What would it mean to you if you could Amplify Your Coaching Business? If every time you presented to a client you were powerfully persuasive, clearly concise, and capable of inspiring your clients to take action? What would it mean to your business if you could land multiple clients from a single presentation?

The more complex our coaching businesses become, the clearer and more concise our ability to communicate needs to be. As a coach, it is equally important to be able to deliver a powerful, persuasive presentation to build your credibility and your business. Join me, Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, 9:00am PST/10:00am MST for Amplify Your Coaching Business. In my complimentary web event, you’ll learn powerful presentation techniques that guarantee your message will be remembered, repeated, and will inspire your clients to take action.

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Patricia Fripp executive speech coach teaches speaking techniques to make you less nervous when presenting.

Let’s face it, Patricia Fripp’s presentation skills webinars are amazing. Sign up now.

Perhaps you can relate to this situation: “Hi, Fripp! Next week I’m invited to deliver a speech to a 500-person audience, and it’s been six months since I’ve spoken in public. What are your suggestions to help me be less nervous?”

No matter how seasoned you are, it’s still natural to feel some apprehension at times. I share some strategies for overcoming nervousness below. To get over feeling nervous, start by building from your strength. Enjoy this replay on how to structure your speech.

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Find out how you can save time when preparing your presentation. Patricia Fripp explains how in her upcoming webinar and through FrippVT.

Would it shock you to know that most professionals waste valuable time organizing their presentations? If you begin your process by opening your last PowerPoint presentation you may be guilty of falling into the trap of believing that is your presentation. Don’t get me wrong, I love PowerPoint. I often say, “Use more slides with less content on them.” However, PowerPoint is a visual medium and an aid to your presentation. You are the star. The creative process starts with paper, a flip chart, or white board. Don’t hyperventilate. You can look at your last slide deck if it is the same subject. We will then revisit, refocus, and rescript your message.

Enjoy the replay of my webinar where I share secrets to presentation preparation and a foolproof speech structure to save you time and help you maximize your impact. You will learn about the premise, opening options as well as speech structure. You will also see a segment from www.frippVT.com on your the premise formula.  Continue reading

Patricia Fripp explains speech structure through Fripp Virtual Training.

Patricia Fripp explains speech structure through Fripp Virtual Training.

You might already know that a successful speech starts with structure, but did you know that speech structure can save you if you find yourself on the spot without time to prepare? This post will help you, and please join my free webinar for more advice: How to Organize a Presentation Easily, Quickly, and Effectively, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 12:00 Noon Pacific.
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Imagine this scenario: You are a consultant attending a client conference when an executive notices you in the audience.  She says, “Hi! I didn’t know you were going to be here. We’re 10 minutes ahead of schedule. Would you mind coming up and giving us a quick report on the XYZ project?” Continue reading

Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp explains how to close your presentation to leave a lasting impact through FrippVT.

Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp explains how to close your presentation to leave a lasting impact through FrippVT.

Last words linger. Star presenters know this well and use it to their advantage. Give your closing words extra consideration. Don’t close your presentation with, “We’re out of time,” even if you are. You waste your final opportunity to reinforce your core message. Don’t close on a Q & A, just in case you’re asked an awkward question, or in case an audience member just shares a rambling opinion. These are distractions that diminish your impact on your audience. You can thank your audience for the opportunity to speak, but don’t make these your last words. Instead, close your speech with words that support your presentation and maximize your impact. I share some examples of how to correctly close your presentation in this video:

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Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp, “Always open your presentation with impact.”

Without exception, every executive speech coaching client I work with needs my help with the opening of their presentation. Even if no other part of your presentation is scripted, you must always script the first three or four lines. Not that you’re going to read them! Instead, you will rehearse them so that they are so internalized that your spouse could elbow you in the middle of the night and you could deliver your opening. If you would like to improve the way you open your presentations, why not watch How to Open Your Presentations with Impact. No matter who your audience is, or how long you have to speak, you need to get off to a good start.


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Patricia Fripp shows you how to open your presentation with impact through FrippVT.

If you want to improve your presentations learn your options for openings. No matter what your subject, audience make up, or length of presentation what good presentations have in common is they get off to a good start.

The first 30 seconds of your presentation are very important, as your goal is to engage the audience. When you see they are smiling and paying attention it builds your confidence. There are many ways to open a speech or presentation. Some of the techniques are a question, story, statistic, quotation, little known fact, or a challenge.

 

How to Open Your Speech from FrippVT

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Rock Star Communication by Patricia FrippTrue rock stars always end a concert on a high. Next, their fans spill from the crowded arena, still rocking out to an awesome replay in their heads. We can learn a lot about inspiring action and commitment from the world of rock music. When it comes to your presentation, always close on a high. Your last words are your opportunity to reinforce your core message before you leave the stage. In this fourth installment of my Rock Star Communication series, I explain how to end your presentation with a Kick A$$ Closing. Continue reading