Leadership

Storytelling vs Humor

One of my favorite things is watching my husband watch reruns of Seinfeld. He laughs so hard. I love how his eyes crinkle in the corners. Though, I must admit, I’m a little jealous Jerry can make my husband laugh like that. I want to be that funny. Sadly, few can be as funny as Seinfeld. The… Read more »

No Drama Story

Resilience and the Threat to Your Story

There is a dark side to resilience and storytelling. This video will tell you what it is and how to fight against it. I remember walking through a shopping mall with my grandmother as a child. I was holding a bubble gum flavored ice cream cone; the kind with real pieces of gum in it,… 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 »

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

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 »

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 »