Erica Winchester's Live Talk
Show Answers to Important Questions
1. You always hear about
fear of public speaking. Can you help to reduce fear in front
Fear of public speaking is a common problem.
Relaxation and focus exercises, familiarity with your content,
individual practice and coaching will help to reduce your fear.
Itís important to think about your audience in a way that empowers
you as a speaker. Easier said than done. I work with professional
techniques which show you these skills and will give you the proper
confidence. There are always hidden techniques for any effective
2. Can anyone change their speech rhythm and
speaking style at any age?
Yes. If the person is ready to make a change
to improve their speech, it can happen quickly. If there is an
accent, it may be a slightly longer process.
3. Does proper breathing improve your vocal
Definitely. Diaphragmatic breathing is one of
the keys to improved vocal quality and resonance. It also makes
a speaker look more confident in front of others.
4. Is audio and video feedback beneficial
for most people?
Most of the time. It can help you learn more
quickly by immediate feedback. If someone is particularly shy,
I avoid it and use other techniques instead.
5. What three things should we remember about
improving our voice and communication skills?
A) to listen well, B)
to focus your message ≠ whatís your point? and C) to use mind