Guidelines for Story Tellers
The goal of the
storyteller is to make a presentation, limited to five minutes, that is entertaining and/or
humorous to the entire group of listeners. Whether it is a series of
jokes, a personal history, a poem, or a philosophical theory, it should
be delivered in good taste. The teller ought to keep in mind that it
must not be offensive to anyone in the audience.
1. Please turn off your cell phone during the meetings. A ringing phone
is very disruptive to our speakers and to the attending members.
2. If you must have your phone on because of a possible incoming
emergency call, consider sitting in the back of the room, and
immediately going out into the hall to continue a conversation if the
3. Know how to put your phone on vibrate mode or what button to push to
immediately silence the ring from an incoming call (the speaker and
audience sometimes have to sit through six or more rings).