Accent Reduction

American Accent–Pronouncing the Dreaded TH

Have you been struggling with how to pronounce the th sound? Ask any American how to pronounce the /th/ sounds (yes, there are 2 of them) and they’ll tell you to put your tongue between your upper & lower front teeth. Even speech professionals are out there telling you to do this. In the google results of “How to Pronounce the …

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Sound Amazing in a Brave New World

This ain’t your grandpa’s world folks. This is you in a world where you’re constantly proving yourself. There’s tremendous competition. If you want to get ahead & stay ahead you need to communicate your message clearly, effectively & persuasively. You need to get people to follow your call-to-action. To do so you have to sound amazing. And you can! What’s …

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How to Speak Better: Quick & Easy Tricks

To get what you need out of life you need to speak smoothly. In the last blog post, we talked about  the 3 critical steps to speaking well in high-anxiety situations (like interviews, presentations, venture capital meetings, client meetings, small talk, etc.) They were: Being relaxed Eliminate over-articulation Use pauses The next important step is to make sure you speak …

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Find Your True Voice

You’re probably really good at what you do, but maybe everyone doesn’t know the full extent of it. When you find your true voice, you can get your message out there when it matters most. Scroll down to the Find Your True Voice section if you want to skip the background & go straight to the techniques. Art of Speaking …

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How to Speak Better: Is the Way You’re Doing it Now Totally Wrong?

Chances are the way you’ve been trying to improve your speaking skills has been doing more harm than good. For 20 years, people have been telling me they want to be crystal clear, highly influential, and very confident during speaking situations. That makes sense, right? Most often, people think the solution to better speaking is to improve their articulation and …

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