Powerful Speaking for Powerful Women

Tricia Karp

The conversations you don’t want to have… and why they’re good.

Tough.  Difficult.  Confronting.  Conversations that conjure fear and trepidation before they even begin. Confronting Conversations is a topic I’m frequently asked to speak about.  After my first presentation to a women’s mentoring group, news spread like wild fire, and I’ve been invited to other groups again and again. It doesn’t surprise me.  There are two […]

Not everyone will like you. Speak anyway.

Not everyone will like you. You know that.  Your mind comprehends it.  So why does the fear or rejection stretch all the way to the moon when you have to stand up in front of an audience? A few months back I spoke at a paper bag lunch.  I’d been invited by a consultant to […]

Eye Contact: Look at me please!

This is my daughter playing a mini green giant in a kids’ performance of Ella Enchanted last week.  Shows like these warm the cockles of my heart.  I love watching my girl on stage, even though she forgets half the words in the songs and lots of the dance steps. Which is why, she told […]

What’s your care factor? Your audiences need to know

How many times have you sat through a presentation so boring that your mind started wandering and your attention was so far away from the presenter that you didn’t even know – or care – what he or she was talking about? How many times have you walked out of a presentation and forgotten, as […]

The essential components of powerful speaking: Courage and Leadership

Do you know what you’re here to offer? When you give you a presentation – or speak about what’s important to you in any situation – do you hold back? Do you tell yourself that what you have to say probably isn’t that important anyway? Do you err on the side of trying to keep […]

Want to be a brilliant speaker? My Powerful Speaking Secrets video series is here!

Do you get nervous about public speaking?  Stressed, fearful, anxious? I’d love to know… how does the intensity show up for you? And what would you do differently if you could harness your power?  How would you stop holding yourself back? Let me know in the comments below. Next time in the Powerful Speaking Secrets […]

How to get noticed and build respect

When I was creating my latest workshop program, Unprecedented Confidence, I interviewed a range of leaders – men and women – from large organisations. I wanted to know how the women in their organisations hold themselves back when it comes to presentations, meetings, interviews and pitches. Our discussions were frank. I gleaned a massive amount […]