The Career Storytelling Sprint

4.8

(3 ratings)

2 Weeks

Cohort-based Course

Tell the story of your career in a way that people connect with and remember.

Course overview

The Career Storytelling Sprint

馃洃 Stop re-inventing your story every time you tell it.


Start crafting a narrative that conveys your values, key achievements, zone of genius, and personal mission, artfully weaved into a clear and memorable story.

Who is this course for?

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Job Seekers who want to tell a memorable story instead of reading off of their resume.

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Founders & Leaders who want to ignite curiosity and rally people to join their cause.

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Artists & Creators who want to connect with their audience through powerful storytelling.

Key outcomes 馃幆

Map Your Values

Build your own set of personal values. Craft a narrative around what you stand for that will be easy to recall and share with others.

Frame Your Achievements

Reflect on key moments at work and in life. Learn how to frame them as milestones on your journey.

Explore Your Zone of Genius

Learn about your unique talents, strengths, and abilities. Explore how you can effectively apply them at work and in life.

Clarify Your Worldview

Draft a professional statement that captures attention and rallies people to your cause.

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What people are saying 馃棧锔

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Powerful exercises and valuable insights for professionals in transition. As a big tech employee considering a career change in the near future, this sprint was super valuable to me and will be helpful to anyone who wants to get better at telling their story, especially if you want to move up a level, to a new function or new industry.
Jason Shen

Jason Shen

Product Manager, Facebook
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Ryan is empathetic in helping folks address where they are in their career journey. Ryan had a good handle on methodologies and structures to help me access different ways of thinking about myself and my career. He was able bring ideas into the conversation that I would not have thought of had I tried to do this as a self guided exercise.聽
Whitney Glockner Black聽

Whitney Glockner Black聽

Head of Communications & Brand Strategy
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽With just a few unassuming questions, Ryan has helped me reframe my thinking. Problems often feel less big and insurmountable when working with Ryan. He's an extraordinary listener and has the warmth, empathy, and passion that make him a highly sought after coach.
Joei Chan

Joei Chan

Director, Brand & Content at 360Learning
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Working with Ryan helped me to think of my work in terms of why I care about it. I have a deeper meaning now that I can associate with my work and life. I feel more confident about what values I hold. Our work has helped me paint a clear picture of my values and why I am doing the work I am doing.
Usman Shabbir

Usman Shabbir

Co-Founder & Coder, Parallel
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Ryan helped me build a "networking statement" that I can use with anyone, but particularly with people in my company. I now use this when getting to know coworkers in different departments at my company. It's helped me learn about others while communicating who I am and where I can add value.
Mario Sierra

Mario Sierra

Ambitious Clinical Research Professional Unlocking Human Performance
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽In my mid-20s, I struggled to define my career. Ryan鈥檚 workshop helped me discover what lights a fire in me. We explored fulfilling moments and projects I took pride in. We turned anecdotes into a career statement that captured what I stand for and it guided me to the right role. My work with Ryan changed the trajectory of my career.
Mallory St. George

Mallory St. George

Marketing Contractor, Oath Care
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Meet your instructor

Ryan Giordano

Ryan Giordano

Ryan brings 10 years of experience leading Learning & Development programs at high-growth tech companies in Silicon Valley (Pandora, Blend, Gong).


Today he helps individuals find purpose in their work and clarity in their life. Clients trust in Ryan for guidance through challenges such as: personal growth, values discovery, career narrative building, professional development, and creating sustainable practices.


When he鈥檚 not coaching, he鈥檚 building tools, courses, and community resources to share with his network.

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Discover a unique, repeatable method for memorable career storytelling.

Discover a unique, repeatable method for memorable career storytelling.

Course syllabus

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Session 1: Who do you want to be?

  • Big Question:聽What do you stand for?
  • Key Exercise: Values Mapping
  • Outcome: End Session 1 with a clear set of values, which you can recall and communicate on-demand.

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Session 2: What are you most proud of?

  • Big Question:聽What have you achieved?
  • Exercise: Best Stuff Exercise, Proud Moments Interviews
  • Outcome: End Session 2 with an experiential resume that maps the best moments in your career, which you can thread into conversations & interviews.

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Session 3: How will you impact the world?

  • Big Question:聽What is your desired impact? Who is your intended audience?
  • Exercise: Vision & Identity Statements
  • Outcome: LinkedIn headline + bio statement to communicate your purpose concisely.

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Session 4: Why do you do what you do?

  • Big Question:聽What will you be known for?
  • Exercise: Practice threading your values, experiences, vision, and reputation into a concise, memorable story.
  • Take-away: A story you can easily recall and share in interviews, with colleagues, and in across your social network.


Course schedule

1.5 hrs / week
  • Wednesdays

    1:00pm - 2:30pm EST

    We'll meet once a week for 90 minutes of live, interactive workshops.


    • March 15
    • March 22
    • March 29
    • April 5


    Attendance is everything. Please plan to attend all live sessions.

    That said, live sessions will be recorded and shared with you.

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