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Acquire: Balance

Yesterday, I read another article about how women are giving up their power by using vocal fry and upspeak. If you don't know those terms, just google, the media has decided that they are what is wrong with public speech.…

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Articulate: Filters

I saw Porgy and Bess at the Metropolitan Opera -- Truly an important production of a wonderful work of art. And, it was wonderful. What strikes me this morning is that I sat through three hours of an opera that…

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Disrupt: Stuck

It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes I get to my computer and I am not sure what to write.  Today is one of those days.   I have been sitting in my jury duty holding area trying to find a…

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Perform: Do(e) a Deer

Happy Friday! This week there was another lovely article making the rounds about why you should sing. I don't mean why people who can sing well should sing, but why everyone should sing. Reasons to sing range from improved overall…

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Articulate: Surprise

Our love of novelty is perhaps the most endearing and frustrating characteristic of the human-animal. But, since we can't change it we might as well engage it. Directing attention to your speech can be as simple as changing volume, using…

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