Tag Archives: Speaking Voice

Avoid Filler Words

Filler Words

Beginning public speakers often exhibit the bad habit of utilizing filler words (um, ah, like, so, you know, etc.) while speaking. Herein, we’ll explore why these non-words rarely serve your message and should be minimized (if not removed entirely.) In our public speaking and leadership… Continue reading

Vocal Fry is Everyone’s Issue

Eliminate Vocal Fry

A recent study pinpointed the vital issue of vocal fry and its effect on our perception as speakers and leaders. Vocal fry (A.K.A. creaky voice, laryngealisation, or glottal fry) is the low, vibratory cracking of the voice that happens often with beginning speakers/leaders. Vocal fry… Continue reading

Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking

For Better Public Speaking – Breathe Deeply!

Let’s face it, Public Speaking is hard. For most it is an experience of dreaded more that snakes, spiders and even death itself. These beliefs tend to influence our physiology (define) and our ability to deliver as a speaker. The “speakers nerves,” speakers anxiety, or… Continue reading