ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

In 2010, twenty-six years later, we still keep in touch. Most of my early engagements came at the recommendation from speakers bureaus or people who had heard me and knew what they were getting. Alan Weiss , PhD, CMC, CSP,CPAE author of 37 books is the consultant’s consultant, Patricia Fripp CSP, CPAE is the speaker’s speaker. ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP. When and how did you begin speaking professionally (for a fee)?

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ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

In 2010, twenty-six years later, we still keep in touch. Most of my early engagements came at the recommendation from speakers bureaus or people who had heard me and knew what they were getting. Alan Weiss , PhD, CMC, CSP,CPAE author of 37 books is the consultant’s consultant, Patricia Fripp CSP, CPAE is the speaker’s speaker. ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP. When and how did you begin speaking professionally (for a fee)?

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Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, February 18, 2011 Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. How can an inanimate object like a television engage, excite and enrage viewers? Imagine how effective your presentations would be when your audience is mentally and emotionally engaged. How can you make your presentation more engaging? If you want to engage people dont tell them that they are wrong.

Volunteers, Charities and NPOs Get a Break on Public Speaking Skills

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Thursday, September 16, 2010 Volunteers, Charities and NPOs Get a Break on Public Speaking Skills News Release: For Immediate Use Volunteers, Charities and NPOs Get a Break on Public Speaking Skills Burlington, ON – September 16, 2010: People volunteer for many reasons. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged.

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How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010 How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective Presentation in Half the Time Listen in to this Free Audio Class on January 6, 2010 If you can not attend the class you can download a free recording - as long as you register before the class. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged.

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Top 10 Tips on How to Open Your Speech

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Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Top 10 Tips on How to Open Your Speech You have a few seconds to engage your audience at the beginning of your presentation. Pose a good question at the beginning of your presentation and you will engage your audience. Engage the audience Ask a question that requires the audience to answer, or one that is sure to make them think and laugh. Because they are engaged.

Power Presentations Tip 45: Spice Up Your Presentation with Quotations

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 Power Presentations Tip 45: Spice Up Your Presentation with Quotations The Right Quotation Can Spice Up Your Presentation Add one or a few quotations to your presentation to make it more entertaining and insightful. This technique can add an engaging element of surprise and humor to what might have been a dull presentation "He who laughs - lasts." One or a few powerful quotations can make your presentation more engaging, insightful and memorable.

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Power Presentations Tip 43: 3 Elements for a Successful Presentation

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010 Power Presentations Tip 43: 3 Elements for a Successful Presentation Do these 3 things to be successful 1.Inform 2.Entertain 3.Move to Action A poor presentation often includes just one of them. Another way to entertain them is by engaging them in discussion. Rhetorical questions also engage them. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged.

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Why Do We Fear Public Speaking?

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, September 03, 2010 Why Do We Fear Public Speaking? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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The “One Thing” to be a Powerful Presenter: Pause

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010 The “One Thing&# to be a Powerful Presenter: Pause What is the one thing that you can do to make your presentation more powerful and effective? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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Sales & Marketing Executives versus 12-year-olds

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Sunday, December 05, 2010 Sales & Marketing Executives versus 12-year-olds Who delivered a better presentation and why? Guess who was more engaging, attention grabbing and memorable? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ▼ December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Power Presentations Tip 37: Start with the Right Picture

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Power Presentations Tip 37: Start with the Right Picture Start with the right picture The phone rings. That image grabbed your attention, engaged you and triggered your emotions. So you are not interested or emotionally engaged. That helps you grab their attention and emotionally engage them from the beginning. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV?

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Picture Your Audience in Their Underwear

Executive Speech Coach

Thursday, October 21, 2010 Picture Your Audience in Their Underwear If you were ever nervous about public speaking, you might have heard that piece of tired advice. Get your free presentation skills tips at [link] Learn about the upcoming teleseminars and public seminars at [link] To arrange private speech coaching call 905-335-1997 Listen to the free Audio Class on “How to Radiate More Confidence than You Feel&# Its on November 4, 2010. Because they are engaged.

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Graduate With Skills, Not Just a Degree

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Thursday, August 26, 2010 Graduate With Skills, Not Just a Degree The Wall Street Journal By Heather R. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Always be Prepared for Your Worst Question: Reagan Video

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Thursday, September 09, 2010 Always be Prepared for Your Worst Question: Reagan Video While preparing to give your presentation - consider the questions you might be asked. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Spice Up Your Presentation with Quotations

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, December 17, 2010 Spice Up Your Presentation with Quotations Add one or a few quotations to your presentation to make it more entertaining and insightful. This technique can add an engaging element of surprise and humor to what might have been a dull presentation “He who laughs – lasts.&# It will help make your message more engaging, insightful and memorable. Because they are engaged.

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10 Tips to Master Questions with Authority During Your Presentation

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Monday, August 02, 2010 10 Tips to Master Questions with Authority During Your Presentation During your presentation your audience will often want to ask you questions. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Like, you know, awesome, not - video

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Like, you know, awesome, not - video Are you speaking with authority? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ▼ December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: Body Language of.

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Thursday, December 16, 2010 Body Language of Animals Video What are the animals talking about? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ▼ December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: Yadda, yadda.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Yadda, yadda, yadda and more annoying phrases What annoying phrases from popular culture are speakers over-using in their presentations? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ▼ December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Too much information - not enough time

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Too much information - not enough time How to deliver your management report clearly by saying less You have been asked to present a report to management. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ▼ December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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How to Speak & Present Without Notes

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, June 02, 2010 How to Speak & Present Without Notes Why would you want to speak without notes? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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Dealing with a Hostile Audience

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 Dealing with a Hostile Audience The best example of taming a hostile audience is Marc Anthony’s eulogy for Julius Caesar after the murder of the emperor. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Power Presentations Tip 44: Your Body Leaks Messages

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Power Presentations Tip 44: Your Body Leaks Messages Body Language Speaks Louder Than Words Body language is important to your presentation because your audience tends to put more belief in what they see versus what they hear - especially when there is a conflict between the two. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged.

4 Questions You Need to Answer in Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 4 Questions You Need to Answer in Your Presentation Everytime you speak you must answer four questions for your audience. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

The Gettysburg Address

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, April 16, 2010 The Gettysburg Address If you want to be a more powerful speaker learn from other powerful speakers. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged.

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Radiate More Confidence than You Feel - free audio class

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 Radiate More Confidence than You Feel - free audio class Listen by phone to this free audio class on Thursday November 2 at 2:00 pm EDT. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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8 Presentation Flaws that Steal Your Money

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, April 18, 2010 8 Presentation Flaws that Steal Your Money Why should you care about your presentation skills? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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So You Want to be Mayor of Burlington

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 So You Want to be Mayor of Burlington Why should I vote for you? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Presentation Tips for Political Candidates

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Presentation Tips for Political Candidates Are you running for election? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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How not to start your speech: 10 Roads to Disaster

Executive Speech Coach

Monday, October 04, 2010 How not to start your speech: 10 Roads to Disaster Preparing a speech can be like sculpting. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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Why are Conference Speakers So Bad?

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Why are Conference Speakers So Bad? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

McCain Dealing Poorly with the Age Question: Video

Executive Speech Coach

Thursday, September 09, 2010 McCain Dealing Poorly with the Age Question: Video The previous post shows a masterful example of Ronald Reagan dealing with a tough question - specifically about being an old man - maybe too old for the job of president. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged.

Presentation Crisis: How a Quote, Cartoon and Story Could Save.

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, September 19, 2010 Presentation Crisis: How a Quote, Cartoon and Story Could Save Your Career The Six Blind Men and the Elephant saved my job. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

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Guest Speaker Advice from Students

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, July 06, 2010 Guest Speaker Advice from Students Im scheduled to speak to a class on Business Communication at the University of Toronto next week. We prefer stories - Try to make it sound like you are not teaching but telling us a story Give examples that apply to our lifestyle so that we can relate Show videos, give us handouts, survey us with a show of hands … engage us Bring you’re A game!!! The students were engaged and attentive.

8 Powerful Public Speaking Tips

Executive Speech Coach

Saturday, July 24, 2010 8 Powerful Public Speaking Tips When it’s your turn to stand up and speak to an audience, whether it is a room of five or an auditorium of hundreds, you can speak confidently and effectively when you use these eight powerful public speaking tips. Engaging Opening The opening to your presentation must grab the attention of your audience and establish rapport. Because they are engaged.

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Speaker Boot Camp in the UK

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Speaker Boot Camp in the UK Are you in the UK? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Yadda, yadda yadda and other annoying phrases

Executive Speech Coach

Monday, July 19, 2010 Yadda, yadda yadda and other annoying phrases What annoying phrases from popular culture are speakers over-using in their presentations? the device of saying "you may have heard of" is very tired way of trying to engage peoples minds) —"Lets drill down on that for a moment." —"I just want to be clear." —"My friends." Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV?

Presentation Skills Club Page on Facebook

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Presentation Skills Club Page on Facebook You can follow presentation tips on Facebook. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

How Long is Forever?

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 How Long is Forever? Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: Body Language.

Executive Speech Coach

Saturday, July 31, 2010 Body Language - emotion, intensity, action Body Language is a powerful visual stimulus for your audience -far more than any PowerPoint slide. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

3 Criteria for a Successful Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Thursday, July 29, 2010 3 Criteria for a Successful Presentation A successful presentation is not about the applause, note taking or questions. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.

Shoot the messenger

Executive Speech Coach

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Shoot the messenger At one time they used to kill the messenger of bad news. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV? Because they are engaged. ▼ 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective.