Giving Power to the Female Voice

This is iSpeak Clearly’s third article in a four-part series on the power of voice and vocal health. In the last article, I wrote about how impressions, both positive and negative, are formed from the quality of the speaker’s voice. In this article, I’ll discuss giving power to the female voice specifically. During a recent dinner […]

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What first impression is your voice making?

This is iSpeak Clearly’s first article in a four-part series on the power of voice and vocal health. You’ve spent hours working on your presentation, paying attention to every detail…the words, the research, the quality of the handouts, even the outfit you will wear. Your goal is to make a great first impression on your […]

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Mindfulness and communication

This is iSpeak Clearly’s first article in a series on mindfulness and mindful awareness of speaking.   We speak all day, everyday. But how many of us are mindful of our communication—what we say, how we say it, and its impact on others? Principles of mindfulness can be applied to communication to help us develop […]

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Do you sound like you are in charge? The power of your voice.

Do you struggle to command authority in the corporate setting? Does your voice communicate confidence? Does it command attention and respect? The power of your voice My captivation with the series The Crown and the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry has everything royal—along with anything close to it—catching my eye.  That includes the former Prime […]

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Successful Public Speaking Series – Part 1 of 3

This blog post is #1 in a three-part series on Successful Public Speaking. The impression you make as a speaker is based on what you say and how you say it. When clients come to me, they often know their speaking skills need improvement, but they’re not sure where to begin. I help them become aware of […]

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What’s the big deal about vocal fry?

Vocal fry. It’s a hot topic, and not just among Speech-Language professionals. It’s become a mainstream topic of conversation and media coverage. You may be wondering what the big deal is or how it pertains to you. Keep reading to learn more. To fry or not to fry: The controversy around vocal fry Vocal fry […]

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