3 Ways how to change an Intimidating TONE to a Friendly VOICE

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, public speaking

Often my clients tell me that friends and colleagues say their voice sounds angry and intimidating.  The perception by others is that friendliness and approachability is lacking and this is regularly effecting personal and business relationships. It is difficult to assess your own voice as you get used to hearing yourself and it becomes normal. It’s not until someone raises the issue that …

VOCAL TONE MATTERS IN COMMUNICATION

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, interpersonal communication, Mentoring, public speaking

Vocal tone matters in communication because it tells others a great deal about who you are and how professional your business is. Voice tone will either repel others or engage them, but most are not aware of what there voice is really saying to others. With better understanding of vocal control you can alter the volume, tone and pitch of …

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Public Speaking is even MORE than just words

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, Mentoring, public speaking

When we are public speaking we are bringing our MINDSET and VOCAL TONALITY to the words we speak. Our voice, message and mindset must send the same signal and say the same thing. When this happens we bring more of ourselves to public speaking, creating deeper engagement with our audiences and even in our one on one conversation. Have you …

How to have four different vocal tones in business

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, Mentoring, public speaking

Just like you have a variety of clothing apparels styled for different events and engagements, you could have this with the way you speak and the vocal tones you use. In this blog I want to talk to you about how to access and develop four vocal tones for doing business. I recently attended a Master Communication workshop with Colin …

Eliminate Public Speaking Fear – Vocal Technique For Business Speaking -3 Tips

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, confident speaking, public speaking, voice

Scared of Public Speaking?Have you ever heard that FEAR is only in the 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. 74% of people fear public speaking.  It the top fear that most people face.  Even …

Powerful Voice Tonality For Women In Leadership

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, confident speaking, public speaking, voice

The wrong vocal tone can affect the right message and you can create misunderstanding and misperception in communication leading to confusion and delay in getting your message heard and respected. We are mostly unconscious about our vocal tone because we have been speaking ever since we were babies and even before that our mother’s vocal tone began to impact us …

THE RIGHT VOCAL TONE IN BUSINESS MATTERS

Maria Pellicano Business 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 is telling us that vocal tone matters …

Is it your voice or someone else’s?

Maria Pellicano confident speaking, interpersonal communication, Mentoring, public speaking, voice

Do you ever wonder, what are you really talking about? Is it just your opinion, your religion, your tradition, your family system? Is your workplace shutting you down and keeping your voice silent? Are you having conversations that you would rather not be having?    Are you communicating through the lenses of choice, obligation or family loyalties?    A staggering …

Emotions can alter your VOCAL TONE and the MEANING of your WORDS

Maria Pellicano confident speaking, interpersonal communication, Mentoring, public speaking, voice

Do you ever feel like your feelings are effecting your speaking in the WRONG way? You really feel like you would like to pull the emotion out of what you are saying and be NEUTRAL but your vocal tone just GIVES IT ALL AWAY. Did you know that we cannot detach speech from the emotions we feel? Unless you have vocal technique to …

Your Body Posture Effects The Power Of Your Voice

Maria Pellicano Mentoring, public speaking, voice

Have you ever after sitting down for a while suddenly picked up the phone and started speaking and found that your voice felt stuck and just too quiet? When you carry your body well you are able to have more body strength to produce a powerful voice that will ultimately bring out your presence. To have a stronger voice you …