Episode 2

2 things that make you shine

Published on: 16th September, 2022

Get yourself a good focused mindset.

Why it is important to articulate and use your body language. 

These two very easy things helps you with your attitude and your focus. Your voice quality and the communication with your body interweave with each other.

Listen and find out more about the importance of articulation. 

Send us questions to: info AT pik DOT nu, or contact us via Carina's site or Martin's Bio.Link page.

Show notes with links to articles, blog posts, products and services:

The episode (6 minutes) was recorded at 1600 Central European Time, on September 14, 2022, with Ringr app.. Martin did the editing and post-production with the podcast maker, Alitu. The transcript is generated by Alitu.

Transcript
Speaker A:

Welcome to Presentation Skills Q and A. I am Martin Lindescope.

Speaker A:

Hi, Karina.

Speaker B:

Hi Martin.

Speaker B:

How are you today?

Speaker A:

I'm okay.

Speaker A:

And how are you?

Speaker B:

I'm fine, fine.

Speaker B:

It's autumn.

Speaker B:

Yes, the leaves are a little bit yellow.

Speaker B:

I think it's very nice in the autumn.

Speaker A:

That's good.

Speaker A:

And now maybe hopefully not the flu season,

Speaker A:

but I'm having a man cold and at the same time I have a new microphone here also.

Speaker A:

So it's lots of things to think about, talking about focus, for example.

Speaker B:

Yes, we talked about focus last time, Martin.

Speaker B:

Do you have any thoughts about that?

Speaker A:

Yes, it's something to think about and that you could have it, as I said, more

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philosophical meaning of it, but also as you gave practical pieces of advice, then focus on

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a task or a presentation.

Speaker A:

So I thought that was valuable and chew it and

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think about it and come back to it.

Speaker B:

We talked about how important it is with good sleep and the good food and exercise

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and these parts can really help you to focus on your task and what you want you to say.

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And you also feel comfortable when you have slept well and eating good food.

Speaker B:

But that reminded me that we also have things that are very easy to do to also help us to

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focus in a better way.

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And that's your voice and your body and the

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communication with your body.

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And one of the things is that regarding the

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voice then is to articulate well.

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And in your situation when you have a man

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code, it's more important because then it helps your voice when you articulate well.

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If you have loose lips, the sound of your voice also gets loose and a little bit blurry

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if you can say it in that way.

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So if you articulate well, you both feel and

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get more confident and you save your voice.

Speaker A:

Because maybe it could be the challenge as I'm now feeling a bit sore and

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irritated.

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And then you try to not get too loose but then

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you have it building up.

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So do you have any tips and suggestion on

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that?

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Just think about how much you use your lips when you are talking that you in you

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should really be in front.

Speaker B:

It should be almost in front of your face.

Speaker B:

It sounds a little peculiar, but it helps you really.

Speaker A:

Okay.

Speaker B:

And if you say a word like long, long, you use your tongue.

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Your tongue is in the upper front and o long and n. Then you use your tongue and then you

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speak up here in the mouth and don't use and then you're not sitting used to say sitting

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the words in your throat when it's sore.

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So it helps you good.

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And then you can take your help from your body as well.

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So it's important that you stretch up your body in its full length and look in the mirror

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and see how you walk through life raise your head and your eyes and pull back your

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shoulders.

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Then you will automatically get focused.

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And you get a focused mindset when you do that.

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And I think now focus is a huge topic, why our listeners, they can write to us and ask

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questions, I think.

Speaker A:

Yes.

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And the email address is info at pik.

Speaker B:

New at pip new.

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So hit us with questions.

Speaker A:

Great.

Speaker B:

Yeah.

Speaker A:

So now I got thinking about my new setup here regarding posture and equipment and

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other things like that, so that's things that you could improve over time.

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But it was great to test a new microphone and also to do it even if it's not optimal with

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your sound voice, throat, whatever.

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But I have, as always some hot tea here ready

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if something could happen.

Speaker B:

Really nice.

Speaker B:

Well, Martin, take your tea and relax.

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And be careful about your voice.

Speaker A:

Thanks.

Speaker B:

And we will continue.

Speaker A:

Yes, we will.

Speaker A:

So talk soon again.

Speaker B:

Yes, we do.

Speaker A:

Cheers.

Speaker B:

Cheers.

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Carina Ridenius

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Carina Ridenius, former operasinger and vocal coach.
Now runs a business and are the expert in the presentation-, information- and communication field. She works with all the parts of a presentation, voice, breathing technique body communication, target group and content and gives you the tools to be the speaker you always wanted to be.
She had written 3 books in Swedish in the field, and she gives lectures for individuals and companies.
As a client said "I have learned soooo much! I'm overwhelmed and impressed by her knowledge. She has a lot of humor and a twinkle in the eye. It has been the most fun learning time ever.

This is her second poddcast and here you can asking questions and get the correct answers.


Martin Lindeskog

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Creator, ✍🏻 Tea Book Sketches. Indie Biz Philosopher ⚛️ & New Media 📲 Advisor, TeaParty.Media. Blogger since 2002 and podcaster🎙since 2006. First podcast: EGO NetCast. Latest podcast: High Five for Hemp. Support 💲My Work and 🗽 Freedom of Expression: https://bio.link/lyceum