Narrative Authority

4.8

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Become known and trusted for your unique expertise

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Course overview

Credibility is the ultimate currency.

Course Outcomes:

Apply a unique storytelling method that positions you as a forward-thinking authority

Craft an Origin Story that creates instant trust, connection, and authority

Build credibility even when you're not an expert or have all the answers

Learn 5 story listening techniques that create immediate rapport and resonance

Unlock your inner authority and confidence in a way that is difficult if not impossible to reject.


Why Narrative?

Think about it: We’re all hired because of our story.

Storytelling is one of the top skills you need to advance and accelerate your career

It’s what you need if you’re trying to build trust, get buy-in, or shared agreement on anything

To storytell effectively is the #1 competency required to sell any vision, idea, or outcome


Format

Two hour interactive zoom session

Go beyond theory to direct application with interactive breakouts and peer to peer feedback

Laser coaching hot seats with mentorship from Michael and your other participants

Access the recording, workbook, & templates to develop confidence in your Narrative Intelligence ™

After-Party Hangout - “unofficial” extended Q&A; nobody is allowed to leave feeling stuck 🙌


Your Peers

Join executives, product managers, design leads, marketers, data scientists, people ops, and other disciplines. Plus change-makers, coaches, and consultants from 17 countries. Leaders from companies including Asana, Google, Meta, Autodesk, Mozilla, Cruise, Genentech, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Microsoft, Moody's, Zillow, Uber have taken our recent courses and found them to be a career difference-maker.

Who is this course for

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Product Builders

who want to overcome imposter syndrome and get better at influencing without authority

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Systems Thinkers

who need to drive key projects yet are frustrated by the out-dated methods of collaboration & politics of transformation

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Coaches & Consultants

who want to differentiate their services by being the trusted mentor who can offer breakthru results to their clients

What you’ll get out of this course

Apply a proven storytelling method that positions you as a forward-thinking authority

Reveal the red thread that connects the dots to convey your unique expertise and radically propel your career forward.

Craft an Origin Story that creates instant trust, connection, and authority

Deepen trust and connection, especially when working with people that are different from you or that don’t know you.

Build credibility even when you're not an expert or have all the answers

Talk about yourself without having to brag, boast, or sound like a wanker 🤦🏻‍♂️

Learn 5 story listening techniques that create immediate rapport and resonance

Discover how to build the "trust battery" and turn strangers into your new BFFs.

Get paid more of what you're worth, by being more of who you truly are

Unlock your inner authority and confidence in a way that is difficult if not impossible to reject.

This course includes

Interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

1 in-depth lesson

Direct access to instructor

Projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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    What students are saying

    Nerdy 🤓 Explainer Video + Testimonials

    Recorded in 2017 at Cooper Design, this is an earlier version of our signature SFB Narrative Method

    What people are saying

            This online workshop is concise, results-oriented, fully engaging, and highly useful. Even if you are a successful public speaker or powerful leader, you will certainly benefit from the constructive, actionable tips and guidance that Michael and his team deliver.  
    Robert Tercek

    Robert Tercek

    Co-Founder of The Futurist Network
            Narrative Authority is an incredibly powerful, rich, jam-packed 2+ hours that will help you craft your own authentic and distinctive personal narrative. Brisk pace with a combination of lectures and activities that works well and makes the most of the time. Even better than I expected, and I had high expectations going in.
    Elisabeth Hendrickson

    Elisabeth Hendrickson

    Former VP of R&D, Data, Pivotal Software
            Helps with your personal and professional elevator pitch. I was surprised at how fast the time went! Very well run.
    Heather Schoell

    Heather Schoell

    Sr. Art Director, Curator at NVIDIA
            Powerful message about the role of narrative in positioning yourself in the world.
    Jason Strom

    Jason Strom

    Director, Business Process & Technology at SpartanNash
            What a great way to find the segues you need to tell your story. We all kinda know what to say, what we lack are the starting points, the leaps from topic to topic, and the conviction that the story is ours to tell. This session delivers all that!
    Mike Wittenstein

    Mike Wittenstein

    Executive Director & Co-Founder at FullCircle
            Transformative! It challenged some outdated thinking patterns got me connecting to my whole self through a red thread I had not previously found in other workshops on personal narrative.
    Eva Manole

    Eva Manole

    Director of Organizational Development at Fullscript

    Meet your instructor

    Michael Margolis

    Michael Margolis

    CEO and founder, Storied

    Michael Margolis is the founder of Storied; a narrative transformation company. Michael is a narrative teacher and tech philosopher. He leads the world's first learning platform for Narrative Intelligence ™ with courses, coaching, and community for people leading change and transformation.


    With a specialty in disruption, he's advised 300+ organizations including Autodesk, Google, Meta, NASA, Uber, and Zillow on some of their most ambitious initiatives. Since 2016, Michael has worked with 15 product teams at Meta, including Groups, Newsfeed, Monetization, Messenger Kids, Social Impact, and Global Business Group. He also has served as faculty for Google UX’s Leadership Development Program and worked closely with the growth and data science orgs at Shopify.


    His latest book, Story 10x: Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable, is available in bookstores, on Kindle, and Audible. Michael is left-handed, color-blind, and eats more chocolate than the average human.

    Jodi Bepler

    Jodi Bepler

    VP of Community

    Jodi Bepler is the VP of Community at Storied, a narrative transformation company. As a narrative and operational expert with over 18 years of experience working closely with CEOs, shaping corporate strategy, running business operations, and setting org-wide KPIs and OKRs. As head of community at Storied, she leads the sales/marketing/user experience teams at Storied, a company that helps organizations and leaders craft and communicate their stories to inspire action and change.


    Her core competencies include project planning, sales, and client relations, which she has honed through a variety of engagements for clients such as AT&T, Facebook, Google, Verizon, Bloomberg, Hulu, Amex, SAP, and many others. She is passionate about creating meaning and value for employees and customers, and is have a certified Creating Meaning for Employees from Alison. Her mission is to empower businesses to achieve peak performance and impact through the power of storytelling.

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    Apr 22, 2024

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    Course schedule

    2 Hours
    • Tuesday, January 30 2024

      1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

      • Meet once for 2 hours via Zoom
      • Lots of peer to peer feedback
      • Live Q&A and laser coaching
      • Access to learning platform with additional resources

    Fancy Intro Video / Story 10x Book Launch 🚀

    Recorded in February 2020 at NASDAQ Center in San Francisco, CA
    Free resource

    Words are the New Code

    This is a recording of a keynote that Michael delivered at Microsoft's PM Con 2023. With an audience of 3,000 product managers. It generated a 99% CSAT score, 600+ testimonials. It introduces our thesis for why Narrative Intelligence™ is your greatest superpower in an AI-driven future.

    Free resource

    Learning is better with cohorts

    Learning is better with cohorts

    Active hands-on learning

    This course comes to life via live workshop and direct application

    Interactive and project-based

    You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and our online discussion forums

    Learn with a cohort of peers

    Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

    Frequently Asked Questions

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