Watch clips from Ira Koretsky’s (CEO, The Chief Storyteller®) keynote program for The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) Annual Conference.

Ira’s topic was “Tell Your Story With Passion:  Inspire Lasting Business Relationships.”


Ira Koretsky, CEO of The Chief Storyteller®, inspired more than 1,200 healthcare risk managers and risk consultants in San Diego, California with his keynote program, Tell Your Story With Passion:  Inspire Lasting Business Relationships. The opening keynote was delivered at the annual conference for American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM).

Watch the first few minutes from Ira’s keynote. He shares a powerful personal story to immediately engage the audience members. He inspired them to think deliberately about how to tell their personal and professional stories, communicating their value inside and outside their organizations.

Watch how Ira touched all the key elements in delivering great stories.


“As human beings, we crave connection—connection with our family, friends, and colleagues. The best way to connect is to tell a story. Great stories stir our emotions. Great stories transform facts into ideas and ideas into action. Are you using your stories to build relationships inside and outside your organization with your clients, partners, members, staff, patients…everyone you meet? Ira Koretsky, CEO of The Chief Storyteller®, will share his insights and show you how to tell your business story—a story that connects and inspires lasting business relationships.”


  • Networking / Relationship Building
  • Messaging & Positioning
  • Personal Storytelling
  • Value Proposition / Better Tomorrow MessageTM
  • Leadership Development / Talent Development