Insights

One Sheet Of Paper Is All It Takes

Measuring speech performance improvement is a critical part of any effective speech communication training program. People ask me, If I work with you or sign up for one of your programs, what will the concrete outcome be? What percentage of my spoken English in...

read more

Talk Like a Stop Sign in Spoken English

If an advanced to proficient speaker of English listens to a presentation or webcast in spoken English, would you say that he or she is processing what the speaker is saying said word by word? Probably not. The reality is that we humans process real-time...

read more

Join Us in the Chicago Loop

Are you a super smart professional who needs to improve their spoken English for professional purposes? For a public speaking event? An upcoming interview? Regular meetings? Is one of your current goals to communicate in spoken English with more clarity, ease, and...

read more

4 Ways to Slow Down Your Spoken English

Have you ever been told that you speak too fast in English? And when you make a concerted effort to slow down, you find that you’re still getting a puzzled—I can’t catch what you’re saying—look? You realize in that moment that you don’t really know how to...

read more

Most English pronunciation apps go horizontal. Go vertical!

Someone recently showed me an app where you can play a scene from a movie. A character says one or two lines and you can then click the record button and copy what the character said, to then hear what you recorded. The one problem with this app—and others...

read more