Is this you? You wait for a chance to express your thoughts, feelings or ideas but when an opportunity lands in your lap, you can’t seem to find your voice and you remain completely silent. Someone else speaks up, they are lauded for their contribution and you are left behind wishing it was you. Sounds familiar? We all want to be heard. Yet, so many of us tremble at the thought of speaking in public. It is a well-known statistic that over seventy percent of people fear public
It is well-established that effective communication is an essential skill for leadership success. Whether you head a small team, a department or an organisation, being able to get your message across effectively is critical to influence behaviour and drive people to take action.
Strong leadership communication allows for clearly set-out objectives and expectations, and is a great way to boost employee motivation, enhance workplace productivity and facilitate performance ma
We’ve all sat in a presentation and been captivated by a speaker’s delivery before. ‘Confident’, ‘engaging’ and ‘natural’ - these are the words that often come to mind whenever we hear someone communicate effortlessly and charm us with their charisma. Even if their content doesn’t stand out, we often remember such speakers for their innate ability to keep us engaged when they are in the spotlight. How are they able to do so? Whenever we deliver a speech or presentation, some
It’s a hot day, you are working from home and cutting it close to a deadline. Your Internet gives way and you need to call the customer service hotline to get it going again. You are bothered and disgruntled after waiting on hold for a while before a lovely operator with a wonderful and bubbly voice connects and says: “Hello! My name is Kai and I’ll be assisting you today. How are you this morning and how may I help you?” Kai proceeds to guide you through the steps and gets y
As much as the word ‘inception’ often triggers us to think of Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie, the meaning is far from just that. Inception usually refers to the beginning of something and here, you will read about how Speak With Style came to be. Welcome to our Blog - my name is Marc and I am the founder of Speak With Style. Living in this sunny island we call Singapore, I started my career acting in local theatre productions before taking upon communication roles in the corp