Tip of the Week Achives

Clarity

Clear speech is likely the most important element of communication. If we can’t understand the speaker it won’t take us long to tune out. Because speech is a highly sophisticated and intricate activity it is a good idea to limber up the muscles so that they can precisely hit their targets and produce clear speech. There is one exercise that can make your speech clear and your voice strong that takes just a few minutes.

Finding Middle C

Have you ever noticed that when a violinist is preparing for a concert they will play a few notes on their instrument? They are finding middle c. We can do the same thing with our voice so that when we begin speaking we sill start with a strong well focused perfectly pitched voice for our first words. Too many people use the first 5 minutes of speaking to get warmed up. There is an easy way to warm up by finding your ‘middle c’.