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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

 4 time-tested success principles to help you get results.  Join us and you will better understand how you can drive more business. You will hear about Fripp’s strategies that worked in the distant past, recent past, now, and will work in the future. This is perfect for any ambitious professional, entrepreneur, and open-minded innovator. September […]

Read More...

 All NSA Members Welcome Patricia Fripp a presentation skills expert speaks to all NSA members who register for this event. Niki McQuistion and Jim Pancero will ask Patricia Fripp all the questions you would like the answers to. How to build and maintain a successful speaking career. Presenter Patricia Fripp was NSA’s first woman […]

Read More...

Patricia Fripp Up Close and Personal: A Fireside Chat with Presentation Skills Expert and NSA’s First Woman President. In what Fripp (as her friends refer to her) calls our structured informality, we will hear about her behind-the-scenes career path, a true American success story, although she is British. We promise that whether you are a […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

Business and educational professionals know that whenever you present, whether you’re talking to one person or one hundred, you want to connect with your audience and get your message across. What’s the best way to do this when you deliver a virtual presentation? These strategies will help you get your message across, maximize your impact, […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

 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.

Read More...

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.

Read More...