Posts Tagged ‘voice’

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say it That Counts

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The most important and most effective sales and business development tool at your immediate disposal is underutilized and unperfected. That amazing tool is your voice. Whole-body communications is exercising the mind, voice and body muscles in sync. In order to be understood you need to be able to deliver informative, effective, and emotionally engaging presentations. […]

Find and power your authentic voice – Lesson 7- Volume

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Once you train and find your authentic voice you need to be sure that everyone in your audience can hear your authentic voice. Your volume needs to be loud enough to be heard by the people in the back row. If you are practicing lessons one through six — breath, pitch, pace, resonance and melody […]

Find and Power your Authentic Voice – Lesson 6 – Voice Melody

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Voice Melody – The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the melody of speech as — “the intonation of connected speech: the continual rise and fall in pitch of the voice in speech.” In an earlier lesson, I described the ability and how to of the human voice to have 36 different pitches. On the average most people […]

Find and Power Your Authentic Voice – Lesson 4 – Pace

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Your speaking pace, or speed, is a critical tool to effectively keep your audiences engaged (audio version of this blog post can be heard here). Speaking too quickly may leave your audience behind. Speaking too slowly may lull the audience into dozing off. And there are those who speak at a “normal” pace which is not enough […]

It is not what you say, it is how you say it that counts – Lesson Two

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Continuing our series on ‘It is not what you say, it is how you say it that counts’.  If you missed the first lesson, here it is. The most important and most effective sales and business development tool at your immediate disposal is underutilized and unperfected. That amazing tool is your voice. Whole-body communications is […]

My Job is to speak and your job is to listen. If you finish before I do let me know.

Friday, August 28th, 2015

“My job is to speak and your job is to listen. If you finish before I do, let me know.” Any leader, collaborator, presenter, salesperson needs to be mindful that communication is not just talking. It is equal parts of listening with talking that requires focused concentration. Being fully present in the moment allows you […]