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Stand Like a Leader: 5 Steps for Increasing Presence with Posture

The next time you glance in a mirror, take note of your posture. What does your body language say about you? Do you see a strong, confident leader, or self-conscious, uncomfortable slumper? In professional communication, what your listener sees is just as important as what they hear. A weak stance or slumping shoulders can give […]

Tips for Clear Confident Pronunciation: Plural Endings

The key to mastering clear, articulate speech often lies in the details. One pronunciation detail that is often tricky is how to pronounce the plural “s” ending. This is because it can be pronounced three different ways. While these differences may be difficult to master, there are rules that can help you learn to use […]

When Does an Accent Interfere with Success?

As a corporate speech-language pathologist, one of the most common reasons people seek my services is to reduce their accent. Often, clients will call for information and ask, “Can you get rid of my accent?” As an accent reduction specialist, I don’t try to “get rid” of a person’s accent. An accent in and of […]

Interview Tips for Young Adults: Land Your Dream Job!

Are you a recent graduate entering the job market for the first time? That means it’s time to brush up your interview skills! While your skills and qualifications play a large part in whether you land the job, it’s likely that a number of other candidates with the exact same skill set are also interviewing […]

One-Minute Networking: Perfecting the Elevator Pitch

What do you say when someone asks what you do? Do you give a one-word answer with your job title? Do you ramble on and on trying to explain all the benefits of your business in the first 30 seconds? If you aren’t able to tell others what you and your business have to offer […]

Accent Success: Master the 5 Foundations of Accent Reduction June 24th, 2019

Event Date: June 24th, 2019 .  Are you frequently asked to repeat what you just said? Do you lack confidence when you are speaking? If so, join us for this dynamic and interactive workshop designed to impact your business communication skills! This workshop is designed for native and non-native English speakers looking to gain greater […]

Three Simple Tips to Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking

Do you find yourself rambling when asked to speak in front of your colleagues or senior management? Do you find yourself struggling to find the right words or speaking too quickly? Does your core message get lost in the anxiety caused by speaking in front of others? Whether it’s giving a sales presentation, pitching an […]

It’s Better Speech and Hearing Month!How Can a Corporate Speech Pathologist Help You?

Did you know May is Better Speech and Hearing Month? Each May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates this campaign to raise public awareness of how speech-language pathology services can help improve communication skills and overall quality of life. In support of ASHA’s campaign, today we’re focusing our blog on corporate speech-language pathology: what it […]

Sometimes It’s What’s on the Outside That Counts!

You may have been taught to “never judge a book by its cover,” but in the professional world, personal appearance can be a defining factor in how others perceive you. Studies have shown that people make decisions and form opinions about others within the first 30 seconds of meeting them. During this short window of […]

Four Simple Tips for a Resume that Gets Results!

If you’re looking to climb the corporate ladder or change the direction of your career, then you know how important the interview process is. Knowing how to present yourself well, speak with confidence, and project a professional, capable image is essential to acing the interview. However, all of these skills are useless unless you know […]