Confidence in Networking: strategy and first impressions

Key Takeaways

  1. How to enter and exit a conversation with confidence and authenticity
  2. A personal pitch designed by you
  3. Tools for presence building, body language, and effective eye contact

Olive will be your instructor

Olive Persimmon is a writer, speaker, and professional communication coach. She passionately believes that strong communication skills can improve an individual’s personal and professional life. It is with immense gratitude that she’s able to share her passion by coaching professionals who want to become powerful storytellers, speakers, and leaders.

Olive has been leading training programs professionally for over six years, working with esteemed communication firms like Exec-Comm and The Engaging Educator before joining Energize Your Voice. Throughout her career she's been able to design and deliver training programs at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Ernst & Young, Charity Water, Columbia University, HBO, Business Insider, etc. When she’s not teaching communication skills, she is a member of Humorous Toastmasters and gave her first TEDx in March of 2018.

Olive spends her free time thinking about new speeches, working on her second comedy novel, performing spoken word, and handwriting letters to old friends.