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Moxie Institute is an international agency specializing in corporate training, communication and presentation skills, live and virtual event production, and speaker services.

Most companies can train you. Moxie Institute empowers you. We help you speak your truth and find your moxie! With deep expertise in presentation skills, public speaking, media training and corporate communications. We make sure that you step on stage with the confidence to build your brand and boost your business!

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05/02/2022

5 Proven Techniques To Overcome The Fear of Public Speaking

Did you know professional speakers still feel nervous? The skill is in how they manage and step towards their fear rather than never facing it. And fun fact: the fear of public speaking is often always a million times worse than the reality of doing it. As an executive speaker coach to top-performing professionals, Fia shares some of her wisdom and insights that have proven to work for anyone looking to overcome their fear of public speaking!

03/31/2022

How To Prepare For a Presentation To Senior Leadership

Moxie Institute has taught presentation skills to Fortune 500 executives and senior leaders across multiple industries—so trust us, this info is as good as it gets. Whether you have less than an hour to prepare for your presentation or a few weeks, this video covers the key techniques you need to get everything together for the best chance of success. If you want to know how to prepare for a presentation to senior leadership, Fia’s insights as an executive and TEDx speaker coach are exactly what you need.

03/17/2022

How To Practice For A Presentation (Even When You Don’t Want To)

Rehearsing is THE difference between a bad presentation and an incredible one—yet people still avoid it. Fia gives you both the incentives and the tools so you know how to practice for a presentation even when you don’t want to. Think of your favorite speech or talk, that speaker 100% rehearsed to ensure their success. The irony is that those who practice tend to be so calm and charismatic that they make it SEEM like they’re just winging it—that’s why it’s so important! In reality, all the terrible presentations you’ve seen in your life, those are the people winging it. If you learn how to properly rehearse, you’ll approach every presentation with new levels of confidence!

03/06/2022

Cultivate A Growth Mindset: 3 Proven Techniques

What does it mean to have a growth mindset and how do you cultivate it? Fia has coached executives at Fortune 500 companies,TEDx speakers, and olympic athletes—so she understands what it takes to develop a powerful growth mindset. In this video she breaks down the key techniques needed to effortlessly accept setbacks and failures and use them as launchpads to greater success!

02/27/2022

How To Develop Grit And Overcome Life’s Challenges

Grit allows you to take ownership of your life and be prepared to take on any obstacle that comes your way. And knowing how to develop grit is the first essential step to being able to apply it in your day-to-day life. From her years of experience coaching top athletes, CEOs, and industry-leaders, Fia teaches three techniques that will help you build a powerful mindset that gives you the strength, resolve, and courage to overcome anything.

02/18/2022

Top 10 Assertive Strategies & Statements | Assertiveness Training | Part 2/4

The specific words and phrases you use may be undermining your assertiveness—or causing more conflict. This assertiveness training teaches you to communicate the right way to ensure you come across as collaborative rather than confrontational. Fortunately, just a few tweaks in the way you normally phrase things will make a huge difference; allowing you to both express your wants and needs while making the other person feel heard. Fia teaches her assertive communication strategies and key phrases you can use to start to build new and better habits!

02/13/2022

How To Be Assertive With Your Voice | Assertive Communication Training | Part 3

How assertive you appear to others depends on the literal sound of your voice. This doesn’t mean you need to change your voice to be assertive, it just means you need to learn how to give your voice more power! It’s incredible, simple changes in how you breathe and the tone you use will have a dramatic effect on the presence and gravitas your voice carries. In this video, Fia teaches how to be assertive with your voice using three proven techniques she has taught to high-performing professionals, TEDx speakers, and CEOs.

02/11/2022

How To Be More Assertive Using Confident Nonverbal Communication | Assertiveness Training | Part 4

Countless studies have proven that body language is critical in how people respond to you. Even subtle changes to how you carry yourself can have a tremendous impact in conveying more confidence, authority, and leadership! Learning how to be more assertive often requires changing habits and being uncomfortable. Making prolonged eye contact, fighting the urge to fidget or play with our hands, etc. However, the benefits of breaking these habits are far-reaching and will benefit you in both your career and personal life.

01/18/2022

To support MLK Jr's vision for a fair, equal, and just society, Moxie Institute provides free scholarships year-round to our live online classes. We want to ensure that leaders fighting inequality and for human rights can amplify their voice and message. If you know any leaders in a non-profit or organization fighting for human rights, against systemic racism, or inequality, please nominate them by filling out this form: https://tinyurl.com/NominateForm2022

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01/16/2022

The Key Benefits of Executive Voice

Developing your executive voice has concrete payoffs. Here's just a few.

01/09/2022

Unwritten Rules of Good Manners for podcast guests

How to not become the show's new host!

01/08/2022

Assertiveness Training: 7 Tips For Confident and Assertive Communication

Want to stand up for yourself and take charge of your life and career? Assertive communication is a powerful skill that will help you express yourself with confidence and begin making real changes. Learn the nuance between ‘assertive’ and ‘aggressive’ and how you can start getting exactly what you want without burning any bridges. Assertiveness training focuses on being an empathetic listener and communicator who gets people on their side to find new solutions and compromises.

Feel Nervous Presenting? Use These Nonverbal Communication Tips To Exude Confidence And Authority! 12/29/2021

Feel Nervous Presenting? Use These Nonverbal Communication Tips To Exude Confidence And Authority!

We don't love the expression "fake it till you make it" - we prefer to say, "fake it till you become it."

#Confidence in front of an audience isn't a "you have it or you don't" situation; it's something you can continuously work on and strive for. Here's how to gain a head start: https://www.moxieinstitute.com/feel-nervous-presenting-use-these-nonverbal-communication-tips-to-exude-confidence-and-authority/

Feel Nervous Presenting? Use These Nonverbal Communication Tips To Exude Confidence And Authority! Want to speak like a pro without looking like a wet noodle, no matter how nervous? Here are some essential nonverbal communication tips.

How To Moderate A Panel Discussion Audiences Will Love | Media Training 12/27/2021

How To Moderate A Panel Discussion Audiences Will Love | Media Training

December 27 is #NoInterruptionsDay - a day we personally believe should be observed every day!

If you have the opportunity to moderate (or participate on) a panel, check out our top tips to keep the conversation moving and the interruptions minimal.

https://youtu.be/2v4xqWT27cE

How To Moderate A Panel Discussion Audiences Will Love | Media Training A great panel discussion can go viral and promote everyone involved. As the moderator, you have the ability to make that possible—but there are key steps you...

12/26/2021

People hear lots of voices every day. But the ones they listen to—what makes them special? Fia will show you how to make your speaking voice something that people will lean in for!

How To Memorize A Speech: Proven Rehearsal Strategies For High-Stakes Presentations 12/21/2021

How To Memorize A Speech: Proven Rehearsal Strategies For High-Stakes Presentations

Q: How do you get to Carnegie Hall?
A: Practice!

In this blog post, we talk about a rehearsal and practice strategy that works to build confidence. Share this with someone you know who's got a big moment coming up!

https://www.moxieinstitute.com/how-to-memorize-a-speech-proven-rehearsal-strategies-for-high-stakes-presentations/

How To Memorize A Speech: Proven Rehearsal Strategies For High-Stakes Presentations Here Fia Fasbinder will show you how to memorize a speech and lock it into your memory without exhausting your nerves.

Come costruire l'autostima -- e trasmetterla agli altri 12/16/2021

Come costruire l'autostima -- e trasmetterla agli altri

Just as you have to name your fear and tell it it's not welcome, you also need to extend an invite to your #confidence and let it know it's invited to the party. https://www.ted.com/talks/brittany_packnett_how_to_build_your_confidence_and_spark_it_in_others?utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social&utm_content=2021-12-07-cutdown

Come costruire l'autostima -- e trasmetterla agli altri "L'autostima è la scintilla necessaria per tutto ciò che segue" ha affermato l'attivista ed educatrice Brittany Packnett. Nel suo stimolante discorso, condivide tre modi per decifrare il codice dell'autostima -- e i suoi sogni per un mondo dove l'autostima rivoluzionaria può trasformare i nostri ...

How To Be A Great Podcast Guest | Media Training 12/15/2021

How To Be A Great Podcast Guest | Media Training

Woohoo, you got invited to be on a podcast! Are you ready?

Just like any other media appearance, you can't expect a positive outcome if you show up without any preparation. Check out this video for Fia's top tips to knock a podcast appearance out of the park: https://youtu.be/kMgOT5TOCLk

How To Be A Great Podcast Guest | Media Training A successful podcast appearance will greatly boost your reputation, improve sales, and increase brand awareness. However, you can’t expect a good outcome if ...

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Sometimes, our clients say it the best.

Our favorite part of what we do is watching those we work with step into the spotlight and absolutely shine!

How To Calm Nerves: Mindset Techniques To Overcome Anxiety And Fear 12/13/2021

How To Calm Nerves: Mindset Techniques To Overcome Anxiety And Fear

If you've ever watched an interview with an elite athlete, you will hear them say that 99% of their success is mental - 99% of your success as a presenter is mental too.

So how do you overcome that speech or performance anxiety?

https://www.moxieinstitute.com/how-to-calm-nerves-mindset-techniques-to-overcome-anxiety-and-fear/

How To Calm Nerves: Mindset Techniques To Overcome Anxiety And Fear     Anybody that’s ever watched an interview with an elite athlete will hear them say over and over that 99% of their success is... Read More

8 questions you can ask in meetings to show the CEO you're a born leader 12/11/2021

8 questions you can ask in meetings to show the CEO you're a born leader

Executive presence is hugely important even if you aren't the boss. Need some ideas? We loved this article: https://www.businessinsider.com/questions-to-ask-the-ceo-2017-3

8 questions you can ask in meetings to show the CEO you're a born leader Ask these questions during a meeting with your CEO, experts say, so that you look smart, knowledgeable, and engaged.

Filming At Home: A DIY Beginners Guide To Look Professional | Media Training 12/10/2021

Filming At Home: A DIY Beginners Guide To Look Professional | Media Training

You can make high-quality videos on a shoestring budget and with little experience—once you know the best practices for filming at home, of course. Whether you're hosting webinars, client presentations, live events, or filming marketing videos, this will give you the DIY essentials to look and sound like a true professional.
https://youtu.be/plWVHeNLMJA

Filming At Home: A DIY Beginners Guide To Look Professional | Media Training You can make high-quality videos on a shoestring budget and with little experience—once you know the best practices for filming at home of course. People hav...

Master Strategic Communication & Cultivate Your Executive Voice 12/09/2021

Master Strategic Communication & Cultivate Your Executive Voice

Grow your personal reputation and leadership skills by learning the most critical factors for strategic communication and speaking with an executive voice.

https://youtu.be/ncK143qcaHU

Master Strategic Communication & Cultivate Your Executive Voice Grow your personal reputation and leadership skills by learning the most critical factors for strategic communication and speaking with an executive voice. T...

How To Make an Addictive Podcast: Topics, Techniques, and Winning Tips | Media Training 12/09/2021

How To Make an Addictive Podcast: Topics, Techniques, and Winning Tips | Media Training

Podcasts have had quite the career trajectory over the last few years. Learning how to make an addictive podcast itself is actually pretty simple; you just need the right approach and mindset to make it work. From researching the details about your target audience to how to refine your voice to be more engaging, Fia covers the essentials that can help your podcast become a hit.

https://youtu.be/SWxQ39ToBso

How To Make an Addictive Podcast: Topics, Techniques, and Winning Tips | Media Training Passionate podcast creators often miss a few crucial steps that would ensure their content is a success. Learning how to make an addictive podcast itself is ...

Fear Less: Using The Fear of Failure To Pursue Passions 12/07/2021

Fear Less: Using The Fear of Failure To Pursue Passions

"Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I'd like to see you in better living conditions." - Hafiz

We agree! In this blog post, we're diving in how to walk out of your fear and into the room you deserve: https://www.moxieinstitute.com/fear-less-using-the-fear-of-failure-to-pursue-passions/

Fear Less: Using The Fear of Failure To Pursue Passions You need to change your mindset over the fear of failure. It's actually a good thing! Learn how to channel nerves and anxiety here.

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Let's make it a great week.

Filming At Home: A DIY Beginners Guide To Look Professional | Media Training 12/05/2021

Filming At Home: A DIY Beginners Guide To Look Professional | Media Training

It's true: you can make high-quality videos on a shoestring budget and little experience.

Whether it's webinars, client presentations, live events, or marketing videos, we'll help you look and sound like a pro.

https://youtu.be/plWVHeNLMJA

Filming At Home: A DIY Beginners Guide To Look Professional | Media Training You can make high-quality videos on a shoestring budget and with little experience—once you know the best practices for filming at home of course. People hav...

Master Strategic Communication & Cultivate Your Executive Voice 12/04/2021

Master Strategic Communication & Cultivate Your Executive Voice

Grow your personal reputation and #leadershipskills by learning the most critical factors for strategic communication and speaking with an executive voice.

To stand out and be seen as an influential figure, you need to find solutions to problems that affect the organization as a whole. The more your solutions help executives with their goals, the more likely your plans will be listened to and implemented.

For more: https://youtu.be/ncK143qcaHU

Master Strategic Communication & Cultivate Your Executive Voice Grow your personal reputation and leadership skills by learning the most critical factors for strategic communication and speaking with an executive voice. T...

Photos from The Moxie Institute's post 12/03/2021

2022 is just around the corner, and the live online class schedule is here!

Professional development opportunities are a priceless gift for the one who has everything, or they can be a good head start on your career-related New Year's resolutions.

Which classes caught your eye?

For more details and to register: https://www.moxieinstitute.com/classes-and-courses/

Timeline photos 12/02/2021

It's not polite to brag... but we think this comment we received on one of our YouTube videos says it all. This is why we do what we do!

To watch this video (and others!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soZBrFglqtc

12/02/2021

While everyone has been sharing their #SpotifyWrapped, we thought it would be fun to share Moxie Wrapped! 🎁 Presenting our top 5 YouTube videos of 2021 - check the comments to watch:

Timeline photos 12/01/2021

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25% off any live online class and online course.

Enter coupon code eatsomemoxie during checkout: https://www.moxieinstitute.com/classes-and-courses/

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Elevating Speaker Performance

At Moxie, we teach leaders the art and science of authentic performance.

Our expert coaches and trainers empower executives, global organizations, thought leaders, and TED speakers to command the stage, crush their keynotes, and bring stories to life. Our team excels at driving speaker transformation from TED stages to the C-suites of Fortune 500 firms.

Our background is diverse. So is our approach.


  • Our acting experience made us experts in stage presence
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    5 Proven Techniques To Overcome The Fear of Public Speaking
    How To Prepare For a Presentation To Senior Leadership
    How To Practice For A Presentation (Even When You Don’t Want To)
    Cultivate A Growth Mindset: 3 Proven Techniques
    How To Develop Grit And Overcome Life’s Challenges
    Top 10 Assertive Strategies & Statements | Assertiveness Training | Part 2/4
    How To Be Assertive With Your Voice | Assertive Communication Training | Part 3
    How To Be More Assertive Using Confident Nonverbal Communication | Assertiveness Training | Part 4
    The Key Benefits of Executive Voice
    Unwritten Rules of Good Manners for podcast guests
    Assertiveness Training: 7 Tips For Confident and Assertive Communication

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