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CAPS Manitoba – Magnetic Storytelling Techniques

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT

NOTE:  SAVE THE DATE!  The date of this event is now October 24th.  If you have already registered for the previous date your space is secured for the new date.  Watch this space for an exciting announcement coming soon!

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October 24, 2020
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM


Alt Hotel
310 Donald Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The ability to tell a good story is one of the foundations of professional speaking. Stories can be used to build connection , illustrate key messages and inspire your audience to action. But how can you create better, more memorable stories that will allow you stand out amongst a sea of other speakers? And how can you transform your old favourites so that they become more engaging, less predictable, and appeal to more people?

Attendees will learn:

  • How to use alternate narrative structures that make any story sound fresh.
  • Theatrical techniques that add tension, believability and humour to make a story more magnetic.
  • How to use immersive language to create a virtual reality for your audience


Jason Reid

A winner of three international awards for storytelling in television, Jason has been writing, producing and communicating stories to Canadian audiences for more than 30 years.

As a budding screenwriter, Jason learned his craft from a wide range of famous storytellers, including Oscar-winning writers Frank Pierson and Lowell Ganz, as well as Canada’s very own Stuart MacLean.

Leaving Hollywood for journalism, Jason became a news writer and television producer, working for CBC National News, CBC Halifax and CHTV in Hamilton. He also worked for five years as head of news and information for The Weather Network, where his emphasis on powerful storytelling increased viewership and lead to international recognition in the journalism community.

For the past seven years, as CEO of Power Story Master, Jason has worked with entrepreneurs and professional speakers to create entertaining and educational talks that inspire audiences to action.


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