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Storytelling School

Dec 6, 2023

I almost don’t do it.

Normally, a Storytelling School Podcast episode lasts around 30 minutes with a special guest (or myself) delivering mic drop moments and storytelling nuggets of pure gold. Yet, for the 100th episode, I do something special; I collect these moments and golden nuggets from the first 99 episodes and...

Nov 29, 2023

I’m sitting in the living room at eight years old when my mom walks in and says, “Kymberlee, I have a surprise.” It’s not a holiday or my birthday, so there's nothing particularly special about this night… yet.

So what’s the big surprise? “Tonight is going to be movie night.” 

Now there’s one...

Nov 22, 2023

I’m at a family gathering when a family friend remarks about the weather. 

“It’s cold outside.” 

Others agree. Someone chimes in about the wind. 

Then someone else mentions that it hasn’t rained in a while.


I can't take it anymore. I have to step in. “Rain makes me think of snow. And snow makes me think...

Nov 15, 2023

It’s Saturday morning. I’m headed out for coffee with friends after a kickboxing class.

As I get out of my car in the parking lot, my phone starts blowing up with text messages. I look down and see that they’re coming from a number I don’t recognize.

I start reading. “You don’t know me,” the message says,...

Nov 8, 2023

I’m getting a speaker ready to hit the TEDx stage. He has a completely unique take on what it means to be of service in the hospitality industry. So I ask him:

“What story are you going to tell to set up your Idea Worth Spreading?”

He says that he has a story about a client… and another about a vendor… which...