Welcome to

the storytelling school

Podcast

Welcome to

the storytelling school

PODCAST

behind the curtain training for the people, just like you, who want to make a difference, have impact, grow your business, and build your brand.

behind the curtain training for the people, just like you, who want to make a difference, have impact, grow your business, and build your brand.

each week we'll be exploring tools, techniques, and tactics of high-stakes storytelling so you can captivate any audience and expand your influence.

the people making a difference today
are the great storytellers.
Let's give you that edge too.

we're glad you're here.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
listen on spotify

each week we'll be exploring tools, techniques, and tactics of high-stakes storytelling so you can captivate any audience and expand your influence.

the people making a difference today
are the great storytellers.
Let's give you that edge too.

we're glad you're here.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
listen on spotify

Latest Episodes

How to Produce Stories that Land

Wendy Miller knows a thing or two about TV and jingles and even parodies because she’s written hundreds of them. In our action-packed conversation, we explore why companies use jingles in their marketing and we...

Why Stories Amplify Impact

My guest today Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff is a pro at communicating the story behind scientific research that is dear to her heart. Her life’s work is in amplifying impact, and storytelling has played a huge...

How to Create the Story You Want to Be Told

Dean McFlicker is an award-winning producer and director responsible for productions with some of the world’s biggest stars across the music and television industries. He has produced for HBO, CNN, NBC, Entertainment Tonight, E! NewsDaily,...

How Story Merges AI with Humanity

Tyson McDowell has spent the majority of his career focusing on artificial intelligence. He started as a serial tech entrepreneur. Now, he’s a venture capitalist focused on positively merging humanity with AI-driven technology.

How Telling Hard Stories Can Create Unity

My guest today is a force! Attorney, author, speaker, and consultant Unni Turrettini is on a mission to restore trust in leadership while preventing domestic terrorism and cultivating a culture of peace. She looks at...

The Competitive Advantage of Stories

My guest today is an expert in the customer experience and more specifically in creating memories. Darren Ross operates the Magic Castle Hotel in Hollywood, CA and has a gift for creating memories unlike anything...

Why Storytelling Is Good For Your Career

What exactly does it mean to champion urban health? How does story influence people’s decisions? My guest today is a true thought leader. Dr. Yonette Thomas has had deep training in research and serves as...

The Story Inside Risk

During our interview which is packed with actionable advice, Victoria reveals the impact that stories and storytelling have had on her career.

Stories Behind the Badge

Gang investigations, patrol, and internal affairs–those are just a few positions my guest today has held during his 16-year career as a law enforcement officer. During his career, Garrett TeSlaa has lived a life of...

How Improv Can Amplify Your Story

In this episode, John and I discuss what inspired him to get involved in improv, his perspective on how story and improv intersect, unexpected reactions (or lack thereof) from your audience, and performing the same...

Exploring the Voice of Storytelling

You’re in for a treat today as my guest Dan Teadt, a voice coach and performance expert, always provides an audience with plenty to chew on whether he’s working at Carnegie Mellon University, working with...

Examining NLP’s Role in Your Storytelling

In this episode, Jonathan and I dig into many powerful aspects of story including why human beings are experts at getting in our own way, how Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) can influence your storytelling, what the...

What Stories Teach Us About Possibility

During my interview with Shelli, we explore many topics including: How do you know what really lights you up? Which three words changed the trajectory of Shelli’s life? Why was her story of her 8-year...

How Stories Grow a Movement

In this episode, my guest Traver Boehm and I discuss how he uses stories to grow his movement. We explore: How he uses story to his advantage on Instagram when so many believe they can’t...