Category Archives: Voice Improvement

Topics related to the speaking voice

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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Colorful in Person But a Monotone at the Lectern?

When I consider the thousands of people with whom I’ve worked over the years, it is fascinating to see how many of them lose their ‘color’ when they stand at the lectern to deliver a speech or presentation. In normal … Continue reading
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Forcing Your Voice TOO Deep

I received an email recently from a man who said that when he started as a broadcaster, his “voice was child-like, thin, and at times hoarse;” however, he was able to transform it to a crispy baritone, “probably by its … Continue reading
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