Storytelling for the One Date Wonder
First dates are about making a great impression. How are you coming across on your first dates? We believe people connect by sharing authentic stories and actively listening to one another. Great stories show your values, passions, and personality. In this workshop we’ll cover the basics of storytelling, help attendees craft stories that help them share who they are, and practice active listening skills. Learn how to tell better stories. Learn how to listen like you mean it.
This workshop is aimed at people who are “One Date Wonders”. Are you going on many first dates but very few second ones? The Art of storytelling can help you share their passions and values to make more authentic connections, and this workshop will help you find the stories in your life that attract others and inspire conversation and connection.
This workshop is taught by renowned storytelling coach Dixie De La Tour and Modern Romance's Logan Ury
Dixie and Logan will answer these Questions:
How can you turn your life experiences into engaging, relatable stories?
How can you use personal narrative storytelling to convey your vision, achievements and core values?
How can you ensure that your stories incite a captivating conversation - one that inspires your date to share their own stories?
Dixie De La Tour
Dixie De La Tour is a sexual folklorist, storyteller, entrepreneur, teacher, catalyst, community builder, facilitator, & instigator, and is the founder, curator & host of the award-winning sex and storytelling series, Bawdy Storytelling (“The nation’s original sex and storytelling series” – Playgirl, “The Moth for Pervs” – LA Weekly). This multi-city brand of sex-positive self advocacy is over a decade strong and is focused on making our relationships more authentic and accessible, and Bawdy tours nationally to sold out crowds. Called “a stiff shot of courage in a push-up bra,” Dixie is passionate about educating and empowering emergent storytellers. Dixie’s own dating stories can been heard on the Risk! Podcast, and the Bawdy Storytelling podcast was awarded ‘Best Sex Podcast’ by Esquire.com. Find out more at https://www.BawdyStorytelling.com
Logan Ury offers a unique combination of expertise in product design thinking and relationships. She’s a User Experience Researcher at Airbnb. Previously, Logan led Google's Irrational Lab, a behavioral economics team. Logan started a popular interview series at Google called "Modern Romance," interviewing renowned academics and authors like Dan Savage and Esther Perel on topics like monogamy and marriage (1M+ YouTube views). She's led relationship workshops at General Assembly, spoken on dating and relationship panels, published a Valentine's Day article in TIME, and spoken at SXSW about applying behavioral economics to dating. She recently combined her passion for design thinking and relationships into “Couples Day,” a global experiment in which 40 couples around the world participated in a day full of research-backed activities designed to increase connection. This fall she'll be conducting relationship workshops in San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland with Professor Eli Finkel.