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Is Your Diction Jeopardizing Your Career?

Recently I spoke to a woman who is a physician from Vietnam now living in the States. While Myvan was able to pass her written exams for her medical license here in America with high marks, she failed one of … Continue reading
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Your Accent Isn’t Holding You Back – Your Diction Is!

In today‚Äôs multicultural world, many people are looking to eliminate their accents and I have a better suggestion. Instead of trying to get rid of your dialect or accent, why not clean it up? You may believe that your accent … Continue reading
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Keep Your Accent – Just Learn to Speak More Clearly

With the world becoming a huge melting pot, we are hearing accents wherever we go and whatever we listen to. This article is not about getting rid of your accent. Accents are part of what makes you, you. I would … Continue reading
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5 Ways 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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5 Reasons Others Interrupt You

Nothing is more frustrating than having your message interrupted by others or being talked over as you speak. The impact of not being heard or of not being taken seriously can certainly have negative effects on your self-esteem. Given enough … Continue reading
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