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THE TOP STORYTELLING COACHES

The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches / 19th March 2022

A Storytelling Coach teaches writers how to craft stories faster for various purposes like marketing, sales, and communication. Story is a universal tool for engaging your mind and heart. It is the art of making something memorable. Copywriter and Storytelling Coach are not exactly the same thing, though sometimes storytelling coaches do write copy for their clients.

A storytelling coach helps people develop a captivating storytelling ability.

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You can tell stories in almost any situation and a good story can help you grab people’s attention and connect with them on an emotional level. A storytelling coach doesn’t only teach you how to tell stories, but also how to present yourself and connect with listeners.

We talked with several storytelling coaches, each with their unique style trying to help the clients with efficient writing, and asked them what’s extraordinary about their coaching and what has endorsed their massive success.

Read on to discover what they have to say.

Do you think you or a coach that you know deserves to be featured as a top storytelling coach? If yes, then fill out this form and we will consider your application and get in touch with you for the next steps.

Melissa Reaves

Melissa Reaves is a professional and award-winning storyteller and a storytelling coach to executives to i. Her sales and marketing background includes more than 20 years in technology enterprise sales, as well as countless stage credits as a professional actor/improviser. This combination of sales, marketing, acting, writing, directing and producing storytelling shows, ultimately led her to found Story Fruition to help others find and tell their stories–with impact.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Debbie Weil

A Harvard graduate, Debbie Weil is a podcaster and nonfiction writing & storytelling coach (as well as developmental editor). She is a tech pioneer, having worked online since the early 1990s, and was formerly an online marketing consultant. She is the creator and host of the [B]OLDER podcast which focuses on aging and reinvention and making the most of growing older.

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And she is the founder and director of Island Women Speak, a Moth-like, intergenerational evening of storytelling by Maine women ages 20 to 80.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Bobby Umar

Bobby Umar is an inspirational speaker, coach, and one of the most prolific advocates of heart-based leadership in North America. Inc Magazine named him one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers, alongside such noteworthy giants as Richard Branson, Brené Brown and John Maxwell. Bobby is a 5x TEDx speaker, and one of the top social media influencers in the world, with over half a million followers.

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He has been named the “2nd Best Business Coach to Follow” on Twitter and the “4th Best Leadership Influencer” according to Kred. Bobby is an author of three international books, including a #1 Best Seller. He is also a frequent Huffington Post contributor and he is the host of a weekly tweetchat called “The Power of Connection” that has reached over 65 million impressions weekly. To date, his social media influence has garnered over 1 billion impressions. Bobby was also named a “2015 Speaker to Watch” and most recently, he was named a “Top 7 Networking Guru to Follow”.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Jay Golden

Our journey to catalyzing effective, memorable storytelling began in Saul’s Deli in Berkeley, California, when two storytellers, Jay Golden and Joel ben Izzy, talked over lunch. Both had been long at work supporting leaders who were innovating how our world works, from the food we eat, to the energy we use, to the homes in which we live.

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The world was moving so quickly, and the information river was ever-expanding. Jay had been working at the convergence of web learning and entertainment for many years, and observed new media forms emerging each day to deliver this information. Joel had traveled the world telling stories and connecting audiences near and far. Together, they both knew that there was a good way to help leaders ride this river, something at once both very ancient and yet very able to travel into the future: the retellable story.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Jan Blake

As one of the leading storytellers, Jan Blake has been performing worldwide for over twenty-five years. Specialising in stories from Africa, the Caribbean, and Arabia, she has a well-earned reputation for dynamic and generous storytelling. Recent highlights include Hay Festival, where she was storyteller in-residence, the Viljandi Harvest Festival in Estonia and TEDx Warsaw.

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As well as performing at all the major storytelling festivals both nationally and internationally, she works regularly with the British Council, leads storytelling workshops for emerging storytellers, and gives masterclasses for teachers, brands, and businesses. She also regularly captivates school children with mesmerising stories.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Ira Koretsky

Hello. My name is Ira Koretsky (bio). I am the founder and CEO of The Chief Storyteller ® and I have been in the world of storytelling since I was in high school debate. Three years after starting forensics (that’s what it was called back then), I was a New York State debate champion finalist. There were just 26 of us from the entire state.

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A life-long foundational lesson came from our debate coach and our storytelling coach, Mr. Height. He stressed… and made us appreciate… the power of effective stories and appreciate the power of effective delivery. They went hand-in-hand.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Dave Walker

I would now like to help others make positive changes in their lives as well
I am hoping that through my COACHING and STORYTELLING (writing and speaking) that I can both INSPIRE and EMPOWER my clients to make positive changes in their lives Changes that will allow them to also lead more fulfilling lives, whatever that may mean to them.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Jyoti Guptara

Many leaders intuitively know the power of Storytelling, but their MBA didn’t teach them how to tell stories people want to hear. After studying story structure for 15 years and writing bestsellers, I’m passionate about helping leaders and companies tell stories so that they are sustainably more inspired, inspiring, and effective.

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The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches
The Top Storytelling Coaches storytelling coaches

Conclusion

Above you have read the views of the top storytelling coaches.

What has been your biggest takeaway from this?

Let me know in the comment section below.

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Do you think you or a coach that you know deserves to be featured as a top storytelling coach? If yes, then fill out this form and we will consider your application and get in touch with you for the next steps.

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