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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Some of the best public speakers teach and inspire Toastmasters worldwide. World Champions Darren LaCroix and Mark Brown, Hall of Fame speaker Patricia Fripp Patricia’s keynote Stand Out with Energetic Intimacy Every novice and seasoned Toastmaster will find Patricia Fripp’s presentation entertaining, thought-provoking, and content-rich presentation. After listening to this keynote, you will learn how […]

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Every day we are bombarded with more information than we can remember. Whatever your role, you want your message to be remembered and repeated to others. When we do that, we are speaking to the audience of our audience. In selling, managing, inspiring, leading, training, copywriting, in fact in all forms of communicating, we must […]

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Learn These 8 Steps to Outstanding Sales Structure The structure of your sales presentation is the skeleton under the flesh of your words. These eight simple, powerful steps to your sales presentation increase your chance to make the sale. Even if you have made a compelling presentation, it often takes weeks or months before you […]

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If you are asked to deliver a speech about you and your success, most likely you are nervous about sounding “too big for your britches.” The Secret: Give Credit to Those Who Guided You to Success If you are a successful business professional, you will be asked at some point, within your company or your […]

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Save time and learn from my experience Advice from THE executive speech coach. You do not have to be perfect, rather be personable. Your audience needs to see the person behind your position. Find ways to make an emotional connection. Your audience is always thinking, “What is in your message for me?” The shorter your […]

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The TV Show West Wing Made Speechwriting Sexy At least when Rob Lowe is the speechwriter and he is writing for the President played by Martin Sheen. However, the members of the Professional Speechwriters Association, some who have written for US Presidents, felt a certain pride, at least when the show was running. Speechwriters are […]

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When I am working with speech coaching clients or delivering presentation skills training, I ask the question, “Are you guilty of this goof that can hurt your credibility?” If you’re asking yourself what difference it could make, I’ll tell you. A huge one! In any professional setting, you are hired because what you say sounds […]

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Your virtual presentations can be as effective as in-person presentations – even better! Virtual presentations can have a lasting impact. When you make your message memorable, your communication clear, and your presentation powerful, you position yourself for success. Can Virtual Presentations Really Be as Effective as In-Person? As THE presentation skills expert, I’m suggesting that […]

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When you fire up your presentations, you can get others to buy into your ideas and get better results. Every ambitious professional, professional speaker, entrepreneur, leader, and sales executive can get promoted, build their business, inspire action, and drive more sales with Patricia Fripp’s presentation strategies. Enjoy presentation skills expert Patricia Fripp’s live web training […]

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