Congratulations! You’ve been chosen (or drafted) to deliver a speech. Don’t panic. Because executive speech coach Patricia Fripp is here to answer your questions. Here is everything you need to know about preparing your speech or presentation: Preparing Your Speech What Do I Talk About? Begin by asking yourself these three questions: Who is my […]

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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 Can a Good Speech Coach Make You a Better Speaker?  Watch and see. Patricia Fripp delivered this session as the third presentation at the District 1 Toastmasters Virtual Spring Conference 2020. Patricia was coaching brave coachee’s. The audience saw how editing, specificity, painting a picture, using shorter sentences, using time as a setup phrase, […]

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Good to Great Presentations Virtual Keynote Speech Patricia Fripp Under the Magnifying Glass: Good to Great Presentations Virtual Keynote Speech Delivered by Hall of Fame keynote speaker and presentation skills expert Patricia Fripp. This was delivered at District 1 Toastmasters Spring Conference 2020. The keynote content covered in this presentation is on how to connect […]

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How to Make a Good Presentation Great with Good Examples Patricia Fripp’s “Under the Influence” Virtual Keynote Speech Presented to the District 1 Toastmasters Virtual Spring Conference 2020 Patricia Fripp posed the question “Who influences you?” The title came from her friend Peter Legge’s latest book. Over her keynote career, she has spoken over 3,500 […]

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Under the Influence: How Achievers Succeed (Friday) Hall of Fame keynote speaker Patricia Fripp arrived in San Francisco from England at age 20 with no job or contacts. Since then she has become a very successful entrepreneur and in-demand speaker and presentation coach. In her presentation, she will celebrate the Achievers and discuss what we need […]

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The First 30 Seconds Innovative Openings Launch Memorable Meetings… Patricia Fripp was coaching a CEO from a major corporation who had eight minutes to outline a money-saving program to his employees. Instead of leading off with money talk, she suggested he walk on stage and say, “We are here to talk about heroes,” then pause… […]

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If you are invited to speak on a panel and think you can just “wing it” …think again. Almost everyone is aware that a formal presentation requires preparation and rehearsal, but it’s easy to forget that “doing your homework” can ensure your success in any speaking situation, including a panel discussion. As a panelist – […]

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How do you write a good acceptance speech? Start early, be yourself, honor those who’ve helped you, state your connection to the organization giving you the award, and rehearse…again…again and again. Every year the American Payroll Association honors their Man and Woman of the Year. The next year at the annual conference call Congress they […]

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