Does yours add to or distract from your message? When I ask my clients, “How long is your sales presentation,” it scares me when they answer, “12 slides.” Or if I ask, “How do you design your sales presentation,” it’s downright terrifying to hear them say, “We get the slide deck.” If you start creating […]

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Toastmasters Welcome! Friday, April 17 at 7.25pm ET to Patricia Fripp’s Keynote Presentation Under the Magnifying Glass: Good to Great Presentations Patricia Fripp will help us move toward upgrading our skills to helping us excel in the future. In fact, every novice and seasoned Toastmaster will find Patricia’s presentations entertaining, thought-provoking, and content-rich. After listening […]

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Under the Magnifying Glass in Action A great opportunity for experienced Toastmasters to receive mini-coaching as part of Patricia Fripp’s afternoon session on April 24. This is a roll-up-your-sleeves, interactive session where many audience members have the opportunity to participate. Willing volunteers will be invited to deliver a small portion of their presentations, and Patricia […]

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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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Are You Looking for #1 Best Way to Write a Presentation? The answer is to learn from an expert. In the last forty years, I have delivered 3,500 live presentations and hundreds more virtually, thousands of business and professional speakers have benefited from my techniques. Now you can. In 2021… Don’t wait… create!  A great signature talk is your best […]

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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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When you improve your storytelling ability your presentations can be powerful and persuasive. When we think of Hollywood… what we usually remember most vividly are the moving, dramatic, and funny stories that movies tell. Screenwriter Robert McKee says, “Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They […]

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