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Be Story Savvy: How to get your Message Across with Story

Thursday, August 15 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

ATB Entrepreneur Centre, Calgary

This workshop is for you if you want to:

  • Become a compelling speaker.
  • Build your confidence.
  • Present with power.

There are clear skills you can learn that will help you communicate with polish and influence. Tip number one: the most important thing you can do is become a storyteller.

You will walk away from this talk with an understanding of the importance of story and an awareness of the skills and tools that will make you a more powerful communicator.

About the Speaker: 

Jilliane Yawney is the founder of A Narrative Approach, where she empowers entrepreneurs and business people to communicate with impact using story. Jilliane has been building the storytelling community in Calgary since 2012 when she founded the Calgary Story Slam. She is faculty at Mount Royal Conservatory in the department of Speech & Dramatic Arts and is an expert storyteller, public presenter and instructor. Jilliane spent 13 years in non-profit & management where she worked with teams to craft compelling narratives to better convey their message. She loves helping people to build their voice and their confidence by guiding them to refine their message and grow their communication skills. Her educational creds include an Associates of Speech & Dramatic Arts, BFA in theatre and a Master’s of Library & Information Studies where she wrote a thesis on storytelling & education.

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