Epic Storytelling Interviews: The Art of Getting the Conversation Started

Storytelling Interview The Art of Getting the Conversation Started

If you’re reading this, there’s a pretty good chance that someone close to you — may be your parents or grandparents — wants to share their story with the world. You may be hesitant about interviewing them because it might seem like an intimidating process. But, recording these memories and conducting the interview can be…

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Who’s in the room, Listening, and Telling stories

quill pen writing on paper - listening and telling stories

Telling stories and listening. When you take away everything else, that is what we are doing in our lives. Our moments are made up of telling our stories and listening to the stories of the people around us. The listening component isn’t always equal with the telling of our own stories. We don’t have to…

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Resources, Restoring Human Dignity, & Lawnmowers

lawnmower and grass

This week’s blog has been really hard to write. I’m just going to start there. I’ve started writing it at least 8 times and then furiously smashed the delete button back to a blank page. What I want to do this week is to share my network that I’ve curated and documented over the last…

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How to build rapport with your storytellers

How to build rapport

Jumping into conversations with complete strangers can be nerve-racking, hard, and just downright scary. I’m not going to tell you that this work of working with others to tell their stories is always easy. What I am going to do is offer suggestions, advice, and my own experiences to help you along the way. In…

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5 Reasons to let go of your expectations

5 reasons to let go of your expectations

Hey there, we need to talk. No, you’re not in trouble, but we do need to chat about something a little sticky. I want to talk to you about expectations, and why letting them go is totally in your best interest, especially when it comes to working with other people. When we get tied up…

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