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The Most Powerful Person in the World

I remember being a new mom and desperately waiting for the day when my busy-bodied son would actually sit down and watch a movie so I could have a break. On April 15th, 2013 he turned 2. “Screen time” was finally acceptable. On April 16th, 2013 I placed him in front of the television, turned… Read more »

Shhh... Silence Really is Golden

Shhh… Silence Really is Golden

It used to be one of my biggest fears. Silence. That I would be standing in front of an important group of people and straight up forget what I wanted to say next. Then it happened. Click Here to Subscribe I went totally silent for what felt like 20 minutes. Long enough for people to… Read more »

The Epic 30 Seconds: How Michelle Obama Stole the Show

The Epic 30 Seconds: How Michelle Obama Stole the Show

Want to make the speech of a lifetime? Watch Michelle Obama. She proves all it takes is 30 seconds, 5 principles, one small story and people around the country will have tears in their eyes. I should warn you, this is NOT a political post. With that out of the way, Michelle Obama’s speech at… Read more »

The Billion Dollar Story

The Billion Dollar Story

Today I’m going to share with you one of the  most important stories you’ll ever tell. One that, when behind the right idea, can be your billion dollar story. Your Genesis story. The Creator story. Your Origin story. It’s been called by many names. Perhaps my favorite description of this story was coined by an… Read more »

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Kara’s Flowers

I got together with a mentor of mine the other day. It’s always a love/hate experience. What I love about seeing my mentor is he expects and believes great things of me. What I don’t love about seeing my mentor is I’m never as far along as I want to be. Sitting with him makes… Read more »

Ace an Interview with Storytelling

Ace an Interview with Storytelling

Congratulations! You found that perfect job and landed the interview. You polished your resume and picked the perfect professional attire. But are you prepared for that dream job face-to-face? Click Here to Subscribe How would you answer the question “Tell us more about yourself”? Beyond your qualifications, what is going to make you memorable as… Read more »

How to Stop Traffic with Storytelling

How to Stop Traffic

Have you ever had a small thing leave a big impression on you? Something as simple as a kind gesture or a beautiful picture can stick with us for days, even years later. What if your story was that small thing for someone else? Click Here to Subscribe I can tell you that every story… Read more »

The Dark Side of Storytelling

The Dark Side of Storytelling

The Dark Side. I have built my business around telling stories and teaching others how to tell their stories. It’s my life, it’s what I’m good at. But, there is a job hazard of being a great story teller. The problem is that I believe every story I tell. Click Here to Subscribe I’m sure… Read more »

The Story You Should Never Tell

The Story You Should Never Tell

Stories, in my opinion, are the greatest gift. They are the best way to convey a message, capture your audience’s attention, or even pitch a product. Stories leave a lasting impression and often create indelible memories. With that said, there is one story that you should never, ever, EVER tell. That story? Is one that… Read more »

Using Story to Get Ahead

Using Story to Get Ahead

Ok, this one’s for the ladies – and anyone who is struggling to talk about themselves! Why do we as women, find it so hard to talk about ourselves? Our success? Our hard work and determination? It’s something I’ve struggled with and it’s so frustrating! Click Here to Subscribe When I’m coaching clients, it’s often… Read more »