Be an Outstanding Communicator who Influences for Success
2020 brought substantial changes in many directions — personal and professional. The ever resilient business world adapted quickly. One major change is continuing to work from home and communicating over recorded business video-conferencing platforms.
Unless you are an A-list actor, you likely feel a bit self-conscious about being on video. A 2016 study by Highfive and Zobgy Analytics found that 59 percent of people feel more self-aware when on-camera than they do in their off-camera life at the office.
These days everyone is selling, negotiating, facilitating, mediating and giving presentations on live video. Few things are more annoying than not being able to see or hear someone in a video conference. Small images and having everyone on mute with their cameras turned off make it difficult to assess audience response or to create audience interaction.
Do You Know the Powerful Affect Your Voice Can Have on Others?
My warmest wishes for good health and safety to everyone in the Voice Power Studios community. Phil never paid attention to his voice until he heard himself in a playback of a recent business call with his team. He was amazed that in comparison to his colleagues, his voice sounded weak and a little timid.
Executive Presence...A Shortcut to Success
Can “executive presence be learned or does it just take years on the job to develop?” is a question I hear quite often….Yes! “Presence” can be learned and in a very short time
I know you recognize it when you see it in executives, actors, race car drivers, Olympic gymnasts, to name a few professions. However what is it really?
"Speak Like a Pro" Techniques
Confidence!! Despite what you might have heard, confidence is not an elusive, mystical, magical gift given to a special few. For help many people turn to the highly recognized and valued Norman Vincent Peale’s "The Power of Positive Thinking" or to Tony Robbin'’ "Unleash the Power Within".
However, the one power most often overlooked, is the "Power of Your Own Voice". It is how you give voice to your personal power and how you articulate your positive thoughts.
What Executives can Learn from "Silent-Screen" Stars
Imagine you’re a young “silent screen” actor such as Charlie Chaplin or Greta Garbo. Your focus is ONE thing – getting the role that will make you a star.
After weeks, months, and years of dance classes, acting classes, mime classes, diets, skin treatments, and many auditions, you manage to master the necessary skills and you look great.