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 »

Are You Too Intimidating?

Are You Too Intimidating?

I worked at an Outback Steakhouse in college. I loved that job—mainly because I made great money, I LOVED the food (loved it too much actually… sometime I’ll send you a photo of the me when I ate a Bloomin’ Onion every night), and perhaps most importantly, I really enjoyed my boss. Not at first—he was kind of… 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 »

Sitting at the Intersection

Sitting at the Intersection

My friend was in a car accident a year ago. A pretty big one. Big enough to crush his suburban into a small ball and launch it across a busy intersection. In the days following the accident, he told us the story. How he was stopped at a stoplight. How he looked in his rear… 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 »

Kara's Flowers Story

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 »