These three tips alone, when applied, will dramatically and immediately change your voice. Try them out and then join us for part II of this series, in which Roger will reveal the dangers of being sound predictable and explain why speaking and singing are the same thing.
After several attempts to get me to saw a few syllables, one lucky day it just happened out of nowhere. My respiratory therapist attached a speaking valve, and I tried to sound out a few words and all of a sudden I began talking.
I like to joke that I am on the cutting edge of corporate speaking in more ways than one. I didn't get here because I'm particularly tech-savvy, jargon-heavy or industry-driven either, it's because I'm a professional sword swallower.
What people wanted from listening to Zig Ziglar was the encouragement of someone who was present for them, and who didn't try to sell them on anything other than the realization that's been eluding them: Be kind to others, and think of them first.
How do you feel when things go well for you? If you're anything like me, you may have some mixed feelings about it, as odd as that seems. While I do love it when things go well and when I'm feeling good, I also notice that sometimes it poses certain challenges for me as well.
Being bold, while scary and challenging for many of us, is essential if we're going to live an authentic, successful and fulfilling life. Boldness is about stepping up and stepping out onto our "edge" in life
Requesting support can often make us feel vulnerable. We usually think (somewhat erroneously) that we should be able to do everything ourselves or that by admitting we need help, we are somehow being weak.