Leading Public Speaking, Accent Reduction and Business Communication Skills Coach
Effective Communication with Powerful Voicing is the Pathway for Enhanced Leadership
At Speech and Voice Enterprises, we specialize in working with individuals and teams to refine their communication and voice skills to sound clear, confident, and effective with our custom-tailored business communication classes and training in Denver or worldwide.
Have you ever felt that…
- You sound uninteresting, have bad speech habits, or a thin, high, or nasal voice?
- You dread the thought of public speaking?
- Your last presentation could have gone a lot better?
- Your team does not view you as a leader?
- You wish you could reduce your accent?
Communication Skills are Our Specialty
Our many classes and training sessions are designed to position you to speak effectively and articulate your point clearly while being heard by others. We offer several training options:
Work one-on-one with Liz Peterson, M.A., CCC-SLP, licensed speech-language pathologist and speech coach with over 20 years of experience and owner of a Denver private practice for over 10 years.
Our online self-paced classes offer video instruction that teaches a specific skill, auditory files for expanded information, and practice exercises. These can be taken on your timeline and from any device. Joining live webinars for feedback is included.
Train your Team! We provide small group onsite training. You can choose from half, full, and split training classes and two-day training sessions.
6-Week Online Live Webinars
Throughout the year, we offer fun and engaging 6-week, live webinars in the areas of public speaking and presentation training, accent reduction and communication and leadership development.
Resources and Videos
How to Speak like an Expert and Sound Like a Leader
Want to improve your public speaking skills? Download our free e-book, Speak Like an Expert and Sound Like a Leader (2023) 4th Ed. Learn the “Speech Stairs Strategy” for speaking in a melody pattern that sounds smart, engaging, and confident. Understand vocal pitch and how to strengthen it. Breathing for life is different from ideal communication. Learn how to breathe from the diaphragm for natural projection. Get tips on how to deliver presentations effectively and with confidence. Plus, more.
How to Speak English Closer to the American Cultural and Business Style
How can I reduce my accent? Download our free e-book, Accent Reduction 101: How to Speak English Closer to the American Cultural and Business Style (2023) 4th ed. Learn the number one most important strategy for reducing accent and increasing clarity. Understand the unique features of American English pronunciation. Get clear instructions on how to pronounce commonly misarticulated sounds with easy-to-understand directions and examples.
How to Start the Process
1. Choose Your Training
We offer a variety of training options to support your learning style and budget. Choose from online, self-paced classes with live webinars included for feedback, 6-week, small group live webinars or private coaching and we can also train your team in all areas of public speaking and presentation training, accent reduction and communication and leadership. Not sure which training is best for you? Explore the options or contact us. We would be happy to help.
2. Consider Private Coaching
Our custom designed programs are 4, 8 or 12 sessions. We offer a complementary consultation to determine which class is the best fit for you and to set goals. It is amazing how a short program can transform your voice and communication skills. It is typical for an individual to blend public speaking and accent reduction into one great class. Your book and auditory support files are included.
3. Begin to Transform Your Communication and Voice Skills
Regardless of which type of training you choose, you or your team will be positioned to achieve targeted goals. We incorporate a functional, real-life experience and include presentation practice, leading meetings or whatever is purposeful to you in every program.
We Incorporate Every Aspect of Effective Communication into Every Class!
1. Speech Melody and Cadence Known as Intonation
Speaking with interesting melody patterns is the number one most important skill for sounding smart, engaging, and confident. You will learn a strategy that will have you speaking with clear, sharp articulation and at the right speed for a fluid and effective statement.
2. A Strong and Powerful Voice
Speaking with good intonation will provide interesting vocal variety patterns that will captivate your listener’s interest and make you more persuasive. You will learn how to speak from the “power spot” in your voice to always speak with and radiate pure and strong vocal tones.
3. Speak and Sound like a Leader
Throughout your class, we will include topics on leadership enhancement. How speech and voice are used sends non-verbal signals about confidence, credibility, and leadership persona. We will make sure that you speak and sound like an expert in your domain, as all leaders do.
Look What Former Clients Say about Working with Us!
“Liz’s program looked very interesting to us to get us better prepared for presentations. I am an engineer and have not had any public speaking training. We are going to be much better prepared with her methodology. She is such a dynamic person with a lot of energy. She can really teach you how to deliver your message. She is very good at what she does and this training was very helpful for us. We would like to have her back.”
“Liz’s accent reduction training has a big focus on American melody. Liz has helped me to sound less monotone and more in the style of the Americans. Reducing my accent and the American melody style has really increased my confidence for speaking in front of groups. I am very thankful for Liz.”
About Liz Peterson
Liz Peterson M.A., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist and the owner and instructor for all training provided at Speech and Voice Enterprises. She has over 20 years of experience, is heavily published in her field and is a national speaker and corporate trainer. She has owned and operated a private practice in Denver for over 10 years.
Schedule Your Complimentary Consultation
We are excited to learn about your goals and together we will select a class that will best meet your needs. We can start the process today.