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1st Session Patricia Fripp's - Under the Magnifying Glass: Good to Great on STEROIDS!
Being a powerful persuasive speaker is no longer a nice skill to have…it can be the difference between business and career life or death. Nobody is better than Patricia Fripp speaker at helping you increase your presentation knowledge and impact.
In this entertaining, thought-provoking, and content rich presentation, you will learn specific techniques that will guarantee both you and your presentations are memorable…for all the right reasons.
In this presentation you will understand how to:
• Take your presentations from good to great
• Add small specific techniques that positively impact your presentation
• Help your audience "see" your stories
• Present information in the right order for retention
• Understand the number one secret of a great speech
• Dramatize your stories and examples
• Add the power of specificity
• Emotionally connect to every audience
2nd Session Patricia Fripp's - Under the Magnifying Glass: Good to Great on STEROIDS...in action!
Willing volunteers will be invited to deliver a small portion of their presentation and Patricia Fripp will add her laser focused coaching.
She will put their content Under the Magnifying Glass and take a closer look. You can test your skills and new knowledge to see if you can find the same or different ways, to recommend improvements.
You will come to appreciate the focus on word choices, the amount of specificity, amount of drama, emotional connection and clarity of the message.
Audience members as well as the “coachees” will learn by watching how a word, pause, or movement can impact every presentation. Witness why Patricia Fripp is considered "the Steven Spielberg" of executive speech coaching.
Bio on Patricia Fripp:
Patricia Fripp is a Certified Speaking Professional, (CSP), Hall of Fame speaker (CPAE), a Cavett award winner (compared to the Oscar), and was the first woman President of the National Speakers Association.
Meetings and Conventions magazine named Fripp “One of the 10 most electrifying speakers in North America.”
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine wrote, “The sixth best way to invest in you is to attend a Patricia Fripp presentation skills workshop.”
However, you will discover why she is considered a master in the area of presentation skills coaching and known as THE Executive Speech Coach and THE Speaker’s Speaker.
Patricia is a partner in World Champions Edge speech coaching community with four International World Champions of Public Speaking.
Now she is Virtually Everywhere through her Fripp Virtual Training. Imagine having Patricia Fripp as your very own speech coach 24/7. Check out www.frippvt.com for a three day free trial.
In 1975 she joined Cable Car Toastmasters Club in San Francisco. She was the second woman ever to deliver a keynote at an International Toastmasters convention. Who knew what would happen? You benefit from seeing and learning the best advice from almost 40 years of studying powerful, persuasive presentation skills.
Educationals, Evaluation and Tall Tales Contests.
Special guest appearance from The Drum Café.
Learn how Communication and Leadership work without words.