Is Your Voice Good Enough?

Many people wonder about this when I work with them.  The good news is that 98 percent of the people I meet don’t have any major issues.  Most issues are small and with minor tweaking can sound great.

Below I talk about why our voices bother us, I talk about the art of the pause, and the idea of playing with the volume and pitch for effect.



Check out this recent story from The Washington Post .  This is an example of what people worry about:

Study: Women with creaky voices
— also known as ‘vocal fry’ — deemed less hireable


This guy does a great job of describing and showing what vocal fry is:

Jump forward to 1:38 to see and hear the example








About Jess Todtfeld

Jess Todtfeld has been a TV producer, reporter, host. He is currently President of Success In Media, Inc. providing media training and presentation training to Fortune 500 companies, the U.N., Celebrities, experts and authors.

Jess puts himself in the hot seat as well. He has appeared on ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, MTV, BBC, CNN and FOX News. He set a Guinness Record for being interviewed the most times in 24 hours ... 112. Need a Speaker for an Upcoming Conference or Convention?
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