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How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

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Many people have the experience that people don't listen to them when they speak.

This is because we often fall into bad speaking habits. However, with some practice, we can learn to create sound consciously and speak powerfully. 

The seven deadly sins of speaking

  1. Gossiping. Speaking ill of somebody who is not present
  2. Judging. It's hard to listen to somebody if you know you're being judged and found wanting.
  3. Negativity.
  4. Complaining. We complain about sport,...

How to make your speech powerful - HAIL

  • H - Honesty. Being true and clear in what you say
  • A - Authenticity, which is just being yourself.
  • I - Integrity, which is actually doing what you say and being somebody people can trust.
  • L - Love....

  • Register. If you want weight, locate your voice down to the chest.
  • Timbre. We prefer rich, smooth, warm voices. A voice coach can help with breathing, posture, and exercises.
  • Prosody is the sing-song meta-language we use to ...

How to warm up your voice

Whenever you’re going to talk to anybody important, do these six vocal warm-up exercises.

  1. Arms up, deep breath in, and sigh out. Repeat.
  2. Warm up your lips by saying Ba, Ba, Ba, Ba, Ba, Ba, Ba, Ba.
  3. Then say brrrrrrrr, like a kid...

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