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
Jack Quarles helps companies save millions of dollars in purchasing decisions. But more than just running the numbers, he's helping people to think. He encourages us to recognize the hidden assumptions and old adages behind our beliefs, knowing these can often lead us...read more
Best selling author David Hutchens, author of The Circle of the 9 Muses talks about how storytelling in business supports learning and meaning-making. In this interview, we talk about some of the processes and practices used by leading organizational story...read more
Jeff Rock is skilled career coach, business storyteller, and personal branding consultant who helps professionals re-invent the narratives they use to describe their careers. He's worked with dozens of survivors of toxic workplace environments as well as entrepreneurs...read more
Jake Jacobs has been helping large systems change for many years using participatory process that support "real time strategic change." In this interview, he describes a new, breakthrough process, ninety minute" listening sessions" he and colleagues developed, that...read more
Author Lori Silverman talks about how wise organizations can make their strategic planning, interviewing and futuring more effective through the skillful use of business storytelling. Lori is the author or co-author of five bestselling books including Wake Me Up When...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.