⭐️ #4 Jessica Hansen of NPR: Finding, Owning, and Loving Your Voice

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“It’s not just how you sound. It’s your voice. It’s who you are. It’s what you want to say. And if you have a tool that can help you express yourself, isn’t that better?” Jessica Hansen

On this episode of Outliers, I talk with Jessica about her experiences working with some of NPR’s most recognizable voices. She also walks us through some of her “secret” voice techniques, the ones she typically shares only with her coaching clients.

But if you’re thinking, It’s too late for me to improve the way I speak, you’re wrong. Jessica says the whole “old dog, new tricks” thing is a total sham when it comes to voice work. Whether you’re 12 or 92, you can work on your vocal skills.

Jessica also reveals her go-to breathing technique for calming your nerves before a big presentation — it’s helpful even for just another regular day at work.

Full show notes with selected links, quotes, and the big ideas in this episode:

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/jessica-hansen-outliers-show-notes

The full transcript can also be found here:

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/jessica-hansen-outliers-transcript

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