Voice training for successful communication

Posted by Confident Admin

Imagine a typical scenario, if it is not yet typical for you it certainly will be one day! ,… “So-and-so is sick today and so you will have to go and speak to our clients and fill them in on where we are up to with the project!” Unless you have had some practise at […]

Great communication skills lead to success

Posted by Confident Admin

  “It doesn’t matter whether you are in the business of delivering products or services – either way, your success depends heavily on communication. When things go wrong, you can almost always trace the problem to a breakdown in communication. And when things go right, it’s usually great communicators who helped create the successful results. […]

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“If only I didn’t have to speak!”

Posted by Confident Admin

‘Confident Communicating’ regularly works with people who recognise that a lack of confidence in the areas of effective public speaking and interpersonal communication have held them back from pursuing their dreams and boldly applying for their prize jobs. This fear has stunted growth and kept them in a box. Undoubtedly self-limiting and self-defeating thoughts can […]

Skillful and hilarious communication!

Posted by Sarah Meijer

Take one, not very tall, man; some lights; a huge platform and 20,000 people… all laughing for one and a half hours! It really is an experience to be in an arena of so many people all laughing together. Laughter is infectious and so good for us – it certainly does good like a medicine. […]

Overcoming the fear of public speaking

Posted by Sarah Meijer

  “Hi Sarah, just wanted to let you know that my presentation went really well. I didn’t get that anxious feeling, which was great!”  NH, Sydney  I love receiving feedback from my clients and hearing how well they have done, and are doing, in achieving their personal communication goals. One of these goals can be […]

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Being a ‘Confident Communicator’

Posted by Sarah Meijer

I believe that, as individuals, we all want to be considered “a confident person”. We recognise the benefit of coming across to others as being fearless and self-assured. It is always interesting to clarify the exact meaning of words that we use so regularly … ‘confident’ –marked by assurance, as of success having strong belief […]

Using your voice

Posted by Sarah Meijer

  As we consider the miraculous gift that being able to speak is, we realise that, as with any other gifting, we can ignore it; take it for granted or abuse it. Most of us probably fall into the second category with regards to using our voices until such time as we strain them through […]

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The Gift of Speech

Posted by Sarah Meijer

There are a number of differences that characterise human beings from the rest of the animal kingdom… one of those differences is our ability to speak – to articulate ideas, thoughts and feelings through the medium of words.  Our ability to vocalise and speak words is nothing short of miraculous when we consider all that […]

The Competitive Edge

Posted by Sarah Meijer

  People with good social skills earn more money!  Recent research documented by the Harvard Business Review has shown that “People who have higher social skills, as measured by the survey, earn more money … than those with poor social skills. There seems to be a positive return to social skills in the labour market, […]

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