how to not be nervous for a speech or presentation

How To Not Be Nervous For A Speech Or Presentation

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

Do you regularly feel nervous for a speech? Do you ever think your feelings are affecting your speaking in the wrong way? You would like to pull the emotion out of what you are saying and be neutral, but your tone of voice betrays you and comes through in your presentation. Did you know that you cannot detach speech from the emotions …

How important is posture in communication?

How Important Is Posture In Communication?

Maria Pellicano Mentoring, public speaking, voice

Have you ever picked up the phone and started speaking and found that your voice felt stuck or too quiet after sitting down for a while? Good posture can make all the difference in communication. When you carry your body well you are able to have more body strength to produce powerful voice tonality that will make you stand out …

How To Improve Your Speaking Voice To Influence People

How To Improve Your Speaking Voice To Influence People

Maria Pellicano public speaking

So you want to improve your speaking voice? Well, did you know that your tone actually affects how you are perceived and whether or not people will listen to you? My name is Maria Pellicano and for 20 years I have worked with singers, actors , business leaders, CEOs, doctors, trainers, speakers and many other influencers who want to inspire …

how to engage an audience in public speaking

How To Engage An Audience In Public Speaking

Maria Pellicano public speaking

When people listen to your words, they analyse what you are saying from the voice tonality they are hearing. We always remember the tone of what is said more than the words themselves. Tone carries your emotion and personality and makes you transparent to your audiences. What is your audience learning about the “real you” when you speak? Our tone …

How To Not Lose Your Voice When Talking

How To Not Lose Your Voice When Talking

Maria Pellicano public speaking

Do you lose your voice and struggle with projection after you’ve been speaking for a while? As a leader who wants to to influence others, your voice is the tool and instrument to carry your message. You cannot replace your voice and you can lose your vocal resonance with a damaged or fatigued speaking voice. What would you feel like …