How to Reinvent Yourself and Make a Successful Career Change - Michael Margolis

In Chapter 11 of 13 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with Erik Michielsen, storyteller and entrepreneur Michael notes what role reinvention plays in creating and executing a career change. He notes how reinvention and career change is about moving from an old story to a new story. The inherent challenge here is not finding the new story but creating a story about your transition others can believe and support. To do this, Margolis recommends using your past to legitimize the future. Margolis Margolis is the founder and president of Get Storied (, an education and publishing platform dedicated to teaching the world how to think in narrative. As a consultant, educator and writer he uses storytelling to create more effective branding, innovation and culture change. Margolis earned a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Tufts University.