"Become aware what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it and give birth to it." - Meister Eckhart

26 September 2012

BASE Storytelling Awards

There's still time to register your vote for the British Awards for Storytelling Excellence (BASE). Go to http://www.storyawards.org.uk and look and listen to the many wonderful nominees in a variety of categories.

I'm pleased to be included in the nominees for the Best Community Project for my film (co-produced with Paul Maguire) "Our Story: the story of the Christian Fellowship of Healing". This was our first storytelling film project together although we are currently planning another featuring a couple of charities working with children and young adults.

If you are interested in exploring your 'inner storyteller', please get in touch with me. I offer both 1-to-1 and small group story coaching and mentoring (in Edinburgh and area). I also offer Skype sessions for those further away.

In the meantime, I wish you meaningful stories and ears to listen.


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"We have received only very positive reports of your workshop, and must thank you for being so flexible and responsive both before and in the course of implementing the workshop. It has been lovely to work with you. . . . We are hopeful this project will give rise to future storytelling endeavours, and would be very happy to work with you again if the opportunity arises!" Muireann Crowley, At Home in Scotland, University of Edinburgh, May 2014 ("Storytelling, Research and Public Engagement" workshop)

Michael Williams is a a storyteller of compelling skill. He is also a fine human being who engages in all situations and draws people into the warmth of communication and shared experience." Donald Smith, Director, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Scotland

"Michael's understanding of storytelling within a leadership and business context has helped us provide a great service in helping leaders determine their personal and organisational destiny and legacy. Working with Michael is inspiring and fun; and pulls you to be fully engaged from start to finish." Norton Bertram-Smith, Managing Director and Leadership Consultant for On Purpose.

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