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Fear of Public Speaking - Is it Justified?

They say that man's greatest fear is public speaking and that his second greatest fear is dying. According to Jerry Seinfeld that means, “that most people at a funeral would rather be in the ..
(January 11, 2009)
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Why the Soft-Spoken Voice Does Not Sell

When people ask you to repeat yourself, do you think that you have been speaking loudly enough? Do you often get interrupted when you are talking? Do you feel that no one is listening to you? If you ..
(January 15, 2009)
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How Your Audience Can Affect Your Presentation

You've practiced your script; you know your material; you're excited about your upcoming speaking engagement; all is right with the world; but your audience's reaction to you is less than stellar. ..
(September 09, 2008)
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Which Word Best Describes Your Speaking Voice?

Can you pick one word from the following list that describes your voice? High-pitched, whiny, nasal, hoarse, throaty, gravelly, scratchy, whispery, soft, loud, strident, shrill, thick, thin, ..
(March 10, 2008)
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Help - I'm 35 But I Sound Like A 12-Year-Old!

Have you ever considered the sound of your speaking voice and what it says about you? Have you given any thought to the fact that your speaking voice could be holding you back from landing a ..
(March 16, 2008)
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Does Your Handshake Match The Sound of Your Speaking Voice?

What does your handshake say about you? Confident, diffident, overbearing, wimpy? Does the sound of your speaking voice match the grip of your handshake? In teaching voice improvement, I have found ..
(April 01, 2008)
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Which Do You Prefer Your Voice on Your Answering Machine Or ..

Recently I spoke to a group of Toastmasters in Detroit and I posed that question. Not one person in the audience liked hearing themselves on their voicemail. Not one person! If your hair is a mess, ..
(June 23, 2008)
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The 2 Essentials For Finding Your Real Speaking Voice

Most people are unaware that they can improve their speaking voice that they probably should improve their voice and that the techniques for doing so are simple and basic. And while good voice ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Ladies, Are Your Neck and Shoulders Sore by the End of the ..

As a voice specialist, I have found that 95% of my female clientele experience soreness in their neck and shoulder regions by the end of the day. Some women complain of a sore jaw as well. Having ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Ladies, Are Your Neck and Shoulders Sore by the End of the ..

In part 1, I discussed how men and women are different in dealing with stress and also why there are differences. In this article I describe how proper breathing can effectively reduce stress and put .
(July 09, 2008)
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Ladies, Are Your Neck and Shoulders Sore by the End of the ..

In order to learn to breathe with support, I want you to place your hands under your rib cage and cough. The muscle that kicked out at you is your diaphragm. If you have ever watched a funny movie ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Freezing, Forgetting, and Other Foibles in Public Speaking

No matter what your phobia in addressing an audience, there is a reason that man's greatest fear is public speaking: we don't want to make a fool of ourselves. And, no matter how many courses or ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Baracks Abilities on the Podium

When we first heard Barack Obama in his prepared speeches, we were all enthralled with his wonderful delivery - truly wonderful; however, in recent weeks, many are discovering something about this ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Your Vocal Image - What Does Your Speaking Voice Say About You?

When you hear yourself on your voicemail are you shocked? Disgusted? Embarrassed? Unfortunately, what you hear on your answering machine is the truth. It is the sound by which everyone recognizes ..
(June 06, 2007)
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Why Controlling Your Nervousness Is Better Than Eliminating It

The most important thing you can do when you stand to speak is something physical. it is something we don't do; it is something we don't know to do; and, it is something we don't know how to do ..
(June 10, 2007)
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The Truth About Loss of Voice, Hoarseness & Vocal Abuse

Many people suffer from chronic hoarseness, sore throats and even loss of voice; and, most of these people do so because of misuse of the speaking voice. It is common; it is world wide; and, it is a ..
(June 06, 2007)
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