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Effective Communication (Persuade with Your Voice)

Effective Communication (Persuade with Your Voice)

1. A Very Powerful Tool Voice is an extremely powerful tool! Without us realizing, the way we speak can cause others to shut off or feel the need to carry on listening to us. Regardless of whether we choose to acknowledge it, all of us tend to react to someone based on the portrayal of his or her voice and…

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3 VOICE TIPS FOR PRESENTATION SKILLS

3 VOICE TIPS FOR PRESENTATION SKILLS

As a professional voice coach and broadcaster, I teach many people and one of the first questions people often ask me is, “Can my voice really be changed?” Well, they say that one should never answer a question with a question, but I tend to break the rules. So, the next thing I ask them is, “Can you sing?” Most…

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Public Speaking – Build on your strengths

Public Speaking – Build on your strengths

Not everyone is aware of the obvious When public speaking is on your agenda, one key tip is – always build on your strength. Know your personality, strengths and weaknesses. Focus on the things that you’re good at and stay away from those that you’re weak at. It’s stating the obvious but sometimes, not everyone is aware of the obvious.…

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Speech at Toastmasters – Preparation is Key

Speech at Toastmasters – Preparation is Key

So now that you’ve sorted out your content for that speech at Toastmasters, you need more preparation before you even say your first word, otherwise you might just become toast. Here are some really simple tips that can help you become a better speaker, not only at at Toastmasters event, but at any event. Establish a Pre-Speaking Routine Before you give your speech…

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Voice Training – The Vital Part About Public Speaking That Toastmasters Doesn’t Teach You

Voice Training – The Vital Part About Public Speaking That Toastmasters Doesn’t Teach You

Voice Training and Public Speaking Why is Voice Training Important? Your voice is the foundation of public speaking success. While I agree that joining a Toastmasters chapter is a great way to get your voice out there and to practice your presentation and public speaking skills, but there are things that voice training teaches you that you’re not likely to…

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