Confidence Tips


How Your Voice Sounds to Others

How Your Voice Sounds to Others


Posted By on Apr 17, 2017

Jerry Seinfeld jokes that “Speaking in front of a crowd is considered the # 1 fear of most people. Number two is death. Death! This means to the average person, if you have to be at a funeral, you’d rather be in the casket than doing the eulogy!” “Funny and true,” laughs, Linda Brice who is an international voice coach. She says that singing and public speaking elicit primal fear because we are terrified of being shamed, humiliated,...

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Imagine you’re a hot shot professional ready to advance your career. You’ve won awards for your competence. You’ve been promoted and received bonuses for your extraordinary work. But as you work to climb the ladder, you discover that despite your success, you don’t feel confident in the interview process. Competent, yes. Confident, no. A Hewlett Packard internal report, which has been widely quoted, states that...

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I’ve been a TV newswoman, as a reporter and an anchor, at several CBS affiliate stations on the East Coast. As a newsperson, you need to “connect” with people FAST…because, most people on the street, do NOT want to be talking with a news crew! Typically, those initial “connections” would start, with making eye contact, introducing myself and shaking someone’s hand. It seems like a simple-thing, doesn’t it? Introducing yourself. It is...

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