TED: The Human Voice
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The speaker has assembled eight deadly sins of speaking.
What is "dogmatism"?
Speaking ill of somebody who is not present
Another form of negativity
The confusion of facts with opinions
How many powerful cornerstones or foundations
Which of the mentioned deadly sins of speaking
demeans our language?
The fourth one
The sixth one
The second one
Which word do powerful foundations spell?
According to the speaker, what does
Standing in your own truth
Being true in what you say, being straight and clear
Why do we vote for politicians with lower voices?
Because we associate depth with power and with authority
Because there are a number of habits they tend
to move away from
Because they do not have a blamethrower
According to the speaker, what is timbre?
This is the meta-language that we use in order
to impart meaning
It is the way our voice feels
It's root one for meaning in conversation
How can we make people pay attention to what we say?
By broadcasting the whole time
By saying something really loud
By getting very quiet
What can help us to improve our timbre?
Breathing, posture and exercises
Pace and volume