It is not your client’s job to remember you. It is your responsibility to make sure you are unforgettable. Here is a great action step to take. Call your five best clients, those whom you currently use as references. Even if you leave a voicemail, say “Bob, I never get tired of telling the story […]

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In 2000 the TV show 60 Minutes spent five days at the National Speakers Association convention. I was one of many interviewed and one of the few not left on the cutting room floor. Yea! They asked me the question you may be wondering, “Patricia, you used to be a hairstylist; now you are a […]

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With the Right Sales Presentations, You Can!  Developing good public speaking skills helps you make more sales more often. To sell you need technical skills, product knowledge, know how you compare to your competition, territory management, a good relationship management system, discipline, and self-management. However, that is not enough. Too often the best presentation wins. […]

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Boost Your Confidence and Credibility  Developing good public speaking skills will boost your confidence in front of your senior management. Will is a Staff Performance Engineer with a large technology company in Silicon Valley. Like many brilliant technical experts, they invest years developing their skills and suddenly find themselves pushed more into the spotlight. Will […]

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Do You Want More Professional Growth and Opportunities?  No matter what your career or personal goals are, mastering public speaking skills is an important part of your personal development. You probably realize that improving communication skills is helpful in almost every area of life. The higher you go up the corporate ladder, the more valuable […]

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It never ceases to amaze me that intelligent, well-educated, and ambitious professionals frequently overlook developing the number one skill that is guaranteed to position them ahead of the crowd. Namely, the ability to stand and speak eloquently in public, or at least stagger to their feet and say anything at all. What is it about […]

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FrippVT Users New Feature Community This is a way to interact and get feedback from other FrippVT users. Please watch the short demo and hear my opening story about how to respond when a client does not have your fee. The success of the Community feature depends on how much participation we have. Check it […]

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You don’t want to wonder if your prospect is thinking “Who cares? What’s in it for me or our company?” during your sales presentations. I hate to tell you, but many of them are. Selling is not about you or your products; it’s about how the prospect will benefit. To be persuasive, you need to […]

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Even the most hardened prospect can’t resist a good story when it is well told. Keep in mind, the reason you tell stories is that your prospects will not remember everything you say. They will, however, remember what they see and feel while they listen to you speak. Rely on three powerful story formulas to […]

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