An Award-Winning Brand Storyteller Tells His Own Tale

By: Corey Blake, CEO Round Table Companies in Storytelling Sessions
on November 23rd, 2020

Corey has spent 12 years helping business leaders use brand storytelling to transform themselves and their organizations. He pioneered the business comic book, packaging and publishing dozens of titles including best sellers by Tony Hsieh, Marshall Goldsmith, and Robert Cialdini. Prior to starting RTC in 2005, Corey was a professional actor in Los Angeles, starring in one of the 50 greatest Superbowl commercials of all time. As a funny guy on camera his work earned production companies Belding, Addy, Cannes, and London International Advertising awards. He earned his SAG union card working 8 days on the film Fight Club, and among numerous television shows, he guest-starred/co-starred on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Shield. He is an avid sponsor of Conscious Capitalism and Social Venture Network, a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and a contributor to the Small Giants Community.

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His work with books and graphic novels has yielded 15 independent publishing awards and mentions/features in the NY Times, WSJ, USA Today, Inc., Forbes, Fast Company, and Wired. Corey is also the creator of the Vulnerability Wall and the Vulnerability is SexyTM card game. His documentary of the same name won 2017 ADDY and HERMES awards for branded content. Corey’s recent passion is extreme vulnerability in the workplace. He studies regularly at both the Stagen Leadership Academy and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.

Corey can speak on a number of topics, including vulnerability in the workplace, storytelling to transform organizations and personal behavior, the principles of Conscious Capitalism, and finding purpose within an organization.

How are you using storytelling for your brand?