Storytelling skills make you a more effective leader and advocate. Stories will empower you and your team.
Write Your Story
As you identify and write your authentic story, watch how focus, trust, and impact unite. I’ll be your coach, editor, and/or writer. Narrative will set your message free!
Share Your Story
Stories unite us. I’ll show you how to use narrative to conquer performance jitters and become a more engaging speaker — one-on-one or in front of a large audience.
Start Building Your Strategic Narrative Today
I’m Gail Thomas. I’ve worked on every angle of story: from writing, performing, editing, and teaching classes in-person and online. Whether you’re an experienced storyteller or self-professed introvert, I’ll show you how to take how to take your message to the next level.
I’ve coached leaders, young people, creatives, marketers, nonprofits, lawyers, and moms; written speeches for folks like Martin Scorsese and Sigourney Weaver; and voiced cartoons like Beavis and Butthead and Angelo Rules.
Customized coaching services include one-on-one privates, group training, and retreats. Writing and keynotes are also available.
Sample Package Offers
Lead with Story – Private, 1:1 coaching for executives, founders, those looking to fine tune their communication skills. Stories help leaders to focus, define, and articulate branding and mission to teams. Fine tune the origin story, show value in action to inspire others. Timing is customized depending on goals. Generally 2-6 sessions.
Grow with Story – Group workshops are transformative, as participants learn to tell business stories together. Use stories for team building, training, marketing while fostering message alignment and empathy between departments. It’s an excellent followup to the Leadership package. Customized workshops are typically 90 minutes to 5 hours.
Persuade with Story – Private, 1:1 coaching for lawyers, activists, customer facing team members. Learn to add authenticity and power to your conversations, presentations or opening arguments. Use story to make your message more credible and convincing.
You Can Become a Great Storyteller
Meet Punsri Abeywickrema. I coached him for his inspirational talk in the “Founders & Failures” event organized by Stacklist NYC. I’ll help you choose the story that suits the occasion and brings your message home.
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Why do you want to tell a story?
There are many reasons to tell a story. A story is a step beyond hello. In the work world, it adds context to a product launch and color to an otherwise dry business presentation. In your personal life, a funny story will take the awkwardness right out of a first date. When meeting someone new at a friend’s party, a common question is: “oh, how do you know each other?” That’s your clue! Tell a story.