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July 7, 2009

Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on July 7, 2009 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Corporate Storytelling Techniques: Five Ways to Convey Your Passion

Stories are being told about your company all the time. Unless you have never had a customer, someone somewhere is talking about your company. When they do so, they are speaking with passion either for or against your business. You need to have your passionate stories ready to add to that conversation. To create raving fans in your business, you need to be a raving business.

When a customer experiences your company, they leave with an impression. If they were offended, hurt or…

Added by Sean Buvala on June 24, 2009 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Northlands 2009 Audio Interview, Part Three

We've the final installment, part three, of the interview with Tim Ereneta as he talks with director Sean Buvala. Listen as Tim talks live from the Milwaukee airport about the entire Northlands Storytelling 2009 conference.

In part three, Tim talks more about the workshop he offered at Northlands, among other things. Tim taught…

Added by Sean Buvala on April 26, 2009 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Performing Artists' Open Conference, August 2009. Goodyear, AZ, USA

We are happy to tell you that we will be hosting the First Performing Artists' Open Conference this year in the Phoenix, AZ area.

The Performing Artists' Open Conference (PAOC): The Convention We Create Together.

2009 THEME: "We Create Together"

What is an Open Conference?

Although there are many definitions, an open conference is created by the participants. There are no stars or featured speakers. Rather, our open conference, much like the unconference… Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on April 23, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

"Absolutely Essential Listening" - Download The Marketing Kit

Hi folks,

Tim Ereneta sent me a note about my marketing course:

"I have been listening everyday to the Outside In Marketing Workshop mp3s Sean posted...the material is so helpful. Absolutely essential listening."

I want you to have this "absolutely essential listening" for your career as a storyteller. I have relaunched the "Outside In Marketing Kit." It's now available complete in a download form.… Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on March 24, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Free Workshop to Help You Grow Your Business Offered In Arizona on March 27, 2009.

Press Release

"Improving public speaking and business communication skills are the goals of a free Goodyear, Arizona workshop."

Avondale, AZ- Business owners and entrepreneurs who wish to communicate more effectively with customers and clients are invited to attend a free, 90 minute "Introduction to Business Storytelling" workshop on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 930AM. The workshop will be located at the Ground Control Coffee Lounge at 14140 W Indian School Road in Goodyear.… Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on March 19, 2009 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Video: Gestures for Storytelling and Public Speaking

Here's a brand new, eight-minute video on using gestures in storytelling and public speaking skills. We are thinking about making a series of storytelling techniques videos. Storytelling for teens? Storytelling for business? This is a prototype we assembled here in the office. (I said "we" like I have a monkey in shirt pocket.) YouTube of course botches the quality of these things but you can see a High-Quality version at YouTube or I can… Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on March 19, 2009 at 3:28pm — 13 Comments

5 Tips for the Brand New Twitter User

As a working artist and speaking coach, I have found Twitter to be an effective tool for producing a greater quantity of interested contacts and providing thought-provoking conversations. Here are a few basic tips you need to know.

1. Add in your photo, your location, bio and URL.

Those little pieces of information help you to become a "real" person to those who might be interested in following and getting updates from you. If you are using Twitter just to play around,…

Added by Sean Buvala on March 3, 2009 at 3:57am — 2 Comments

Kevin Cordi in Phoenix This Weekend! 2/22

We're still on for hosting the storytelling concert and "Permission2Play" coaching workshop with Kevin Cordi this Sunday.

More details are at:

Or download the pdf flyer at this link.

Please let us know if you are coming and *not* preordering tickets. We need to be sure that we have enough materials…

Added by Sean Buvala on February 19, 2009 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Mark Calendars: Artists' Unconference Retreat August 2009.

Mark your calendars:

The Outside-In
Artist Unconference Retreat

August 14-16, 2009
Phoenix Arizona.

Won't be expensive and it won't be free.
BUT- AZ in the Summer is good for inexpensive lodging.

What would you present/teach/demo in a conference if you had 45 minutes?
You might get your chance. We won't know until we all get there who's presenting and who is not.

Watch this space.

Added by Sean Buvala on February 4, 2009 at 12:49am — No Comments

Kevin Cordi Coming to Phoenix- A Rare Treat for Tellers in the Southwest!

The 2nd Annual

Emergent Storytelling Series

Featuring Guest Teller Kevin Cordi.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

6:00PM to 9:30PM

$15 Per Person Advanced Purchase

($20 at the door if space is available.)

Come join us for an evening of story and learning with Kevin Cordi.


Homewood Suites Hotel…


Added by Sean Buvala on January 26, 2009 at 2:02am — No Comments

Listen In: Mastermind Group Question and Answer Session. Grow your Career in 2009?

Let's grow your career in 2009! Join us for our next Mastermind Group.

If you’d like to know more about the Working Artist Mastermind Groups, we have recorded a Q/A (Question and Answer) Session. You can listen in (mp3 file) at this link now.

If you are interested in the first 2009 group (which begins next week), for a future group or just for giggles, then please take a listen to…

Added by Sean Buvala on January 14, 2009 at 12:41am — No Comments

Storytellers' MasterMind Group Forming Right Now. 1/2 Full.

Dear friends and colleagues,

"Then Iron John looked at the boy and said, 'Come with me.'"

-J&W Grimm

In 2009, if you want to make it as a storyteller or other working artist, you'll need to, like the prince in the Iron John story, leave the Golden Ball (the things that keep you stagnate) behind and jump on the shoulders of a Wild One who will take you deeper into the forest of what you do not yet know. Who/what the Wild One is and what forest needs to be…

Added by Sean Buvala on January 7, 2009 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Press Release: Master Public Speaking Skills They Never Taught You In School

Press Release

Use Dates: December 21-January 8, 2009

Synopsis: Award-winning speaker, coach and storyteller Sean Buvala offers new national training workshops in Phoenix area. Adults who use public speaking in any format are invited to register for the “Ancient Secret of Public Speaking” workshop held January 8 and 9, 2009 via

Avondale, AZ- Improving and mastering your public… Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on January 2, 2009 at 3:44am — No Comments

Some Feedback/Invitation to Friday's Economy Telecourse

Hi folks-

We had a great call last night and a handful of storytellers from around the world got some marketing ideas that few artists have ever used.

"Grumpy Burgers, Wood Fires and Cheap Whines:

The Economy is Not Your Business."

Please consider joining us this Friday (11/21) evening? Details at:

One person… Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on November 18, 2008 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Next Month's Marketing Telecourse: Spots Still Available

How about the chance to double your income next year? You might be able to do it when you know the real secrets of marketing.

The "Outside In Storytelling Marketing Boot Camp" telecourse edition begins next week! Every Wednesday evening is your chance to take your storytelling business to the next level.

This is the time. If you can't make every Wednesday, that is okay. The recordings will be…

Added by Sean Buvala on September 26, 2008 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Mark Your Calendars Alert: February 2009 Outside In Storytelling Marketing

Hi folks-

Mark your calendars! We've set the next live "Outside In Storytelling Marketing Boot Camp." Set aside the dates of February 26-28, 2009 in Phoenix. This workshop, running Thursday to Saturday, will change your career. More info coming soon or click here now.

Added by Sean Buvala on August 27, 2008 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

The Marketing Telecourse Has Arrived!

You asked for a telecourse version of our popular "Outside In Storytelling Marketing Boot Camp."

You got it! Starting in October, come get the excellent course work and powerful focus on marketing your storytelling business.

Come to the site at:

to learn more and register today.

*The early bird catches the free…

Added by Sean Buvala on August 14, 2008 at 12:55am — No Comments

Storytelling Conference in Phoenix August 2009?

Okay, I'll keep the comments open on this one.

"The Professional Storyteller's Conference"
August 2009
Phoenix AZ

Multiple deep focused learning tracks and/or retreat
Breakout Storytelling
Emergent Concert

Small group.
Large Group Sessions are future focused.
Advance Track and Beginner Track
New model for the structure.
Affordable hotels in the area.

Added by Sean Buvala on July 26, 2008 at 1:00pm — 14 Comments

Free Marketing TeleCourse 7/28: Will Your Clients Call YOU First?

Monday, July 28, 2008

Will Your Clients Call YOU First?: Ten Things to Stay In the MindTops of Your Customers and Clients

6:00 PM Pacific Time/ 9:00 PM Eastern

Click here to check the time in your area.

A mini marketing course! You must stay in the mind tops of your clients and customers. If not, they…

Added by Sean Buvala on July 24, 2008 at 5:11pm — No Comments

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