──────────────────────────────────────────────── The Best Way to Become a Powerful Persuasive Speaker Are you a colorful speaker who would love to fire up your presentations? Or, a good speaker who wants to be great? How about a presenter who knows they can be world-class?  I am Patricia Fripp, presentation skills expert. And for 35 years, I […]

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How do you stay relevant in your industry? At Influence 2019, the National Speaker Association Convention, I was asked to deliver a presentation on “How to Become and Remain a World-Class Speaker.” I knew I needed to consider the following issues: One, what would a client consider as world-class? Two, how do you perfect your […]

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How Do You Come Up with Stories for Your Presentations? Stories are key to effective presentations. How do you find them? Great lessons can be found in everyday life. How often have you heard a speaker who is funny or profound while seemingly talking about everyday situations? You might think “Nothing like that ever happens […]

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A sales manager’s shocking secret and four sales secrets to help you sell more… I Did Not Expect to Hear This! Imagine my surprise when the national sales manager said this to 60 of his top associates, “At lunch, the sales team and I decided we have no idea how we managed to sell anything […]

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What Every Great Speech Needs Six ways to captivate your audience at the end of your presentation: A rhetorical question. Ask your audience a rhetorical question based on your premise. For example, “How do we perfect our presentation skills?” This helps the audience focus on the central theme of your presentation. Review your points of […]

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Virtual Presentations have long-term impact. When your message is memorable, your communication clear, and your presentation powerful, you will position yourself for greater success. This is Patricia Fripp, THE presentation skills expert, suggesting that sometimes, virtual presentations are better than in-person ones. My last keynote speech that was to be delivered right before the pandemic […]

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 Effective Leaders Recognize Everyday Heroes Communication is key to effective leadership. In fact, in challenging times it becomes even more important to communicate well. As a leader, how do you inspire others to action? One way is to recognize and share the stories of everyday heroes.

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How do you communicate your ideals? Leaders are most effective when they communicate well. In challenging times, communication becomes even more important. As an executive speech coach, I work with leaders to help them convey complex issues and ideals in their presentations. We make these concepts understandable to an audience, usually through stories.

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How to Make More Sales More Often – Even When Working at Home Would it surprise you to know that many of my clients are driving more business while their associates are working from home? Yes, they are more successful than when everyone went into the office and went out to meet clients and prospects […]

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