I’m going to tell you what untuned violins and communications courses have in common so you don’t waste another minute running an uphill path that’s not getting you any closer to having the impact and influence you want.
Should you start your speech with a joke? My answer may surprise you. Find out, in this week’s voice lesson, free for you to enjoy. Also in that episode, I’ll show you how to discover what TYPE of humor is most natural to you. When you know that, you’ll be able to effortlessly and authentically build camaraderie with your listeners, without ever feeling awkward or making people uncomfortable.
Could your voice be the reason you’re not further ahead in your career by now? The fact is, most people’s voices don’t SOUND like the job title they have. However the most successful people I know have all managed to align who they are as a professional with how they sound when they speak. They enjoy a seamless synergy between how they want to be perceived–all their good intentions and credibility–with the way people actually perceive them, every time they speak.
With email, chat, and texting, why do we need to learn how to communicate with our voices? I believe your answer to that question can seriously impact how successful, influential, and happy you are now, and in the future.
To add extra power to your presentations and better connect with your audience, you need to master physiology and stage movement techniques. In this lesson from America’s number one vocal coach, Roger Love explains how to make the most of your presentation space—whether you’re in a small room or on a massive stage.
Do you ever wonder how other people hear you? The sound of your voice is different depending on if it is going away from or towards your body. This means that the way your audience hears you will be different than how you hear yourself.