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Dandelion Air Flow

Breath on Air Flow Sounds

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Most Asians don’t use enough breath on “air flow” sounds…
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Exaggeration is the New Normal

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When I ask clients to “exaggerate” or “elongate” sounds,…
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Sounding Out Words

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Most Asian speakers pronounce words as “units”. This means…
Yawning

The Dangers of "Listener Fatigue"

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If you speak in a way that makes it difficult for people to understand…
Who Can Help

Who Can Help

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I'm always surprised when I ask clients who gives them feedback…
Tech Guy

In For A Shock Transitioning From High Tech Guru To Marketing Or Sales

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I find it interesting that so many technology clients tell me…
Public Gathering

Questions You Can Ask

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So what kinds of questions can you ask strangers at a public…
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What is Happening Behind the Curtain When Someone Talks at Breakneck Speed

In my last couple of postings, I mentioned how talking fast (in…
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The Complexity of Indian Accents in American English

Not everyone from India has the same accent, so what's important…
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Monitoring Your Body Tension

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Just like changing our timing to control our speed (or rate of…
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3 Important Mindset Shifts: Resistance to Change in Speech & Accent

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Most of us have some resistance to changing ourselves, even if…