Photos contain hidden clues, and Maureen Taylor knows how to find them. Maureen Taylor’s early career as a curator exposed her to lots of photos. But it wasn’t until she opened shop as a photo historian that she discovered just how many unidentified photos people have. Frequent questions she hears: Who is in the photo? What […]
Recording and Editing Video Legacy Stories In part 1 of this episode, Rich Polt talked about the lead-up to recording day. Today, he breaks down exactly what happens when he and his crew show up to film the storyteller. He also discusses phase 3 of the process: editing the footage. When he first started Acknowledge […]
Rich Polt started his legacy video company in 2016; three years later, it’s growing by leaps and bounds. (This is part 1 of our conversation. To see part 2, click here.) Rich Polt left a lucrative career as owner of a public relations firm to pursue his passion—helping people record their legacy stories on film. […]
Christine Norton has expanded her life story business by taking on business licensees.
How a life story writer ramped up her business with licensees Christine Norton is passionate about telling people’s stories. And she knew others were, too. But not everyone is comfortable with creating a business from the ground up, and that’s where her Forget-Me-Not Life Stories writing partner program comes in. In exchange for a business […]
End of Life Coach Janet Bieschke on serving the dying. Dr. Janet Bieschke has turned her retirement into a double career: She serves the hospice community as both life story gatherer and life coach. In her work with the dying, she makes room for a “sigh of relief”—the chance to share not only stories, but also regrets, forgiveness, and “I love yous.”