A Memorable Birthday Hike

    A Great Day for a Hike My daughter loves to hike. For her birthday this year, all she wanted was to go hiking. We were thrilled that she wanted to spend time with us and have something that would give us all a wonderful memory. Little did we know how memorable it would […]

First Impressions and Job Fairs

  Job Fair I had a client come in preparing for a job fair and we know how important a First Impression is in that situation. The job fair is at the university he attended and in his major. He and the other candidates will all be on equal footing. You may wonder why he […]

How is your vocal tone

  The Importance of Vocal Tone Have you ever had your feelings hurt by someone? They may have used words that weren’t so bad, but their tone was biting. While you may not think a great deal about the tone of your voice, it is something you should consider paying attention to. As I have […]

How do you like your speech

How do you like your speech? Do you feel like your speech could improve? Would you like to have a better voice? A better tone? A better rate of speech? Would you like to reduce your accent? Are you preparing for an interview for a public speaking engagement and you need tip and tricks on […]

Is Speech Coaching Needed?

Speech Coaching What is speech coaching How can it help you? First of all you may be wondering what is “speech coaching” and if you need it. You may think that you have all the skills you need to be successful in an interview. As much as I hope for your sake that you are […]

How to Make a Great First Impression

How to Make a Great First Impression Would you like to make a great first impression? Do you even know what that looks like or doesn’t look like? We are here to help! Because we like to laugh while educating, this comical video by some awesome actors will help you identify some things to do […]

How to Prepare for an Interview

How to Prepare for an Interview When going into an interview situation, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. Interview Tips First Impression *It takes 17 seconds to make a first impression This little fact makes your overall appearance and body language of utmost importance. You have to come into […]

My Journey to be a Speech and Voice Coach

  Speech and Voice Coach First of all, how did I get to this place where I am a Speech and Voice Coach? The map that has led me to this spot on my speaking-voice coach journey has been sprinkled with many turns. I decided to be a public speaking and voice coach with prompting […]

Using Fillers

Recently, I have watch a great many speeches, some online and some in person. One thing that I have noticed in many of the speeches is the use of fillers. What do I mean by this? Fillers are words or sounds that we use to fill up space in our speaking. Fillers are very prevalent […]

My Granny-End Alzheimers

These are memories of my grandmother, written as they flooded my mind. Please excuse any errors. 🙂 My Granny was one of the purest souls I have ever known. She was kind and patient. It was comfortable at my Granny’s because of her. She made sure we were cared for. When I was sick at […]