The Storytelling Sales Pitch in an Elevator

The Storytelling Sales Pitch in an Elevator

Ah, the dreaded sales pitch. Or, to raise the stakes even higher, the elevator pitch. If you only have a tiny amount of time (like the ride from one floor to another) to make a big impression, what do you say to make the most of it? Click Here to Subscribe It’s a conundrum that has… Read more »

6 Strategies to Becoming the Greatest Story in Your Industry

6 Strategies to Becoming the Greatest Story in Your Industry

(Check out the article at SUCCESS online here) November 2nd, 2016 is the latest my kids have ever stayed up — at least on a school night. We were at a friends’ house. The plan was loose — eat, let the kids play, and have the last game of World Series on in the background. Since none… Read more »

The Most Powerful Person in the World is the Storyteller

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 »

Born this Way Lady Gage Story by Kindra Hall

Born This Way

Each morning before school, my kids now watch the soul-soaring performance of Lady Gaga at #SB51. Then again… my son’s been a Gaga lover since before birth.   In the final weeks of my pregnancy I was all about Gaga. Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga’s Born This Way. I don’t know what it was about that… Read more »

Ways to Leverage Your Brand Story

3 Ways to Leverage Your Brand Story

You have a brand story. But for years, the first rule in business was location, location, location… right? If you were opening a business, make sure you have enough foot traffic, visibility from the street, blah blah blah. But with less and less business happening IN businesses… it seems only logical we adopt a new mantra. Might… Read more »

Story Starts at the Top

Story Starts at the Top

Just as the leader sets the pace, the leader starts the story. The adoption and appreciation for story starts at the top. Click Here to Subscribe

Heartbreaker Story

Heartbreaker

I had a friend going through a break up. A hard one. A confusing one. One she wasn’t entirely sure was right. But she was at a crossroads and it was time to make a decision. We spent many hours together as she talked through the ruins and wondered which path to choose. It’s not… Read more »

Using Storytelling in Meetings

Using Storytelling in Meetings

We all know that storytelling is an effective way to make a point and to get your audience to remember that point. Unfortunately, using storytelling can often feel like a time consuming process; crafting, editing and then the actual telling of the story can be a lengthy progression. But what if your audience is pressed… Read more »

Chief Storytelling Officer

The Chief Storytelling Officer

If you’ve ever worked in or with a large company, you have probably noticed that communication across the different divisions can be tricky. Sure, each group knows what’s happening within their section, but when it comes to another group, that information never seems to get across companies lines. And that can lead to confusing marketing… Read more »

Overwhelming Gratitude

Overwhelming Gratitude

You know that feeling? The one where when someone asks you how it’s going you have to physically restrain yourself from releasing a deluge of information including but not limited to the health of your children, the location of your spouse, and your crazybusy (yes, one word) schedule in the days to come and those… Read more »