Fia and Gregg Fasbinder

About Fia and Gregg Fasbinder

Fia Fasbinder arms speakers with the tools to deliver killer presentations. With over 15 years of experience in public speaking, classroom instruction, and presentation skill development, Fia teaches speakers to communicate with confidence, clarity and credibility. With a theater degree from NYU and a Masters in Education, Fia is uniquely positioned to render and teach dramatic arts concepts to adult learners. Her unique approach to keynoting utilizes theatrical techniques and performing arts skills in addition to practical, real world knowledge culled from coaching clients at TEDX, UCSD, Qualcomm, Intel and numerous Fortune 500 companies. Fia has implemented and taught award-winning arts education programs for the Playwrights Project, the La Jolla Playhouse and the Institute for Arts Education, and has taught those programs in over 50 schools in San Diego County. Fia’s methodology helps speakers capture the hearts and minds of their listeners, ignite their communication skills to win results and take their next talk from boring to bravo.

Public Speaking Training 101: Content and Preparation Before Your Speech

When a crowd is staring blankly at you, how will you engage them? We’ve learned that the biggest challenge for any public speaker is connecting with the people in the room. which is why the best speakers make their presentations feel like a conversation with the audience. Gaining this kind of engagement takes practice [...]

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Speak From the Heart

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s a great time to recall the most heart-filled speeches we’ve experienced in our lives. These speeches can be, quite literally, the pivotal moments that change our future. In fact, almost every important moment in life begins with a speech or a passionate verbal interaction. Valentine's Day is [...]

Avoid a PR Disaster and Go Positively Viral with Media Training

Tiger Woods. Janet Jackson. Roseanne Barr. Big Tobacco. Facebook. H & M. BP during the oil spill. Burger King. Would they agree that “There’s no such thing as bad publicity?” Who can forget the biggest PR blunders of the decade? That is not the way you want to go down in infamy. With news [...]

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Why Start with Why?

Mahatma Gandhi said, “My life is my message.” The ability to transform an audience by introducing new thoughts, ideas, and concepts is an incredible gift! In fact, it’s the entire basis of the world-changing TED talk movement. But…where do you start? How do you discover the message of your talk? Before they experience a [...]

How to Choose a Corporate Training Company and What to Ask During the Discovery Process

How to Choose a Coporate Training Company Professional development is critical to today’s workforce. Your future leaders have committed to growing and improving their skills and they are expecting your organization to provide them. If the desire for growth opportunities within the company is not met, they will instead look to new companies that [...]

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Are Your Leaders Representing Your Mission Effectively?

Steve Jobs and the technology of today. Estee Lauder and the revolution of beauty. Walt Disney and the foundation of imagination. History’s greatest leaders didn’t just command armies and represent nations. They also shifted paradigms, drove economic and corporate growth, disrupted habits, and built loyalty from the office outward. It’s [...]

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Growth and a Bright New Year

As we move into our fifth year in corporate leadership, communication training, and professional speaker coaching, we are thrilled to announce that the Moxie Institute is set to post new records for revenue and company expansion in 2019. Our expectations for higher client and revenue numbers were set by a stronger-than-projected first quarter. To scale [...]

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The Secret to Crushing Your Next Speech: A Masterclass

“There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1. The nervous and 2. Liars.” - Mark Twain Why would anyone skydive? It’s terrifying: you can’t breathe, you’re unprotected, and your blood pressure is, well, stratospheric. Why subject yourself to such strain? For the payoff. For the feeling of freeing yourself- [...]

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Why Communication Skills are Critical and The Most Effective Way to Improve Your Workforce

In our current era of hyper communication, social media everything, and cyber information overload, it may come as a surprise to you that communication skills are often the weakest in the vast majority of corporations. In fact, did you know that fear of public speaking is so widespread and gripping [...]

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Elevate Your Brand with Employee Communication Skills Training

“What most employers want are written communication, oral communication, team building, and leadership skills.” -Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn Wouldn’t it be wonderful if leaders were born, not made? What if every single employee in your organization, from the greenest intern to the CFO, were natural performers, storytellers, and diplomats? Unfortunately, [...]

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