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Flip Your Script

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.

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This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Why Flip Your Script? From Anchor to Entrepreneur

Couldn’t we all use some inspiring stories right now? When host Kristi Piehl lost her job as a TV reporter, her dream died. She flipped her script and is now a successful entrepreneur and speaker. She’s realized everyone falls victim to unexpected circumstances and has a choice about how to rewrite their story. Flip Your Script is a podcast dedicated to sharing stories of hope, inspiration and motivation, and in this introduction, Kristi shares more about the podcast’s purpose. Subscribe now for updates. https://www.flipyourscriptpodcast.com/


27 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Eric Yutzy: From Adoption to Answers

For years, Miami news anchor Eric Yutzy searched for answers to the mystery surrounding his birth and the teen who gave him up for adoption. One day, while sitting on the news set, his birth mother sent him a Facebook message, and it changed everything. Eric shares his journey into the unknown and the truths he uncovered about acceptance, identity, love and family.


12 May 2020

Rank #2

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Vicki Swenson: From Grieving Sister to Victim Advocate

In 2006, a brutal domestic violence attack orphaned four children and made national headlines. The victim was Vicki Swenson’s sister. Her nieces and nephews moved in, and Vicki dedicated herself to protecting women who live in fear of domestic violence. Vicki candidly shares what helped her unlock the unique perspective to find hope in all circumstances.


12 May 2020

Rank #3

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John O'Leary: From Burn Victim to Author & Awe Evangelist

Best-selling author and speaker John O’Leary wasn’t expected to live when a fire burned 100% of his body. He was just a child when he fought for his life and endured countless surgeries. John says what he learned holds the key for adults to unlock joy and awe in any circumstance, even a global pandemic.


12 May 2020

Rank #4

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Cory Hepola: From Potential to Purpose

Minneapolis radio host Cory Hepola is well known for his upbeat personality, but his attitude is the byproduct of struggle and rejection. In this episode, Cory shares how he persevered and discovered his purpose. Cory also openly talks about the painful reality of depression, the importance of his faith and the power of family.


2 Jun 2020

Rank #5

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Michelle Lawless: From Losing Herself to Finding Her Voice

Michelle Lawless never imagined she would fall in love with an alcoholic. For years, she hid his addiction and her pain from family and friends. Michelle candidly shares what she had to do to rebuild her life, find her worth and love again.


9 Jun 2020

Rank #6

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Scott Kramer: From Losing a Child to Spreading Joy

Inspired by his daughter, Maddie, who died from a rare childhood cancer, Scott Kramer launched a joy movement. In this hope-filled conversation, Scott opens up about his mission and reminds us that in all circumstances, you have the power to own your mindset and keep dancing.


16 Jun 2020

Rank #7

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Corey Koskie: From Pro Baseball to Business

For more than a decade, Corey Koskie made a name for himself in major league baseball. Then a concussion cut his career short and forced him to think about his next career. Corey shares how he found the courage to pursue a new passion, the mistakes he made along the way and why he now coaches everyone from young athletes to entrepreneurs about the power of their own potential.


23 Jun 2020

Rank #8

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Chris Maxson: From Disaster to Determination

Entrepreneur Chris Maxson got the call no business owner imagines -- his company was going up in flames. Even before he saw the destruction, Chris was determined to rebuild. In this episode, Chris shares how he found the strength to start over and why he says the devastating fire is actually the best thing that happened to his business.


30 Jun 2020

Rank #9

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Angela Kennecke: From a Child’s Addiction to Hope & Healing

The same day news anchor Angela Kennecke was covering a story on the opioid crisis in her community, she lost her daughter, Emily, to a fentanyl overdose. In this poignant episode, Angela shares how she turned her pain into purpose to help other families struggling with addiction find hope and healing.


7 Jul 2020

Rank #10