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Voice care #3: acoustics

Speak Schmeak

Have you ever thought about the acoustics in a room where you're speaking? More from the Voice Academy ! Are the walls concrete or brick?

10 Ways Public Speakers Should Be Like Santa Claus

Manner of Speaking

Arrive early and check out the acoustics, especially if you are speaking to a large audience. Prepare thoroughly. Santa spends most of the year getting ready for his one big night. When he takes off in his sleigh, there’s no turning back. Similarly, when you step on that stage, be sure that you know your material. Project your voice.

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7 things good communicators must not do

Presentation Zen

We speak not very well into people who simply aren''t listening in an environment that''s all about noise and bad acoustics" Julian says in closing.

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Being There, Before You’re There

Manner of Speaking

This means a sound-check beforehand to try out the acoustics. The organization for the conference has been superb. I’m not surprised.

Use the microphone when you present

Executive Speech Coach

If the room has bad acoustics. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. If it is a large room. Use the microphone.

Inside Voice: Candida Fink, MD, psychiatrist and author

The Eloquent Woman

She was recognized as a "Top Doctor" in Westchester Magazine''s November 2013 issue. You can follow Bipolar Disorder for Dummies on Facebook.

3 ways a microphone can contribute to your success as a speaker

Pivotal Public Speaking

Test the acoustics. For all sorts of reasons, speakers will decide not to use a microphone. They are not confident that they know how to use it, they believe their audience will be able to hear them, they consider that they have projection skills, they have spoken in the venue before … and more. Here are three…. public speaking microphone

Famous Speech Friday: Virginia Woolf's 'Room of One's Own' lectures

The Eloquent Woman

she] lets her audience know the importance of their education at the same time warning them of the precariousness of their position in society."

Speaking science: The sounds of sadness

The Eloquent Woman

Speakers can “certainly learn to control the acoustic features of their voice, even the pitch patterns,” says Curtis. “It

Healing vocal strain, part 1

Speak Schmeak

Voice care #3: Acoustics. Last Thursday, I did something really stupid. We'll see how long it takes for this to clear up completely!

Healing vocal strain, part 1

Speak Schmeak

Voice care #3: Acoustics. Last Thursday, I did something really stupid. We'll see how long it takes for this to clear up completely!

The Eloquent Woman: A blog on women and public speaking: The joke-teller's memory problem

The Eloquent Woman

From an acoustical perspective, music is an overstructured language, which the brain invented and which the brain loves to hear.” The key?

Strange speaking venues, part 1

Speaker Confessions

My main question is this: how can this not have awful acoustics? What’s the strangest venue you’ve spoken at?

Charity Gig Invite - Craig and Lois (1 night only)

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The music varied from a quite acoustic duo, through to a full four-piece rock band, with Mike on lead guitar, and Richard on drums. Hi Friends.

Use the Microphone

Executive Speech Coach

The room has bad acoustics. There are more than 40 people in the room. The speakers before you used the microphone. You are speaking for more than five minutes. It is a large room. You are soft spoken. You have something important to say. You want to play with your vocal nuances. If any of the above scenarios is true - Use the Microphone.

Make a big space more intimate

Speak Schmeak

Check out these acoustically friendly and unfriendly spaces at Voice Academy for ideas. The laughs don't go up in the air. It’s all vibes.

Make a big space more intimate

Speak Schmeak

Check out these acoustically friendly and unfriendly spaces at Voice Academy for ideas. The laughs don't go up in the air. It’s all vibes.

Make me care: TEDxSB Part 3

Speak Schmeak

Electric or acoustic?" Now for the fun stuff! Read here for part 1 and part 2 of my TEDxSB experience. I'm not a big fan of poetry.

Make me care: TEDxSB Part 3

Speak Schmeak

Electric or acoustic?" Now for the fun stuff! Read here for part 1 and part 2 of my TEDxSB experience. I'm not a big fan of poetry.

tuesday’s child perform charity gig

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The music varied from a quite acoustic duo, through to a full four-piece rock band. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Person: Craig Strachan. Company Name: The John Whiffen Golden City Memorial Trust. Phone Number: 082 789 3899. FAX Number: 021 788 3884. Email Address: craig@johnwhiffen.co.za. Website URL: www.johnwhiffen.co.za. bookings. END -.

How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

I’ve performed open air theatre a few times and unless the set is specifically designed for adequate acoustics , then you haven’t got a hope in hell of people hearing you. It’s interesting that research is being done into how the architecture of buildings affects mental ability. Making Laughter Contagious. Boosting Attentiveness.

How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

I’ve performed open air theatre a few times and unless the set is specifically designed for adequate acoustics , then you haven’t got a hope in hell of people hearing you. It’s interesting that research is being done into how the architecture of buildings affects mental ability. Making Laughter Contagious. Boosting Attentiveness.

How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

I’ve performed open air theatre a few times and unless the set is specifically designed for adequate acoustics , then you haven’t got a hope in hell of people hearing you. It’s interesting that research is being done into how the architecture of buildings affects mental ability. Making Laughter Contagious. Boosting Attentiveness.

10 Ways Public Speakers Should Be Like Santa Claus

Manner of Speaking

Arrive early and check out the acoustics, especially if you are speaking to a large audience. Prepare thoroughly. Santa spends most of the year getting ready for his one big night. When he takes off in his sleigh, there’s no turning back. Similarly, when you step on that stage, be sure that you know your material. Project your voice.

10 Ways Public Speakers Should Be Like Santa Claus

Manner of Speaking

Arrive early and check out the acoustics, especially if you are speaking to a large audience. Prepare thoroughly. Santa spends most of the year getting ready for his one big night. When he takes off in his sleigh, there’s no turning back. Similarly, when you step on that stage, be sure that you know your material. Project your voice.

What guitar lessons are teaching me about public speaking--and training

The Eloquent Woman

Case in point: I predicted for Leah that I wouldn't be able to handle a dreadnought, the largest acoustic guitar, but it's what I own now.

Bridging the Gap

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

We all know how important nonverbal communication is to presentations - facial expressions, tone, eye contact and so forth. Beware the dance floor.

speaking situations: tour guide

The Eloquent Woman

Could you talk me through your workplace? Meet your customers--your most avid customers--face-to-face and handle their random questions?

Speaking Season - 23 to 28 of 107

Speak and Deliver

Time of Day - 10 am never seems to be my best - its never horrible, but never as good as later on. The bigger the audience, the better the energy.

The power of Audio in your presentation!

Duarte Blog

What was your favorite movie? What made it so memorable? Recently I was asking a few Duartians at work what sound in a movie was most memorable to them? I got a great response from the crew. The variety was interesting because some people most remembered the orchestral sound score of a film. Think of R2D2 in Star Wars for a moment. Sounds Talents.

The Only Reason to Give A Speech in 2011

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Where you ended up more familiar with the number of acoustic tiles in the ceiling than the number of points in the outline of the speech? “The only reason to give a speech is to change the world.” An old friend of mine, a speechwriter, used to say that to me. He meant it as a challenge. Change the world. Otherwise, why bother? Pause.