Jay Golden is an author, keynote speaker, story coach, and the founder of Retellable. For ten years, Jay has helped thought leaders find their essential stories in order to guide audiences near and far. Jay has given speeches, led trainings, and guided leaders for clients such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Rainforest Action Network.
His book, Retellable: How Your Essential Stories Unlock Power and Purpose, draws on ten years of coaching keynote speakers to tell memorable stories. Retellable explores how stories work and how leaders can use theirs to deliver lasting insights and catalyze change.
How can we be memorable and purposeful in such a info-centric world? Relying on cutting-edge brain science, poignant anecdotes and a high level of audience participation, Jay helps his audiences strengthen their own voice as they shape the stories that build meaning, messaging and purpose.
Six Steps to Memorable, Retellable Stories
Six Steps shows how memorability and meaning are your most precious assets in the modern world. Jay's keynote takes the audience on a journey to discover surprising secrets about storytelling as they learn how their own life experiences can help them inspire better, pitch more effectively, and develop more purposeful leadership. Six Steps reveals:
Why stories are so powerful and lasting
The different kinds of stories you can gather to transform your leadership
How to apply unforgettable framework that will help shape any story or presentation.
How to use stories to deepen talks, strengthen connection with audiences small and large, and define thought leadership from the inside out
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"Jay is a skilled presenter who energetically articulates the transformational power of story in branding. Our attendees walked away with a step-by-step understanding of how to craft effective, authentic narratives."
Denver Lewis, Conference Content Manager, Expo East
"Our audience loved Jay's keynote and are still raving about it a year later. A hands on practical experience that is equally enlightening as it is fun. Anytime we could have him back we would want him back!"
David Nihill, Founder, FunnyBizz Conference
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"For any leader seeking to be memorable, this is a vital read."
-David Redhill, Global CMO, Deloitte Consulting
Before dinner tonight, you will see hundreds of emails, ads, tweets, and posts. Yet by tomorrow morning, so much of these will be forgotten. Except, that is, for the stories.
The ability to find, shape, and share your own most essential stories—told one to one and one to many—is one of your greatest assets as a leader. The key is an understanding of the retellable story. While we all know how important stories are, and know a good story when we hear one, we don’t always know how to tell them. Retellable is a book about how you can find and tell yours.
As a leader, you have a near-constant need for material for a wide array of audiences. Jay works with visionaries to help translate their most critical insights into memorable, retellable stories for keynotes, pitches or media conversations that guide action.
Training & Speaking
Jay leads highly interactive and productive storytelling workshops and keynotes that help build communication and story skills for a wide variety of purposes, including leadership, sales, marketing, recruiting, and public speaking.
Your biggest stories are often made up of much smaller stories. In order to find your central story, you must first go looking around, and then put them together in a way that your many stakeholders will remember - and be able to retell.