Make all your communications clearer and more compelling with the Inside-Out approach.

“One of the best storytelling programs, if not the best, I have ever seen. Remarkable in its clarity.”

~ Dave Lieber: Keynote speaker; Humorist; Columnist for Dallas Morning News

Free Virtual Courses

Please register or log in to access these virtual workshops. Registration is free.

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We'll cover:
The best framing / Body position - sit, stand, or something else? / The right lighting. (No fancy lights required.) / Maintaining engagement in a distracted world. / and more...

12 Lessons - Easy

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We'll cover:
The physiological and psychological effects of storytelling / The 5 neural hooks that help your listeners identify themselves in the story / Why traditional case studies don't cut it anymore / How to tap into the listener's own subconscious desire / How to use this powerful technique ethically, and protect yourself in situations when someone is trying to use it on you!

8 Lessons - Easy

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What you'll get:
A better story-based approach / 8 ways that testimonials help / 4 believability enhancers / 5 types of testimonials / For new or established business / and more...

14 Lessons - Easy

Live Workshops

There are a number of workshops and training sessions we can customize for your team. If you have questions about any of these programs, please contact us so we can discuss the suitability for your needs and situation.

Increase sales, gain greater audience engagement, enhance training effectiveness and become more influential in everything you do.


Neuroscience (Your Brain on Storytelling)

Whether you want to improve your impact as a speaker, increase sales, lead your team more powerfully or change the world, Inside-Out Storytelling is for you.

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I learned a lot about how to increase audience connection and had the opportunity to practice it in the actual workshop.

RICHARD HUDSON - Keynote Speaker & Adventurer

That was the perfect session for me. It helped me develop the story as the foundation of my branding.

ELVINA KAMALOVA - Advancing the leading companies in #defi, #web3, #ethereum

I loved the virtual format! It ran smoothly, allowed us to meet and easily work with new people, plus everyone had a chance to be heard and participate. It may have even helped us to be more focused and present than an 'in-person' experience.

LISA RICKETT - Life & Leadership Coach

I was so impressed with the Virtual Workshop. What impacted me most was incorporating your teaching about where and how I might insert a pause... very useful and fun exercise!

CATHERINE STERNBERG - Assertiveness Coach

We loved the sessions and our team definitely is energized about the power of story, how we can use it in our business, and beginning an effort to master its dynamics. We are on our way!

SCOTT LENET - Touchdown Ventures

I definitely got more confidence in telling my story.

MIRANDA HALL - Physiotherapist

Michel, we knew there would be some challenges in presenting a keynote on storytelling to our group, but you gently helped us take several steps on that journey by demonstrating how to use stories to enhance the impact of the research… and you did it with ‘aplomb’. You also left us with a wonderful reminder that we are all indeed human. On a professional — and personal — note, I want to tell you how much we appreciated your openness and flexibility leading up to the event, in tailoring the content to meet our objectives. Merci.

ISABELLE PLESZCZYNSKA - Healthcare Communications Mgr, Major Dep Disorder Lundbeck Canada Inc.

Excellent! Outstanding! Amazing! Michel is one of the most excellent communicators I have ever had the pleasure to hear speak. He is also entertaining yet so relatable. Highly recommend him for the next event you host and need a speaker to entertain and educate your audience.

KAREN FOX - Market Domination Strategist, Speaker

I was fortunate that TATA arranged Michel to train us on 'The Art of Business Story Telling'. I never knew I needed this, I have imbibed as much as I could in the 8 hours we got with him. I am sure it is going to help me immensely in my career as I see it giving results in just a week.

PAWANKUMAR CILLANKI - Senior Software Engineer/TCS, Bengaluru

Michel Neray was pivotal in impacting my speaking career and workshop facilitation. His workshop taught me to craft my humorous talks with a core message that changed my speaking business profoundly. His easy style and compassionate manner allowed me to open up and take my business to a new level.

LENNY RAVICH - Author, Keynote Speaker, Gestalt & Humor Master, Optimism & Mindfulness Guru

Michel's speaking classes and pointers go straight to the heart of transformation… and they’re informative and fun. They've been a key factor in helping me effectively build my coaching practice and my community.

LINDA BABULIC - Personal Business Strategist at ZEST Your Life

The 'Storytelling for Business' series has taught me how to develop and present impactful stories that can be used both in conversation and on stage. I have learned more in this 6 week's workshop than I have in the past year.

TIM MCDONALD - Speaker, Life & Business Coach

The story structure workshop was a big help in terms of finding the meat and potatoes in my story. The comedy workshop enabled me to find the humour. Having the feedback from you and the other participants in each workshop was very helpful too!

NADER EID - Personal Trainer

The 'Storytelling for Business' series was transformational. It taught me how to tell a story with meaning, purpose, and great technique. Very effective.

DEBIE CLARK - Founder of Complex Parenting Resolve Speaker, Coach, Author

As a professional speaker and singer-songwriter already successful at making a living through storytelling, I was hoping to deepen my knowledge of the craft. I was, however, a bit skeptical that I’d learn anything new. That skepticism quickly evaporated… I loved all the different methodologies and approaches to distilling the essence of your story. And the whole design of the workshop was aligned with the creative process, in that it was designed to turn off your brain, get yourself out of your own way, and put you into flow through the great prompts and the pace of it all. The time absolutely flew by and I felt like I had learned so much when I emerged on the other side. I will be back for more!

PETER KATZ - Juno Award and Canadian Screen Award nominated Singer-Songwriter and Speaker

I participated in Michel's virtual storytelling workshop last week and it was super informative and fun AND I got to practice! Was just like being in person but even quieter and easier to focus on! These classes are always full of valuable, take-home material!

JEFF ALDRIDGE - Workshop Participant

What I loved most about the workshop is the innovative ways of how to deliver presentations in the most powerful ways. Michel's techniques will take any public speaker to the next level.

MARIOLA CZARNIAK - Founder of Maximum Results Academy

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Plus, get a FREE e-book to help you find the true meaning of your story and make it ‘proverb-ready’. Super helpful for speakers, presenters, writers, songwriters, and influencers of all kinds.

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