Episode 53 – The One About Stories

Meet Marsha Shandur

Marsha Shandur understands that telling stories can change the world. As a Storytelling Coach, she has worked with hundreds of individuals and groups of entrepreneurs, executives, professionals and students across Canada, the US and the UK.

Before launching Yes Yes Marsha, she spent 15 years working choosing music for hit TV shows (like The Inbetweeners and Made In Chelsea), and as a Radio DJ, where she gained a powerful understanding of how to tell stories in a ways that gets busy people’s attention – and have them want to work with you. Her work has been featured in Forbes, the BBC, The Guardian, the Independent and Mashable.

To find out more about her you can visit her website www.yesyesmarsha.com/ebonie or on Instagram @yesyesmarsha

Fav quotes from this episode:

“It’s the feral in us that wants lucky charms and Pepsi for tea”

“Stories are what connect us”

“I’ve been wrongfully to prison twice”

“I’ve run headfirst into a bear”

“I feel like I’m being given these magical spectacles and seeing all these amazing things in the world”

“When you tell stories it’s a way of creating intimacy”

“Friends buy from friends”

“If the audience can see themselves in your story they feel seen”

In this episode we talk about:

  • The balance between wildness and responsibility.
  • How telling good stories was never part of Marsha’s plan.
  • How stories foster intimacy and greater human connection.
  • How storytelling can transform your business, and help you to actually feel good about sales!
  • How working out what problem you’re solving is key to success in business.
  • Storytelling, friendship, and parenting.


Plus, we talk about eating lucky charms for breakfast and having chocolate for 3 meals a day (sometimes)


Website: www.yesyesmarsha.com/ebonie

Marsha mentions Kendrick Shope’s Sales School: https://kendrickshope.com/

Marsha's “I don’t have my Isht together either” Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/idhmit/?ref=br_rs

About the author, Ebonie

Ebonie is the go-to Coach for Misfits and Mavens. She’s the positively disruptive creator of The Misfit to Maven Way, The Value Filter™ system and author of ‘Misfit to Maven: From ARGH to AHHH.’

She dedicates her days to inspiring and enabling people who have forgotten who they really are to feel less ARGH!! and more AHHH!!!

It is her mission to help you live a fully rounded, three-dimensional, successful and self-governed life where you can thrive.

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