News & Press
The vocal qualities of charismatic speakers and leaders are finally identified and analyzed in this informative Wall Street Journal article. Though this study is based on men, some aspects apply to all speakers and the good news is that a study is already being done regarding women’s voices. Of course, Voice & Speech teachers have known this all along, but the business world tends to want more proof. Here it is!
Do you have Vocal Fry? Uptalk? Natalie Nyhus asks Cheryl to explain how bad vocal habits can hurt a woman’s career. View the full interview at: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2014/06/11/vocal-fry-may-be-a-new-trend-but-it-could-hurt-your-career/
April 16th is World Voice Day. How will you celebrate with your unique instrument? I suggest starting off with some humming, then sing a song or recite something fun out loud. I started today by “rapping” Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven. Really! Yes, I cracked myself up, but now my voice and speech consonants are nicely warmed-up. Don’t know how to play with your speaking voice? Schedule a free phone consult with Cheryl: https://www.timetrade.com/book/XJ17K For more resources, check out the official WVDay site: http://world-voice-day.org/
Can Voice & Speech Coaching help you succeed? I was recently touched to receive this beautiful email from a former client, who has given me permission to share her story. Decide for yourself: –“I wanted to share an experience with you that made me thank my lucky stars again that I was able to have your training and mentorship as part of my life a couple of years ago. I was asked to speak at my company’s national sales meeting that took place at the beginning of January, which was a … Read More
If you’re looking for an inspiring way to boost skills and enhance your leadership potential in 2014, Cheryl will present a mini version of Women’s Voices at Work at this exciting and prestigious leadership event. Please click here to see Cheryl’s welcome video, find out how this workshop can help you, and link to the conference site for the event program and registration.
Cheryl was interviewed on a Google+ Hangout by Paulino Brener of Social Media Travelers in January of 2013. View to get Cheryl’s 5 practical tips for how to look good on a self-made video.
Cheryl recently spoke on the Non-Verbals of First Impression for IPG’s Women’s Leadership Network event, hosted at Carmichael Lynch Spong in Minneapolis. Enhancing leadership presence begins with first impression, which includes posture, energy, movement & gesture, eye contact, and paralanguage (verbal communication that is not words). First step is awareness and the group had fun finding out that it’s not always what you say, but how you say it that makes or breaks a first impression.
Cheryl was recently interviewed by Susan Gangsei of Purpose Driven Marketing, about how one’s Voice tone and Speech clarity are important parts of brand. http://www.susangangsei.com/blog.php If you want to find out how to use your voice for a great impression with clients and customers, contact Cheryl for a free consultation.
Cheryl was featured in a story about “vocal fry” on WCCO Radio Minneapolis. Click the arrow to play. Click inside the player to skip ahead or back. or click here to download
Cheryl is featured in an article in MORE Magazine online (click to #15) http://www.more.com/anti-fame-reinventions