All Speaking Is Public Speaking, Patricia Fripp, TBJApodcast 257
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All speaking is public speaking in a world where the lines are blurred from offline to online conversations. Learn how to improve your public speaking from Hall of Fame speaker, Patricia Fripp.

Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE is a Hall of Fame award-winning speaker, sales presentation skills trainer, in-demand executive speech coach, and on-line training expert. Meetings and Conventions magazine named her “One of the 10 most electrifying speakers in North America.” Kiplinger’s Personal Finance wrote the sixth best way to invest in you is to learn presentation skills from Patricia Fripp.

The 3,500-member National Speakers Association elected Patricia their first female President. She has won or been awarded these designations; the CSP Certified Speaking Professional, the CPAE Hall of Fame and the Cavett, NSA’s highest honor and considered the Oscar of the speaking world.

Patricia often partners with her brother the legendary guitar player Robert Fripp of King Crimson. Their popular keynote speech “How to Be a Hero For More Than One Day” is based on Robert’s collaboration with David Bowie on “Heroes.”

Patricia Fripp is now virtually everywhere with her highly interactive, learn-at-your-own-pace on-line training This is the best way to learn presentation and sales skills easily, conveniently, quickly and cost effectively.

Her clients include Genentech, Concur, First American, Cisco, Visa, Microsoft, SAP, American Payroll Association, and Wounded Warrior Project.


Patricia’s brother Robert Fripp was named by Rolling Stone magazine as the 42nd best guitarist in the world living or dead. His sister Patricia Fripp is considered a rock star speech coach. She also has a custom made Wonder Woman costume.  King Crimson…

Think Like A Journalist Quote

“It’s much easier to be convincing if you care about your topic. Figure out what’s important to you about your message and speak from the heart.”

―Nicholas Boothman, Convince Them in 90 Seconds or Less: Make Instant Connections That Pay Off in Business and in Life

Success Quote

The people we talk to are more interested in themselves than they are in you.

Career Highlight

From successful hair stylist to successful public speaker. Find out how Patricia produced 30% more income for the salon but the other stylists were making more money. Tenacity and the willingness to work hard are more important to become successful.

When It Didn’t Work!

Hear about what went wrong for Patricia at one of her speaking engagements. 

Top Tips: All Speaking Is Public Speaking

  1. You focused language.
  2. Open with impact.
  3. Simple logical structure, around big idea, premise that proves your point.
  4. Specificity builds credibility
  5. Stories make your presentation visual.
  6. Make an emotional connection.
  7. Look at each word carefully, tighten your words.

Multimedia Resource 


Anything by John Sanford


Patricia Fripp website

Twitter @pFripp

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Phoebe Chongchua
Phoebe Chongchua

Phoebe Chongchua is a multimedia Brand Journalist, Brand Consultant & Marketing Strategist who is revolutionizing brand communication with consumers. She makes companies remarkable using brand journalism storytelling to grow their online presence, build a community, and gain greater market share. Phoebe is a former TV News journalist who helps brands gain a competitive advantage by learning to "Be the Media". Phoebe is the host of "The Brand Journalism Advantage" podcast and a "Top 50 Podcaster To Follow". Listen in iTunes or at

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