Category Archives: Vocal Variety and Pausing

When Nervousness Makes Your Voice Quiver

By Featured Speaker Nancy Daniels Has this ever happened to you? You stand to give your speech or presentation; and, when you begin speaking what comes out of your mouth is higher in pitch and quivering to boot. So what … Continue reading

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Punctuation and the Public Speaker

Last week, in my Long Beach Writing Examiner column I honored National Punctuation Day with a post about paying attention to punctuation. You can read it at Paying attention to punctuation. Then yesterday, a friend sent me this image:   … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Butcher Your Presentation and How to Avoid Them

By Featured Speaker Arvee Robinson 1. Getting there late. Walking frantically into a room full of people who have been waiting for you to arrive can be an embarrassing situation. Unless you are a magician, you might as well turn … Continue reading

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Color in Public Speaking Does Not Refer to What You Are Wearing

By Featured Speaker Nancy Daniels One of the requirements for dynamic speaking, whether it is at the lectern or just in normal conversation, is to be expressive when you talk. This is known as color and refers to your vocal … Continue reading

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