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NYC: The Art of Conversation

Master small talk and graceful conversation exits in this interactive workshop by Andrew Linderman. You’ll learn to confidently handle conversations in multiple environments, improve your public speaking, and enhance your emotional intelligence with active listening techniques.


The Story Source

(4.7-star rating across 298 reviews)
Location SoHo, 175 Varick St 8th Fl Rm 8C
Price $80 per person 
Duration Up to 2 hours
Group Size Up to 20 people
Materials None required
Recommended For Presentation, Entrepreneurial Teams, Professionals


How can you navigate small talk toward deeper, more significant topics? How do you gracefully exit from monotonous or unwanted conversations? How do you organically grow your professional network?

In this workshop, we'll explore how to feel more confident and engage with strangers and how to forge deeper relationships with existing personal and professional contacts. You'll gain knowledge of the dynamics of conversations of all varieties, from small talk at the office to networking events and social gatherings of all sizes. You'll also gain new tips for staying relaxed when speaking in front of large groups, as well as active listening techniques to improve information recall and Emotional IQ.

But most importantly, you'll get plenty of practice to put your new conversation skills to use.

About this Instructor:

Andrew Linderman is a writer and storyteller based in Brooklyn, NY. He teaches writing and storytelling with the Brookly n Brainery and is a story coach with the community education program at the Moth, a Macarthur award-winning non-profit dedicated to the craft of storytelling. Andrew is also the executive producer of Local Stories, a monthly storytelling series, and is the founder of the Story Source, a blog aimed at helping artists, business people, and entrepreneurs tell compelling stories.

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(4.5-star rating across 46 reviews)
Ramsay D.
The instructor had a clear and concise way to improve basic conversational skills.
Andrew's class was engaging and inspiring. He put things in diffent perspectives and opened my eyes and awareness. I look forward to other classes taught by him!
Judith B.