Story: It’s the invisible force behind every new product and service. Michael Margolis, Storied’s Founder and CEO, is a master of story. In his provocative, original keynotes, you’ll discover a new way to communicate disruptive ideas and create buy-in for transformation.
Story 10x: From the Impossible to the Inevitable
Great Leaders are Great Storytellers
Become the leader everyone is waiting for you to be. Most people think of storytelling as “once upon” fairy tales or how to tell a better anecdote. In reality, narrative is a leadership mindset and capability — how to sell the future, humanize complex issues, and increase perceived value, often in the face of uncertainty. Michael will teach you how to inspire and influence across all levels of your organization, and increase your ability to deliver on the promise of business transformation.
Behind Every Product is a Story
Meet Michael Margolis
Michael Margolis is the CEO and founder of Storied, a strategic messaging firm specializing in the story of innovation and disruption. As a trusted advisor, Michael helps executives to demystify the complex and deliver on the promise of transformation.
Michael operates anywhere there is a story worth telling, especially in Silicon Valley, Fortune 500s, and global change. Michael is a frequent keynote speaker at top conferences around the world. He’s trained tens of thousands on narrative intelligence and how to build storytelling as an organizational capability.
Michael partners with c-suite executives, along with heads of product, design, marketing, community, and human resources. Since 2002, he’s advised clients across 34 industries and 15 countries—including Facebook, Google, Hulu, Greenpeace, and NASA.
Michael is a two-time TEDx speaker, #1 Amazon bestselling author, and has more than 200,000 followers on Twitter. His work has been prominently featured in Fast Company, TIME, and Inc. magazines. Michael is left-handed, color blind, and eats more chocolate than the average human. Michael’s latest book, Story 10x: Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable, is now available.
What Makes Our Keynotes Different
Increase Your Velocity
Demystify the Complex
Iconic Uses Cases
Unique Back Story
Storytelling is the most important skill of the future. Michael frames its strategic business relevance, the new demands of leadership, and how to communicate about the existential challenges of our time.
The Willy Wonka Effect
"Michael was an absolute hit at CMX Summit, getting the highest ratings amongst 40 speakers. Full of storytelling, specific advice and models our attendees could apply immediately. The kind of keynote conference organizers dream about."
"There was an ‘aha’ moment for every attendee! Storied helped us improve the value propositions we use to speak to our client’s unique needs and desires. Our senior sales leaders gave the day top ratings and left with immediate skills they can use."
“I reached out to Storied to help my design team to become better communicators. He taught us how to lead with positive emotion and then back up the claim with evidence – a brilliantly simple and effective sandwich method that I employ daily.”
“At a time of disruptive change in healthcare, Storied helped my team deepen the culture of engagement between physician leaders and hospital administration. I learned how to tell the big story to a wide range of audiences, each with their own complex needs. The work still reverberates.”
“Product managers need internal 'narratives' for their teams to conceptualize their products and goals. Especially when you're solving people problems on a massive scale. The storytelling strategies in Story 10x dramatically influenced how we convey our product vision, strategy, and roadmap."
“Every leader should attend this workshop. This is what leadership is--inspiring others; story is the way it is done.”
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