» How to Shorten Your Presentation without Losing Impact
11/07/18 08:13 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
Imagine, you’ve done all the work to prepare and rehearse a major presentation and at the last minute you’re told, “I’m so sorry, but we’re short on time. Can you give us the five-minute version?” Is i...

» How to Make Your Presentation “Stick” – Tell Authentic Stories
03/07/18 12:24 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
Have you ever attended a talk where you left energized and enthusiastic, only to get sidewalk amnesia? You forget why you were inspired. By the time you hit the car, the speaker’s message – and your excitement – is lost...

» For Engineers – How to Speak Effectively at Customer Conferences
26/06/18 11:38 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
When you’re an engineer presenting at a user meeting or customer conference, you are the expert on the topic you plan to deliver to your customers. Remember, your audience does not want to know everything you know; they just need t...

» Want to Rock Your Presentation? Expert Advice
25/06/18 08:59 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
Though my brother would never use these words, to describe himself, Robert Fripp is a legendary guitarist. In fact, he’s one of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists” of all time. Speakers can improve their presentations by payi...

» Criticism: How to Turn Gripes into Growth
14/06/18 08:27 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
No one enjoys being criticized! Yet, if you want to succeed, you’ve got to overcome all your natural instincts and actively seek out feedback, good and bad. As a professional speaker, I know how it is. I face my critics every week....

» Are You Speaking Too Quickly? Expert Advice
06/06/18 08:52 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
Are you speaking too quickly? It can happen unconsciously. Sometimes public speaking can trigger an adrenaline rush. You might feel charged with energy or a bit nervous. If you’re speaking too quickly, you are likely to lose your a...

» Do Your Habits Hurt Or Help You?
30/05/18 08:55 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
Good habits can determine the success of our public speaking, business communications, and careers. Habits are a part of us, built up like the layers of a pearl from our own juices. They can either provide a lustrous shield against adver...

» Why Is Eye Contact Important? How Long? When?
16/05/18 08:42 from Blog – Patricia Fripp
Your presentation can be powerful and persuasive when you connect with your audience both intellectually and emotionally. Eye contact is essential to creating an emotional connection with an audience of any size. This is true for a one-o...

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