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How Does an Accent Impact Your Image? The Answer May Surprise You

Did you know that how easy something is to understand can impact the way people judge it? Multiple studies have found that things that are easier to process are perceived more favorably and are rated as more familiar, more pleasant, less risky and more truthful. A study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology (Lev-Ari & […]
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Finding the Perfect Rate of Speech: Slow, Steady, and Clear!

Achieving clear, confident speech is essential to top-notch professional communication. In addition to saying the sounds of each word is a crisp, clear manner, another important part of increasing clarity is slowing down your rate of speech. If you’re like most people, you tend to rush your words when nervous or under pressure. Unfortunately, these […]
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Improve Your Pronunciation with a Strategic Pause!

It’s said that well-timed silence can speak louder than words. This is especially true when trying to improve your communication: whether you’re working on your public speaking skills, or trying to master the American English accent, learning how and when to pause can have a huge impact on your success. In general, pausing can make […]

Three Critical Times to Pause in Business Communication

Sometimes the key to clear articulate speech isn’t what you’re saying, it’s what you’re not saying. Learning how to insert a well-timed pause into your speech is one of the simplest, and most effective tools for improving the quality of your speech. A pause is an essential part of clear, articulate speech, but not all […]

Slow and Steady: Reduce Rate for Increased Clarity!

Do you have a tendency to speak quickly? If you’re like most people, you tend to speed up your speech when nervous or excited. Unfortunately, in business, those moments when you may be nervous (for example, when giving a presentation, or negotiating with clients) are when it’s the most important to speak with clarity and […]

The Art of the Pause

When trying to drive an important point home, silence can be worth a thousand words. Learning how to insert a pause in the proper place while speaking can help clarify your speech, and make your message easier to understand. In addition, regular pauses allow your listener time to process your speech and better understand your […]

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, […]

How to Speak with an American Accent like an Expert

You may consider yourself an expert in the field, but is your American Accent and Communication Skills demonstrating the true professional abilities you would like them to? Poor english speaking habits can negatively impact your professional image, and convey a lack of confidence with mis-pronounced speech or bad amercian accent speaking habits. So how can […]

How Clear Is Your Speech? Communicating with Non-Native English Speakers

If you’re like most modern professionals, your colleagues and clients likely come from a variety of multicultural and multilingual background. This diversity has helped enrich the workplace with varying viewpoints and work styles. Unfortunately, language differences can also hinder productivity and connectivity in the workplace. Last week, we discussed how native speakers of English can […]

Improving Communication with Non-native English Speakers

In the increasingly multicultural workplace, having a working team with a variety of language backgrounds is quickly becoming the norm. Last week we talked about how corporate speech-language therapy and speech accent training can help you to improve your American English Accent and increase your business communication skills. Today, we’ll take a look at the […]