Public Speaking

Apps For Public Speaking

Apps For Public Speaking: Can Technology Improve Your Voice?

You may think that your voice is something that you were born with – like the length of your toes or your strangely-shaped ears. The truth is that your voice is one of the few things about yourself that you can change. With a few tweaks and a bit of practice, you can fundamentally improve …

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10 Ways To Get Your Audience Involved in an Online Meeting

Ask any professional living in the “new normal” of COVID 19, and they’ll say they’re TIRED of all these virtual meetings. I’ve had friends tell me that they’re physically and mentally drained at the end of the day and that getting people to engage during an online meeting is tricky. Over the last year, I’ve …

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The Art Of Shutting The *&@# up!

The Art Of Shutting The *&@# up!

How often have you been to a presentation and the presenter or salesperson has spewed out facts and figures like they’re an excited teenager screaming at a Justin Bieber concert? Learning to speak well means learning the importance of silence The art of silence is an important part of powerful and persuasive communication, but it’s …

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9 Ways To Take The Pain Out Of Virtual Meetings

How many of us have been on a virtual meeting and thought the meeting to be painful, the presenter(s) dreadful, and the whole experience worse than watching paint dry? I’ve been there and “got the t-shirt” as they say. Virtual meetings can be boring drab affairs, but they DON’T have to be! Here are 9 …

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What We Can Learn From The Best Speeches In History

What We Can Learn From The Best Speeches In History

The written word has the ability to inform, inspire and move people. But there’s a reason that politicians still rely heavily on speeches in their presidential campaigns, during moments of crisis and to celebrate their great victories. The spoken word reaches a place that the written word cannot. The medium of the voice is a …

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What Does Your Voice Sound Like When You Speak, Sell Or Present?

What Does Your Voice Sound Like When You Speak, Sell Or Present?

If you are reading this and you are like me, you probably would answer the question above with a non-committal… “I don’t sound too bad…” or perhaps… “I sound #!@$!$ awesome…!” or maybe “I HATE the sound of my own voice…” The point is that none of us have really paid attention to our voice …

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