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Don't Make This
Huge Vocal Mistake
Most speakers make a huge mistake: they use
their normal speaking voice when doing public
You should never, ever speak using your normal
voice because you will run the risk of losing
at least 67% of your listeners, and here's the
reason why: research studies have proven that
people listen at three different speeds:
Some people are "faster listeners" and they'll
want you to speak fast.
Some people are "slower listeners" - and you
guessed it - they'll want you to speak more slowly.
The slower listeners need time to process your
words and digest what you've said.
If you speak too fast, you'll lose them and they'll
hate you and they might not even know why.
The faster listeners have pictures zooming through
their mind at a million miles an hour and you
have to speak fast to keep up with those pictures.
Now, some people are more "medium" speed listeners,
and they'll prefer a moderate speed with a lot
of ups and downs in your tone with a singsong
Chances are that your conversational speed is
either slow, medium or fast and so if you only
speak in your normal voice, you'll lose two-thirds
of the rest of the group!
So be sure to cycle through your speech speaking
at different speeds.
You're going to have to practice this a little
bit, but it's very easy to do and you can get
good at this very quickly and it'll be second
nature for you.
You'll probably find that either slow or fast
is hard for you so you'll have to put a little
extra effort into speaking at that speed.
You'll "wow the crowd" by speaking at three different
speeds because studies have been done rating the
charisma of speakers, and the results proved that
the speakers rated with the most charisma were
the ones that spoke at three different speeds!
Summary: Speaking at 3 different speeds creates
tension, drama, and resolution and add a tremendous
dynamic to your talk.