How to Stop Speaking with a Monotonous Voice

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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 …

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7 Tips for Public Speakers

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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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How Speaking Tone Effects Performance and Engagement

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While the speaking voice is considered to be a verbal aspect of communication, the voice tone is totally non verbal communication.  Staff, management and leadership, are totally unaware of the impact,  their speaking voice is having on the staff performance and engagement.  Research is showing us that a staggering 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged. Many companies are experiencing …

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What is tone of voice in communication?

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, public speaking

Have you ever heard someone say   “I didn’t mean TO SAY IT  like that, YOUR MISUNDERSTOOD  me” or   Have you ever heard “Don’t use that TONE OF VOICE with me!”   When can voice tone go wrong? Tone of voice is the non-verbal aspect of speaking. Tone is the intonation or sometimes called an inflection, it is the …

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Public Speaking Anxiety – Three Practical Tips

Maria Pellicano Business Voice Coach, public speaking

Do you have public speaking anxiety?   Most tell me they their afraid of not feeling good enough, or afraid of being found out that you are fraud.  Does that sound like you?   To overcome public speaking anxiety you must have a strong enough reason to see you through fear.   For me singing in public came earlier than …