Storytelling Workshop by Ed Tate

In my Add Storytelling to Perfect Your Speech post from my own site, I state that facts tell, stories sell.  I am an avid believer of the power of stories in a speech, as well as for everyday networking and connecting. Think about the ‘old days’ when important things were all shared and passed down […]

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Holiday Cookie Time

  It’s that time of year again, where we gather around the hearth to eat cookies and share stories and memories from the year that is sadly, and quickly, coming to a close. Ok, well, we don’t quite have a ‘hearth’, but we do have our Speakers Bureau meeting room at Crystal Cathedral! And we […]

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Stand-out or Step Out of the Way

The Power of Defining Your Core Message: We’ve all heard of the ‘IT’ factor.  That je ne sais quoi. Both are ways to point out that certain indefinable something: when you are firing on all cylinders, when everything meshes and is cohesive. Nothing is holding you back; you’re comfortable in your own skin. But what […]

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Chairman’s Chat: December

Key Subject line: Storytelling Wednesday – don’t miss it! With Cookies, Coffee, and Ed Tate! —————–   Storytelling tips from a pro – a gift from the speaking Gods. Storytelling in public speaking is a given.  Audiences don’t want a list of facts – they can get that from a book. How many times have you […]

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New Year’s Nuptials

   Toasts for new beginnings New Year’s resolutions are all about making a promise to new beginnings, both to yourself and to the one(s) you love. Whether it’s spoken words sealed with a kiss or a written contract signed and witnessed, you pledge to modify your lifestyle. I offer three tips and toasts to jumpstart […]

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Welcome Aboard!

Welcome to the NEW Founder’s District OC Speakers Bureau site. As a member of our club, you will find our newsletters, meeting information, and educationals. As a Qualified Speaker of our club, you will be listed & featured here as an Author/Speaker, and can contribute posts to this site. We welcome all inquiries for our […]

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