In order to speak clearly, you need to stress the most important words. You need to bring your listeners’ attention to the most important words in a sentence or phrase using a slight rise in pitch. I call this pitch emphasis.
People don’t respond when I ask questions This week Miguel and Priya both told me that their colleagues don’t respond right away when they ask questions at meetings. This may be happening to you too. Here’s one reason why. Breakdowns at meetings can happen if you don’t use the correct intonation patterns when you ask questions. If you don’t know these rules for […]