Michael Margolis is the CEO and founder of Storied, a strategic
messaging firm specializing in the story of innovation and
disruption. As a trusted advisor, Michael helps executives to
demystify the complex and deliver on the promise of transformation.
Since 2002, he's advised clients across 34 industries and 15
countries-including Facebook, Google, Hulu, Greenpeace, and NASA.
Michael is a frequent keynote speaker and has trained tens of
thousands on narrative intelligence and how to build storytelling
as an organizational capability. Michael is a two-time TEDx speaker
and #1 Amazon bestselling author. His work has been prominently
featured in Fast Company, TIME, and Inc. magazines. The son of an
inventor and artist, Michael grew up in Switzerland and Los
Angeles. Michael is left-handed, color-blind, and eats more
chocolate than the average human.
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"Michael is a master storyteller. This book teaches the reader
about the value of telling an undeniable story—something we need in
this day and age: the ability to describe a better future for us
all. Story 10x inspires the notion that storytelling can save us as
—John S. Couch, VP, Product Design, Hulu
"Story 10x delivers a powerful premise: Narrative intelligence is the future of leadership."
—Monica Reed, Former Chief Learning Officer, Advent Health
"Product managers need internal 'narratives' for their teams to conceptualize their products and goals. Especially when you're solving real people problems on a massive scale. The strategies in Story 10x dramatically influenced how we convey vision, strategy, and data for our product roadmaps."
—Alex Deve, Director of Product Management, Facebook
“Deep, disruptive and refreshingly simple. This book will change the game for those leaders willing to lead with authenticity, ambition and action.”
—Shane Currey, Partner, Human Capital, Design for Business & Narrative Strategy, Deloitte Australia
“An impressive read. In Story 10x, Michael Margolis shows how you can use narrative thinking (a gene hard-wired in all of us) to create memorable, persuasive communications. As someone who needs to tell the story of innovation every day, I will be using the frameworks from this book to facilitate more powerful exchanges.”
—Maja Thomas, Chief Innovation Officer, Hachette Livre