San Mateo Storytellers Club Open House

Seven Reasons Why Stories are Important

1. Stories produce experiences
2. Stories make your message unique
3. Stories provide the emotional glue that connects us
4. Stories transform information into meaning
5. Stories motivate your listener towards your goal
6. Stories more likely to be shared
7. Stories are less likely to be resisted

We are dedicated to helping you become a better storyteller because storytelling is so vital to everyone's success In every aspect of life.

Take your speaking to the next level by cloaking the truth of your message in stories.

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  • Peter S.

    Strong turn out, many new faces, two outstanding speeches, and a lot of fun was had by all! Great team effort behind the scenes.

    January 28, 2014

    • Helen V.

      Hi Peter, I was looking for this mtg,hadn't got the bldg# or designation. We should make sure directions come in the Meetup, or get forwarded to newcomers. Your phone didn't accept voicemail either. Sorry to have missed the fun.

      1 · January 29, 2014

    • Bob

      for club directions go to www.sanmateostorytellers­.org

      January 29, 2014

  • Joseph C.

    Great, full of energy with the preparation and participation of all present in various ways. I've learned from doing an impromptu story and from listening other stories, as well as from the fantastic prepared speeches and evaluation. I'm excited about the osmosis effect it offers. It's uplifting to end a day.

    January 29, 2014

  • Bob

    The ball was knocked clear out of the park! Go giant storytellers!

    January 28, 2014

  • Steve C.

    I totally agree with all the virtues of storytelling which is why I am working on my storytelling skills.

    January 13, 2014

  • Peter S.

    Open Houses are fun! If you are new to Toastmasters here's a chance to peek inside a meeting and see why our members enjoy the club experience and grow in their public speaking skills.

    That's not all, we are growing as leaders as we run the club (which is a very flat organization with many chances to try things - and fail gracefully)

    Our club focus is storytelling. Storytelling is everywhere. You just read this story from me, right? Come and visit us and share the fun!

    January 13, 2014

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