Aden Nepom | Facilitator, Performer & Speaker
Aden is an award winning performer, skilled improv teacher, facilitator and trainer, and the daughter of bestselling author Dr. Rick Kirschner. She has entertained at conferences and provided training for clients all over the country, including the IAAP, America’s SBDC, Lockheed Martin, the Federal Reserve Bank, H.P., and Dell. As a teacher, she creates a fun, safe environment where people can explore and grow new, practical skills to help them on stage, in business and in life. With nearly thirty years of experience on stage, Aden has been winning awards and recognition as a speaker, singer and performer since she was six years old. From 2005 to 2014 she enjoyed nearly a decade as a fixture in the Austin comedy and theatre community, even being labeled by former Second City LA director Tom Booker as “The funniest person in Austin.” Her work included world-famous, vaudeville revue: Esther’s Follies where she spent the majority of 2011 wearing huge wigs, singing big songs and getting massive laughs. Now based in Oregon you can sometimes still catch her on stage (when not on the road working with clients like you) directing performances and improvising songs in crowd-pleasing shows like USS Improvise: Improvised Musical Episodes of STTNG, A Something Kind of Musical and PIPES improvised musical stories at Curious Comedy Theater. KEYNOTES: Looking for just the right speaker to make your next meeting or event a memorable success? Need interpersonal skills training to take your department, team or organization to the next level? Hoping to deliver lessons in civility to a dysfunctional team, council or board? Then look no further. Seriously. We have you covered. Our Most Requested Topics: • Dealing with Difficult People Everyone knows someone who is difficult to deal with, and anyone can use the material in this program immediately to lower stress and improve communication. If you’re frustrated with broken promises and bad behavior, let us take the pain out of dealing with difficult people in this hilariously practical, information packed presentation. • Influence and the Art of Persuasion Tired of watching bad ideas win out over better ones? If you’re ready to play your part in the way the future turns out, we can give you the insights, strategies and tactics for increasing your influence, getting your ideas across and winning hearts, hands and minds to your side. • Master the Art of Change From difficult behavior and service challenges, to morale and leadership issues, people are experiencing increasing levels of stress in their work. Why? Because people have problems with change. Gain motivating insights and strategic responses for dealing with change that can unlock creativity, enhance communication and increase personal commitment, so that you can develop the skill and the inspiration to do the important work today that builds a better tomorrow.
I HIGHLY recommend!
“Aden moderated an icebreaker event at a woman’s weekend I attended. This is a FABULOUS way to have people get to know each other and interact well together. I HIGHLY recommend!”
Hiring Aden for Communication Training at our state agency was one of the best decisions we have made.
“Hiring Aden for Communication Training at our state agency was one of the best decisions we have made. Her personable manner, expert communication training and complete commitment to the success of our session remains a touch point for many of my colleagues. Other training from Aden has been requested on numerous occasions. If you have the chance to take classes from Aden or work with her on your teams communication needs, don’t hesitate!”
Aden is warm, personable and genuinely interested in her students...
“Aden is warm, personable and genuinely interested in her students, making it easy to jump in and participate fully in her classes right from the beginning and really get somewhere by the end.”