] How Gratitude, Contentment and Letting Go Gives You Strength
    Gratitude & Contentment: Building upon 1 Thessalonians 5:18, Teri elucidates that regardless of life's ups and downs, recognizing and cherishing the good allows for a contented heart, leading to a more fulfilled life Seek strength in God's Presence: Inspired by Isaiah 41:10, Teri encourages listeners to foster a closer relationship with God, especially during challenging periods Learn and let Go: Through Ecclesiastes 3:1, she emphasizes learning from past mistakes and using them as lessons that guide our journey forward  
    Quotes:
    "As women guided by faith, It's really important to align our actions and our thoughts with God's truth." - Teri Johnson
    "One of the hardest things to do is forgive ourselves. So I just need to remember that I need to embrace God's forgiveness and redemption because we are not defined by our past, but by the grace that God gives to us through his love, if we accept him and follow him."  - Teri Johnson
     
    If you’re feeling disconnected and looking for a place to plug in – we would LOVE to connect with YOU and have you as a guest at our VIRTUAL Gathering! We meet each week to network, collaborate, encourage each other, and discuss strategies to grow our businesses. Just go to https://keepingitpersonal.com/vipguest to pick your date and get registered!

    • 11 min
    064. Accelerating Online Success with AI

    064. Accelerating Online Success with AI

    Ever wondered how AI can revolutionize your business strategy?
    Dive into this fascinating episode where Janet E. Johnson, an Ad Agency Owner, Coach, Worldwide Speaker, and Podcaster, unveils her rapid success with an AI-boosted sales funnel. In just a week and a half, she crafted a course that generated over $10,000 in its first month! Uncover the game-changing potential of AI in course creation, email campaigns, and sales strategies and the importance of taking 'imperfect action’.
    Tune in and get a glimpse of the future of business!
     
    [00:00 - 11:33] Unlock Your Business Growth Potential with AI
    Janet E. Johnson has been in the online business since 1998 and is an expert in lead generation with social media AI is here to stay and can be used as a tool to enhance current marketing strategies Janet advises using AI as a tool that complements human strategies, not replaces them The three categories discussed are organic, paid, and sales funnel Janet provides insight on utilizing ChatGPT for content creation  
    [11:34 - 19:27] Blending Organic Strategies with AI: The Human Touch in Digital Marketing
    Janet emphasizes the significance of organic social media strategies, focusing on platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Reverse engineering is a highlighted method for effective ad planning, ensuring each step is designed with the end goal in mind ChatGPT proves to be a valuable tool in content creation and strategy formulation but requires the user's personal touch and awareness of real-time trends The importance of a well-structured sales funnel is discussed, with a reminder to always keep the personal brand voice in focus when using AI-generated content  
    [19:28 - 25:45] Mastering Sales Funnels with AI
    Janet delved into sales funnels and their components, like landing pages and email campaigns Drawing from personal experience, Janet championed AI in course development and promoted the 'imperfect action' approach Janet's online resources were highlighted, emphasizing swift action in business Janet offers special AI-centric training on 'AIwithJanet.com,' providing valuable insights and a complimentary resource for enthusiasts to grab  
    Connect with Janet!
    You can find her on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook
    Listen into Janet's Masterclass at http://AIwithjanet.com AND connect further with Janet about ALL things Facebook and TikTok Ads at http://janetejohnson.com
     
    Quotes: 
    "It just makes everything go faster, which in turn is going to make you money faster." - Janet E. Johnson
    "Just do it and take imperfect action." - Janet E. Johnson
     
    If you’re feeling disconnected and looking for a place to plug in – we would LOVE to connect with YOU and have you as a guest at our VIRTUAL Gathering! We meet each week to network, collaborate, encourage each other, and discuss strategies to grow our businesses. Just go to https://keepingitpersonal.com/vipguest to pick your date and get registered!

    • 25 min
    063. Boosting Your LinkedIN Presence. What to Post and How to Show UP

    063. Boosting Your LinkedIN Presence. What to Post and How to Show UP

    Are you ready to amplify your business impact and forge genuine connections on LinkedIn?
    Join Sandy Zeiszler, a tech expert who guides women entrepreneurs through harnessing LinkedIn's potential as a search engine, ensuring impactful first impressions and optimized profiles. Teri and Sandy underscore the importance of authenticity in engagement, leveraging new LinkedIn features, and employing efficient connection management, sharing valuable success stories and strategies to foster meaningful interactions. Finally, Sandy's lesson in perseverance and faith leaves listeners inspired to embrace failure, trust higher plans, and partner for growth on their entrepreneurial journey.
    Join us as we dive into the art of unleashing LinkedIn's potential for women entrepreneurs!
    [00:00 - 07:01] Unleashing LinkedIn for Women Entrepreneurs
    Today's topic is boosting your LinkedIn presence: what to post and How to show up Sandy Zeiszler has been on Terry's team for the last couple of years and is their go-to LinkedIn girl Sandy reveals secrets to captivate with headlines, headshots, and storytelling on LinkedIn, showing how concise yet engaging profiles spark connections Sandy's insights on keyword optimization unlock the search engine prowess of LinkedIn, empowering women entrepreneurs to connect, converse, and expand their network [07:02 - 13:35] Mastering Content, Authority, and Impactful Connections for Women Entrepreneurs
    Sandy Zeiszler's insights unravel the art of crafting captivating LinkedIn posts that captivate, engage, and showcase professional expertise Dive into LinkedIn's newsletter feature, transformed from long-form articles, and learn how sharing in-depth insights can establish authority and attract meaningful connections Real success stories underscore the potential of optimized LinkedIn content, with clients, speaking engagements, and international opportunities stemming from a thoughtfully curated online presence Sandy and Teri highlight the transformative power of authentic LinkedIn relationships for business expansion [13:36 - 19:23] Building Genuine Connections, Efficient Management, and Perseverance for Success
    Sandy unravels the power of authentic interactions on LinkedIn, emphasizing conversations over likes to build genuine professional relationships Discover innovative LinkedIn tools and Google Chrome extensions from Sandy that streamline connection management, ensuring meaningful follow-ups and sustained engagement Listeners gain insights into fostering genuine connections, optimizing contact management, and converting relationships into opportunities  
    Connect with Sandy!
    Book a call with Sandy at » http://www.moxzclicks.com
    Participate in Sandy's Webinar Wednesday's HERE »» https://live.moxzclicks.com/webinar-wednesday.html
    Grab Sandy's FREE Winning Your LinkedIn Routine Under 30 Minutes a Day » https://live.moxzclicks.com/liroutine.html
    Connect with Sandy on LinkedIn HERE » https://www.linkedin.com/in/szeiszler
     
    Quotes: 
    "Your LinkedIn profile is your first impression. Craft it with precision to captivate, engage, and leave a lasting mark on potential connections." - Sandy Zeiszler
    "Embrace failure as a learning opportunity and keep pushing through. Trust in a higher plan and partner with others to keep moving forward." - Sandy Zeiszler
     
    If you’re feeling disconnected and looking for a place to plug in – we would LOVE to connect with YOU and have you as a guest at our VIRTUAL Gathering! We meet each week to network, collaborate, encourage each other, and discuss strategies to grow our businesses. Just go to https://keepingitpersonal.com/vipguest to pick your date and get registered!

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Kristin A. E. ,

So much gold!!

Teri delivers real life, actionable advice packaged in encouragement!

Tabitha Caver ,

A True Blessing

Teri and her whole team has been such a blessing in my life and now that this podcast has come to life, others are able to receive the blessing as well. So excited for this!!!

sjemslander ,

Love the depth of this podcast

Teri is a wealth of knowledge and has such a gift. I’m so happy that she’s sharing her voice on a podcast. What she teaches works. Cheers to inspiration and action. Thank you Teri

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