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IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE & ENGAGEMENT

The Chief Storyteller ® improves your organization’s performance and employee engagement through better communication. Our specialties are helping people and organizations simplify the complex and communicate effectively when the stakes are high. Storytelling in all its forms is our specialty and our secret sauce.

Inspiring keynote presentations and actionable hands-on workshops

Customized services to improve individual and organizational performance and engagement

Accelerate your success with customized training and coaching programs

Hands-on and practical advice to improve your communication, speaking, and storytelling

Top 10 Executive Communication Coaching Company

We are honored and proud of the award from Manage HR Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Emerging Executive Coaching Companies for 2022.” Manage HR Magazine is one of the premier human resources, training, and talent development magazines internationally.

As part of the award, CEO Ira Koretsky was interviewed by the editors. He talks about how he started The Chief Storyteller®, some of today’s communication challenges, our coaching methodology, and more.

Learn More & Read Ira's Interview

WHY PARTNER WITH THE CHIEF STORYTELLER ®?

Can you pass The Grandma Test?  Would your Grandma understand what you do, quickly and easily after hearing your elevator pitch? Your capabilities presentation? Reading your website? And so forth? You know what you do and why you do it. Do your clients and employees know and appreciate your value? Do they REALLY care about your organization, your products, and your services?

No matter the channel, communication is the foundation for building and sustaining relationships, in every aspect of our work lives.

Whether it is communication internally with your team or leadership, or communication externally with stakeholders and customers, how you express your thoughts and expectations dictate your engagement success.

INSPIRE ACTION IN YOUR STAKEHOLDERS

It is rare expertise alone will get you where you want to go. In fact, you must engage them effectively to act. The best way to inspire action is through compelling communication and storytelling.

The Chief Storyteller ® specialties are helping people and organizations simplify the complex and communicate effectively when the stakes are high. We ensure your written, spoken, and social media communication engage your target audiences and inspire action. And that your communication relates and resonates ensuring your stakeholders do indeed care about you.

If your team is challenged with effective communication or employee engagement, let’s talk today.

A call with The Chief Storyteller ® will offer insights and actionable suggestions to accelerate your success.

The Chief Storyteller ® offer a variety of hands-on and strategic communication services, coaching, and speaking/training to improve performance and to improve employee engagement.

Since 2002, The Chief Storyteller ® has worked with corporations, associations, charities, academia, and government agencies of all types and sizes, across over 30 industries, in 14 countries (testimonials, success stories, customers).

Specialty Services from The Chief Storyteller ® include All-Hands Meetings; Data Storytelling; Storytelling for Leaders; Storytelling for Sales; Conference Presentation Development; and Public Speaking.

20
years in business
651
happy customers
37,970
people inspired
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countries with customers
30
industries served
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speaking programs delivered

Better Communication.
Better Engagement.
Better Organizations.
Better Performance.

The Chief Storyteller ®‘s specialty is helping people and organizations in complex, technical fields communicate effectively, especially when the stakes are high. We…

  1. Emphasize storytelling, the oldest and most effective form of communication
  2. Ira Koretsky, our CEO, is an adjunct professor of public speaking and storytelling at the University of Maryland, since 2015
  3. Blend marketing, messaging, strategic planning, and advertising with business storytelling to create a different approach to communication and employee engagement
  4. Synchronize value-based messages at EVERY step in your customer and employee engagement
  5. Include a rich set of learning materials that are effective and easy-to-use
  6. Transform technical and complex information into conversational and easily understood language
  7. Use improvisational humor like television’s Whose Line Is It Anyway? in our services to improve information retention, participant enjoyment, and impact
  8. Encourage your teams and participants to put ideas into action with practical exercises and learning scenarios

GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED BUSINESS STORYTELLING COMPANY

Over time, Ira Koretsky, CEO and Founder, has built The Chief Storyteller ® into one of the most recognized names in business storytelling, globally. He has developed a variety of tools and proven frameworks to help you improve your individual and organizational performance and engagement. The Great Stories Framework™ is our cornerstone framework for storytelling. And The Success Framework™ is our cornerstone framework for our communication services, designed for organizations. Both these frameworks and all of our services and tools, foster a “Deliberate Communication” culture.

Inspiring keynote presentations and actionable hands-on workshops

Customized services to improve individual and organizational performance and engagement

Accelerate your success with customized training and coaching programs

Hands-on and practical advice to improve your communication, speaking, and storytelling