Hustling In Chaos

Hustling in Chaos

I wrote an article for SUCCESS Magazine in the pre-coronavirus era. It was supposed to be an article focused on, well, focus. At the time I wrote the article, the topic seemed pretty straightforward and the early days of my entrepreneurial journey perfectly illustrated the content — the early days when I was simultaneously trying… Read more »

Stories That Stick by Kindra Hall

Stories That Stick

After every keynote I give, I go back to the AV table where someone helps me take the microphone battery pack off my back. And every time I have to apologize for how sweaty it is. I know, it’s gross. But there’s a reason. You see, every keynote has a set time limit. I usually… Read more »

Through the Story Trees

Through the Story Trees

One of the greatest obstacles that keep companies from telling stories is that they have too many of them. Too many customers, too many success, too many events to choose from. This story overwhelm often causes stories to turn into summaries and summaries have nowhere near the ability that stories do to bridge the gaps… Read more »

The Forgotten Story

As a leader, the best stories you can tell are personal ones; stories about you, your experience and especially those moments that didn’t quite turn out the way they thought you would. Just one, well-told story can satisfy all the vulnerability // authenticity your team craves. The problem: We have a tendency to forget our… Read more »

4 Stories to Overcome the Pressure to Present

Nerves before a presentation is perfectly normal. At least, that’s what everyone says to me when I pace backstage before every speech. I’ve tried everything to calm my nerves; meditating, exercise, more coffee, less coffee. The thing that has worked the best? Using stories to overcome the stage fright. Click Here to Subscribe This video will… Read more »

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 »