Episode 09 features Birgit Starmanns, DTM, D101 PRM, speaking with the District 101 Spring Conference keynote speaker, John Bates. John speaks about his Toastmasters experience, and how he found his niche in his journey to become a speaker and executive speech coach. He also provides insight into what it takes to be a TED speaker. He also provides a quick insight into his keynote sessions and workshop that he will present at the conference. They are joined by Shyamala Sista, DTM, PQD, and Kari Lyne Morgan, District Conference Digital Moderator.