Entertainment Industry Career Development
& Coaching Workshops

 

NYU/Wasserman Center for Career Development:

"Taking your career to the next level, it's easier than you think." - March 12, 2015

Stuck in your career and looking to breakout to what really gets you excited? Feeling like you’re ready to make the leap to a more fulfilling and creative career? This interactive workshop with Life/Career Coach and Television Agent Jim Arnoff will provide you with the tools to envision what that more powerful career really looks like, breakthrough the blocks that have been holding you back and brainstorm the many options to get there as quickly as possible. Experience one-on- one coaching, hear the coach’s tips to making that leap alot easier and gain the insider’s take on making that more fulfilling career a reality...now.

 


New York Women in Film and Television

"Claiming Your Voice, Pitching with Results: The Top 10 Insider's Tips" - June 16, 2015

In this interactive workhop you'll learn the key tips for communicating with ease, precision and impact. Gain the tools to articulate what you want, how to get what you want and earn the respect for being a powerful communicator. Tap into your bigger self, express your passions effortlessly, become a highly effective collaborator and let go of what's been standing in your way of communicating for what your truly want in your entertainment career.



New York Women in Film and Television:

"Packaging Your Series for Television, How to Pull It All Together" (panel) - May 19, 2015

Hear the agent's' take on the most effective ways to package and sell original television series, what pitfalls to avoid and how to position yourself for maximum creative involvement. This interactive workshop will give you the secrets to casting the strongest characters, producing the most compelling sizzle reels (with screening of successful sizzle reels) and pitching strategies to assure a sale. Through first-hand experience, a panel of top New York City-based production companies and network executives will share what has made them successful by creating strong packages, maximizing their network relationships, creating winning collaborations and trusting their creative instincts.



New York Women in Film and Television:

"The Ultimate Confidence Building Workshop: Communicate With Conviction" - April 15, 2015

Lack of confidence holding you back in your entertainment career? Feeling intimidated when you speak at networking events? Whether you're just starting out or been in the business for a while, this interactive workshop will give you the insider's techniques to embrace your strengths, share your career passions with conviction and reinvent your possibilities. Gain tools to let go of the doubts, fears and inner voices which hold you back from taking your entertainment career to the next level.



New York Women in Film and Television:

"Becoming A Skillful Negotiator, The Agent's Strategies for Success" - March 19, 2015

Hiding behind your partner to do all the negotiating? Feeling intimidated about money and talking a deal? This interactive workshop will teach you the skills to take control of your negotiating, how to maximize your results and the best strategies to get what you really want. Hear the agent's tips on being centered, confident and persuasive throughout the negotiating. Learn to fully express your own brand of negotiating which embraces your personality, experience and values. This workshop is for anyone who wants to shed their shyness, intimidation and overwhelm to become a truly skillful negotiator.

 



NYU Tisch School of the Arts

"The Top 10 Networking Tips for Powerful Connections" - February 25, 2015

This interactive workshop will give you the agent's secrets to networking in the entertainment industry with results. Learn the tools to make the strongest connection quickly,create the most memorable interaction and how to followup up effectively. Gain insights on how to loose your shyness, insecurities and uncertainty around networking. Build your own brand of networking that will set you apart, embrace your personality and make networking effortless. This network is for everyone who wants to gain the confidence to network for powerful connections.



New York Women in Film and Television:

"Reducing Stress, Taking Control of Your Life" - February 11, 2015

The good news is that stress is self-created. The better news is that there are easy ways to turn stress into being centered and calm. This interactive workshop will give you the tools and insights on how to take control of your life. Learn how to respond rather than react; set boundaries with others and yourself; see choices in every situation. Create a plan to achieve the right mix of your entertainment career and personal life to give you more energy for both.

 



NYU Tisch School of the Arts:

"Power Pitching: The Insider's Take on What It Takes" - February 4, 2015

The anatomy of a pitch.......we'll cover a powerful pitch from start to sale - whether it's yourself, your film, your television series or any other creative project. Hear the agent's take on what makes a successful pitch. What are the pitfalls to avoid at all cost? How can you master the art of pitching with your own style, personality and brand? This workshop will give you the top 10 tips for pitching with conviction and results. Learn tips on how to prepare, how to read the person your pitching, how to pitch as a team, how to engage, how to anticipate every question. If you ever wanted to know the skills and techniques of a successful pitch, this workshop is for you.

 



NYU/Wasserman Center for Career Development:

"Power Networking/Power Pitching: The Dynamic Duo!" - January 14, 2015

Join Television/Digital Packaging Agent and Certified Life/Career Coach Jim Arnoff in a highly interactive workshop that will give you the insider's secrets to networking and pitching with results. Learn the tools to make the strongest connection quickly, pitch with conviction and create the most memorable interaction. Build your own brand of networking/pitching that will set you apart, embrace your personality and make networking/pitching effortless. This workshop is for everyone who wants to gain the confidence to network for powerful connections and pitch with maximum impact.

 



New York Women in Film and Television:

"Envisioning Your Dream Career for the New Year" - January 14, 2014

Start the new year by joining Certified Life/Career Coach and Television/New Media Packaging Jim Arnoff in a highly interactive workshop for the insider's take on envisioning the entertainment industry career that embraces your strengths, skills and passions. Maximize your options, get clarity about your career direction and breakthrough the walls that have been holding you back. Through one-on-one and group coaching, gain the tools to see possibilities beyond where you are now and strategize ways of making that dream entertainment career a reality.

 



NYU Alumni/Women's Initiative:

"The Ultimate Confidence Building Workshop…Communicating with Conviction" - January 13, 2015

Lack of confidence holding you back in your career? Feeling intimidated when you speak at networking events? Whether you're just starting out or looking to take your career to the next level, this interactive workshop by Certified Career Coach/Television Packaging Agent Jim Arnoff will give you the insider's techniques to embrace your strengths, share your career passions with conviction and pitch with confidence. Gain tools to let go of the doubts, fears and inner voices which hold you back from taking your career to that next level.



NYU/Wasserman Center for Career Development:

"Envisioning Your Ideal Career, Creating an Action Plan to Get There" - January 7, 2015

Join Certified Life/Career Coach and Television/New Media Packaging Jim Arnoff in a highly interactive workshop for the insider's take on envisioning the career that embraces your strengths, skills and passions. Maximize your options, get clarity about your career direction and breakthrough the walls that have been holding you back. Through one-on-one and group coaching, gain the tools to see possibilities beyond where you are now and strategize ways of making that dream career happen...now.



Writer's Guild of America/East:

"Power Pitching: The Agent's Take on Making the Sale" - 2015

This workshop is all about the anatomy of a pitch.......from start to sale. What makes a successful pitch? What are the pitfalls to avoid at all cost? How can you master the art of pitching with your own style, personality and brand? This workshop will give you the top 10 tips for pitching with conviction and results - whether it's your project or yourself. Tips on how to prepare, how to read the person your pitching, how to pitch as a team, how to engage, how to anticipate every question. Find out how to produce the most effective pitchtape (we'll be screening successful ones). If you ever wanted to know the skills and techniques of a successful pitch, this workshop is for you.

 



New York Women in Film and Television:

"Embrace Your Strengths, Declare Your Ideal Career, Unleash Your Creativity" - November 18, 2014

Join Certified Life/Career Coach and Television Packaging Jim Arnoff in a highly interactive workshop for the insider's take on envisioning the entertainment industry career that embraces your strengths, creativity and passions. Maximize your options, get clarity about your career direction that match your strengths/creativity and breakthrough the walls that have been holding you back. Through one-on-one and group coaching, gain the tools to see possibilities beyond where you are now and strategize ways of making that ideal entertainment career a reality.

 



New York Women in Film and Television:

"The Top 10 Network Tips for Powerful Connections: On-Line/Off-Line" - June 5, 2014

This interactive workshop will give you the insiders' secrets to network with results - both at live networking events and on social media. Learn the tools to make the strongest connection quickly, create the most memorable interaction and how to followup up effectively. Gain insights on how to loose your shyness, insecurities and uncertainty around networking. Build your own brand of networking that will set you apart, embrace your personality and make networkingeffortless. This network is for everyone who wants to gain the confidence to network for powerful connections.

 



New York Women in Film and Television:

"Being a Power Pitcher…..At Any Age, In Any Situation" - February 11, 2014

Nervous about presenting yourself, your skills, your talents, your dream projects? Is age, lack of confidence, shyness getting in your way? This interactive workshop is all about being a highly successful pitcher - whether it's pitching yourself or your project. What makes a successful pitch? What are the pitfalls to avoid at all cost? How can you master the art of pitching and embrace your own style, personality, brand and, yes, age? This workshop will give you the top 10 tips for pitching with conviction. Tips on how to prepare, how to read the person you're pitching, how to pitch as a team, how to engage, how to anticipate every question. If you ever wanted to know the techniques of a successful pitch and how to let go of all the blocks that are getting in your way, this workshop is for you.

 



New York Women in Film and Television:

“The Key Skills to Being a Powerful Presenter...in Any Situation” - October 8, 2013

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 investors, meeting a potential collaborator or pitching a network. Gain the confidence to claim your voice and embrace your own personal way of presenting.

 


 

 


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