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Storytelling for a Career Pivot

Date: 02/12/2020

Time: 6:00pm
Where: LMHQ, 150 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York NY

Looking for a job is rarely simple, especially if you’re looking to pivot from one industry to another, from one speciality to another, or to take on a new responsibility. Do you want to better understand your own story and learn how to tell it in a way that impresses potential clients or employers? This introductory storytelling workshop showed participants how to identify and frame their own unique, professional narrative to stand out in interviews, cover letters and networking.
 
Gail Thomas is a storytelling teacher who coaches privately and teaches group classes for The Story Studio NYC. She loves helping each person find, shape and share their own unique voice. Her private clients work in sales, law, tech, education, finance, fashion, health and beyond; and she has taught storytelling workshops to businesses including Merck, Pitney Bowes Global UX department, Dentons, Ahimsa Ashram and Hour Children, and young people at the Girl Scouts, ROW NY, Legal Outreach, 826NYC and the Calhoun School.
 
A former lawyer, Gail has over 20 years of multimedia writing experience, as a writer and content strategist. Gail has also written speeches for over 30 live world-class events, such as the Tribeca Film Festival and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Los Angeles, crafting speeches and talking points for celebrities, politicians and executives, including Martin Scorsese and Bill Clinton.
 
Gail has over 30 years of performance experience, as an actor, storyteller, improviser, sketch and standup comic. She is a Moth StorySLAM winner and performs in storytelling shows all over NYC. For more information, go to www.gail-thomas.com. 
 

 

 

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