Enhance Your Speaking Voice: The Ultimate Guide to a Powerful Public Speaking Outline

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, Mentoring, public speaking, voice, voice tone

Public speaking is a vital skill that can impact various aspects of your life, whether you’re trying to persuade an audience, inspire people, or simply share your experiences. Effective public speaking is not just about the content of your speech, but also about the way you communicate and express your thoughts and the tone of your speaking voice. In today’s …

Deeper Speech exercises for more impactful public speaking

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, Mentoring, public speaking, voice, voice tone

Public speaking is an essential skill that can make or break a person’s professional and personal life. The ability to communicate effectively can open doors to new opportunities, establish credibility, and build strong relationships. However, many individuals struggle with public speaking nerves, while others find it challenging to capture and maintain the audience’s attention. One factor that can significantly enhance …

The Human Voice

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, Mentoring, public speaking, voice, voice tone

The human voice is a brilliant instrument we all play, yet most of us don’t even think about the importance of this powerful organ till there is pain or if it completely shuts down. It is reported that 7.5 million people in USA have a voice problem. 2/3 of all voice problems are due to bad use of the vocal …

12 things you can do for “speaking endurance”

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, public speaking, voice

Do you want to speak with influence and endurance?Are you vocally tired, struggle with projection and have a husky, raspy voice when you have been speaking for too long?As a leader or motivator who wants to continue to influence others to follow and be inspired your voice is the tool and instrument to carry your message. You cannot replace your …

How to Stop Speaking with a Monotonous Voice

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, public speaking

When asked about the causes of their anxiety, a lot of people respond with public speaking. The idea of getting up in front of a crowd and giving a speech/ presentation is a hard idea for everyone. Because they are nervous or lack public speaking experience, speakers speak too fast or in a monotone voice. The problem with this is …

The Inner Critic In Public Speaking

The Inner Critic In Public Speaking

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“Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes”. Maggie Kuhn Over the years, I have coached countless individuals both as singers and public speakers. As a communication specialist and voice coach, I have discovered that the power of truly being present is a matter of the soul. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said “The human voice is the organ of the soul“. …

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7 Tips for Public Speakers

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, public speaking

Becoming a public speaker in Australia is an intimidating prospect. Public speakers face much more direct feedback on their work than most professionals. If you’ve ever been part of an uninterested Australian audience, you should know that the public speakers on stage were probably aware of the mood in the room. So, how can you ensure this doesn’t happen to …

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3 Ways To Get Over Fear Of Public Speaking

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, public speaking, voice

Do you experience fear of public speaking? If so, have you ever been told that fear is just in your mind? Or that you should just get over it? Well it’s not that easy and I totally understand why you feel scared or nervous when you are faced with speaking in public. In fact, 74% of people fear public speaking. …

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Public Speaking For Women – How To Have Powerful Voice Tonality

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, public speaking, voice

Is your tone of voice effective in your personal and business relationships? What is your tone of voice saying about you? Do you want to be heard, have greater connection and admiration when speaking? Do you have sweaty palms and your voice quivers when you need to speak in public? You can adjust your vocal tone to suit the meaning …

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The Right Tone Of Voice In Business Matters

Maria PellicanoBusiness Voice Coach, confident speaking, interpersonal communication, Mentoring, public speaking

Have you ever noticed your voice changing depending on who you are speaking with, it may be higher, squeakier, lower or a deeper quality? In conversations, does your voice suddenly become louder or softer, or it just fade away? Does your voice sound friendly or are you intimidating others when you speak? Research tells us that vocal tone matters because …