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Are you hard to understand because of a foreign accent?


Are you tired of repeating yourself? Do you wonder if you will be misunderstood every time you open your mouth to say something? Are your colleagues getting speaking opportunities that you are more qualified to do? Do people sometimes translate your message for you? These are the exact complaints I hear from corporate clients who…

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Avoid Cross Cultural Communication Breakdowns: Get Face-to-Face!

Get Face-To-Face

Avoid Cross Cultural Communication Breakdowns: Get Face-to-Face! When the person you are speaking to is hard to understand, communication on the phone is even harder. That’s because we as the listener rely on visual cues and reading lips to fill in the gaps with someone who is hard to understand. While speaking on the phone,…

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Is your regional accent charming or annoying?

Confident Businessman In Metropolis

Do you use “yinz” “n’at” and “gumbands” frequently in your vocabulary? Do you say “Dahn tahn,” “hahse,” and “Stillers?” Do people know you are from Pittsburgh even when you are in another area of the country? Do people smirk when you tell them where you are from? You may be hurting your career if you…

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Speech Language Voice Makeovers

Vocal Makeover

Makeover offer for organizations/associations Give Me 90 Minutes and I’ll Transform the Way an Emerging Leader In Your Organization Sounds and Appears to You and Their Peers!   Like it or not, your emerging leaders are often judged by the way they sound – not just by what they say. In today’s business environment, the…

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Do you deliver with credibility and influence?


What is your biggest fear about getting up to speak in front of a group? (It doesn’t even have to be a large group, maybe it is one or two persons with whom you feel intimidated.) Are you fearful that your voice will shake? Or that you will stumble over your words? Do you fail…

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Talent Development, Corporate Sourcing Recruiters & HR Directors

Speech Development

“Thanks so much for your great work with our client. We will incorporate the strategies into his development plan. It is such a pleasure working with you, knowing how well you assess the situation and meet the client’s needs.” –Gay Fogarty, The Fogarty Group Hi my name is Lynda Stucky, president of ClearlySpeaking and America’s…

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