A Brilliant Perspective on The Three Qualities of A Hero
Brian Eno, Robert Fripp & David Bowie
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 you subscribe to Robert FrippVT.
I asked Robert to share his thoughts on what it takes to be a hero. He said that heroes aspire to embody three qualities: (more…)
Make Decisions for Your Tomorrows Not Just Your Todays
“Make your decisions for your tomorrows not just your todays.” – Patricia Fripp
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 was to stop simply worrying each year, “What are we going to do this year?” and to start thinking long-term. (more…)
The Day King Crimson Exploded onto The Scene
Patricia & Robert Fripp at The Lady & the Champs Speakers’ Conference
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 now available.) I loved this article, featured last week on the Discipline Global Mobile website – Sid Smith shares the history of a remarkable King Crimson milestone. Enjoy! (more…)
Toastmasters Awards Golden Gavel to Nobel Peace Prize Winner
2015 Toastmasters Golden Gavel Recipient & Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Muhammad Yunus
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, win the World Championship of Public Speaking and my friend, a fellow NSA (National Speakers Association) Past President, Jim Cathcart win Toastmasters Golden Gavel Award. Darren LaCroix will also be speaking this year and with the 2015 Golden Gavel going to Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh, this promises to be a truly international and exciting event! (more…)