Are you as good as you could be at conveying your messages, inspiring and connecting with your audience, and actually getting your points across? A good story has the power to touch people's deepest emotions, engender trust and loyalty and move people to mighty action, 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 you were born to be. You will be given excellent storytelling tools, including John Bates' "powertools" of storytelling. You will see where most people go wrong, and why so many people wrongfully believe they cannot be good storytellers. John Bates is a world renowned expert in leadership & communication. Many of his clients call him one of the absolute best leadership communications trainers and coaches working today. Join John Bates, TED speaker, Leadership & Communications Coach, and storyteller extraordinaire. He is a master at bringing out the greatness in YOU.
John Bates | Chief Executive Officer & Executive Whisperer, Executive Speaking Success & Business Coaching read bio»
5:30 PM | Registration and Networking
6:00 PM | Presentation
7:00 PM | Discussion and Q&A
7:30 PM | Program Close
Who Should Attend:
Life science industry executives, founders, CEOs, and marketing managers of start-ups and other private companies.
$35 | General Public
$20 | Student/Academic
$45 | At the door
John Bates | Chief Executive Officer & Executive Whisperer, Executive Speaking Success & Business Coaching
John Bates has spoken, hosted and coached for over 22 different worldwide TED and TEDx events. His group trainings are world famous and executives from companies like Johnson & Johnson Innovation Labs, Accenture, Boeing, NASA, IBM, and more, recommend him to their colleagues as the best communications and leadership trainer working today.
Long ago 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, has been instrumental in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in Venture Capital and has always earned the title Chief Evangelist. 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 current Internet powerhouse Goldstar.com.
John is a co-author of World Class Speaking in Action, an Amazon best-seller, and loves making a difference for those who make a difference.
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About Executive Speaking Success:
Based in Los Angeles, California, Executive Speaking Success (ESS) is a global leader in communication and leadership training. The firm's techniques are grounded in evolutionary biology and human neurophysiology, revealing both what works in communication as well as why it works.
The company's training style is dedicated to bringing out greatness in people and companies so they can make a real difference in the world. ESS delivers its programs all over the world working with C level executives, business development and sales teams, keynote speakers, TED and TEDx speakers, as well as anyone who is committed to being successful in their leadership and communications.
Founded in 2012, the company is led by John K. Bates, an internationally regarded leadership communications trainer and keynote speaker, as well as a savvy entrepreneur. Bates has been actively coaching since 2005, working with CEOs and the executive teams of Johnson & Johnson Innovation Labs, the VW Electronics Lab, Janssen Labs, DudaMobile, Motorola, Goldstar, Oculus International, LAZ Parking, BigFra.me, Stone Brewing Co., and many others on their leadership, presentation, media and business skills. Prior to his training career, he has been involved in helping to found and start up Goldstar, BigWords.com (which raised over $80 million) and VirtualVegas the first online "destination site". He has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital funds, successfully opened resistant markets for new products and has run the customer service department for a multi-million dollar company. Bates is also a contributing author to the book World Class Speaking in Action: 50 Certified World Class Speaking Coaches Show You How to Present, Persuade, and Profit which became a multiple Amazon best seller.
ESS programs entail a combination of large and small group training and one-on-one training both online and in person. Programs can be customized based on needs and budget.
JLABS @ TMC
John P. McGovern Campus
2450 Holcombe Blvd, Suite J
Houston, TX 77021
Please park in the self parking areas of the McGovern Campus. Grab a Token at the gate and bring it to the event space. We encourage carpooling and using the TMC shuttles.
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JLABS @ TMC
JLABS, part of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC, is a network of life science incubators providing emerging companies many of the advantages of being in a big company, without the capital investment. JLABS offers singular bench tops, modular wet lab units and office space on a short-term basis, allowing companies to pay only for the space they need, with an option to quickly expand when they have the resources to do so. Companies residing at JLABS also have access to core research labs hosting specialized capital equipment and shared administrative areas. JLABS is an open innovation model, and the agreement for space does not grant JLABS or Johnson & Johnson Innovation any stake or rights in the companies, nor will the companies have a guaranteed future affiliation with JLABS. The flagship facility is located in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and JLABS has now two established locations in San Francisco - one through a collaboration with the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) and a second standalone facility - one in Boston through a collaboration with Lab Central, one in Houston through a collaboration with TMC, and one in Toronto through a collaboration with MaRS. For more information please visit jlabs.jnjinnovation.com.