october, 2014

21oct11:00 am1:00 pmExcited About Your Story: Tell it like a TED Pro


Event Details

\'SANGreat leaders tell great stories. Do you know how to convey your message, convince your audience, and get your point across? A good story has the power to touch people\’s deepest emotions, 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 we know you can be.

In \’Excited About Your Story\’ you will learn to leverage the power of story. You will be given excellent storytelling tools, including Bates\’ \’powertool\’ of storytelling. You will see where most people go wrong and why so many people wrongly believe that they can\’t be good storytellers. Join John Bates, TED speaker, Leadership & Communications Coach, and storyteller extraordinaire.

The \’How to… Workshop\’ series is dedicated to giving you the keys to a successful business, from creation to exit. As with all our events, the \’How to… Workshop\’ is interactive and informal, so bring your questions with you!

John Bates | Chief Executive Officer, Executive Speaking Success & Business Coaching read bio»

11:00 AM | Registration, Lunch, and Networking
11:30 AM | Presentation
12:30 PM | Discussion and Q&A
1:00 PM | Program Close

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

Janssen Research & Development LLC
3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA 92121

General Public | $35
Academic/Student Rate | $20
On-site | $45

Speaker\’s Biography

\'JohnJohn Bates | Chief Executive Officer, Executive Speaking Success & Business Coaching
John fell in love with the Internet the moment it dawned on him what it would do for communication. Since then he has worked with early stage companies as a founder or early employee and has been instrumental in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in Venture Capital. He co-founded BIGWORDS.com, a dotcom darling which ended up going bust in the dotcom bomb of 2000 and he was the first employee and is a part owner of Goldstar.com. John has been asked to speak and teach all over the world at events ranging from Web Attack to the St Gallen B-School World Leaders Symposium, the Leiden Veerstichting conference for Global Leaders, TEDActive twice, and many TEDx\’s. Most recently he taught groups of entrepreneurs and business owners in Bratislava, Slovakia via the University of Ekonomics, American Chamber of Commerce and the American Embassy. These days John loves bringing the ideas of others to life.


(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Janssen Labs

3210 Merryfield Row San Diego, CA 92121