Ep. 4: Changing the Stories We Tell Ourselves
On this episode of Iconic Insights, host Heather Chastain sits down with storyteller, speaker and bestselling author Kindra Hall to talk about how the stories we tell ourselves can change our outcomes.
Kindra Hall is President and Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective, a consulting firm that focuses on how to apply storytelling to modern communication challenges. When her bestselling book, Stories That Stick, was released in 2019, Forbes said it “may be the most valuable business book you read.” Kindra has become the go-to expert for storytelling in business (and beyond), and her work can be seen on such sites as Inc.com and Entrepreneur.com.
With her new book, Choose Your Story, Choose Your Life, Kindra takes an even deeper dive into the psychology of storytelling. She explains how to find the invisible barriers that often prevent us from finding success and tells how to develop new stories to help build the life you want. On this episode of Iconic Insights, Kindra and Heather talk about how the stories we tell ourselves affect our success, and they also look at:
- Why viewing adversity as the middle of your story can help create a more positive outcome.
- How leaders can use storytelling to help others set and achieve goals.
- The four-part process of storytelling and how to use it to achieve greater success.
Then, stay tuned after this energizing conversation with Kindra Hall for a special edition of After the Episode, taped during Direct Selling University in April. Join Heather as she sits down with the founders of the red-hot direct selling company Red Aspen to talk about how they’ve crafted a meaningful—and successful—story.
In 2017, Jesse McKinney, Genie Reese and Amanda Moore launched the beauty company Red Aspen with a unique game plan and a fresh outlook. Their efforts have paid off, and for Q1 2022 the company ranked 12th on the Digital Momentum Index. In this interview, learn more about the story behind the company and how that has shaped their mission.
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Social-selling thought leader Heather Chastain has more than 20 years of cross-functional experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing, operations, and executive leadership. As the founder and CEO of Bridgehead Collective, Heather is focused on developing and encouraging successful entrepreneurs. She is passionate about helping others navigate radical change and will be your trusted guide in this ever-evolving entrepreneurship landscape.