100 episodes

Flip Your Script is a podcast about life’s critical turning points and how people find the inspiration and motivation to move forward and rewrite their unique stories. The show is hosted by Kristi Piehl, who flipped her script from an Emmy-winning journalist to a successful entrepreneur (Media Minefield) and speaker.

Flip Your Script Kristi Piehl

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 52 Ratings

Flip Your Script is a podcast about life’s critical turning points and how people find the inspiration and motivation to move forward and rewrite their unique stories. The show is hosted by Kristi Piehl, who flipped her script from an Emmy-winning journalist to a successful entrepreneur (Media Minefield) and speaker.

    Desmond Blair: From Embracing Differences to Inspiring Others with Art

    Desmond Blair: From Embracing Differences to Inspiring Others with Art

    Desmond Blair is an artist who is missing one tool nearly every other artist has: hands. Despite the challenges, he is creating art and inspiring others. As a child, his mom and grandma encouraged Desmond to find his own way of doing things. He taught himself how to write with a pencil and how to use crayons with his wrists. In this episode of Flip Your Script with Kristi Piehl, Desmond talks about how he is using art to overcome challenges and share some of the life lessons he's learned along the way.

    • 46 min
    Andrew Barnes & Charlotte Lockhart: From 9-5 Mindset to Four-Day Workweek

    Andrew Barnes & Charlotte Lockhart: From 9-5 Mindset to Four-Day Workweek

    A hundred years ago, we moved from working six days a week to five, and now Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockhart are preaching the positive effects of shifting to a four-day workweek. They are the founders of the nonprofit organization, 4 Day Week Global. In this episode of Flip Your Script with Kristi Piehl, Andrew and Charlotte talk about how the pandemic shifted work-life balance and how the four-day workweek increases productivity and decreases stress.

    • 51 min
    John Kriesel: From Near Death Experience to New Life Perspective

    John Kriesel: From Near Death Experience to New Life Perspective

    John Kriesel lost two of his best friends and both legs when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle on military patrol in Iraq. His life flashed before his eyes as he lay on the sand, thinking he wouldn't survive. Determined to make the most of his second chance at life, John is now an author and motivational speaker who shares his story with positivity and humor. In this episode of Flip Your Script with Kristi Piehl, John talks about everything from war to a difficult divorce to his stint in politics.

    • 43 min
    Quintina Sonnie: From Escaping Exploitation to Healing and Helping

    Quintina Sonnie: From Escaping Exploitation to Healing and Helping

    Quintina Sonnie’s difficult childhood included abandonment, sexual assault, abusive relationships and domestic sexual exploitation. She is a lived experience expert now living in Ghana, Africa, using her trauma and experiences to teach women how to heal so they can experience joy and love. In this episode of Flip Your Script with Kristi Piehl, Quintina shares her personal story and the importance of healing trauma to make conscious choices.

    • 50 min
    Faatemah Ampey: From Celebrity Hairstylist to Community Beautifier

    Faatemah Ampey: From Celebrity Hairstylist to Community Beautifier

    Faatemah Ampey is an award-winning hair stylist, salon owner and Bravo TV reality star who has found a new purpose. Following the murder of George Floyd, the streets near her salon were vandalized. With pain and destruction happening in Minneapolis, it became her mission to bring beauty back to the community. In this episode of Flip Your Script with Kristi Piehl, Faatemah talks about the impact George Floyd's murder had on her community and why she is challenging others to think differently about beauty.

    • 48 min
    “Sweet Martha”: From Art Teacher to State Fair Icon

    “Sweet Martha”: From Art Teacher to State Fair Icon

    Martha Rossini is the founder of one of the most iconic brands at the Minnesota State Fair: Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar. With three booths at the State Fair, her team bakes 3 million cookies each day. But baking cookies isn’t Martha’s only passion; she worked as an elementary school art teacher for years. In this episode of Flip Your Script with Kristi Piehl, Martha shares how Sweet Martha's went from a yogurt shop to a cookie empire and how she wouldn’t change a thing in getting to where she is today.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

JBLouie ,

5 Stars

Kristi has a special way of opening up conversation for her guests, of listening fully to their stories, and summarizing what they’ve said. This is truly a podcast that benefits anyone who listens to it!

JJ Dsouza ,

Great introspective questions and great guests

Great introspective questions and great guests

Katwescott19 ,

Dr Maja interview was amazing.

Best 45 minutes of of the unedited story of Maja and how untraditional of a way she found her way. I am just excited the world is starting to see my dear Friend soar in this crazy world. She is by far one
On my most fascinating people list

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