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Telling Stories that Move People.

STRATEGIST. SPEAKER. WRITER.

 

Tell the Stories that Change the World.

Across mediums, his passion has been to find ways to share and spread ideas to affect change. Whether at his Storytelling agency Saga, in his widely read blogs, or speaking on national stages his goal has always been one thing — connect.

A Career of Impact  

 

As Senior Partner at Saga, he and his partner continue to push the boundaries of what an Agency can be as an agent of change in the business and local communities. This is a testament to the strength of his team and the hundreds of businesses, nonprofits and public figures that have allowed him to help build their brands. 

 

What are people saying? 

Every time we host Eric Thomas, he fills Bamboo. Our entrepreneurs and creatives leave his workshops feeling inspired and having a real strategy to improve their storytelling and branding. I recommend him highly to anyone interested in this area of marketing.
— Amanda Lewan, Bamboo Detroit
Very inspirational and planted in today’s reality.
Open, honest, raw with a twist of heart-tugging comic relief.
— Lysa Bradford
After yesterday I feel like I need an @Eric_S_Thomas uplifting video everyday...that energy is 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 #DMBC17
— Eric Hultgren‏
I expected to learn, but I didn’t expect to feel.
— Storytelling Workshop Attendee

Features. Citations. Presentations.


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"Business isn’t a spectator sport, it’s full contact."

 a unique perspective.

Eric's writing and speaking covers a wide range of topics from Branding to Gentrification. His strength is making complex topics simple and 'unsexy' topics more engaging.

 

Storytelling

"Storytelling isn't just about language. It's about being human and spreading ideas. It's about connecting in ways that change how we think about ourselves and each other."

Branding

"People Don’t care about your logo. They care about humans. Humanize your brand, people will care about it. "

Marketing

"Sometimes you have to get up from behind the screen, leave social media, and go get the people where they live."

Diversity

"Greatness does not always look like us or what we want it to. We need to be aware of that when we’re trying to make others smaller to make ourselves comfortable. If true equality is our goal, then equity is the pathway. Allowing diverse ideologies to fill in historically monochromatic and single gendered spaces can make those roles even stronger." 

Entrepreneurship

"There will always be people that will sit on the sidelines and tell you what can’t be done. Others will simply try to distract you. 'Why do you work so hard? You need to sit around and do nothing with the rest of us.' This second group is not malicious, they’re just misguided. They prioritize friendship and fun over future planning. Over the years, I’ve minimized my time spent with people that don’t contribute to my overall goals."