How often have you wondered where the magic begins in crafting a presentation that captivates, informs, and inspires? Consider yourself the chemist concocting a potion that will enchant your audience. Let’s dive into the three essential ingredients that transform your presentation from ordinary to extraordinary. The Content: Your Main Ingredient Think of your content as […]

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It’s a common misconception that only novice public speakers feel nervous before high-stakes presentations. However, even seasoned speakers experience jitters and anxiety before taking the stage. The adrenaline rush can be overwhelming, and it’s important to remember that nerves are a sign of caring deeply about the message you want to convey. So, embrace your […]

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Remember how exciting it was when you first fell in love? Your heart somersaulted every time you met the one you loved. The two of you sat up talking all night and never ran out of something to say. You always seemed to have so much energy. The thrill of falling in love is wonderful. […]

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Discover the Art of Standing Out with Patricia Fripp and Lois Creamer. In a world where everyone wants to be heard, how do you make sure your voice rises above the rest? Join us, Patricia Fripp and Lois Creamer, as we dive into the essentials of your positioning statement and leverage Lois’s insights on marketing […]

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Speak Better Speak More: Unlock Your Speaking Potential You are invited to a Mini-Masterclass with Patricia Fripp and Lois Creamer. Join us, Patricia Fripp and Lois Creamer, on a transformative journey to elevate your speaking career. With decades of experience and a treasure trove of industry secrets, we’re here to guide you through mastering the […]

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On Monday, January 22, several pals texted, “USA Today has used another of your quotes in their ‘Don’t Quote Me’ segment.” It was “If you don’t act as if your name is on the door, it never will be.” Consider this: every interaction your organization has with customers either strengthens or weakens your relationship. Especially […]

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Academy Award speeches are not the best examples of great acceptance speeches. There are, however, many unforgettable moments. Here you will find my second list of favorite Oscar segments. We will look to see why. Oscar examples that make the speech bigger than the recipient. Meryl Streep, Best Actress, The Iron Lady, said, “This is […]

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Accepting an award is like walking a tightrope. You need to be gracious, grateful, and humble, yet not so humble or self-deprecating that the audience thinks you are trivializing the honor. In general, Academy Award speeches are not the best examples of great acceptance speeches. There are, however, many unforgettable moments. A few of my […]

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