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5 Reasons Your Voice May Be Sabotaging Your Success

Some years ago, Barbara Walters interviewed Kathleen Turner, commenting on Turner’s “low, wonderful voice.”  The actress responded that she could not understand how a woman could spend thousands of dollars on her clothing, hair, and makeup and not spend some … Continue reading
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How Professional Do You Sound If Your Voice Is Childlike?

Do you find that others have difficulty taking you seriously because you sound like a 12 year-old or worse still, an 8-year-old? Yes, ladies, I am talking about answering the phone and the caller asks to speak to your mother! … Continue reading
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Did You Lose Your Voice on Sunday?

Earlier this week I received a call from a young man who told me that he had lost his voice on Sunday. Without any prompting, I already knew the problem. He didn’t have a cold. He didn’t have the flu. … Continue reading
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Does Your Voice Shake When You’re Nervous? 3 Tips for Eliminating the Quiver

When addressing an audience, there is nothing more embarrassing than opening your mouth to speak and the voice that comes out is high in pitch and shaking to boot! The shaking is known as a quiver and it can happen … Continue reading
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Does Your Voice Complete Your Professional Image Or Detract From It?

As a people, we are concerned about the image we project. Certainly in business we want to project a professional image. Does your speaking voice complete that image or does it detract? By the way, I’m not talking about the … Continue reading
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