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The Story tells the unknown backstories of people who changed the world. Each episode is a mini-historical biography, and includes life lessons and actionable insights from the most courageous and successful people in history. You’ll get to walk a mile in their shoes, and the person’s identity is a mystery until the climax. Subscribe to The Story today!

The Story tells the unknown backstories of people who changed the world. Each episode is a mini-historical biography, and includes life lessons and actionable insights from the most courageous and successful people in history. You’ll get to walk a mile in their shoes, and the person’s identity is a mystery until the climax. Subscribe to The Story today!
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The Story tells the unknown backstories of people who changed the world. Each episode is a mini-historical biography, and includes life lessons and actionable insights from the most courageous and successful people in history. You’ll get to walk a mile in their shoes, and the person’s identity is a mystery until the climax. Subscribe to The Story today!

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Episodes

Season 08 Trailer

3/29/2019
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The Story is back for its eighth season, and this time we are joined by guest narrator Alec Baldwin! In honor of Military Appreciation Month, this season uncovers the little known backstories of eight veterans who have built companies, products, and brands that have changed the way we live. In each episode, Alec shares the painful, inspiring, and breakthrough moments of military heroes whose lives have shaped culture as we know it. From business titans and groundbreaking explorers, to...

Duration:00:03:27

History Builds The Present with Jeffrey Wright

3/8/2019
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“A story is a type of freedom.” - Jeffrey Wright In this special interview, Chad and Ian are joined by actor, activist, entrepreneur, and recent narrator of The Story, Jeffrey Wright. (You may also recognize him from his roles in James Bond, Hunger Games, and Westworld.) They discuss Season 7 of The Story, what history can teach us about the present, and how storytelling has the power to transform lives. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African...

Duration:00:22:52

Losing Everything and Finding Yourself

3/7/2019
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This is the story of a woman who hit rock bottom, but she didn’t stay there. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic selves by empowering employee resource groups, like BOLDforce for...

Duration:00:09:54

Will To Power

3/6/2019
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This is the story of the man who became the first African-American millionaire, lost it all, won it back, and went toe to toe with the most successful business tycoon of his day. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at https://mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace...

Duration:00:08:43

The Freedom to Lead

3/2/2019
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This is The Story of how one woman escaped a life of suffering. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at https://mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic selves by empowering employee resource groups, like BOLDforce for...

Duration:00:11:56

The Promised Land

2/27/2019
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This is the story of the schoolteacher who founded a city that was ahead of its time. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at https://mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic selves by empowering employee resource groups,...

Duration:00:11:08

The Chemist and The Tycoon

2/20/2019
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This is the story of how an ex-slave and a famed business tycoon revolutionized agriculture and created a material we all use today. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at https://mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic...

Duration:00:11:31

After Showing - Curiosity, Risk-taking, and Innovation with Lynne Zaledonis

2/15/2019
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Welcome to another The Story Aftershow! On this special episode, Ian is joined by Lynne Zaledonis, SVP of Product Marketing at Salesforce. Lynne has been on the pod in the past, and this time she joins us to discuss the amazing stories of Mae Jemison and Patricia Bath. Ian and Lynne talk about how these two women have personally inspired them, and how you can apply takeaways from their incredible stories to your own life. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features...

Duration:00:29:44

Eye of the Storm

2/13/2019
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This is the story of a woman who broke scientific barriers and did the impossible. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at https://mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic selves by empowering employee resource groups, like...

Duration:00:13:04

The Woman And The Starship

2/6/2019
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This is the story of a woman who is working to help make humanity a multi-planetary species. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic selves by empowering employee resource groups,...

Duration:00:09:01

Turning Water Into Gold

2/3/2019
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This is the story of an Uncle who built a tradition that lasted for generations. Season 7 of The Story is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. Find written versions of these stories and more at https://mission.org/thestory. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce. Learn more about how Salesforce is creating a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic selves by empowering employee resource groups, like...

Duration:00:11:15

Welcome To Season 07 with Jeffrey Wright!

2/2/2019
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Welcome back for another season of The Story! In this season, we are joined by our friend, Jeffrey Wright, to tell the amazing backstories of eight African American trailblazers who changed the world. You’ll get to walk a mile in their shoes and their identity is kept secret until the climax. You’ll hear tales of discovery, learn how empires rose and fell, and stand beside innovators as they faced their tragedies and turned them into triumphs. You won’t want to miss a second of this...

Duration:00:03:13

After Show - Women in Business

1/17/2019
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Welcome to The Story After Show! Join Chad Grills and Stephanie Postles as they discuss Episodes 7 and 8 of Season 6 of The Story. They highlight the BIG ideas from the stories this week that featured Meg Whitman and Marissa Mayer. They also discuss how to overcome doubters and create businesses that change the world. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and civilization. The...

Duration:00:13:06

A Chance to Change the World

1/17/2019
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This is the story... of a woman who walked away from a dream job to take on one of the most challenging leadership roles of her career. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and civilization. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce, the world’s #1 customer relationship management platform. More than one hundred and fifty thousand businesses are using Salesforce to...

Duration:00:10:27

What’s the Worst that Can Happen?

1/17/2019
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This is the story... of a woman who has built a reputation as a CEO who’s not afraid to make tough decisions—even when they’re wildly unpopular. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and civilization. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce, the world’s #1 customer relationship management platform. More than one hundred and fifty thousand businesses are using...

Duration:00:10:54

After Show - Empowering the Disenfranchised

1/16/2019
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Welcome to The Story After Show! In today's show, Chad Grills and Stephanie Postles discuss Episodes 5 and 6 of Season 6 of The Story which featured Anne Sullivan (1:30) and Gandhi (6:50). These two priceless stories live on as powerful reminders that your actions today can spark life-altering changes in those around you. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and...

Duration:00:13:29

Painful Steps

1/16/2019
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This is the story… of how an abandoned girl, trapped in darkness, loneliness, and hopelessness, broke free—and went on to influence the lives of millions of people around the world. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and civilization. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce, the world’s #1 customer relationship management platform. More than one hundred and fifty...

Duration:00:11:32

The Old Man and The Salt

1/16/2019
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This is the story… of an old man, salt, tyranny, and the single step that sparked his journey of becoming a leader that changed the world. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and civilization. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce, the world’s #1 customer relationship management platform. More than one hundred and fifty thousand businesses are using Salesforce...

Duration:00:10:35

After Show - What It Takes to Build A Generational Business

1/15/2019
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Welcome to The Story After Show! In this week’s show, Chad Grills and Stephanie Postles discuss the episodes this week that featured Rovio (1:00) and John Wheeler (9:40). They highlight the big ideas from these stories and discuss what it takes to build a generational business. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and civilization. The Story is brought to you exclusively by...

Duration:00:14:04

Hurry Up

1/15/2019
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This is the story... of a man with a brilliant mind who helped change the course of the world. But he wasn’t driven by fame, status or wealth. The source of his ambition was a tattered five-cent postcard. Season 6 of The Story features 8 stories of trailblazers who underwent radical personal transformations to better serve themselves, their loved ones, and civilization. The Story is brought to you exclusively by Salesforce, the world’s #1 customer relationship management platform. More...

Duration:00:11:09