For a better speech, take pause

What to do when someone is speaking too quickly? Instead of suggesting to a fast talker to “slow down,” Ruth Milligan says try pausing instead. Watch this short video for her top tips.

For more information, check out this post on the power of  breath by Acacia Duncan.


Ruth Milligan Articulation Executive Communication CoachRuth Milligan is the Founder, Managing Director and an Executive Coach and Trainer with Articulation. She is perhaps best known as one of the original curators for any TEDx event (the license program for TED). Since 2009, Ruth has selected and coached over 200 speakers who have taken the TEDxColumbus stage. She is often tapped as an expert in the TED-style of speaking and has authored a class on how to be a TEDx speaker coach. Connect with Ruth.