Articles Tagged ‘vocal skills’
When you stand up to present you need to sound confident and in control from the very beginning. Your words need to be spoken clearly and they also need to be heard by the audience at the back of the room. And if your presentation is taking place in a room bigger than about ten square metres then its no use just using your normal conversational voice – you need to raise your game and project your voice to some extent.
Unfortunately however, at the start of a presentation, nerves can often be at their strongest and this can leave you rushing your words, speaking at a relative whisper or even being tongue tied. Learning some simple voice exercises however, can help you get overcome these obstacles. Read more »
I happened to be watching Sky News this lunchtime – taking a break from my more normal working routine.
What caught my attention though wasn’t the normally slick presentation that you come to expect from most of the Sky presenters.
It was the fact that I just couldnt make out what the Business Presenter was saying! I’m quite interested in the Business News after all – especially given our livelihood is very much dependent on how quickly we can all drag ourselves and the country out of this recession! Read more »