“In The Glue Factor, Frances Ríos has given us an instructive, streamlined guide to public speaking for the PowerPoint era. It is especially effective--and enjoyable--because she has built it around her own coaching of a client who puts her lessons to work to make his message stick with his audiences. ”
— Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., President Loyola University New Orleans

Frances Ríos

Frances Ríos is a professional speaker fluent in English and Spanish,  and  sole   member of the National Speakers Association in Puerto Rico.

Her career goes beyond public speaking and communications, she is also known for her extraordinary skills in areas such as: strategic planning, corporate reputation building and crisis management.

Frances' clients benefit from her extraordinary professional experience which includes work as:  television reporter, corporate communications senior executive and spokesperson for several Fortune 100 companies in Puerto Rico and the United States.
Ríos is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Mexico NSA Chapter.

The Glue Factor consists of elements necessary to make an idea or concept stick with any type of audience. Readers can improve their communication skills as author Frances Rios shares a guide on how to make their message "stick".

 

 

Selected Books

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The Glue Factor


“The Glue Factor is a practical and focused book about the crucial art of public speaking. As a reference and practical guideline, it represents a substantial saving in time devoted to preparing a  presentation.  To an emerging professional, the book gives all the written and unwritten guidelines to preparing riveting presentations. A must read for professionals of all levels.”
— Raul Gaya, Chairman of the Board Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce

“In the Glue Factor, Frances provides valuable ideas and practical tools to allow you to adhere your message to clients and stakeholders in a persuasive and effective way. This will allow you to attain the results you and your organization need to attain to be successful in a world full of change and uncertainty. You need to read Frances’ book!”
— Dr. Joachim de Posada, CSP International best-seller-main author of "Don't Eat the Marshmallow yet: The Secret to Sweet Success in Work and Life"

“With her knowledge, extensive professional journey and experience, Frances Ríos has provided support in the transformation and strengthening of our messages, both internally and externally. Our executives have extraordinarily benefited from her teachings, professionalism and high energy level, but most of all the fact that she is a person that practices what she preaches. ”
— Carlos Hahn, Human Resources VP Banco de Guayaquil, Ecuador

“In The Glue Factor, Frances Ríos has given us an instructive, streamlined guide to public speaking for the PowerPoint era. It is especially effective--and enjoyable--because she has built it around her own coaching of a client who puts her lessons to work to make his message stick with his audiences. ”
— Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., President Loyola University New Orleans

“She is worth every penny!”
— Jay Regis, President Fast Food Management, Inc.

“Frances Ríos is a dynamic speaker who inspires and empowers people to be the best that they can be.  In her new book, The Glue Factor, she shares dynamic tips on giving presentations that make your message stick!   I recommend you read this book, then re-read it and use these tips not only in business but also in your day to day communications with family and friends!  This book will help you do more, be more and achieve more!    ”
— Willie Jolley, CSP, CPAE Award winning speaker and television personality and best-selling author of "A Setback is a Setup for a Comeback" and "An Attitude of Excellence!”

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Frances Ríos