Become an unstoppable leader through the power of compelling communication


Wish you could be more inspiring?

Fear you are missing major opportunities because you can't connect?

Afraid you are boring listeners to death with your presentations?

Having trouble enrolling people in your vision?

Wondering why you are not getting the traction you want?

Wondering how to fix all this?

Welcome to Just Story It and Karen dietz

Be inspiring

Have more impact & influence

Generate alignment

Realize your vision

That's what leaders want, and that's what we deliver

With the power of impactful communication, you have influence, and business gets done, because you authentically connect meaningfully with others -- not because of business speak, elevator speeches, charts, graphs or bulletpoints. 

Join Karen today (bestselling author, speaker, coach) to easily generate more results through the power of business storytelling. Results like better leadership, engagement, influence, change, market share, and profits.

Clients have included Walt Disney Imagineering, California Bank & Trust, Avery Dennison, Thrivent Financial, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Just In Time for Foster Youth, Princess Cruises, Citrix, to name just a few.

Bestseller written by Karen Dietz & Lori Silverman

Bestseller written by Karen Dietz & Lori Silverman

Karen was recruited by John Wiley to write the bestselling book "Business Storytelling for Dummies" which she wrote with Lori Silverman. She has also contributed to 8 other top ranked books in the field.

And check out Karen's TEDx talk below on the power of story listening. 

"It turns out that stories are a — if not the — leadership answer of our time." Tom Peters, management guru

Thank you for introducing me to the world of storytelling Karen. Because of you I can much more effectively communicate briefer, stronger, more memorable messages, and I feel much more confident in accepting speaking engagements.
Alan Sorkin, CEO Premier Asset Management.
“It would be difficult to place a value on the incredible work that Karen Dietz has done with me. What Karen and I have discovered together is that storytelling is the basic driver of all my leadership work, especially for financial fluency. . The essence of storytelling is the broadest and only context for expansive internal leadership development. It is on the bedrock of the work Karen and I completed that this leadership journey is founded.” Alan E Shelton, Author Awakened Leadership
“I have worked with Karen in developing my own storytelling abilities. She’s a marvelous coach and a wonderful guide through the journey of becoming a storyteller. I highly recommend her.” Ozzie Gontang Vistage Group Chair San Diego, CA
“When our folks first start working with Karen they have nerves, fears and butterflies. After working with her they shine. Our storytelling is up and our fundraising results are higher than ever. Just one story raised $75,000 thanks to her efforts. Recently 3 stories at our Gala raised $300,000.” Don Wells, Executive Director, Just in Time for Foster Youth
“What can I say — you inspired me to tell our company story, and then I was able to excite everyone by just telling our story! It is unbelievable how by changing my approach I was able to have the people in the company think differently. I was able to express my thought in words and writing like never before. Antonio Porras, CTO, Telena Communications
“This was a far richer experience than I envisioned. Although it satisfied my questions technically, there were far more insights gained from this course. Karen has a gift for sharing info and her insights but also facilitating an environment for others to be open, learn and share. I would definitely recommend her to anyone.” Jean Knowles, President, Spencer Fluid Power
“This experience was everything I hoped for and more. It gave me the gift of trusting my inner flow, and the confidence to hold the space in front of an audience. Karen created a transformative experience. I came afraid I didn’t have it in me; I leave confident that I do.”
Jennifer Lunden

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