President & Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective

Kindra Hall
Speaking Fee: $20,000 to $30,000

Travels From: NYC - New York City

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Kindra Hall At A Glance:

Kindra Hall is President and Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective, a consulting firm focused on the strategic application of storytelling to today’s communication challenges. Kindra is one of the most sought after keynote speakers - trusted by global brands to deliver presentations and trainings that inspire teams and individuals to better communicate the value of their company, their products and their individuality through strategic storytelling.

Kindra Hall is President and Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective, a consulting firm focused on the strategic application of storytelling to today’s communication challenges. Kindra is one of the most sought-after keynote speakers trusted by global brands to deliver presentations and trainings that inspire teams and individuals to better communicate the value of their company, their products and their individuality through strategic storytelling.

Kindra is a former Director of Marketing and VP of Sales. She is the Chief Storytelling Officer at SUCCESS Magazine where she interviews leaders like Daymond John and Deepark Chopra in effort to hear and share their stories of success.  Her book, Stories that Stick: How Storytelling can Captivate Customers, Influence Audiences and Transform Your Business debuted at #2 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List and Forbes said it “may be the most valuable business book you read.” Kindra’s message spans all industries and her clients include Facebook, Hilton Hotels, Tyson Foods, Target and Berkshire Hathaway and many others.

What began as a storytelling assignment in 5th grade, grew into a passion for not only telling stories, but a mastery for teaching others the methods and science of storytelling so they can better tell their own.

She was a National Champion storyteller (yes, they have those), a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Storytelling Network and has her master’s degree in communications where she conducted original research studying the role of storytelling in defining and revealing organizational culture.

Regardless of the industry, Kindra has become a conference favorite for her clients. The blend of inspiration and education in her keynotes mean that audiences leave feeling excited and equipped to finally put their stories to work in a tangible way. Kindra lives in Manhattan with her husband, young son and daughter. When she is not traveling around the world speaking, Kindra can usually be found at spin class or in Central Park with her family.

  • STORIES THAT STICK: THE IRRESISTIBLE POWER OF STRATEGIC STORYTELLING

    The shift from a transactional economy to a connected one has people scrambling; when surveyed, companies admit they believe a substantial portion of their revenue is under threat as a result. Businesses, brands, sales forces, marketing teams and leaders at all levels are desperately trying to capture attention and resonate with consumers who expect more. Is there a secret weapon? A silver bullet to humanize and connect? Yes. The answer is strategic storytelling.

    The problem? In its rapid rise in popularity, “storytelling” has been reduced to unactionable jargon. Everyday businesses and individuals miss critical opportunities to connect with their elusive audiences in powerful and profitable ways because they lack a storytelling skill. Until now.
    Kindra Hall has presented this storytelling keynote for audiences around the world and across industries to equip them with this essential skill for success in a connected economy. Far from jargon or fluff, Kindra’s approach to storytelling is razor-sharp and immediately actionable. The result: Using Kindra’s blueprint for effective storytelling, attendees leave empowered and equipped to close more sales, build better relationships, or blow up their brands by leveraging the irresistible power of their stories.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Understand the psychology behind strategic storytelling—to fully take advantage of it
    • Gain clarity on what a story actually is—a nuance lost in the sensationalism of the word
    • Learn how to access the unlimited supply of stories within each brand and/or individual
    • Discover the biggest storytelling mistake and how to avoid it
    • Breakdown the 3 Step Storytelling Process
    • Study the anatomy of a fail-proof story for maximum impact
    • Determine the many opportunities for telling the stories for results
  • STORYSELLING

    This fast-paced StorySelling keynote will have your sales force re-thinking how they pitch, propose or present to clients. Kindra, a former vice president of sales, breaks down the power of strategic storytelling to influence buyer’s behavior and, ultimately, close more deals.

    This keynote easily aligns and adds depth to your existing methodology. Kindra walks through compelling, even shocking, research proving story’s ability to render price irrelevant, fast-track trust and likability, double efforts and create a lasting, advantageous impression.

    Capturing attention in today’s distracted marketplace requires a sophisticated strategy that appeals to both logic and emotion. Kindra teaches audiences the stories they must be able to tell, how to find them, and in which scenarios they will yield maximum results. She inspires audiences and gives them the confidence to switch to the story default in high-stakes sales situations to increase their effectiveness, enhance their relationship, and ultimately generate more revenue.

    The prevailing outcome of this keynote will be a sales organization more capable of connecting with clients and able to stand out in a competitive selling environment.

    Learning Objectives:
    •Learn how to hack the brain to disrupt the decision making process
    •Craft any story to make the invisible benefits of your product vivid and real for your customer
    •Ask the questions that will really reveal your customer’s motives
    •Add value to your product and service in a way that will make price irrelevant
    •Shape attitudes on your team to help them find meaning in their work and reach new heights
    •Build a confident and resilient culture
  • STORY YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS IN NETWORK MARKETING

    This keynote will revolutionize the way your distributors* approach their businesses —switching from product facts to telling engaging stories. As you know, the best way for your people to increase reach and revenue is not with a deeper understanding of the products or compensation plan, but rather a greater commitment to telling the stories that bring the products and opportunity to life.

    The greatest leaders in the network marketing industry influence, motivate and inspire their prospects and teams by connecting on a deeper level… that level is reached through stories.

    Regardless if they are brand new or a seasoned veteran of the industry, better storytelling is the fastest most effective way to accelerate growth.

    Learning Objectives:
    •Learn the scientific reasons why storytelling is the most effective form of communication when growing your direct selling business
    •Gain clarity on the difference between what a story IS and what it isn’t (you’ll be surprised!)
    •Obtain specific strategies for accessing the unlimited stories available for every one of your team members to tell
    •Discover the biggest storytelling mistake and how to avoid it
    •Leave with specific tips for crafting and telling compelling stories
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