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Excited About Your Story: Tell it Like a TED Pro

May 18, 2017
John Bates | Chief Executive Officer, Executive Speaking Success & Business Coaching
New York Genome Center
101 6th Ave, 1st Floor
New York, NY

Are you as good as you could be at conveying your messages, inspiring and connecting with your audience, and actually getting your points across? A good story has the power to touch people's deepest emotions, engender trust and loyalty and move people to mighty action, but only if you know how to tell it. 

In this excellent session, you will learn how to unleash your own innate powers and become the natural-born storyteller you were born to be. You will be given excellent storytelling tools, including John Bates' "powertools" of storytelling. You will see where most people go wrong, and why so many people wrongfully believe they cannot be good storytellers. 

John Bates is a world renowned expert in leadership & communication. Many of his clients call him one of the absolute best leadership communications trainers and coaches working today. Join John Bates, TED speaker, Leadership & Communications Coach, and storyteller extraordinaire. He is a master at bringing out the greatness in YOU. 

3:30 PM | Registration and Networking 
4:00 PM | Presentation 
5:00 PM | Discussion and Q&A 
5:30 PM | Networking Reception (lights hors d'oeuvres will be served) 
6:30 PM | Program Close 

Who Should Attend: 
Life science industry executives, founders, CEOs, and marketing managers of start-ups and other private companies 

CA$ 35  | General Public
CA$ 20  | Student/Academic
CA$ 45  | At the door