Though my brother would never use these words, to describe himself, Robert Fripp is a legendary guitarist. In fact, he’s one of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists” of all time. Speakers can improve their presentations by paying close attention to one element of delivery that’s second nature to professional musicians, timing. Robert suggests that speakers […]

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Good habits can determine the success of our public speaking, business communications, and careers. Habits are a part of us, built up like the layers of a pearl from our own juices. They can either provide a lustrous shield against adversity – or an imprisoning shell of our own making.  They can play a significant […]

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By July 2018, Robert Fripp will have been getting out of vans and tour buses as a working musician for 57 years and a professional musician for 48 years. Would you like to know how he went from a tone-deaf 12-year-old with no sense of rhythm to an internationally acclaimed musician? In his own words? […]

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My brother Robert Fripp is an internationally acclaimed guitarist and a founding member of King Crimson. His discography includes an innovative performance on David Bowie’s Heroes. Remarkably, Robert is as brilliant a thinker, writer, and speaker as he is a musician. Experience The Wit, Wisdom, and World of Robert Fripp in His Own Words when […]

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It’s a thrill to be honored as one of the National Speakers Association’s 10 Leading Ladies! All of us have served as president of the Association over the last forty-three years. The NSA was only 10 years old, when I became its first woman president. As young association, one of our greatest “growing up” challenges […]

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For most people, even with natural talent, there is no such thing as overnight success. More often, success is a result of something my brother, Robert Fripp calls “discipline.”  In case you didn’t know, Robert is a legendary guitarist who is included on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “100 Greatest Guitarists” of all time – […]

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My brother, Robert Fripp is known around the world as a legendary guitarist and a member of King Crimson, but not everyone knows he is in fact a superb and entertaining speaker!  I had the pleasure of presenting with him at the 2015 Lady & the Champs Speakers’ Conference. (Our presentations were recorded and are […]

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A good speaker is able to electrify an audience without electronics. Used well, slides and other visual aids strengthen your message. Used badly, technology takes over and your connection with your audience is lost. I agree with sales and communication expert, Tod Novak, when he says there is no substitute for genuine human connection. It’s […]

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Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization teaching public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network. I am honored to deliver the opening keynote at the 2015 Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas this August. The last time I addressed a Toastmasters International Convention was in 2001, when I watched my colleague, Darren LaCroix, […]

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