Fia Fasbinder

About Fia 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.

The MOXiE Method of Effective Public Speaking – “Enjoy the Experience”

Hi, I'm Fia Fasbinder welcome to the Moxie Minute. Today we're talking about the “E” of the Moxie Method which stands for “Enjoy the Experience”. How do we overcome our body's own natural sense of fight or flight how do we override those nerves and channel that nervous energy into usable energy? We do [...]

By | 2018-04-03T16:32:19+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Presentation Skills, Videos|0 Comments

5 Ways to Improve Your Visual Storytelling

How do you get your audience to see your vision? Show them what to look at! Our last post, Don’t Just Give a Speech—Tell a Story, discussed the importance of storytelling for a compelling and memorable speech. Words, the basic units of a story, are important tools, and a picture says a thousand words. [...]

By | 2018-04-02T18:57:26+00:00 April 9th, 2018|PowerPoint Design|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Improve Your Visual Storytelling

3 Must-Have PowerPoint Tips From the Top TED Talks

Humans are visual creatures. MIT Neuroscientists have found that the brain can recognize images seen for as little as 13 milliseconds. In fact, web pages with images draw 94 percent more views than text-only sites. How can a speaker take advantage of this powerful way that the brain operates? That's why visual social media performs the best and TED Talk [...]

By | 2018-04-04T19:07:07+00:00 April 4th, 2018|PowerPoint Design, TED|0 Comments

Who We Are – The Language of Leadership

At Moxie Institute, we elevate speakers! And not just a little bit. We take professionals like YOU to new heights in nearly every type of speaking engagement. From corporate settings to internal stakeholder meetings, sales presentations and boardrooms to... bigger stages…like convention keynotes and TEDx talks. The Moxie Institute specializes in speaker transformation, upskilling [...]

By | 2018-04-04T19:10:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|All About MOXiE, Videos|0 Comments

It’s Time You Learned to Speak With MOXiE

Shakespeare got it right when he said that all the world’s a stage. The trick to that stage is learning to command it. This (totally free) e-book shows you how.