A lot has changed since last year. Here are some highlights of what I remember: I have watched all of the Star Wars movies everI am an apprentice box fort build with my daughter overseeing my trainingI think there is some political stuff going on, but I'm not sure. I was busy watching Star Wars … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers to Storytellers 2021: Facebook Groups
I still think back to the public speaking mentor who said to me "Write a story about your life everyday". At the time, it seemed like a daunting task. "I'm not that interesting", "There is nothing inspiring about me", and "Who cares about the small moments in my life" were all the things that went … Continue reading What did I do with that story idea (Final Thoughts)
I don't know about you, but keeping habits can be hard. The most consistent habit I probably have is not keeping up good habits. The second most consistent habit I have, is restarting the habits that I didn't keep up with in the first place. Somewhere in the top 5 habits I try to be … Continue reading What did I do with that Story Idea? Here and Now
I did my best. Moving between a PowerPoint, a computer camera, and breakout rooms, I tried to answer the question, "Where is a good place to find a personal story?" About a week ago, I did a workshop for the District 29 Toastmasters Conference titled "Small Story, Big Impact" (Click here for the workshop) Over … Continue reading What did I do with that story idea?
I didn't set a New Year resolution this year. I have goals I am working toward, but not a major declaration that is normally expected of a resolution. One goal I have kept since 2015 is to tell a story at least once a month somewhere in DC, MD, or VA. That means that once … Continue reading Stories That You Didn’t Even Know You Had