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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Vocal Fry – Popular, Cool and Very Bad for your Vocal Cords

By |July 29th, 2015|

Vocal fry refers to what happens when the voice drops back into the throat so it sounds rough and deep. A very common behaviour, it is copied between peers, mostly unconsciously, a bit like using up-talk and fillers, for example, ‘like.’  The problem? It […]

Learn to Speak With Confidence & Authority

By |October 28th, 2014|

How do we speak with confidence? What do we actually do differently with our voice to convey confidence and authority? Here’s an interesting article on how to use stress and phrasing in order to have more impact you have when you speak with confidence […]

Does your Company have a Language Strategy?

By |October 13th, 2014|

What is the language strategy at your company? Does it even have one? If not, they are missing the boat since it is essential when hiring internationally-trained employees who have the skills you want and just need coaching in the specifics of particular […]

Neil Young’s HELPLESS, sung by KD Lang

By |October 7th, 2014|

Neil Young has written so many classic songs. Here the song HELPLESS, sung by Canada’s KD Lang, takes us back to his youth growing up in Ontario, Canada. According to Wikepedia, the song was “most famously recorded by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young on […]

TOWES – Test of Workplace Essential Skills

By |September 12th, 2014|

TOWES is the acronym for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills. The Essential Skills have been categorized by the Canadian government as a way to standardize the skill requirements for each profession. They are also becoming the standard for evaluating a potential employee instead […]

A Case of You – written and sung by Joni Mitchell 

By |September 4th, 2014|

A Case of You by Canada’s Joni Mitchell is one of my most favourite songs, especially this version which see sings with her older, more mature voice. The reference to drinking “a case of you” refers to drinking a case of beer – which […]

LINKING – Practice Linking Words with Poems & Songs

By |August 19th, 2014|

AN EXERCISE IN LINKING – Mares eat oats
This is a great poem to practice linking. The rule for linking is the final consonant sound moved forward to connect with the following vowel sound. So MAIRZY DOATS is really MARES EAT OATS. Practice with the […]