December 2018 Lunch N Learn

December 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Jeremiah Program, Community Room
1200 Paul Teresa Saldana Street
Austin, TX 78702
https://jeremiahprogram.org/austin/
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When:   Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM (1 hour, 1 Leadership PDU)
Location:  Jeramiah Program, Community Room, 1200 Paul Teresa Saldana Street, Austin, TX 78702
Parking: Guests are welcome to park in any available spot in our lot or covered parking. However, these often fill quickly and additional parking is available:

  • In front of the duplexes on Paul Teresa Saldana Street
  • Street Parking on Father Joe Znotas Street
  • Lot D of the ACC Eastview Campus (Access via Govalle Ave. Lot D is opposite Fiesta St. Drive to the very back of the lot to access the rear of the Jeremiah Program building. An attendant will be present to direct you to the Community Room).

 

PMI Austin Chapter is always looking for new local charities to host our Lunch & Learn sessions. If you know of any charities to highlight, please email our Lunch & Learn Committee Chair, Renee Adair, at LunchNLearn@pmiaustin.org

Registration:  $15 (Price includes lunch and your PDU credit) 
Lunch will be provided. Online registration and payment only; no payments will be accepted at the event. 

Presentation Title: Networking for Business ? How to keep breathing while talking to strangers

How do you get into a conversation with a total stranger? Have you opted out of a networking event because you don't know what to say? Business requires a consistent pipeline of contacts, prospects, leads and customers. But sometimes getting into first-time conversations with someone can be intimidating, even paralyzing. It doesn’t have to be painful! In fact, it can be fun. This quick-paced workshop equips you with simple, effective ways to jump into conversations and form connections. We utilize interactive improv, traditional instruction and practical models Fun, hands-on and painless.

Learning objectives: 

  • Tips for how to strike up a conversation with a stranger.
  • Questions to ask when jumping into a first-time conversation?
  • How to quickly connect with complete strangers?
  • How to get out of a conversation? (How to exit a conversation?)
  • How to book 1-on-1 meetings with people.
  • How to protect yourself from people that just want to sell, sell, sell during a 1-on-1 meeting

 


 

About the Speaker: Melissa Love

Melissa LoveSPEAKER, IMPROVISER, TEAM BUILDER

Melissa Love is the founder of Everybody Up. She has over 20 years of pedal-to-the floor experience working with companies nationwide, like Apple, Rolls-Royce North America, Pizza Hut, snack food manufacturers, casino resort destinations and secondary education institutions. Figuring out a way to get things done, work around obstacles and find opportunities for growth for her clients and employees has been her life-long mission and sticky client situations are her specialty because working the front lines with clients has prepared her to bob, weave and hit any problem head on. She now combines these skills with applied improvisation tools to help businesses increase productivity with team building and employee engagement programs as well as help people step out of their comfort zone with networking and public speaking workshops.

  1. Creative Communication. Ice breakers for all. 
  2. Breaking Down Barriers - Networking Workshop
  3. Talking to strangers is OKAY
  4. It’s okay to talk to strangers
  5. How to live after talking to strangers
  6. How to keep breathing while talking to strangers
  7. Breath - You can talk to strangers 

Learning objectives: 

  • Tips for how to strike up a conversation with a stranger.
  • Questions to ask when jumping into a first time conversation?
  • How to quickly connect with complete strangers?
  • How to get out of a conversation? (How to exit a conversation?)
  • How to book 1-on-1 meetings with people.
  • How to protect yourself from people that just want to sell, sell, sell during a 1-on-1 meeting.

 


 

About the Charity: Jeremiah Program

Jeremiah ProgramTransforming lives two generations at a time

Jeremiah Program’s mission is to transform families from poverty to prosperity. They are a nationally recognized organization with an emphasis on the importance of education to lift single mothers and their children out of poverty. Jeremiah prepares single mothers to succeed in the workforce, ready their children to succeed in school, and end the cycle of poverty — two generations at a time.

Jeremiah helps families through support for a career-track college education; safe and affordable housing; high-quality early childhood education; empowerment and life skills training; and a supportive community. Austin’s Jeremiah Program Campus opened its campus with 35 two-bedroom apartments in April 2017. Check out this video here that talks more about their work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixSw8y0L0S; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JeremiahProgramAustin/; Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeremiahatx/; Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremiahATX


 

About the Food: Corner Bakery Cafe

Corner Bakery CafeFood is being provided by Corner Bakery Cafe in the Arboretum, 9761 Great Hills Trail, Austin, TX 78759, 512.777.4250. Learn more at: http://www.cornerbakerycafe.com/

 

 


 

 

Tickets

$15.00 Guest Ticket

$15.00 Member Ticket