Kari Ashley

Leadership from the Arena Interview

I’m excited to share a conversation I had recently with Austin Holifield for his podcast Leadership From the Arena. His insightful questions helped me tell my story about how poetry, conflict engagement, storytelling and coaching can inspire courageous and authentic leaders to emerge. https://www.audible.com/pd/Leadership-From-The-Arena-Podcast/B08K57N8YJ You can also find the podcast app on iTunes and Spotify. …

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The Power of Story

Meisha Rouser, an organizational change and leadership expert and host of the Meisha Rouser Radio Show, invited me to talk about the power of story to create positive change. I share my journey working for a government agency and realizing that to be of service, I had to come to terms with the negative story …

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Reinventing the Story About Government

Sally Fox is a master storyteller. She works with international organizations to unleash their potential through stories. I was delighted when she invited me to share my experience using stories to drive organizational change in government. In this podcast, Sally and I talk about how stories influence us as individuals, organizations and as a nation. …

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The Making of a Mediator

There are three common questions I am asked when people find out I am a mediator. “Are you a lawyer?” No. “Are you a psychologist?” No. “Well, what is your background?” by which I believe they are politely wondering, ‘What makes you qualified to get in the middle of people’s problems?’ Law and psychology are …

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