Category Archives: Voice Improvement

Topics related to the speaking voice

Want to Boost Your Confidence? Voice Training Is the Answer

While teaching voice improvement at the University of Western Ontario back in the ‘80’s (oh, was it really that long ago?), I discovered a lot of wonderful voices among the graduate students of journalism. It was during those 4 years … Continue reading
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Is Your Soft-Spoken Voice Holding You Back?

When you look at your strengths and weaknesses, have you ever considered that your soft-spoken voice is not a strength but indeed a weakness? If others cannot hear you, your message is not being received. Volume is a very tricky … Continue reading
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Uptalk: A Part of Women’s Nature – Really?

We hear it every day. We hear it on news stations both on radio and TV. We hear it in conversation. We hear it at work. And, it is driving me crazy! You may do it yourself and not know … Continue reading
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How Charlie Puth, Rita Ora and Andy Bell Deal with Vocal Abuse

Charley Puth: “Not use it. That’s the quickest way. And don’t whisper — a common misconception is that if you whisper, it’s better for your voice, but that’s way worse. That’s just as bad as screaming — that’s the same … Continue reading
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How Professional Does Your Voice Sound?

So many people rely on their voice for their business – yet so many people are unaware that their voice can have a tremendous impact on the success of their business. When you hear yourself on recording equipment or an … Continue reading
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