The Art of Conversation | BostonSpeaksSeries | March 1st

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The Art of Conversation | BostonSpeaksSeries | March 1st

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Are you a confident communicator? Many people say that public speaking is pretty scary but nowadays people might be more scared to talk to other people in social settings. In an age where technology, social media and smartphones are owning our social lives, the art of maintaining a good conversation is crucial to becoming more successful in all areas of your personal and professional life.

TIME: Fri, March 1st, 2019 8:00am-10:00am 

LOCATION: 50 Milk Street, Floor 20, Lighthouse Room, Boston, MA 02109

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MARCH 2019: The Art of Conversation | BostonSpeaksSeries

Are you a confident communicator? Many people say that public speaking is pretty scary but nowadays people might be more scared to talk to other people in social settings. In an age where technology, social media and smartphones are owning our social lives, the art of maintaining a good conversation is crucial to becoming more successful in all areas of your personal and professional life.

TAKEAWAYS:

  • How to network, be charismatic and speak off the cuff

  • The keys to confident communication

  • Build relationships and network with changemakers, business professionals and entrepreneurs from Boston

  • Q/A with panelists

AGENDA:

8:00-8:15 AM: Breakfast, Networking, Chit-Chats

8:15-8:20 AM: Introductions/Announcements

8:20-8:45 AM Breakout Sessions

8:45-9:45 AM: Panel Discussion

9:45-10:00 AM: Closing, Shout-outs, Networking

PANELISTS:

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Erik Modahl - Founder of beantrust

Erik Modahl, founder of beantrust, cultivates community through coffee. “I wake up every morning early to make a cup of fresh roasted pourover coffee. Enjoying the quiet time each morning is so satisfying and Is foundational to my day.” Largest single underlying problem we face in our fast paced data-driven world is a lack of genuine connection? How can we change our world? Building channels of trust? Erik’s values of Joy, collaboration and positive impact inform his mission. Beantrust facilitates tasting events and the delivery of fresh roasted coffee and delicious coldbrew throughout the local workplace scene. Clients include Kayak, CIC, IDEO, Pillpack, GrubHub, Greentown Labs, Lab Central, Brandeis, Innovation Norway. And at the Impacthub Boston, Erik curates an ongoing coffee conversation. Questions such as ”Where do you go to find joy?” Erik is currently exploring ways enlarge beantrust’s vision of cultivating community! Please connect with Erik... Erik@beantustcoffee.com Instagram @ beantrust.community Facebook @ beantrust @ Erik Modahl Twitter @ ErikModahl LinkedIn @ Erik Modahl

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Claudia Thompson - President of Claudia Connects

Claudia Thompson is President of her own networking events and training company Claudia Connects. She loves helping people grow and develop their businesses, while also helping them build relationships. Claudia is also a Director Consultant and Chapter Launch Director with the International networking referral organization BNI and has also been a sales/marketing executive with Kyocera Document Solutions for the past 14 years.

Claudia loves serving others and giving back to the community. She most recently served as the Director of Member Relations for the Boston Business Women and has previously sat on the board for the Women of Color AIDS Council, Self-Esteem Boston & YogaHope. Claudia also is the Founder and Organizer of Single Mothers United, is a mentor in the Mother Caroline Academy Mentoring Program and sits on the Board of the Boston Women's Fund.

In her spare time, Claudia loves spending time at home with her son Michael, traveling around the world, trivia nights and enjoying all types of Vegan cuisine. She also loves staying active by performing with OnStage Dance Com[any & Boston Bollywood throughout the year, running marathons and working out with the Boston-based free fitness movement November Project!

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Barbara Roche - Co-Founder of SheSpeaks

Barbara is an organizational development and communication specialist with over 20 years helping organizations thrive. She is also a lecturer in the Management Communications program at the Wharton School of Business. She is best known for blending her theatrical experience, Irish Catholic humor, and hard-won leadership skills to help professionals become more effective leaders and communicators. She is the author of Commit to Confidence: 30 Strategies to Help Women Step Up and Stand Out. A native Bostonian and proud member of Red Sox Nation, Barbara holds a master's degree in psychology from Northeastern University. Ten years ago, she founded two consulting companies: Barbara Roche & Associates (leadership development and team-building) and SpeakWell Partners (public speaking and leadership communication). 

YOUR HOST:

Kit Pang Host BostonSpeaksSeries

KIT PANG, Founder of BostonSpeaks

Kit Pang is a Communication Expert, TEDx and Keynote speaker and the Founder of BostonSpeaks. He started this monthly breakfast series in order to build a community where entrepreneurs, business professionals, workaholics and individuals could come together to get motivated, learn the latest tips and discover new insights.

Kit is on a mission to help individuals become exceptional speakers and communicators. His seminars and talks have been credited as super fun, engaging, soul-searching and insightful. His happy clients include individuals from organizations such as Dell, Delta, RE/MAX, Harvard or MIT. Learn more about how you can improve your communication, leadership or business skills at www.bostonspeaks.com.

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