How to nail a pitch with these 5 simple communication tools

Pitching is a word that can strike fear into the heart of even the most shrewd business person. If it doesn’t come naturally to you, the thought of standing in front of an audience, selling...

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Hats off to Harry - born to be Royal

Prince Harry used to be the naughty prince, the nation’s younger brother, who was known more for his passion for partying than for typically Royal behaviour. And yet after some hair raising times in...

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How Elocution Helps In The Workplace

We are used to the idea of measuring our efficiency in our jobs; we have KPI’s for our performance, specific metrics we need to achieve and regular reviews with our bosses and/or team. But how much...

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Good Elocution Improves Authority At Work

Do you want to build respect in the workplace and improve your authority when you are speaking? Look at both your verbal and your non-verbal communication.

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Why Mumbling Affects Communication At Work

Have you ever wondered how to stop mumbling? And do you know why you should? Mumbling gives your listeners the impression that you don't really believe in what you are saying. And therefore it's...

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Elocution - Or How To Speak Clearly

Elocution is a rather dated notion nowadays and it's often associated with a certain way of speaking. This "received pronunciation" is a slightly posher but very neutral way of speaking; however,...

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Accent softening: let's talk about vowels

Vowels have a greater impact on accents than we think. When looking into accent softening, it is at first important to understand that it'sno mean feat!

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Empower your speech by using vowels

The delivery of what you say can make all the difference in how your audience remembers you - for both the right and wrong reasons! Remember that lacklustre speech you endured that almost sent you...

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How to warm up your voice like a professional

Merriam Webster’s dictionary describes elocution as the study of how to speak clearly and in a way that is effective and socially acceptable. But before we focus on precise articulation and...

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Accent borrowing

Have you ever been speaking to someone with a different accent, and found yourself changing the way you speak to sound more like them?

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