QUESTION?   What is Vocal Awareness? ANSWER?   Empowerment  Through  Voice.
<ul><li>When you   Own   your   Voice , you   Own   your  Power. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Arthur and our Guest today, Michael Irvin together at 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame. </li></ul>
What Arthur will tell you: <ul><li>The Vocal Awareness Method recognizes Voice as a metaphor which integrates  mind/body/s...
VOCAL POWER EMPOWERS  YOU   TEN TIPS FOR ENHANCING YOUR VOCAL PRESENCE
Vocal Power Tip #1 <ul><li>Create a Persona statement. Persona means “through the sound.” This will help you  choose  the ...
Did you know? <ul><li>Vocal Awareness is for  everyone  wishing to change their life.  </li></ul>
Did you know? <ul><li>Vocal Awareness is the catalyst for change.  </li></ul>
Vocal Power Tip #2 <ul><li>Don ’ t  “ present ”  who you are  –   “ Be ”  who you are. </li></ul>
Pro Football Hall of Fame Pre Show
Vocal Power Tip #3 <ul><ul><ul><li>You have to breathe  efficiently  if you want to speak  effectively . </li></ul></ul></ul>
Vocal Power Tip #4 <ul><ul><ul><li>To find your optimal pitch level - (“the hub of your voice” -your core sound), gently d...
The Yawn-Sigh on NFL Network.
Vocal Power Tip #5 <ul><li>Sing a lot. Singing is freeing. It is also an emotionally and spiritually healthy thing to do. ...
Arthur’s Acrostic <ul><li>We Sing to Sensually Integrate, Nurture and Give to Ourselves and Others. </li></ul><ul><li>S - ...
Vocal Power Tip #6 <ul><li>Realize that any professional encounter  –  from the casual office meeting to a business call t...
Arthur says: <ul><li>When you give me your Voice, you give me  who you are . </li></ul>
Vocal Power Tip #7 <ul><li>Take  conscious  ownership of  every  verbal encounter. Don ’ t feel as though someone is not i...
Sunday morning prep at the NFL network. Every moment counts!
Vocal Power Tip #8 <ul><li>Only 8% of all verbal communication is retained by the listener ’ s unconscious mind through th...
How to get started in Vocal Awareness? <ul><li>Sign up for a  30 minute   Vocal Empowerment Session: </li></ul><ul><li>For...
Vocal Power Tip #9 <ul><li>Whenever possible, record yourself, and listen  “ without judgment. ”  A great deal can be lear...
Vocal Power Tip #10 <ul><li>Create rituals: a daily structure to help you achieve your desired communication goals. Begin ...
Did you know? <ul><li>There is no such thing as being tone deaf.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Mastery is:  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1)  Comprehensive knowledge or skill in a subject or accomplishment.  </li>...
Benefits of the Vocal Awareness Method <ul><ul><li>- Eliminate your fear of public speaking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Di...
Emmitt Smith  2010 Inductee Pro Football Hall of Fame. Delivered flawless speech - 22 minutes long, fully memorized. 100% ...
The Vocal Awareness Method <ul><li>STATURE </li></ul><ul><li>Stature is not simply good posture; rather it is a  Conscious...
The Vocal Awareness Method <ul><li>PERSONA </li></ul><ul><li>Your Persona is  the truth of your identity  being revealed, ...
The Vocal Awareness Method <ul><li>SEVEN EMPOWERMENT RITUALS </li></ul><ul><li>In any discipline, rituals are fundamental ...
Michael Irvin was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007 .
Arthur’s Other PRO FOOTBALL Hall of Fame Students   <ul><li>Marcus Allen </li></ul><ul><li>Dick Butkus </li></ul><ul><li>R...
The Truth about Vocal Awareness <ul><li>Vocal Awareness teaches mastery  through  communication and also teachers mastery ...
Some of Arthur’s most popular Program Topics  <ul><li>Voice of a Leader. </li></ul><ul><li>Change your Voice - Change your...
Opportunities with the  Vocal Awareness Team <ul><li>Become a  Certified Vocal Awareness Instructor . Level One Sessions b...
Did you know? <ul><li>Research has shown that in a telephone conversation, 92% of the impact comes from vocal tone and onl...
Coming Soon… <ul><li>The  Vocal Awareness VIP Club  -  VIP means Voice Is Power .  Join and get greater access to a treasu...
Vocal Awareness is Metamorphosis <ul><li>Nothing tells the story of transformation better than the wonder of nature-the ca...
When I Speak, I need to be Aware. Vocal Awareness Seminar in Edinburgh - Hearing Their Voice
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF   1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me...
Who’s next on our  Moment with the Master ? <ul><li>One of the best voices in Sports Television - Baseball insider and ana...
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  1. 1. QUESTION? What is Vocal Awareness? ANSWER? Empowerment Through Voice.
  2. 2. <ul><li>When you Own your Voice , you Own your Power. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Arthur and our Guest today, Michael Irvin together at 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Arthur will tell you: <ul><li>The Vocal Awareness Method recognizes Voice as a metaphor which integrates mind/body/spirit into a conscious system that gives each of us a meaningful life compass. </li></ul>
  5. 5. VOCAL POWER EMPOWERS YOU TEN TIPS FOR ENHANCING YOUR VOCAL PRESENCE
  6. 6. Vocal Power Tip #1 <ul><li>Create a Persona statement. Persona means “through the sound.” This will help you choose the best way to reflect an idealized you. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Did you know? <ul><li>Vocal Awareness is for everyone wishing to change their life. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Did you know? <ul><li>Vocal Awareness is the catalyst for change. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Vocal Power Tip #2 <ul><li>Don ’ t “ present ” who you are – “ Be ” who you are. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Pro Football Hall of Fame Pre Show
  11. 11. Vocal Power Tip #3 <ul><ul><ul><li>You have to breathe efficiently if you want to speak effectively . </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Vocal Power Tip #4 <ul><ul><ul><li>To find your optimal pitch level - (“the hub of your voice” -your core sound), gently descend on the sound of hmm. Where hmm ends is where to speak from. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. The Yawn-Sigh on NFL Network.
  14. 14. Vocal Power Tip #5 <ul><li>Sing a lot. Singing is freeing. It is also an emotionally and spiritually healthy thing to do. Singing is a creative way to enhance your vocal range, power, and color. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Arthur’s Acrostic <ul><li>We Sing to Sensually Integrate, Nurture and Give to Ourselves and Others. </li></ul><ul><li>S - SING </li></ul><ul><li>I - INTEGRATE </li></ul><ul><li>N - NURTURE </li></ul><ul><li>G - GIVE </li></ul>
  16. 16. Vocal Power Tip #6 <ul><li>Realize that any professional encounter – from the casual office meeting to a business call to a prepared talk - should all be considered “ performances ” , as someone is always listening or watching. They are opportunities to be your best Self , so -prepare for them. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Arthur says: <ul><li>When you give me your Voice, you give me who you are . </li></ul>
  18. 18. Vocal Power Tip #7 <ul><li>Take conscious ownership of every verbal encounter. Don ’ t feel as though someone is not interested in what you have to say or that someone is too busy which would then make you hurry the conversation. Take your time . </li></ul>
  19. 19. Sunday morning prep at the NFL network. Every moment counts!
  20. 20. Vocal Power Tip #8 <ul><li>Only 8% of all verbal communication is retained by the listener ’ s unconscious mind through the words themselves; 37% is conveyed through the sound of the voice; 55% through body language. Consciously embody the message - and the messenger. </li></ul>
  21. 21. How to get started in Vocal Awareness? <ul><li>Sign up for a 30 minute Vocal Empowerment Session: </li></ul><ul><li>For a glimpse into the possibilities inherent in a Vocal Awareness Private Lesson, sign up for a one time only Introductory Vocal Awareness Empowerment This 30 minute one on one session can be scheduled via phone or Skype. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Vocal Power Tip #9 <ul><li>Whenever possible, record yourself, and listen “ without judgment. ” A great deal can be learned from objective listening. In Vocal Awareness this is called “ Game Film. ” </li></ul>
  23. 23. Vocal Power Tip #10 <ul><li>Create rituals: a daily structure to help you achieve your desired communication goals. Begin your day by thoughtfully strategizing and practicing, then integrate this into your personal and professional life. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Did you know? <ul><li>There is no such thing as being tone deaf. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Mastery is: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1) Comprehensive knowledge or skill in a subject or accomplishment. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2) The power to influence, command, or control. </li></ul></ul></ul>Vocal Awareness is Mastery for our Lives.
  26. 26. Benefits of the Vocal Awareness Method <ul><ul><li>- Eliminate your fear of public speaking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discard all “white noise” - the “I thinks, um’s and you knows”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access your Vocal Power, no longer just a “little girl” or a fragile male voice. </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Emmitt Smith 2010 Inductee Pro Football Hall of Fame. Delivered flawless speech - 22 minutes long, fully memorized. 100% Vocal Awareness.
  28. 28. The Vocal Awareness Method <ul><li>STATURE </li></ul><ul><li>Stature is not simply good posture; rather it is a Conscious Choice to reflect the very essence of our being through our physical presence. When you put your Self in Stature your body naturally inhales a recognition of claiming your Self. </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Vocal Awareness Method <ul><li>PERSONA </li></ul><ul><li>Your Persona is the truth of your identity being revealed, embodied, and projected outward. Developing a Persona Statement teaches us how to choose to be who we are, and not simply settle for who we have been. </li></ul>
  30. 30. The Vocal Awareness Method <ul><li>SEVEN EMPOWERMENT RITUALS </li></ul><ul><li>In any discipline, rituals are fundamental and required to achieve Mastery . The Vocal Awareness Method has seven critical and powerful Self-affirming rituals -all designed to shift behavior -making us consciously aware of our higher Selves and better able to live a life of greater meaning and purpose. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Michael Irvin was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007 .
  32. 32. Arthur’s Other PRO FOOTBALL Hall of Fame Students <ul><li>Marcus Allen </li></ul><ul><li>Dick Butkus </li></ul><ul><li>Ronnie Lott </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Namath </li></ul><ul><li>Rod Woodson </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Youngblood </li></ul>
  33. 33. The Truth about Vocal Awareness <ul><li>Vocal Awareness teaches mastery through communication and also teachers mastery in communication. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Some of Arthur’s most popular Program Topics <ul><li>Voice of a Leader. </li></ul><ul><li>Change your Voice - Change your Life! </li></ul><ul><li>The 7 Minute Daily Workout. </li></ul><ul><li>Voice and the Politics of Power. </li></ul><ul><li>The Art of Communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Women in the Workplace - The Curse of the Silent B. </li></ul><ul><li>Healing your Self - The Vocal Awareness Journey. </li></ul><ul><li>Sing Your Heart Out/Everyone Can Sing! </li></ul>
  35. 35. Opportunities with the Vocal Awareness Team <ul><li>Become a Certified Vocal Awareness Instructor . Level One Sessions begins in May. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Did you know? <ul><li>Research has shown that in a telephone conversation, 92% of the impact comes from vocal tone and only 8% from the words that are actually spoken. </li></ul>
  37. 37. Coming Soon… <ul><li>The Vocal Awareness VIP Club - VIP means Voice Is Power . Join and get greater access to a treasure chest of vocal power tools. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Vocal Awareness is Metamorphosis <ul><li>Nothing tells the story of transformation better than the wonder of nature-the caterpillar becomes the butterfly. This process is symbolic of your personal metamorphosis during your study and continued practice of Vocal Awareness. </li></ul>
  39. 39. When I Speak, I need to be Aware. Vocal Awareness Seminar in Edinburgh - Hearing Their Voice
  40. 40. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#1 </li></ul><ul><li>I notice a tightening in my jaw when I feel stress, angry, and/or other strong emotions. </li></ul>
  41. 41. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#2 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I clench my jaw when I ’ m sleeping. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  42. 42. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#3 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I often seek approval from others. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#4 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I feel I must speak louder in order to be heard. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  44. 44. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#5 </li></ul><ul><li>I was raised in an environment that taught me &quot;to be seen and not heard&quot;. </li></ul>
  45. 45. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#6 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes, I am intimidated to voice my point of view. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  46. 46. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#7 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I don ’ t like the sound of my voice. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  47. 47. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#8 </li></ul><ul><li>I do not like to speak in front of a group of people: socially or professionally. </li></ul>
  48. 48. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#9 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I often say nothing because I ’ m afraid I have nothing of value to say. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  49. 49. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#10 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I would like to enjoy singing, but am afraid to sing aloud in public. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  50. 50. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#11 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I have nervous habits in meetings (i.e. nail biting, jumpiness in legs etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  51. 51. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#12 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I am not comfortable looking someone in the eye when speaking. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  52. 52. Test Your Vocal Power Level: RATE YOURSELF 1 = least accurate (least describes me) 10 = most accurate (most describes me) <ul><li>#13 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It doesn ’ t always feel safe to be who I am. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  53. 53. Who’s next on our Moment with the Master ? <ul><li>One of the best voices in Sports Television - Baseball insider and analyst Ken Rosenthal . </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday March 1st at 5:00pm PST </li></ul>

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