When you create your introduction, do you consider your audience in your opening remarks? Do you tailor your material around their needs as you ‘cast the net’ to become more intimate with them? Part of your success as a speaker is to treat your audience […]
When you listen to the greats, like James Earl Jones, Julia Ormond, George Clooney and Diane Sawyer, one characteristic which they all share is that their voice vibrates in their chest when they speak. While everyone vibrates in the area directly below the vocal folds, […]
Some people who are quite expressive in conversation, have difficulty speaking with emotion when addressing an audience because of their nervousness. If this sounds like you, then those nervous jitters are in control and not you. When that happens, it is not easy to allow […]
“In 1914 an American journalist retired to a small house in France—only to find herself in the middle of World War I, and eventually having an impact on the U.S.’s actions in the war. This is the story of 59-year-old Mildred Aldrich and her experiences […]
When you hear yourself on recording equipment, chances are good that you not only don’t recognize the sound, but that you also don’t appreciate, like, or admire what you hear. So allow me to make you feel even worse. What you hear on your answering […]
Join me in Mt Laurel, NJ (Exit 4 of the Jersey Turnpike), on November 1 & 2, and discover your ‘real’ voice. Nervous making presentations? This workshop is your answer. For more information visit my Workshops Page.
I have often wondered why my clients, as well as the subscribers to my newsletters, consist of 75% men and only 25% women. If you look at the picture objectively, we women often sound like ill-tuned violins. (And, it is certainly possible that this is […]