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Storytelling School

May 31, 2023

It’s 2006. TEDx announces that they’re holding the first-ever TEDx University. They invite all of us who are attendees to submit a description of what we want to share and teach the group. And a handful will be selected to do Talks.

At this point, I’m not a speaker; I’m still in the technology industry. Still, I...

May 24, 2023

My husband Mark and I are back in California after our Hawaiian vacation. We loved the kayak adventure we had there, so we decide to get a two-person kayak.

But not just any kayak. We need one that’s built for speed. It’s not as stable as others, but it’s going to go fast and be so exciting!

We take this kayak out...

May 17, 2023

At the age of 101, my grandmother, Beverly’s, dementia is really starting to show. I’m over at her house one day when her new social worker comes by.

I hear him talking to one of her caregivers in the other room. She says to him, “Sometimes Beverly says she wants to go home. Yet, she’s in her own home. So when...

May 10, 2023

I’m working with a client in one of my Mastermind programs. She asks, “Kymberlee, what’s the difference between a story that we will remember versus one we will forget?”

At that moment, I can choose to hit the surface level and talk about story elements… or I can go deeper and talk about the science. 

I choose...

May 3, 2023

It’s Tuesday morning, and I’m so excited! I’m leading a storytelling workshop for a group of speakers and entrepreneurs who give presentations as part of the work they do. To start, I ask all of them what their objectives are for the training. 

One person raises their hand and says, “I really need help with...