Дата публикации: 2017-11-14 19:36
Changing the way you speak is difficult, but the more you practice, the easier it will be for you to build new habits. After a while, projecting confidence should become second nature. Since you might not have presentations or other opportunities to practice often, here are some other situations where you can test out your new techniques:
Toastmasters has a great PDF guide and Six Minutes lays out breathing and vocal exercises you can do to generally improve your vocal presence. For example, to work on your resonance:
We all know that being seen as confident, but not cocky, at work can have a positive effect on our careers. From one-on-one meeting with your boss to giving a presentation to the whole team, your voice is one of the most important parts of project confidence. Here’s how to adjust your voice so that how you say something has as much impact as what you say:
You may not need to work on all of the following issues, but thinking about each area and how you measure up gives you concrete things to work on. If you have trouble evaluating your own voice or way of speaking, ask a friend or trusted colleague to help, or record yourself speaking to get a more objective sense of your own habits.