Meet The Author: Book Release And Signing For "Lead Out Loud" At The Edney

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Professional speaker, author, coach, trainer and facilitator, Vincent Ivan Phipps has written a new book in a series of literary works for professionals who desire a communication makeover, entitled, “Lead Out Loud.”  He will be signing books that will be available for purchase at The Edney Innovation Center, on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 5-6:30 p.m. at 1100 Market St., in the Accelerator Lounge on the fifth floor. Admission is free.
 
The book addresses what Mr. Phipps feels are the five fundamentals in professional excellence: attitude, communication, leadership, conflict resolution and presentation skills.

Mr. Phipps, whose work also includes, “Speak Like a Pro,” “Talk Tips” and “Mastering the Art of Success,” covers everything from poise and presentation to confidence when speaking.

  The founder and owner of Communication VIP (Very Important People Skills), his accolades include five nominations for the Chattanooga Chamber's Small Business Award, and international demand as a speaker for some of the world's top corporations and organizations.
 
The 23-year veteran is also host and senior producer of WDEF Channel 12's Point of View, the longest running public affairs show in television history, and is a speech instructor at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
 
"Everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend," officials said.  For more information, call 423-485-3465 or email to Vincent@CommunicationVIP.com.



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