Hi, I'm Olivia Mitchell

I help introverts become confident and engaging speakers

Most public speaking advice is “one-size fits all”.

And most of it is written by extroverts. That means it doesn’t always work for those of us who are introverts.

15 years ago, I became a public speaking coach – by accident.

As an introvert, I’ve developed approaches to public speaking that work for introverts.

I work with fellow introverts, helping them develop their confidence, their presentations and deliver their message to the world. 

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I get nervous and anxious every time I have to present

Give me Courage

I don’t know what info to include and how to organise my thoughts

Give me Clarity

I’m concerned that I come across as boring and my audience aren’t engaged

Give me Connection

Recent blog posts

How to handle feedback that makes you go “Ouch!”

How to handle feedback that makes you go “Ouch!”

I've done it, and if you've ever got a stack of feedback forms after a presentation, you've probably done it. You go through all the feedback forms ignoring the "Great job" "Learnt a lot" comments and go straight for the form that declares: "That was a load of mumbo...

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How to prepare for your Q&A session

How to prepare for your Q&A session

In 2001, I was a candidate for the Green Party in New Zealand. I spent a ton of time preparing for the "Meet the Candidate" meetings. But I didn't spend most of my time on planning my presentation. I spent most of my time preparing for the Q&A. I knew this would...

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Be inspired by these two women

Be inspired by these two women

Shonda Rhimes is the creator of award-winning TV shows, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal. Like many introverts, her safe space was sitting in her office writing. She turned down most speaking engagements and when she couldn't get out of it ... "I was a walking panic attack....

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Resurrecting a long held dream

Resurrecting a long held dream

If you're a regular reader of my blog, you'll know that over the last couple of months, I've been stuck in bed due to an accident. I've been using the time to resurrect a long-held dream. That dream is to create an online program to help people overcome the fear of...

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