Pre-Conference Educational Event Saturday, April 10 – FREE Watch Fripp in action as she coaches willing, preselected volunteers. If you are a Toastmaster, Speaker, or Ambitious Professional Join Us…Everyone is welcome. Register here Hall of Fame keynote speaker and presentation skills expert Patricia Fripp will deliver an exciting, content-rich keynote and pre-session event at the […]

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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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Under the Magnifying Glass: Good to Great Presentations – Saturday morning. Every novice and seasoned Toastmaster will find Patricia Fripp’s presentations entertaining, thought-provoking, and content-rich presentation. After listening to this keynote, you will learn how to better: Connect to every audience Open with impact Improve your stories Build credibility with specificity There is no way […]

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Being a competent, confident communicator is key to career success. Unfortunately, many begin their careers without adequate communication skills, even the college educated. Do you have the training, practice, and tools you need to communicate and lead effectively? As an in-demand speech coach and the creator of FrippVT, I know that even if you aren’t […]

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Before I became a professional keynote speaker, an in-demand speech coach, and long before creating FrippVT, I joined Toastmasters. In case you didn’t know, Toastmasters International is a wonderful non-profit educational organization teaching public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network. In 1970, when Helen Blanchard wanted to join Toastmasters International it was still […]

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In anticipation of the Academy Awards this weekend, Toastmasters International shares their picks for the most memorable moments from Oscar® acceptance speeches of the last 20 years. What would you say if you were called to the stage? Even if you aren’t an Academy Award nominee, it’s always a good idea to prepare for times […]

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Last summer, I was honored to deliver the opening keynote at the annual Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas. In case you aren’t already familiar with Toastmasters International, Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization teaching public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network. I share Toastmasters’ roundup of the most buzzworthy speeches of 2015. […]

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Are You Terrified to Speak in Public? As an executive speech coach, people sometimes will confess to me, “Public speaking makes me nervous!” It’s normal to experience an adrenaline rush when getting up to speak – it can even be helpful. Adrenaline factor aside, speaking can be intimidating when it feels like uncharted territory. The […]

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This last week, I had a wonderful time at the Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas, where I delivered the opening keynote to a truly international audience. (Just in case you don’t already know, Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization teaching public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network.) One of the many […]

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