This is the article written about Diane and Laurel Orley's company Daily Crunch Snacks, a sprouted nut line produced in Nashville, Tennessee. This piece, originally published in Sophisticated Living Magazine, was credited with helping the founders, who believe what you eat affects how you feel, become clearer on their branding vision for the company.
In this TED-x Nashville talk, I teach what I have learned from interviewing well over 1,000-people around the world—that everyone responds to warmth, kindness, and acceptance. In my talk, I reference some of her most impactful interviews in my 13-year career and why I believe in the power of active listening, empathy, and compassion.
This is an interview I conducted with Peg Leg Porker founder Carey Bringle, whose brand is now internationally known because of his many television appearances, for Edible Nashville.
This is an interview I conducted with actress and singer-songwriter Rita Wilson for The Nashville Edit, one of my regular magazine clients, to promote the TED-x Nashville talk "How I Forgot to Ask Myself What I Want" she delivered in December 2019.
This is a sponsored content article that I originally wrote for Style Blueprint about all-girls academy Harpeth Hall. The article explores the benefits of an all-girls educational environment and was eventually used by the academy in their marketing materials.
This is a short form biography I wrote for Donita Brown, a professor, author, speaker, and coach based in Nashville, Tennessee, which is featured on her LinkedIn page.
In a digital era, there is nothing more timeless—or memorable—than a book to represent a company's culture. Word of Mouth Conversations Publishing created its first custom coffee table book to commemorate the anniversary of 250,000-person organization HCA Healthcare. The book features elegant portrait photography and in-depth Q&A interviews, with everyone from the CEO to the janitor, to illustrate the story of the global company.
This is one of 233-biographies I wrote for global architecture and engineering firm Gresham Smith. The biographical information was gathered from interviews with each subject and were used on their resumes and project proposals to humanize the organization.