Why are we, as women (and it’s not always women, but let’s be real, I think more often than not it is), afraid to speak our minds?
Bursting the Thought Bubble World
In Desert Solitaire, Edward Abbey contemplated the lives of ancient cliff dwellers who made their homes far up above ground in caves in the rock of the Utah desert:
Shedding the Should
When we try to fit in or be the way that we think we should be, we tend to hold our stories back. But our stories are the very thing that makes us memorable and creates connection.
The Language to See (and act) Differently
In sixth grade, I played on the soccer team and secretly hated it. But all my friends were playing, and there had to be something wrong with me if I didn’t like it.
Story as the Equalizer
I consider stories to be small gifts that individuals exchange with each other (one-to-one or one-to-many). Gifts, you might wonder, how?
Dare NOT to Lead
Much of my work centers around helping people step into their leadership, showing up as themselves (I’m intentionally not using the term “authentic selves” here),
Work-Life Teeter Totter
On a call earlier this week with a potential client, she asked if I could include a work-life balance module in my storytelling curriculum for her customer service team.
Uncertainty: Your Vitamin C
Why write about uncertainty? Because showing up as ourselves and telling stories inherently is risky.
The Secret to Irresistibility
A for-profit restaurant starts a GoFundMe account and raises $400,000 within a month. What’s the secret?
Part 2: Stories that Get Standing Ovations
I shared a few ways to level up your storytelling for standing ovations in the last blog, and today I have part two with four more tips.
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