The More I Do It, The Better I Am: Embracing Change as Adventure

I’m one of those people who like to do different things or do things differently. I call myself an adventurer and I keep a list throughout the year of things I’ve done for the first time. It’s a game for me and it’s also a way that I keep life interesting. Right now I’m on […]

Major Complaints Audiences Have of Presenters and Speakers

We’ve all been to enough presentations to see the great, the not-so great and the ultimate bore. Nothing is more exhilarating than to experience a wonderful speaker and nothing worse than being bored to death. What’s the key to a great presentation? What do we need to avoid in order to keep people tuned in? […]

Create a Better World For Your Children

Recently I was asked by a new mother for the one piece of advice that I felt would make a difference. Here is what I said. “Always let your child(en) know that because they are here on the planet, this will be a better world. The only voice coaching here is to be genuine, see […]

Is Your Voice Talking You Out of Losing Weight?

Memorial Day was hot and muggy and the party I was at had all the fixings of a picnic. I observed the complaints the people had about how they were on diets or working on getting healthier (and I heard those words come out of my mouth too). It seemed to be agreed upon that […]

Can A Voice Make or Break A President?

Tonight is the first Presidential debate and we all are in an analyzing mode as we consider our country’s leader for the next four years. As a voice image specialist, I just completed an interview for Detroit’s channel 7 news evaluating the voices of John Kerry and President George Bush. It will be aired at noon and 5:00 […]