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[embed]https://youtu.be/ei66OMRpLO8[/embed] By Elizabeth Peterson, M.A., CCC-SLP Excerpt from, How to Speak like a Broadcaster and Lead like a CEO www.SpeechAndVoice.com   Damaging verbal filler words are sounds used in speech such as “um, like, ya know, stuff, uh-huh,” or noises that come from lip smacking, tongue clicking or throat clearing...

[embed]https://youtu.be/uh1N6_S2YSk[/embed] A Fantastic Technique to Use for Public Speaking By Elizabeth Peterson, M.A., CCC-SLP Excerpt from, How to Speak like a Broadcaster and Lead like a CEO www.SpeechAndVoice.com   When American English is taught, students are instructed that when posing a question, it should end on upspeak, or upward inflection. However,...

[embed]https://youtu.be/5x-iY3KmG-I[/embed]   If You Do Public Speaking, Fast Speech is Exhausting to Process By Elizabeth Peterson, M.A., CCC-SLP Excerpt from, How to Speak like a Broadcaster and Lead like a CEO www.SpeechAndVoice.com Talking too quickly is one of the most common behaviors that can discount professional speaking skills and hurts public...

[embed]https://youtu.be/bWLNYoPqRcI[/embed] The WORST Public Speaking Habit Any Professional Could Have By Elizabeth Peterson, M.A.,CCC-SLP Excerpt from, How to Speak like a Broadcaster and Lead like a CEO www.SpeechAndVoice.com   Avoid sabotaging your message and public speaking credibility with weak intonation, particularly upspeak. Never end a statement with upspeak. I call this...

Improve your Public Speaking Skills by Improving your Articulation and Diction with the Speech Stairs Strategy [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msQGW6dt7O0&index=3&list=PLiYXW-9-oUPPTH5o0OEvMDwnFiwkMg_x6&t=0s[/embed]   By Elizabeth Peterson, M.A.,CCC-SLP Excerpt from, How to Speak like a Broadcaster and Lead like a CEO www.SpeechAndVoice.com     In the last article, we introduced the concept of intonation. Intonation is a term describing how...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guz6pZcE6KY&index=1&list=PLiYXW-9-oUPPTH5o0OEvMDwnFiwkMg_x6[/embed] Speak so People Will Listen. The Number One Strategy for Public Speaking By Elizabeth Peterson, M.A., CCC-SLP Excerpt from, How to Speak like a Broadcaster and Lead like a CEO www.SpeechAndVoice.com  There is a particular melody style that all good public speakers use. The term for this is professional...

  Gender Equality: Both Men and Women (Unintentionally) Bring Interfering Behaviors to Their Speech and Voice By Elizabeth Peterson, M.A.,CCC-SLP Excerpt from: How to Speak like a Broadcaster and Lead like a CEO www.SpeechAndVoice.com Before getting into the details and instruction of intonation and speech melody, I thought it would...

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