Masterclass 3: Strong Story, Strong Team

April 21, 2021
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

This class is part of our Masterclass Series: Developing Your Master Team

A team needs a common goal, a shared story. View our pre-recorded conversation with Cate Friesen, a master story expert, who will share her 25 years of expertise and experience with using stories to connect with people and solidify your team. Gain strategies to gather stories and use them to add people to your team and strengthen your team efficiently. The second half of the class will include group activities to apply storytelling concepts and network with other leaders. Cate will be available to answer your questions after the session via email.

Join us for all 3 sessions in our Masterclass Series for our special price of $70.

Who Should Attend:

Those responsible for leading non-profit staff and volunteers. Participants can include Executive Directors, program managers, board members, committee members, volunteer managers, coordinators and anyone who is interested in learning more about this topic.


Cate Friesen is the driving force of The Story Source. She's a story practitioner, facilitator, trainer and keynote presenter who brings together 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, award-winning CBC producer, documentary maker and performer.

Cate, along with David McLeod, led the Power of Story training for The Winnipeg Foundation's highly successful professional development program, Fast Pitch 2018.

Before she launched The Story Source, Cate worked at CBC and led the team that created CBC's multiple award-winning interactive Missing and Murdered: The Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls. She also co-designed and implemented training in storytelling for radio, co-created a unique mentorship program based on collaborative learning, and was instrumental in the launch of CBC's game-changing Indigenous Digital Unit.

Technical Requirements:

To participate, you will need a computer/mobile device with internet connection, speakers and microphone. A webcam is preferred but optional.


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Cate Friesen, The Story Source

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