In this episode, we talk about what makes a joke land or fall flat, why harder doesn’t mean better, and what you should do with your ego.
In this special standalone episode, we discuss how one sentence of your story can change someone’s life, why it’s important now more than ever to speak up for what you believe, and how storytelling can uplevel any business.
In the continuation of our “So You Think You Want to Become a Storyteller” master series, we discuss 7 ways to transition into your story, the effectiveness of mini stories, and bridging techniques for seamless storytelling.
In this true crime episode, we talk about making dry subjects interesting for an audience, things you can do to prevent yourself from being a victim, and how the storytelling approach differs between the TV and book worlds.
In this door-opening episode, we talk about the transformative power of opportunity, how storytelling can help with anxiety, and why you should be building different skill sets.
In this affirming episode, we talk about why communication is key, how saying “yes” enriches your life, and why everyone is an Improv storyteller.
In this community-building episode, we talk about finding your people, how vulnerability isn’t always about sharing something sad, and why making connections can be life-changing.
In this expressive episode, we talk about embracing your worst self, if a singular voice really matters, and why things going wrong can be the best outcome.
In this self-aware episode, we talk about why you need a “why” in your stories, how to honor truth to better serve yourself and your audience, and why being different leaves a lasting impression.
In this special standalone episode, we discuss compelling ways to gain and retain your audience’s attention, why your Talk should change with your audience, and why your voice should match your message.
In this brand new master series, Exploring Stories, we discuss taking calculated risks, finding the lessons in your stories, and how to make sure they’re a perfect fit for your audience.
In this comedy-focused episode, we talk about the difference between stand-up and Improv, reading your audience’s energy, and the key to not underselling yourself.
In this perspective-changing episode, we talk about the calm of repetition, how Meisner can be meaningful to your storytelling, and why it’s imperative to see what you’re saying.
In the continuation of our “So You Think You Want to Become a Storyteller” master series, we discuss how to sidestep speaking snafus, how to finesse your storytelling structure, and why you need to pay attention to your audience.
In this supercharged episode, we discuss preparation not planning, the power of change, and why Improv is dangerous.
In this imaginative episode, we talk about acknowledging the value of time, how decision points make for great stories, and why career ladders no longer exist.
In this eye-opening episode, we talk about why stories belong in every field, how to be prepared for random storytelling opportunities, and why breaking the rules can create better stories.
In this fear-to-fearless episode, we talk about why you shouldn’t try to force things, how listening changes your voice, and why striving to be uncomfortable helps your storytelling.
In this empowering health-focused episode, we talk about the strength of listening, the gift of human interaction, and how sharing your own story can help in advocating for others.
In this brand new master series, the Science of Storytelling, we discuss the transcendence of storytelling, how complex narratives boost our brain function, and why suspense and struggle stories help keep your audiences’ brains engaged.
In the continuation of our “So You Think You Want To Become A Storyteller” master series, we discuss getting out of your comfort zone, overcoming resistance to rehearsal, and how to create a place for yourself where practice will seem like play.
In this magically musical episode, we talk about being constantly and consistently aware of your audience, how the simple act of listening makes everything easier, and why variety truly is the spice of life–and storytelling!
In this multifaceted episode, we talk about how other perspectives can help tell your character’s story, the importance of listening, and the power of connection.
In this theatrically-focused episode, we talk about what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to story, your responsibility to our audience, and why paying attention to changes in the public mindset can help your stories succeed.
In this episode of our “So You Think You Want To Become A Storyteller” master series, we discuss ways to hook your audience and keep them engaged, why disruption can benefit your speaking style, and how storytelling can breathe life into any subject matter.
In this introspective episode, we talk about how curiosity can change outcomes, the power of internal stories, and how connecting humanity through storytelling can lead to world peace.
In this uniqueness-celebrating episode, we talk about how owning and embracing your fear can catapult your brand, why stirring the pot is a good thing, and how your genius isn’t necessarily your IQ.
In this design-focused episode, we talk about how you need to connect with your stories, why storytelling is crucial to the design process, and how focusing on your audience can make or break a brand.
In this health-focused episode, we talk about how change doesn’t have to be difficult, why sharing your story can affect someone else’s health choices, and how food affects our quality of life.
In this relational episode, we talk about how stories can regulate our nervous system, why connection is more than the mind, and how horses help with trauma.
In this remarkable episode, we talk about the life-changing possibilities simple access can give, how suspense and resolution are connected, and why passion is crucial for the longevity of your stories.
In this immersive episode, we talk about how taking on others’ characteristics can help you overcome performance hurdles, using humor and the permission to play to connect with yourself and your audience, and how to work past fear on stage and in stories.
In this episode of our “So You Think You Want To Become A Storyteller” master series, we discuss how senses and emotions are complementary, why a story without senses is just a factual report, and how to avoid sensory overload in your stories.
In this plot twist episode, we talk about listening to your intuition, the argument for perseverance against all odds, and why the struggle can sometimes be its own prize.
In this extreme-grade episode, we talk about how metaphors can connect to new clients, why establishing – and keeping – trust is imperative, and how tea can give you the pause you need in life.
In this truth-seeking episode, we talk about how embracing authenticity gives your storytelling a boost, why you should honor your characters, and how sharing your stories helps make things whole.
In this imagination-expanding episode, we talk about leaning into your unique skill set, why trying new things helps expand your creativity, and how authentic emotion is a storytelling superpower.
In this episode of our “So You Think You Want To Become A Storyteller” master series, we discuss why this special tool is the secret weapon that every storyteller needs, how to incorporate it into your routine, and why it will save you from the dreaded “blank page”
In this connection-focused episode, we talk about the importance of listening first, the business relationship mainstay that can change every aspect of your life, and why investing isn’t just a check.
In this short but powerful episode, we discuss why New Year’s resolutions don’t stick, the importance of checking in every day, and how naming your year sets you up for life-changing transformations.
In this financially-freeing episode, we talk about the emotions of money, why your money story isn’t just about you, and how telling stories can help people move toward financial security.
In this emotionally healing episode, we talk about how sharing your personal struggles can help others, why your connection to a story can help the audience connect, and how stories can help you through the most difficult of times.
In this special standalone episode, we discuss all things delivery, including tenses and senses, techniques you can put into practice ASAP, and transitions between stories and lessons.
In this life-changing and life-saving episode, we talk about the importance of pausing and slowing down, how sharing your story can be healing, and why you need to tell stories with purpose.