PRESENT WITH CONFIDENCE. BE COMPELLING. CREATE IMPACT.
Better Presentations: How to Present Like a Pro (Virtually or In Person)
“Jacqueline brings incredible expertise in the art and science behind communicating effectively”
Presind & CEO, Amazon Web Services
Winner of the Axiom Business Book 2023 Gold Award in “Communication Skills”
Winner of the 2023 International Book Awards in Business Communications
Winner of the Axiom
Business Book 2023 Gold Award in “Communication Skills”
“In the undeniably vast crowd of books about public speaking, this one stands out for its intelligent, direct approach…
An indispensable manual on all aspects of public speaking and a boon to those who
may be anxious about it.”
Kirkus Starred Review
Learn the vital role that strategic presence plays in transforming your impact and influence as a speaker
PRAISE FOR BETTER PRESENTATIONS:
HOW TO PRESENT LIKE A PRO (VIRTUALLY OR IN PERSON)
What Readers Say About the Book
TED.com speaker with over 1.8 million views
“…full of fresh new ways for me to up my presentation game… fun and funny to read…with great
3x WSJ Bestselling Author & Professional Speaker
“A powerfully written handbook for being more persuasive every time you speak.”
READ BETTER PRESENTATIONS TO DISCOVER:
Why we should stop using the term “executive presence” and start focusing more on strategic presence
The three C’s of presence: Developing confidence, conviction, and connection to relate to audiences
How presenters can look more relaxed and natural even when nervous
How to write a winning presentation quickly and on the fly
The crucial link to landing data with audiences
Why brevity is critical to building trust – especially for leaders
How to manage challenging, surprising, or annoying questions with finesse
Ways to exercise your voice to improve your energy, articulation, resonance, and tone
Why fillers aren’t dealbreakers—and how to lose them if you need to
And much more
“Boring, stiff, talking too much, fidgety.”
Most employees know their speaking weaknesses…
But not what to do about them.
Empower your staff with a complete suite of tools that allows them to remain true to themselves yet up their presentation game. Combining acting techniques, neuroscience, and communication principles, Better Presentations offers clear, practical steps for anyone to become a more confident, effective speaker.
Read it with your team today!
Founder and president of Farrington Partners
Jacqueline Farrington has over 20 years’ experience as a change maker, empowering leaders and their teams to spark transformation and innovation through communications. Known for her refreshingly direct yet supportive and science-backed approach, Jacqueline works with senior and board-level leaders as the founder and president of Farrington Partners. She blends her experience in the
performing arts, vocal pedagogy, communications, psychology, and organizational and executive coaching to help her clients find unique communication solutions around challenges such as digital transformations, organizational cultural change, the “Great Resignation,” or engaging in conversations
on social justice.
Her clients include multinationals such as Amazon and Microsoft, as well as startups and nonprofits. She proudly served for many years as TEDxSeattle’s Senior Speaker Coach, where she sourced, vetted, and prepared speakers for yearly sold-out audiences of 3,000. She was thrilled to see several speakers from that event move on to the global TED stage. In addition to teaching at Yale, she has lectured and taught at the London Business School, Rutgers University, Imperial College, and other institutions.