Author Archives: Norma Cameron, CFRE

About Norma Cameron, CFRE

Norma Cameron is owner and principal of The Narrative Company, formed in 2006 to help people and organizations understand and apply the “power of story”. Prior to this, Norma had over 20 years’ experience in communications, fundraising, organizational development, performance storytelling, public speaking and training. As an engaging keynote speaker and seminar leader, she works with public, private and non-profit sector clients. As a seasoned storyteller, she has performed at conferences, concerts and festivals across Canada and the UK.

The Legacy of a Storytelling Granny: A Radio Interview

“A human being is nothing but a story with skin around it.” Fred Allen My love and respect for stories, and the important role they play in our lives, can be traced back to my childhood years and, specifically, time spent … Continue reading

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Want to learn more about choosing, crafting and sharing stories strategically?

Then attend AFP’s upcoming Lunch & Learn: Donor Relations – It’s All About the Story: Choosing, Crafting and Sharing Stories Strategically to Raise Funds Presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver island Chapter on March 23 – 11:30am – 2:00pm Venue: … Continue reading

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Norma to present her one-woman storytelling show at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, April 27

Coalmines, Council Houses & Corsets: The Life & Times of a Scottish Granny Courtesy of Ottawa StoryTellers Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm National Arts Centre: Back Stage – click here for tickets “The best storyteller I’ve ever known … Continue reading

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We Are Our Stories: A 3 hour Narrative Discovery Workshop with Norma Cameron in Ottawa, April 26

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 6-9pm at Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar Street, Ottawa, Cost $65 or $50 for Ottawa Storyteller Members (Tickets here) Presented by Ottawa StoryTellers A human being is nothing but a story with skin around it. … Continue reading

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Stories of Wisdom Found & Shared

Discovering Wisdom…through Story Listening In 1994, my life changed.  My Granny (the best storyteller I’ve ever heard) died and I picked up her baton and began my journey as a storyteller. But it was also the year I discovered the transformative power … Continue reading

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“We Are Our Stories” Keynote presentation by Norma at Narrative Matters 2016 Conference in Victoria

If you want to understand how stories and conversations impact you and your community, or how stories have the power to influence future government policies, healthcare practices as well as  everyday life…then you need to attend this amazing conference. The University … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press – A free guide to having deep & meaningful “Philanthropic Conversations”.

  The Philanthropic Conversation – A Guide for Professional Financial Advisors eBook– was produced by the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) in partnership with GIV3 and Philanthropic Foundations of Canada – as a CAGP member benefit. It was written … Continue reading

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