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Definitely Recommend

Hello Jayne, I had an excellent experience with Mr. Michaels and would recommend his services to someone with similar speech goals. Thank you, Bruce (9/8/16)

Awesome!

Michele was awesome! She has such a keen ear and was able to help me identify my mispronunciations and to become more aware of the errors. This training was a great investment! D. Patterson Indianapolis, IN

Articulate Your Way To Success

“I attended Jayne’s workshop “Articulate Your Way to Success…” on January 28, 2015 and walked away more confident, empowered, and motivated. The workshop was engaging and impactful! Jayne ensured all attendees participated and she provided valuable to everyone for each task. You learn tools to use daily, and you will also learn some of the […]

Present with confidence

Unsolicited email from client: Jayne, Belated, thank you so much for your support. Paul was great teaching me many things that are all very useful. I had a 30 minute speech to give in front of over 100 people right after the last session with him. It was a success. Nonetheless, I need to practice […]

Exciting News from Corporate Speech Solutions!

At Corporate Speech Solutions, we’re constantly working to develop new materials to help you “say it better!” Today we’re excited to announce that the brand new third edition of our hit workbook, Taking Business: When English Is Your Second Language, is now available!   Whether you’re a business professional looking to reduce your foreign accent, […]

Accent Reduction Made Easy: Free Event!

As the workplace becomes an increasingly global community, people from non-native English speaking backgrounds are becoming a typical part of the workplace. While many non-native English speakers consider their accent a part of their identity, for many people it can be a barrier to effective communication, which in turn can affect their career. For native […]

Is Upspeak Damaging Your Credibility?

During the 1980s the “Valley Girl” accent started to gain widespread attention. The hallmark of this type of speech was the constant rising intonation at the end of sentences, making statements sound like questions. This pattern, called high-rising intonation or, more commonly, upspeak has become increasingly common, extending far beyond your typical “Valley Girl.” While […]

Jannina Alvarez

Corporate Speech Solution has been the most rewarding experience in my life. Kathleen Edwards has gone above and beyond her responsibilities to help me improve my fear for public speaking and interviewing.  Having English as my second language has always made me so self-conscious of my accent and the way I speak; therefore it has […]