The Gifts of Meeting Strangers

There are more benefits to meeting new people that can be easily summarized. In this video, Tony speaks about how the person he met on Day 142 of the Talk2MorePeople Project – Tru Guy Stefan – has become one of his best friends and colleagues in Calgary. And that is a gift that keeps on giving.
Tony and Tru were advised to meet through a mutual friend in Toronto, Garth Sam. They did meet and many wonderful things have blossomed from their friendship today, more than two years later.

Tru’s work and some of his musical talent can be found on his website,

Tony Esteves is a play-based workshop facilitator, MC and a circus performer who is passionate about connecting people to people. His unique international experiences and aptitude for meeting strangers provide the foundation for

He is the creator of the Talk2MorePeople Project which was a challenge to meet one new stranger a day for a full year. This purpose of this was to encourage people to get off their technology and back into face-to-face conversations.

Having lived, worked or travelled to 40 countries, Tony has delivered sessions across North America, Europe and in South Africa. Tony speaks Russian, Japanese and Portuguese and is passionate about being in the mountains.

He is a contributing author to the book, Big Ideas For The Big Stage – A grassroots guide that provides information, advice and insider tips to becoming a better speaker and presenter.

His upcoming book, “Talk2MorePeople – A Playful Guide on How to Meet Strangers” will be released mid-2019. Stay updated about the release of it here

Audiences from Tony’s presentations leave entertained, educated and empowered.