Everyone has a story. We give you the tools to share them.
9toNarrative looks to honour the knowledge that comes from individual experience and share those insights in a way that’s engaging, moving and inspiring.
The source of our passion and life purpose comes from our unique life journey. Storytelling allows us to authentically connect with others about who we are and why we do. By sharing our knowledge and experience in a story, we can naturally capture the attention of others in a way that teaches and informs.
Kate Hodgson, CTP
Find the story that makes you unique. Founder of 9to5 Narrative, Kate bridges the corporate world with the creative to help ambitious professionals use storytelling to achieve their business goals. In previous roles working for BMO, McKinsey and as Executive Director of OLPC Canada, Kate understands corporate work culture and the power of story to make connections between staff, promote organizational values, and increase understanding. As an active member of the Toronto storytelling community, Kate has performed in local shows such as True Stories Told Live, Raconteurs, Awkward, Confabulation and Dare, as well as performing at The Moth in Detroit. A certified training professional, she is also a graduate of Second City improv and as an active member of the Toronto storytelling community.
Our Story Partners
Together we help other professionals share their story in a way that supports their message, connects with their target audience and moves them toward their business and career goals.
Social Media Specialist
Take your story to the next level. Founder of Parkdale Republic, a boutique consulting and social media management firm, Jenna is passionate about helping small businesses and entrepreneurs use social media to get closer to their business goals. She’s our go to specialist on building your brand and sharing your story on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Philanthropist, Speaker & Financial Planner
Sharing stories to help others. Founder of Quiet Legacy Planning Group Ltd, Ryan is member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP), a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and President of the London Estate Planners’ Council. Besides speaking at philanthropy conferences or training across Canada, he also co-founded a charity, recognized by the province of Ontario with a Volunteer Service Award.
The most powerful person in the world is the story teller. The storyteller sets the vision, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come.