Kindra Hall

Strategic Storyteller Advisor, Author
Fee Range
$7,501-$10,000
Exact fee falls within this range
Traveling From
Arizona
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Program Descriptions

THE IRRESISTIBLE POWER OF STRATEGIC STORYTELLING
(Customize for Sales, Leadership, Marketing or Direct Sales)
Best Audience: Corporate events, Associations, Annual Conferences, Sales Meetings, Leadership Events

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 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

 

STANDOUT IN SALES
The Irresistible Power of Strategic Storytelling
Best Audience: Sales Meetings, Entrepreneurs, Direct Sales

This fast-paced 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 the scientific reasons why storytelling makes price irrelevant & can fast track trust
  • Gain clarity on what a story actually is—a nuance lost in the sensationalism of the word
  • Discover the biggest storytelling mistake and how to avoid it
  • Walk through the three stories every salesperson must be able to tell and how to find them
  • Understand the three-step process for telling stories that close

 

UNBEATABLE BRANDING
Harnessing the Power of Your Brand Story
Perfect for: Corporate events, Associations, SEO events, Marketing/Branding Conferences

This keynote teaches brands and marketers the single most important skill necessary to break free of the old-school, feature/benefit marketing and turn their story into marketing gold. Kindra builds a compelling psychological case for making the storytelling shift.

In today’s high-touch, content-rich, gone-viral environment, great branding requires more than taglines and flashy brochures. The strength of a brand is no longer measured by how well you can tell your customer who you are; the strength of your brand is measured by how well your customer can tell their network who you are and what you’re about. How do you get your customers talking? Give them a great story to tell.

This keynote gives attendees a blueprint for creating compelling, irresistible stories to enhance marketing messages of all types and across all industries. Even the most dry, data-driven companies have a story that will draw customers in and keep them coming back for more. Kindra teaches attendees the exact formula for finding, crafting and telling stories for maximum effect.

The result of this keynote is talented marketers who are equipped with the skills needed to compete in this new messaging playing field. The best story wins every time.

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 individual
  • Discover the biggest storytelling mistake and how to avoid it
  • Walk through the 3 step process for crafting a perfect story
  • Study the anatomy of a fail-proof story to tell it perfectly every time
  • Determine the many opportunities for telling the stories for maximum results

 

THE SECRET OF HIGH LEVEL LEADERS
Most Leaders are just One Story from Greatness
Best Audience: Corporate Events, Annual Conferences

There is a rarely taught leadership skill—and those who master it become high level leaders. That skill is strategic storytelling. Whether motivating, persuading or rising through the ranks a story makes you unforgettable.

We all have stories that can impact those we lead and advance our role as leaders. Unfortunately, many leaders default to information to communicate with others instead of telling stories to engage. This keynote will encourage an essential leadership messaging shift toward storytelling that will impact the leaders who attend and revolutionize their organizations.

Through compelling research, profound case studies, and captivating stories of her own, Kindra will elevate individuals on all levels of the organization. Attendees will learn strategies and techniques to start on the path to becoming a high level leader by putting the power of story to work. When it comes to being exceptional, leaders are often just one story from greatness.

Learning Objectives

  • Why story is an effective communication tool, from conveying information to influencing action or behavior
  • Scenarios where leaders can apply storytelling to see instant results
  • How to find your own motivating , influential stories—yes, you have them!
  • The biggest storytelling mistake and how to avoid it
  • The anatomy of a compelling story—simple steps to telling it right every time

 

STORY YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS
In Direct Selling
Best Audience: Party Plan Annual Conventions, MLM & Network Marketing Industry Events

This keynote will revolutionize the way your distributors approach every sales interaction—switching from product facts to telling engaging stories. As the personal storytelling advisor to New York Times Best Selling author Darren Hardy, Kindra empowers direct sellers to switch to the story default for maximum impact.

The greatest leaders in the network marketing industry influence, motivate and inspire their prospects and teams. This requires more than knowledge about the products or understanding of the compensation plan; a consultant’s success is entirely dependent their ability to communicate the transformation joining their company creates. Second only to developing the courage to seek new prospects, transformational storytelling is the most important skill for success in the direct selling industry.

Through compelling research, profound case studies, and captivating stories of her own, Kindra will elevate individuals on all levels of your company. The outcome of this keynote is an army of individuals ready to change lives with the story of how your company changed theirs.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the scientific reasons why storytelling makes price irrelevant & can fast track trust
  • How to make the switch from “selling” to “telling”
  • Understand the psychology behind storytelling to inspire, connect and move to action
  • Gain clarity on the difference between a story and a testimonial
  • Learn how to access the unlimited stories for each product and opportunity
  • Discover the biggest storytelling mistake and how to avoid it
  • Study the anatomy of a fail-proof story to tell it perfectly every time
  • How to build your direct selling empire with storytelling

Why Book Kindra Hall?

  • Kindra helps attendees learn how to capture attention, close sales, increase influence through the fine art of storytelling.
  • Attendees learn how to access the unlimited supply of stories within each brand and/or individual.
  • Kindra will Customize for Sales, Leadership, Marketing or Direct Sales. Her best audience is: Corporate events, Associations, Annual Conferences, Sales Meetings, Leadership Events
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    Kindra knows the challenges executives, top performers and brands experience as they try to capture attention in a crowded marketplace. As Director of Marketing and then Vice President of Sales for a multi-million dollar enterprise, she focused all her efforts on identifying standout sales strategies that worked. After years of testing, one technique outperformed the rest: strategic storytelling.

    Kindra is a national champion storyteller, 2014 Storytelling World Award recipient, a former board member of the National Storytelling Network, and earned her MA in Organizational Communication and Management with a thesis that examined the role of storytelling in organizational socialization.

    In 2011, she decided to put her unique approach into practice as a speaker and advisor. Today, Kindra travels the country, speaks for and works with innovative executives to teach them how to close more sales, build better relationships and blow up their brands with the irresistible power of strategic storytelling.

    Kindra has become a conference favorite for her clients who invite her back for consecutive annual events. Her presentations include revealing research, eye-opening case studies and, of course, stories attendees will remember and retell long after the event ends. Audiences leave inspired and motivated to apply Kindra’s actionable content.

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    Reviews

    "Because of Kindra, story has become a huge part of what we do at my United Way. We’ve dialed back on spouting out our statistics and goals and have started telling more stories to support our goals and successes. Professionally, Kindra has helped me achieve one of the most pivotal years in my career.”
    --United Way of Central Indiana


    “I have worked for the American Heart Association for almost 10 years and never have I worked with someone who has Kindra’s incredible talent in developing stories.”
    --American Heart Association


    "I am very accustomed to public speaking and proficient at spouting facts and figures to an audience. Recently, I did not want to bore my audience with my usual information-packed address, so Kindra took my own experiences and information and helped me create a heartfelt memorable message."
    --Betsey Bayless, former Secretary of State, AZ


    “The highest for outstanding scores, across the board!”
    --Distilled


    “You were the #1 rated breakout with 100% of your ratings as “Exceeded Expectations.”
    --Driving Sales Executive Summit

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