Motivational Speaker, Author, Humorist

Speaker and Watchdog columnist for The Dallas Morning News, Dave shows how to tell stories that move people to action and create change.

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TED talk on power of storytelling

Watch this funny TED talk video and learn how Dave Lieber, The Watchdog columnist for The Dallas Morning News, tells stories that move people to action and change.


What makes your group special? The hottest trend in business today is emphasizing the power of your perfectly-told stories. How do you find them? How do you tell them? How do you get audiences to care?

Facts and bullet points are not enough anymore. Stories must be compelling, unforgettable, funny and smart. Stories bring out yearned-for passion and emotion. They offer attraction and engagement. Stories show why you’re special.

Dave Lieber, a Certified Speaking Professional, is one of America’s top storytelling experts. Local, national and international groups bring him in to educate, enlighten and entertain.

Dave shares a simple storytelling formula that works in every kind of message. Audiences implement his methods immediately with quickly measurable results. If this resonates with you, give us a call at 1-800-557-8166.


  • Get your audience to give full concentration
  • Understand the use of characters, dramatic arc, plot and conflict
  • Learn sophisticated story writing techniques that work exceptionally well in any kind of public presentation

“Thanks so much for closing our show with a bang. I hope your dog starts to like you.” – Shawn Conrad, Executive Director, INTERNATIONAL PARKING INSTITUTE


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VIDEO: Watch Dave Lieber’s Funny TED Talk on Storytelling

VIDEO: Watch Dave Lieber’s Funny TED Talk on Storytelling

Find out why thousands have watched this ultra-funny and moving TED talk on the power of storytelling to change the world from motivational speaker and humorist Dave Lieber. Dave is The Watchdog columnist at The Dallas Morning News. He’s also a gifted speaker who is a Certified Speaking Professional.

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The Power Of Storytelling When Writing A Profile

The Power Of Storytelling When Writing A Profile

My oldest son was drafted by the New York Yankees. Not once, but twice. I told him, “Make sure your baseball story has a happy ending because you’ll be telling it for the rest of your life.” That’s the power of storytelling.

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Summer Santa is a 501(c)(3) that was established in 1997 by Judge Brad Bradley and the People’s Crusader Dave Lieber. Summer Santa was created to extend the spirit of giving to children throughout the year, not just during the holiday season.

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