Verbal Brand

how to remember names

How to Remember Names & What to Do When You Don’t

Do you remember faces but forget names? Have you ever avoided saying “hello” to someone because you forgot their name? I mean, literally, turned your head to pretend you don’t see that person, so you can avoid having to admit you forgot their name? We all feel gawdawful about it when we forget people’s names. …

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how to speak with authority

How to Speak with Authority-7 Steps to Being Authoritative

Speaking with authority is necessary when you’re in your wheelhouse, both in your role at work and in your personal life. When you communicate your message, it needs to come out with authority and confidence.  Now don’t confuse speaking authoritatively with being an aggressive speaker. If you’re trying to speak assertively and authoritatively and you …

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how to be more concise

How to Be More Concise When Speaking-5 Actionable Steps

Have you ever listened to someone speak and have no clue what they are trying to say? Worse, have you ever tried to tell your colleague an idea or your friend a funny thing that happened to you and have their eyes glaze over? Or you’re speaking in a meeting and you keep being interrupted? …

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How to Sound Like Morgan Freeman–In 4 Steps

“I learned in school that most people speak in a higher register than normal because of tension. So the trick is to relieve the tension.”–Morgan FreemanHe’s right, you know. Most people use a much higher and tinnier sound than they were designed to do. It’s because we hold a great deal of physiological tension in …

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what's your verbal brand

What’s Your Verbal Brand?

Your verbal brand can make or break you, and you probably didn’t even know you had one. It’s ultra-important in every situation your find yourself in, from virtual meetings to interviews, first impressions, and presentations. Did you ever know someone magnetic and charming? Someone who made you feel good when you were around them? Someone …

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