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12 March 2014

"Narrative Approach to Transformational Leadership" Workshop, 16 March 2014

Facilitator: Dr Michael Williams is a professional storyteller, story coach & mentor and a narrative consultant.

Venue: Sanctuary, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL.

Date: Sunday 16 March 2014.

Time: Registration: 3.15pm-3.30pm. Afternoon Workshop: 3.30pm-6pm.

Event Description: Based on his recent work with the Aberdeen Leadership Forum, professional storyteller and coach Michael Williams invites you to explore your leadership qualities through the framework of story. Integrate your personal narrative with that of your community, your family, your workplace or an organisation to which you belong to create a powerful narrative of leadership. Using basic storytelling techniques, mythical thinking, and active dialogue, participants will have an opportunity to improve their communication skills, bolster their confidence, and deepen their understanding of their leadership qualities. Be the leader you want to be. Take control of your story and inspire others.

The workshop is part of Edinburgh's International Middle Eastern Festival of Spirituality and Peace. Learn more at www.eicsp.org.

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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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