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Present with Impact…Lose Fear; Gain Confidence!

Tuesday, February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Out Professionals on Tuesday, February 11th, at PwC, near Grand Central, for a phenomenal and enlightening seminar with Certified Life/Career/Business Coach to the entertainment industry, Jim Arnoff. His interactive seminar, “Presenting with Impact…Lose the Fear, Gain the Confidence,” is aimed at defusing your fears and helping you present better — even after just one seminar!

Challenged by presenting your projects, your talents, yourself? Feeling shy,overwhelmed or full of stage fright? This interactive workshop will provide you with the most effective tips and tools to overcome these challenges in any situation…whether you’re interviewing, presenting to a large group, meeting a potential collaborator or speaking to an audience for the first time. Gain the confidence to claim your authentic voice and embrace your own personal. powerful way of presenting.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • How best to connect and be fully engaged with your audience through conversation, storytelling and authenticity.
  • ow to share your passion and bring alive the story about that passion.
  • How to actively listen to your audience – their word choice, pacing, energy, body language, what’s not being said.
  • Asking open ended questions that have high impact and bring the audience member to a high energy place.
  • How to be in a space of openness – the key to inviting the audience in and sharing deeply.
  • Best ways to keep in the positive, high energy lane, even through the most challenging interactions.
  • How to “dance” with your audience for the strongest connection.
  • How to embrace your style of humor as a great connector.
  • How to tap into what the audience is thinking/experiencing in the moment as the richest source of material for your presentation.

Jim Arnoff is a Certified Life/Career/Business Coach to the entertainment industry, small business owners, veterans in film and television, women in finance and NYU alumni. Jim is certified by the International Coach Federation and co-founded the Gay Coaches Collective, which provided pro bono coaching to the LGBT community. Jim Arnoff draws from his experience as a talent agent to provide consulting services to creatives in the entertainment industry in developing their television series/feature films/one one person shows as well as guide producers in starting their own production companies. He also practices entertainment law in television, film and digital. Jim worked at the William Morris Agency as both an in-house lawyer and television packaging agent. He leads workshops for Veterans in Media and Entertainment, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, U.S. Military Academy, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bank of Montreal, Unilever, Writers Guild of America, the Actors Fund, PennNYC, New York Women in Film & Television, NYU Career Services/Tisch School of the Arts/alumni groups, Out Professionals and the Financial Women’s Association. Jim is a faculty member of the School of Visual Arts (“Pitching Your Television Series to the Industry Pros”) and guest speaks at NYU and the Fashion Institute of Technology. He is a member of the New York State, New York City and LGBT Bar Associations. As a volunteer, he provides coaching series to SAGE (gay seniors), GMHC, The LGBT Center and Identity House.



On Tuesday, February 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., an interactive seminar and Q&A with Certified Career/Business Coach to the entertainment industry, Jim Arnoff, “Presenting with Impact…Lose Fear; Gain Confidence!” 

PwC — PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 300 Madison Avenue at 42nd Street. Subway: 4/5/6  or S to Grand Central Terminal.

Nonmember, $30. Dues-paying OP Member, just $20. Dues-paying OP Business Member, free with advance registration. Register now to guarantee seating. Advance ticketing ends at 5:00pm on February 10th. Walk-ins welcome, space permitting; cash or card at the door.

As a registered nonprofit, Out Professionals relies on the continuing support of our Individual and Business Members. Enjoy a 12-month Individual OP Membership PLUS free admission tonight for just $65. Or join Out Professionals as a Business Member ($125) and by registering in advance, enjoy tonight and other selected OP seminars and workshops, completely free! All sales final. As a Member you enjoy free entry at every month’s OP.LOUNGE and free or discounted admission at other OP events. Join or renew here — and thank you!


Tuesday, February 11
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


PwC – Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP
300 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017 United States
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