Judy Rodman talks about building confidence by working with your voice
How is it that some business owners feel confident in establishing and marketing their business and others, who have equal expertise, don't feel confident at all? It's a big question and one that I've puzzled over, because I have clients for whom building confidence is an ongoing issue.
Why is building confidence important to you?
- Your confidence carries you through the tough times.
- It helps you get where you want to go in your business.
I've been studying and thinking about building confidence. One part of your confidence is your voice. Our confidence level is shown by how we use our voice, how we come across to others, and how we engage our customers and prospects. Click To Tweet
Women of Note Video Interview – Sue Painter talks with Judy Rodman
In this conversation with Nashville singer/songwriter Judy Rodman, who is an artist development consultant and a voice coach, we talk about your voice and its impact on your confidence. Judy works with vocalist and speakers, and her insights about the relationship between your voice and your confidence will help you see how your own voice bolsters your confidence. Plus, you get to see me trying one of Judy's voice exercises!
Here's what we talk about.
- Why your voice exists – the main purpose of your voice
- Why there's no such thing as a “good” voice
- Your automatic nervous system and your voice
- Why you should never attempt to communicate with everyone in an audience
- What “heart” has to do with your voice
- Why you want to “laser beam” your voice
- How to pull people into your message
- Why your message isn't about you
- What the most valuable impact is from your voice
- The response you want from speaking (and it's not signing a deal)
- How Judy turns Sue into an aardvark
- What the “Prime Directive” in speaking is
- Why raising your eyebrows changes your voice
- The proper posture for your voice
- Is confidence related to musical training as a youngster?
- One big way to increase your confidence
- Changing your vocal habits to gain more respect
- How do people need you to say what you say so that they will respond
Who is Judy Rodman?
Judy is a Nashville-based songwriter, recording artist, and vocal coach who has been in the entertainment industry for more than 5 decades.
- An award-winning vocal coach
- A sessions singer
- A chart-topping recording artist
- A stage and TV performer
- A musician
- A public speaker and author
- A hit songwriter and studio producer
- An artist development consultant.
Judy is the host and creator of All Things Vocal blog, which has almost two million views. Her podcast of the same name, All Things Vocal, has an average of 1000 listeners per episode. Sue has been named the best vocal coach by Nashville Music Pros, and the Vocal Coach in Residence by TC Helicon's Voice Council Magazine.
Judy uses her vast experience and her intuitive diagnostic skills to teach her vocal training method, Power, Path, and Performance, to singers and speakers online around the world. Judy’s clients include major and indie artists, recording artists and labels, artists development companies, touring background, and studio session singers, public speakers, media personnel, and voiceover talent. Her students and recording clients have appeared on the Today Show, Letterman, Ellen DeGeneres, The Voice, American Idol, America's Got Talent, the Grammys, CMA, ACM, and MTV award shows, and on the New York times bestseller list. Besides on her blog and podcast, you can find Judy at JudyRodman.com.
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