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.
Olive was absolutely amazing. She gave me great public speaking tips. I would highly recommend this course.
Yusra S. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.
Class was GREAT!!!! I highly recommend it for any introvert who is doubtful about getting into this process. Getting out of your head is vital. After completing this course you will begin to develop a higher vision of yourself. ITS POSSIBLE!
Olive was a great instructor and made the class really fun. I came out feeling like a 10.
Olive was a great facilitator. I was very pleased with the workshop and with Olive's personalized feedback on areas of improvement. Public speaking is not my strength but I left the class feeling better about my abilities and with clear tools to improve my stage presence. Thanks, Olive!
Jean L. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.
Laura F. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.
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