Browsing Category: Influential Speaking

Voice Lessons Learned From the Presidential Campaign

Accent Reduction, Influential Speaking, Sound Like a Leader
  Fellow citizens, we are seven weeks away from electing our new president! As a result, we are all hearing a lot more speeches and talks than we normally do. It's time to take a moment to reflect on how we, mere business and entrepreneurial mortals, can benefit from these public faux pas! 1. Don't compare yourself to [...]

DNC: Obama, Clinton, Clinton & Biden all give ‘pause’

Accent Reduction, Influential Speaking
Last week at the Democratic National Convention, the main speakers all made great use of 'the pause' during their speeches. They left time after a sentence for the audience to take in the meaning of their words. This made them appear like accomplished, sophisticated leaders. Taking a pause between your sentences will make you [...]