When working with my clients on accent training, I frequently find that even the higher level executives are looking for assistance with all aspects of communication. They want to be judged on the content of their message, not their accent. They may have questions about cultural expectations for calls and presentations. They may lack confidence or awareness of what the audience does and does not understand when they are talking. As part of their accent training, we address other communication skills such as small talk, persuasive speech, public speaking and presenting.
The combined improvements in pronunciation, accent reduction and overall communication soft skills have a dramatic impact on confidence and effective communication. Communication skills must not be overlooked as you strive to advance in your business or technical career.
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