Category Archives for "Coaching"

Am I there yet?

By Iris Talbot | Coaching , Singing , Speaking

Why doesn’t my voice stay the same?  I think I’m a finished product then something new happens. My mentor Ken Nielsen used to say to me, “Your voice is like a puzzle. As soon as one piece shifts the whole puzzle shifts.” Like life, your voice is never static. It’s  always changing. Even now  after […]

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A Healthy Voice

By Iris Talbot | Coaching , Singing , Speaking

Iris’s criteria for a healthy voice. I’m often asked what I’m looking for in a healthy voice.  It is true that every voice has it’s own unique sound but I have noticed over the years that certain responses allow your voice to stay strong, healthy and beautiful while other responses do just the opposite.  Some singers […]

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Who Are You?

By Iris Talbot | Coaching , Singing , Speaking

Don’t Let Who You Are Get in the Way of Who You Can Become. Many people ask me what I do in my voice sessions. Here’s my brief “elevator speech” answer. “I use singing techniques to help speakers improve their speaking voices. I use speaking techniques to help singers keep their voices healthy when speaking. […]

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