Vanessa Chase Lockshin is an international non-profit consultant, thought leader, trainer, and speaker. She’s part of the next generation of professionals bringing change to the non-profit sector and challenging conventions. Vanessa is President of The...read more
In a world where so many get their start in business storytelling through branding and marketing, Cynthia Kurtz followed a different route in: through science and through work at IBM research. She has pioneered a field she calls Participative Narrative, blending...read more
Nick Owen is passionate about leadership and storytelling.He is author of three best-selling books on story and metaphor and deeply engaged in promoting the concept of ‘the Third Act’: how we can more pro-actively engage with ourselves and our communities in...read more
Doug Lipman is a storyteller's storyteller who has been coaching storytellers for forty years. He's author of The Storytelling Coach: How to Listen, Praise, and Bring Out People’s Best and Improving Your Storytelling: Beyond the Basics for All Who Tell Stories In...read more
John Tarnoff is a reinvention career coach, speaker and author who helps his fellow baby boomers transition to meaningful and sustainable careers beyond traditional retirement. Fired 39% of the time in his colorful career as a L.A.-based film producer, studio...read more
Ashton Applewhite is a force. This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism accelerated a big conversation about how ageism pervades our culture. The PBS site Next Avenue named Ashton one of the 50 top influencers in the field of aging and then named her 2016...read more
Dr. Bill Thomas is changing the story about moving from adulthood into elderhood. He's an author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. He wrote the book Second Wind: Navigating the Passage...read more
Kathy Klost-Guest is a marketing and communications consultant, a storyteller, an improviser, and an author who just published: Stop Boring Me! How to Create Kick-ass Content, Products and Ideas through the Power of improv. Through her firm Keeping It Human she helps...read more
Karen Dietz returns to the show for an update on business storytelling from a leading expert and top curator in the field. (Listen to our original Story Pros episode # 64 with Karen here.) In this episode, Karen talks about the importance of using storytelling...read more
Kathy Klost-Guest is a marketing and communications consultant who brings her skills in improv and storytelling to help clients cut through dull language and boost their creativity. Quote from the interview: “If the team’s not involved in the story they’re telling,...read more
She’s an inspiring communicator, an original thinker, she weaves big ideas and practical examples together to help her clients take their next big step forward. She teaches leadership presence by modeling it.
She is visionary and practical, vulnerable and solid, accessible and real. A perpetual learner herself, she’s not afraid to take risks to develop the talents of her clients.