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Are you looking to inspire your EO Forum with fresh perspectives? To engage them with proven approaches to improve the effectiveness of their communications, in their own authentic way? To increase their top and bottom lines?

Ira Koretsky, The Chief Storyteller®, provides action-oriented advice to enable you to:
– Increase leadership effectiveness with more effective communication
– Improve sales success by accelerating customer acquisition
– Reshape personal experiences into powerful, high-impact business stories
– Improve confidence in public speaking
– Build stronger and more profitable relationships with clients, prospects, and staff

He has worked with growing firms, Fortune 50 companies, associations, charities, universities, and government agencies (local, state, Federal, and international) around the world. Click for Ira’s bio, customers, testimonials, video clips, and success stories.

Executive Storytelling:  How to Use Stories to Engage, Persuade, and Inspire


What if the right story inspired the right action from your team? What if the right story landed you that top recruit? What if the right story gained board approval? What difference could that “right story” mean to you? The Chief Storyteller®, shows you how to turn your experiences into powerful stories that engage and inspire your stakeholders (e.g., board, prospect, customer, partner, and strategic hire). Join Ira for transformative experience (half day to full day) where you will:

  • Enhance your leadership effectiveness
  • Come away with concrete techniques to develop high-impact leadership stories
  • Learn how to use your voice and body to be a more effective communicator
  • Become more confident in delivering your messages to any audience
  • Apply business storytelling to accelerate customer acquisition

Value to Your Forum

Through a lively and insightful program, Ira will challenge your EO Forum to “think deliberately” about how you communicate your stories to various stakeholders. You will receive specific ideas and constructive feedback to improve the effectiveness of your communication. Everyone receives a rich set of resources including training aids and a PDF copy of the presentation.

I was so appreciative of the effort you made to do your homework. Our business isn’t easy for an outsider to understand. Your pre-interviews and homework really made a difference. The presentation was relevant and interesting. Most importantly, I came away with specific suggestions that I could incorporate immediately – without having to buy into a brand new way of going about my day. We hope to have you back very soon!

Nicole HalloranBusiness Development Manager, Appleton Coated

Ira has spoken at several ASAE & The Center’s Great Ideas Conferences and he always receives very positive feedback from attendees. His speaking style is very engaging in that he provides a good mix of audience interaction and formal presentation. Anyone who attends his sessions will walk away with new ideas on how to approach relationship building, networking, business storytelling and much more. I would highly recommend him to speak at other conferences and events.

Megan DenhardtSenior Manager, Learning, ASAE & The Center

Never before in our six years of being in business has the entire management team agreed to a new business story. The Chief Storyteller®‘s approach helped solidify our direction, identify our story in our customer’s eyes, differentiators, and most importantly, the value that customers appreciated and desired. Their approach was the lynch pin in our winning a $94 million dollar multi-year contract.

John ScarcellaExecutive Vice President, IntelliDyne

He is an A+ presenter who hits the ball out of the park. Ira presented one of the best programs we ever had at our professional association meetings. I was so pleased with the success this event that I retained Ira to present at our annual company sales meeting. The training he provided was a huge success. He brings tremendous value to any organization seeking a fun and informative speaker, executives looking to get more out of their networking activities, and sales professionals trying to grow their account base. I cannot recommend Ira strongly enough.

Jeffrey FasoldtChief Financial Officer, Toshiba Business Solutions

You eat the lunches of the other communication training firms. I learned more hands-on and immediately applicable techniques than with the other guys—and I have been to several of them. Working with you has made a huge difference with our online events.

Wayne JacksonSenior Advisor, Charles Schwab

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