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Vocal Stress: Modulate Your Voice To Change Your Life

As I write this in June 2021, I live in Melbourne (a pseudonym for ‘the lockdown capital’), so I may have a distorted perspective, but I think I am not alone in believing this Covid world, full of uncertainties, is responsible for a common thread of anxiety. Whether you have […]

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Do You Need to be Funny to Speak? (Um, yes!)

Should business people be funny?

Humour is a funny thing (no kidding) when used in a corporate arena. On one hand it can be wielded to increase your influence when speaking, but on the other its use can diminish your authority and how ‘professional’ you are perceived. Though in a different blog I’ve discussed how […]

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How to at least Look Like You’re Listening

Have you ever been speaking only to witness your counterpart carelessly showing signs of boredom or disinterest? It’s disheartening and downright disrespectful, right?! You’ll likely remember this experience, and perhaps view them less fondly in the future. What a pity.  Have you ever considered others might think this of you?! […]

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Break Free of Interruptions with the Baton Technique

Have you ever been constantly interrupted whilst trying to convey your message? It’s terribly frustrating! In today’s corporate culture it can be a real struggle to get our words in, which is why in this blog I’d like to share with you a technique I use and teach for successfully […]

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