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You eat the lunches of the other presentation 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.

— Wayne Jackson
Senior Advisor
Charles Schwab

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Better Communications.

Better Organizations.

Better Performance.

Based on nearly three decades of experience, Ira Koretsky, The Chief Storyteller®, developed these keynote presentations, workshops, and webinars to improve individual and organizational performance. His Success FrameworkTM forms the basis for your engagement. It is a highly-customizable communications framework blending assessments, coaching, training, and consulting. Visit the <Government Services> page to view the framework and contracting information.

He is happy to blend programs together as well as customize content to suit your needs. Your programs are tailored to the theme of your event and your workforce development goals. Ask about the Communications Assessment.  Ira will use the results to further customize your workshops, training, and coaching.

He is easy to work with. Generous with his time and ideas, Ira spends time with your planning team and executive leadership to ensure the concepts, exercises, and take-aways are aligned to your goals. 

He has inspired over 36,000 people from nearly a dozen countries. Click for Biography, Testimonials, Success Stories, and Client List.


  • Executive Storytelling:  How Leaders Use Stories to Engage, Persuade, and Inspire
  • The Most Powerful Force in the World:  The Five Compelling Reasons Why You Must Become a Storytelling Organization
  • How to Become a Recognized Thought Leader


  • The Language of Leadership:  How to Effectively Use Your Words, Body, and Voice
  • "Yes And:"  How to Use Improvisational Humor Techniques to Improve Your Influence and Effectiveness
  • How to Talk about Yourself When You Hate Talking about Yourself
  • 3,887 Steps to Excite Non-Technical Audiences with Your Ideas


  • Great Presentations:  How to Design High Impact Presentations Like the World's Greatest Communicators
  • Speak Like TED:  5 Strategies to become as Inspiring and Memorable as the World's Top Speakers
  • Storytelling for Scientists & Techies
  • Presentations for Scientists & Techies


  • Social Media for Government Executives
  • Leverage LinkedIn:  How to Build Your Persuasive Personal Brand on LinkedIn


  • "Yes And:"  How to Use Improvisational Humor Techniques to Improve Your Influence and Effectiveness
  • No More “But”Heads:  Positive Words and Body Language that Build Stronger Workplace Relationships
  • Active Listening:  How to Make Conversations More Meaningful
  • Dealing with Difficult:  How to Communicate Effectively with Difficult Personalities
  • Powerful Personal Branding:  Differentiate Yourself for Career Success
  • Building and Enhancing Your People Skills

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 Let's talk about how to best achieve your performance goals. Contact us today.