Speaking

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As a Keynote Speaker, Dr Betty Johnson weaves research findings, practical tips, and audience activities with gentle humor to help leaders get more of what they want.

As President of Bridging the Difference® LLC, she continues that success by bringing to every speaking event her passion for helping leaders and their teams reach their highest-performing and resilient capacity.

With her gentle humor and wealth of experience, she empowers audiences to take positive, game-changing action the same day. Her enthusiasm fills the room.

5 star reviews
"Betty! You were the most calming and inspiring woman I’ve ever had the pleasure to be around. Thank you for all of your nuggets this week."
— Director, Infrastructure Products Distribution Company

5 star reviews
"Our executives said your presentation was the best of all the speakers we’ve had over the past two years. You talk like us, and your research is compelling. We want you back!"
— Executive Forums Think Tank

Speaking Topics

As a Keynote Speaker, Dr. Betty Johnson weaves together research findings with audience activities and practical tips to help leaders improve people’s performance.

Dr. Johnson’s disarming style, wit, and open, transparent energy consistently capture the attention and imagination of audiences. Her forward-thinking research findings provide fresh perspectives that work. She is optimistic, contagiously energetic, and down-to-earth when addressing how leaders can transcend their everyday struggles.

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THE #1 DRIVER OF PEOPLE PERFORMANCE

PS: IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK IT IS

Dr. Johnson presents her latest research findings while leading audiences in myth-busting conversations and exercises.

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FROM STRESS TO RESILIENCE

HARNESSING YOUR MOST POWERFUL RESOURCES

Dr. Johnson presents a straightforward, research-supported process for effectively coping with work-related stress. She leads audiences in conversations and exercises about their real work to apply that process to current situations.

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THE ID, INFLUENCE & COLLABORATION

PUTTING THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE TO WORK

Dr. Johnson demonstrates a key component of her Mindful Influence® approach: a practical, easy-to-remember social neuroscience model that helps leaders better influence and collaborate up, across, and down their organizations. The approach works well in their personal lives,  too.

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FROM DYSFUNCTION TO HIGH-FUNCTION

ESCAPING THE DRAMA TRIANGLE TO CREATE EMPLOYEE EMPOWERMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Dr. Johnson presents a research-based practical approach to get out of the draining cycle of interpersonal, unproductive drama in the workplace. She uses myth-busting empirical evidence to demonstrate how many typical workplace interactions can easily lead to systemic, unproductive conflict, disengagement, and turnover while other interactions promote healthy, empowered contributions.

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ENGAGING REMOTE WORKERS

THE SIMPLE REASON FOR MOTIVATING MEETINGS

Dr. Betty Johnson uses her recent research findings to show leaders what to do to turn their meeting aspirations into reality. Her simple recipe for successful remote meetings is proven to keep meeting attendees engaged.

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SPEAKER SHEET

ALL OF DR. BETTY JOHNSON'S SPEAKING TOPICS

Dr. Johnson’s speaker presentations weave research findings with practical leadership tips to improve performance. Using gentle humor and her wealth of experience, she empowers leaders to take new, positive actions the same day.

What Audiences Say

5 star reviews
"You showed us how to redirect our attention, and realign what others focus on, versus getting mired in the muck. We’re now helping our teams move beyond blaming, complaining, excusemaking, and old rescuing habits. Now we’re seeing people create real solutions to old problems."
— Senior Director, Corporate Healthcare Firm

5 star reviews
"Now I see how drama happens and my part in it: I create it, invite it, or enable the people who bring it. It’s time to stop. Thanks for showing me the way."
— Project Management Director, Technology Solutions Firm

5 star reviews
"The team found your presentation to be spot-on. We want to keep our remote workers feeling connected to the organization, especially our new hires, so we don't lose valuable talent. You showed us how to do that. We're ready to put those practices to work.”
— Managing Director, Corporate Healthcare Firm

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