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


A heart-felt article on storytelling from Elizabeth Bristol in Leaking Hearts magazine.

Two Stories to Every Side from Michael Williams on Vimeo.

Click on links below to download FREE storytelling resources.

10 Secrets to a Heart-Centred Storyteller

Stories Should Be Free -- and they are at http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/Top_100. Here you'll not only find the 100 most popular audio books in their selection but many, many more from a wide variety of genres. Most are from the Liber Vox free recordings of books in the public domain. Lots of excellent stories.


Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful.

The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates from Reid Hoffman
Reid Hoffman is the founder of Linkedin, the networking site for professionals and others who want to share their passions for what they do. In this slideshow, "The 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates", he shares his passion for helping others. As a father with three sons finding their way in the world, I think Reid's advice is a relevant navigation guide. Ok, I admit, it's also a plug for Linkedin and Reid's book The Start-up of You, but it still has some good things to say.


"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.

Kamink: the little boy who grew into a giant of a man

Blues and Roots Radio

Blues and Roots Radio
Check out my weekly storytelling radio show, The Teller and the Tale on bluesandrootsradio.com.

Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland
I'm grateful to Creative Scotland for its support.