Crafting Your Story with Elora Nicole | Ep11

What does it mean to be a good storyteller? In this episode, we talk with Elora Nicole about the art of story crafting, self-publishing, and owning your creative process.

 

Summary:

  • what story coaching is and how she created her own career path
  • how going back to a full-time job helped her breathe again and refocus her business
  • why she is passionate about the blend of our story and our self-care practices
  • what she’s learned from coaching over 400 women (wow!) 
  • why she considers herself as a midwife of stories
  • how a story is different from a narrative
  • how we can stay in our lane to ensure we’re telling our true, unique story
  • becoming a student of your own creativity
  • why January 2016 was a big month for her creativity
  • why you don’t have to write a book to be a great storyteller

 

 

Quotables:

  • “If it feels too easy, that’s usually the biggest hint that you’ve crashed into your purpose.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “When you create goals outside of your why, it’s not going to resonate with anybody.” (Tweet it!)
  • “When people say they don’t have a story, it’s because no one has taken the time to listen.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “Story is about human connection.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “Tell me your story has become the new ‘how are you?’” (Tweet it!)
  • “If you tell me a story behind a belief… it’s really hard to argue with the story.“ (Tweet it!) 
  • “The minute I look up and over into the next lane, I’m going to tell the story of someone else.” (Tweet it!) 
  • “Whenever you live in your own story… that is when people start to take notice.” (Tweet it!)
  • “Little by little is how creativity is won.” (Tweet it!)

 

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